Code-folding is one of the long-running issue still unresolved in Kakoune : code folding · Issue #453 · mawww/kakoune · GitHub
Strangely enough, in other editors that supports it, like VSCode, I don’t have the reflex to use this feature to collapse or expand part of the code. To have an overview of a file, I often rely on the “outline panel”, which is a companion viewport in the main sidebar.
Today I was positively surprised by a “damn cool trick” that I’ve never seen anywhere before.
Have a try for yourself, open https://makepad.dev/ and press the
I’m sure some of you may find this text-size transition gimmicky, or even distracting, and in the same ball park than the cursor effects of neovide GitHub - Kethku/neovide: No Nonsense Neovim Client in Rust, but I’m sure others would appreciate that it can also somehow help our cognitive representation of the text layout in 2D space.
In the end this zooming effect is yet another nice addition that may justify to investigate revisiting the “GUI over Kakoune” topic again…