[wingide-users] Problems with mini-search

Wing IDE Support support at wingware.com
Mon Nov 1 09:45:40 EST 2004

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Hugh Gibson wrote:
> There are some other issues here - when you have focus in the box and you 
> want to highlight the text to replace it, shift+end doesn't highlight. Why 
> isn't this a normal edit control?
> Also, when you have the highlight in the edit control and you have found 
> some text, and you press "escape" the focus in the file is set back to 
> where you started searching. This is moderately annoying as I have to do 
> the search again. I've found that if I press up or down arrow that the 
> focus in the file is left at the newly found text, so I can use that.
> However, pressing esc when the focus is in the main find/replace toolbox 
> window has no action. I can't find a quick keyboard action to get focus 
> back to the main file edit window.

Thanks for the feedback.  We're planning on adding most of these, except
that Esc is by design going back to the search anchor -- use Enter to
exit search but stay at the current editor location.

Stephan Deibel

Wing IDE for Python
Advancing Software Development


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