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When I type something like model(" it adds the closing ") that's great and all, but moving my hand over the right right arrow key makes it all worthless. How am I supposed to get to the end of the line? In NetBeans, typing " again afterwords just overwrites the auto-generated one so you don't get 2 closing quotes. Don't tell me they actually intend for me to press right twice?

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If I understand correctly your issue, after typing in a generated Eclipse "pattern", like the "" or the method, you want to get at the end of it?

In this case, Most of these things are done with Enter, instead of adding the closing character again, for me. When in such conditions where Eclipse "feels" like you are filling in a gap, a form, pressing Enter terminates it, and goes to the end of the pattern you were into.

Let me know if I misunderstood something, however.

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You understand it right, but your solution doesn't work. For example, Say I type <cfset name=" then it inserts another " after my cursor, and I finish what I'm typing, so now it looks like <cfset name="whatever|" where | is my cursor. I want to move my cursor past that quote now. Hitting enter creates a newline. –  Mark Jan 31 '10 at 21:42
    
@Mark - My solution works with Eclipse, while editing Java code, for example. I thought it would apply also for your case, but it seems that not, I'm sorry. –  Gnoupi Feb 1 '10 at 8:33
    
Maybe I'll download Eclipse and install ColdFusion as an addon, rather than this standalone thingy....wonder if that'll work. –  Mark Feb 4 '10 at 0:53
    
@Mark - it will probably be same, the addon will take the editing role, so will probably make the same behavior, but worth a try indeed. –  Gnoupi Feb 4 '10 at 8:44

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