[wingide-users] auto completed prompt from current file?

Vania Smrkovski vania at pandorasdream.com
Fri Dec 7 12:23:38 MST 2007

Perhaps (thinking on my feet here) a Wing-only commented line providing such

As in:
#str foo
#package.module.class ralph

sort of like Wing does with the __debug__ blocks.

On Dec 7, 2007 12:38 PM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com> wrote:

> sunqiang wrote:
> > for example foo = bar().
> > foo(the return value of bar()) is a string.  wingide can't figure it
> > as a string, so it can't give auto complete prompt such as
> > foo.startswith....
> > but after i write foo.startswith, could wingide ust this for the
> > second time of "startswith"?
> Wing currently does not do this because there's a possibility that the
> first use of .startswith is a mistake and it requires more indication
> that foo has an attribute named 'startswith'.
> We have thought of adding an option to enable the type inferencer to
> guess a bit more.  For example, it might identify foo as probably being
> a string since a standard string method was seen.  This would introduce
> more opportunity for errors since a non string instance could have a
> method named 'startswith', but on balance be helpful.  Any option like
> this would be introduced in future Wing versions.
> Cheers,
> John
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