[wingide-users] Simple Feature -- Full-Width Strings?

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Thu Sep 29 11:49:38 EDT 2005

On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Tom Stambaugh wrote:
> I'd like to see a hopefully-minor change to the UI -- I'd like to be able to 
> double-click on any string-valued debugger variable and get a window on the 
> entire string. I want to be able to select and copy from that window as 
> well. I'd prefer to see the "watch" command as a right-button menu item, 
> where "open" (as just described) would be the default.
> Since I use python mainly for text-oriented work (xml, rdf/owl, xhtml, etc), 
> the inability to see the full strings I'm passing around is a real 
> annoyance.

Yes, we need to fix the debugger to show long strings better, and 
opening a window sounds like a reasonable way to go.

This is already a high-priority item in our plans.


- Stephan

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