[wingide-users] Re: Debug probe window cannot resolve instance variables named with leading __

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Tue Dec 5 19:11:07 MST 2006

On Tue, 5 Dec 2006, Tony Cappellini wrote:
> I have several instance variables named like this self.__myvar.
> These variables work normally in the script, but the debug window and the
> watch window thinks they are not part of the class.
> Has anyone else seen this problem?

Yes, this is because Python munges the names so __myvar in class 
myclass is renamed to _myclass__myvar.  In Wing 2.1 the only work 
around is to type self._myclass__myvar.  In the future, we'll fix 
this up automatically.

- Stephan

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