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[wingide-users] WingIDE 1.1b6: Esc-Key to close calltips drop-downs?
Mon, 23 Jul 2001 15:07:52 -0400 (EDT)


I just uploaded a patch to fix the bug with the escape key while the
autocomplete window is displayed.  It's available at
To use it, unpack it in the directory where Wing is installed.  This
patch is applicable to both the linux and the win32 version.

Let me know of any problems,


On Mon, 23 Jul 2001, F. GEIGER wrote:

> In 1.1b5 it was possible to hide the calltips drop-down by pressing the Esc
> key. Sincw 1.1b6 one has to press Csr-Left or -Rit. How can I reactivate the
> Esc key for this purpose?
> Rationale: Assume, that you want to change the spelling of some variables or
> methods within several lines. You go to the name in question, delete a char
> and then insert one. At inserting the calltips drop down. Now you want to
> scroll down within the editor window to reach the next line you want to
> edit. But as the drop down is still open you move within this drop down
> instead of within the editor window. So you press Esc, but nothing happens.
> You have to press Csr-Left or -Rite to hide the calltips. No you can scroll
> within the editor window.
> So you *can* close the drop down, but not with Esc, which I am used to close
> calltips with. Probably a nice-to-have :-)
> Best regards
> Franz Geiger

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