[wingide-users] WTH are auto-bookmarks anyway?

Peter Mott peter at monicol.co.uk
Thu Feb 23 09:05:47 EST 2006


Hmmm - I guessed it was something like this but never worked out what caused
a location to be remembered. I know that if I type xxx in a file then jump
to the bottom and type yyy the first location is not remembered. I
don'tsuppose there is a way to maqke it remember that?

Peter 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: wingide-users-bounces at wingware.com [mailto:wingide-users-
> bounces at wingware.com] On Behalf Of Martijn Pieters
> Sent: 23 February 2006 07:51
> To: Peter Fein
> Cc: wingide-users at wingware.com
> Subject: Re: [wingide-users] WTH are auto-bookmarks anyway?
> 
> Peter Fein wrote:
> > Umm, not to be a complete idiot, but what the heck are auto-bookmarks
> > anyway?  I'm running Wing2.0, and all these commands seem to do is cycle
> > through open files in some non-determinate order, sometimes visiting the
> > same one twice before failing to cycle back to the beginning.
> 
> If you switch to another place in your code (because you CTRL-clicked an
> identifier to jump to its definition, for example) your current location
> is auto-bookmarked before the editor takes you there. This allows you to
> track back to where you where before such jumps. To me that's unmissable
> functionality.
> 
> Martijn Pieters




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