How to work with Built-in Editor

The Built-in Editor is your main tool in the development process. The Welkin Suite's Editor provides you with a lot of handy features for editing the code, which will make your work much more easier and efficient. The IDE offers you different editors for different metadata types, but you won't feel any discomfort switching between them: the editor's window remains the same. In addition, all The Welkin Suite's text editors provide Code Assistance functionality.

Basic editor's features

All the editors support the main editing options as well as the advanced editing features:

  • the standard commands Cut, Copy and Paste (from the context menu or pressing the standard hotkeys Cmd+X, Cmd+С, Cmd+V),
  • the multiple commands Undo and Redo (using the context menu or pressing the standard hotkeys Cmd+Z, Shift+Cmd+Z),
  • automatic error and warning marks,
  • different syntax highlighting for different languages: Apex, HTML, CSS, Javascript,
  • line numbers on the left margin of the editor.

In this section:

  • Apex Editor — all the possibilities of the Apex editor — the most used language in Salesforce development,
  • Visualforce Editor — a handy tool for editing the web pages of your org,
  • Lightning Editor — develop your own components and applications based on the Lightning Components framework directly in The Welkin Suite,
  • CSS Editor — a simple editor for creating customized CSS stylesheets in order to style the web part of your org,
  • HTML Editor — a standard HTML editor,
  • Javascript editor — syntax highlighting, auto-indent, and code formatting for Javascript out-of-the-box,
  • XML editor — a dedicated editor for work with a format for describing data and also for presenting the data in a browser,
  • Advanced editing features — use additional editing functions that help you develop faster and more efficient.

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Last modified: 2017/06/12 14:30

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