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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I was aware that Vim had folding, but I've never looked into it until now. It looks like there's 'manual' folding or 'marker' folding. Which do you use?

    In the IDE for the GUI (not perl) we use at work, there are diamond-shaped dots preceeding each line to double-click on to fold or unfold an indentation level. It's alright except that some programmers hide 100's of lines in innocent-looking if-else-blocks or loops, and it's annoying when you unfold those blocks to look for something (or while debugging).

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    • It looks like there's 'manual' folding or 'marker' folding. Which do you use?

      If you're asking me, know that I usually don't use any kind of folding. I just happen to know about it :-)

      However, I do believe there are some more folding methods... let's see... vim -c :help folding shows 'manual', 'indent', 'expr', 'syntax', 'diff' and 'marker' folding... I wonder what these are... :-| guess I'll have to check :-)

      Somebody else out there using vim's folding capabilities?