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SelectTextBetweenPairsOfQuotes

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Description: Select text between pairs of quotes.

Shared by: moyashi

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#coding: utf-8
import editor
import re

whole_text = editor.get_text()
cursor_position = editor.get_selection()[1]
line_span = editor.get_line_selection()
first_half = whole_text[line_span[0]:cursor_position]
last_half = whole_text[cursor_position:line_span[1]]
pattern = re.compile(".+?([^'\"]+)$")
m = pattern.match(first_half)
if m != None:
	begin = m.span(1)[0]
	pattern = re.compile("^([^'\"]+).+?")
	m = pattern.match(last_half)
	if m != None:
		end = len(first_half) + m.span(1)[1]
		#txt = whole_text[begin:end]
		editor.set_selection(begin, end)