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Simplify Lin #15

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remaerd opened this Issue · 5 comments

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@remaerd

I like the idea of Lin. And the popup window is really cool. But I think Lin should try to do less in my opinion.

I think Lin should works similar to KSImageNamed: When I try to use NSLocalizedString(), It will show us an auto-complete menu of Localised Strings. If we input a string that do not exist in the current Strings file, It will create those localise strings place holder for us; Showing a popup menu in the editor will block our workflow from typing code, and causing more bugs which make it harder to fix.

@questbeat
Owner

Yes, you're totally right.
I've been avoiding Xcode's autocompletion because it looks difficult for me to implement.
But... maybe it's time to challenge.
I'll try. Thanks.

@remaerd

I don't have any experience about writing plugins so I don't know how hard to implement auto-complete. But I think KSImageNamed is open source which you can take a look at the code.
https://github.com/ksuther/KSImageNamed-Xcode/tree/master/KSImageNamed

Wish you all my best.

@tonyarnold

I actually really like the ability to add new localisations in-situ. I agree that the list in the popover should be keyboard navigable, but that should be possible without restoring to a plain autocomplete popup.

@questbeat
Owner

Yes, so my first task is making the current version perfect.
After that, there is chance to implement auto-complete popup.

@amarcadet

FuzzyAutomplete has auto-complete implemented too, maybe you could find some interesting code inside.

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