[wingide-users] mac os x wing issuesRichard Chamberlain richard at sunsetandlabrea.com
Tue, 11 Feb 2003 12:14:04 +0000
Hello, On Monday, February 10, 2003, at 04:33 pm, Wing IDE Support wrote: > On Sun, 9 Feb 2003, Richard Chamberlain wrote: >> Opening a debug console doesn't seem to work, for me at least. If I >> choose to open a debug console the debugger never gets a connection. > > Does typing 'xterm' work? We're basically executing this: > > xterm -T "window title" -e "/path/to/wingdb.py" -u > "/path/to/debugfile.py" > > (followed by the rest of the args sent to the debug process) > > This may be failing on your system for some reason. One thing to > check is > that DISPLAY is set right in the process that runs xterm. You might > just > be able to set that in the Project Properties environment area. Or > modify > the 'wingdb' shell script (in WingIDE.app/Contents/MacOS inside your > Wing > IDE application folder) by adding a -display option to the xterm > command > line towards the bottom of the file. Look in the if block executed > when > USE_XTERM is true. Typing xterm does work, but while using Wing the error in the console is: /Applications/WingIDE-184.108.40.206/WingIDE.app/Contents/MacOS/wingdb: exec: xterm: not found So something somewhere is failing. I'll take a read of the windb shell script I see if I can get it working. >> In the editor window there is a button bottom left which is obscured >> by >> the little apple window drag icon. > > Do you mean "right"? Ah yes. I of course meant left in the loosest sense of the word :-/ >> How do I put in a #? It's alt-3 outside of X11, I obviously think this >> is a X11 issue. I've been using the Ctrl-Slash but I'm more >> comfortable >> with alt-3. > > Do you mean the character '#' or a number? Either works just with > plain > keys on a US keyboard... and I see '#' also on the German keyboard I > have here but perhaps it's missing from yours? If so, I think this is > a X11 issue though if you find you can enter it in other apps but not > Wing then of course it's a bug on our part. Apple obviously heard of my plight and added international keyboard support in their beta 2 released yesterday. So it now works! This was on a British keyboard by the way. >> shift-alt-w to open a new window doesn't seem to work - I guess again >> that this may be another x11 issue. > > This isn't a Wing key binding in either Emacs or Normal editor modes. > Our key bindings are listed in the menus, and you can also edit > the keymap.emacs or keymap.normal files inside your Wing installation > in order to define other bindings. In general, the shift+alt is > something > to avoid because the OS or X Server / Window Manager often override > those. It's listed as a keystroke in '4.11.6 File and Window Control'. Thanks, Richard
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