[wingide-users] Execute with Output to an Editor Window

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Tue Jan 9 12:08:33 MST 2007

On Tue, 9 Jan 2007, Michael Foord wrote:
> > The editor doesn't have any facility for hot spots now and there
> > isn't any point<->text position conversion in the API now so 
> > you'ld be stuck going through the API to call GTK and Scintilla
> > calls to get the point and convert it to position, etc.  If you 
> > have access to the Wing sources, there is related code in the 
> > src/edit/editor.py file (search for _from_point and point_).
> >
> >   
> That *sounds* a bit brittle to me (subject to API changes).

Yes, reaching into the sources means you don't get any 
guarantees, although much of this is unlikely to change.

> I was browsing through the sources and couldn't *easily* work out which 
> classes these objects were. Thinking about it now, accessing the 
> '__class__' and '__module__' attributes of the objects would have been a 
> good idea.

Everything is in bin/wingapi.py in your Wing installation (the 
source of this file is included w/ the regular install).

Sounds like we need to make that clearer as well...

- Stephan

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