[wingide-users] Re: Most painful area of WingIDE (and some suggestion...)

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Tue Dec 2 08:14:13 MST 2008

Marcin Kasperski wrote:
> Wingware Support <support at wingware.com> writes:
>> Marcin Kasperski wrote:
>>> Having used WingIDE for some time, I feel that most painful area for
>>> me is the problem of the navigation between files (opening, locating
>>> etc). I hate the current project browser with those deeply nested
>>> trees (I have complicated projects with many directories spawning many
>>> libraries).
>> Have you tried "open from project" on the file menu?  
> No, I missed it. It is more or less what I need, thanks for the hint.
> Still, there is something what can be improved. For example, I have
> 3 run.py files in different directories, and the C-x C-o list shows just
>     run.py
>     run.py
>     run.py
> No way to distinguish between them.
> Again, I recommend appending *just enough* of the directory name
> to distinguish between them:
>     run.py<ftp/connect>
>     run.py<http/connect>
>     run.py<gui>
> (Use separate column if you dislike < >)
> In fact, showing some directory info in this window could make
> sense even when the names are different. Like when there 
> are files named sample.py, samples.py and sample_usage.py...

Odd -- it should be showing uniquifying path info after each name, when
names are the same or when they are __init__.py (even if there is only
one of those).

What version of Wing is this?  I'm trying it with 3.1.5.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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