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Improved Regex Code Completion and Bug Fixes

I've taken another step towards leveraging the new regex parser this weekend.  This time I've completely removed all dependencies on the old parser for the purposes of regex code completion.  So the syntax highlighter and code completion features are both running on the new parser.  This saves precious clock cycles and makes Regex Hero a little more efficient.  And then I've introduced full support for Unicode general categories and named blocks denoted by the \p{name} or \P{name} syntax.  So you'll get regex code completion for this as well.

In addition to this I've solved a few bugs:

  • The analyzer would get out of sync under certain situations, causing the list to be tabbed over needlessly.
  • Code completion would have issues when you try to navigate down the list and then back past the top result with the arrow keys.  Hitting down again wouldn't return focus to the list as it should.  I actually changed this behavior so the list will disappear if you do this.
  • Copying and pasting multiple lines of text within Regex Hero would create carriage returns which prevented the "End" button on the keyboard from advancing to the end of the line.


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