[wingide-users] "search in files" annoyance + something else

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Oct 2 03:40:40 MDT 2008


johannes raggam wrote:
> hi there,
>
> the "search in files" feature is definetly cool and was among the
> features which convinced me to buy a licence :) (i'm coming from jedit
> and there is also such a feature called hypersearch).
>
> but: when opening wingIDE the last entered search term is prefilled in
> the search field and wingIDE begins doing an expensive search while also
> parsing my python path which is huge (zope, plone, etc.).
>
> in my opinion the search-field could be blanked much more often. like
> when switching to another tool-tab ("search in files" -> "breakpoints"
> or something else).
>
>   

+1

Michael

> also when opening another "document window" the value in the search
> field is also prefilled with the one from the parent window.
>
> maybe provide a "clear this field" button.
>
> plus: i mentioned jedit: a little but sometimes handy feature they have
> is: you can copy the path and filename of the current buffer to the
> clipboard :) i use this feature sometimes when i do some documentation
> about what i did.
> plusplus: jedit saves the results in expandable nodes when you did a
> hypersearch (like wingide's "search in files"). so you can refer to
> older searches later on. the search results are not dynamically updated,
> which is ok. (but i love wingides dynamically updated search results)
> plusplusplus: i cannot copy the wingide version information in the about
> dialog at once.
>
> yea, please change this until tomorrow!
>
> ;)
>
> just joking.
>
> hannes
>
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