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Code folding extension for brackets IDE
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Code folding for Brackets

A code folding extension for Brackets based on CodeMirror's folding addon. Peforms code folding based on brace ({}, []) matching and multiline comments for javascript, json, css, php and less files. Also has some support for html and xml files based on tag matching.

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  1. Define custom regions in any language recognised in Brackets by creating a line comment whose first word is region to designate the beginning of a region, and another line comment whose first word is endregion to designate the end of a region

  2. Collapse or expand all foldable child regions by holding down the Alt-key while clicking on fold triangles (as found in OSX Finder).

  3. Fold states are persisted to preferences file.

How to install

Navigate to Brackets > File > Install Extension and paste url

Or manually

  1. Download
  2. Unzip in user folder in Brackets > Help > Show Extensions Folder
  3. Restart or Reload Brackets

Keyboard shortcuts

The following are the default keyboard shortcut keys for the code-folding extension.

Ctrl-Alt-C Collapse code region at current cursor position
Ctrl-Alt-X Expand code region at current cursor position
Alt-1 Collapse all code regions in current editor
Shift-Alt-1 Expand all code regions in current editor

Known Issues

Conflicting keyboard shortcuts

*If any of the shortcut keys above conflict with your keyboard or you would prefer to use another shortcut key for any reason, you can remap the keys as described here. *

The following are CommandIds for remmaping keys

codefolding.collapse.all                **collapses all regions**
codefolding.collapse                    **collapses current region**
codefolding.expand                      **expands current region**
codefolding.expand.all                  **expands all code regions in file**
codefolding.collapse.customregions      **collapses all custom regions in the file **
codefolding.settings                    **show code folding settings dialog**

EdgeCode support

If you are running edge code, the latest compatible version is v0.2.7. You can download and install from this url.




CodeMirror folding addon.


Brackets Sprint 38 or later.

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