[wingide-users] detecting python files

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Thu May 15 17:21:53 MDT 2008

Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> I have several files in my project that are python but do not end in 
> .py. Sometimes WingIDE detects these as Python and sometimes does not. 
> I'm not sure why. If I manually add the files then it detects them as 
> Python, so it looks like there is a disconnect somewhere.

Wing will look for a #! followed by python on the first line of the file 
if it doesn't have a known file extension.  This should be done whether 
or not the files are in the project.



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