[wingide-users] highlighting FIXME

Peter Fein pfein at pobox.com
Thu Mar 9 14:36:32 EST 2006


I usually use Batch Search to find my preferred codes (XXX, TODO, FIXME).

One color highlighting would be enough for me.  You could find the
comments to be highlighted using regexes, instead of simple strings.

Walker Hale wrote:
> When implementing this feature, the list of words to highlight should be a
> preference setting. I've heard of FIXME, TODO, and BUGBUG. That's just for
> English. I'm sure there must be many more even in English. If I recall
> correctly, when using Eclipse for Java development, you get three types of
> highlights in the side bar: red for errors, yellow for warnings, and blue
> for any special comments like TODO.
> 
> The yellow for warnings will be the hardest part to implement, so you might
> want to skip it the first time you have highlighting. Don't forget that one
> man's warning is another's standard practice -- possibly in a third party
> library. In the C/C++ world, you not only configure the warnings globally,
> but you usually have a #pragma system to turn off certain warnings locally.
> In C/C++ you might turn off certain warnings when #including a particularly
> obnoxious header (like windows.h). I suppose you could do something similar
> for Python, but it seems tricky. Definitely implement the other highlights
> first.
> 
> Walker
> 
> -----Original Message-----
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> Sent: Wednesday, March 08, 2006 8:47 PM
> To: Michael P. Soulier
> Cc: wingide-users at wingware.com
> Subject: Re: [wingide-users] highlighting FIXME
> 
> Michael P. Soulier wrote:
>> Hey, is there a way to highlight FIXME entries that I put in comments 
>> in my code?
> 
> This is not currently implemented.  It's something we plan to do, but it
> won't be in 2.1.
> 
> Thanks for the suggestion,
> 
> John
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