[wingide-users] RFE: Locations in "search in files" tool

Federico Fanton jorilx at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 08:19:40 MST 2009

Wingware Support wrote:
> Federico Fanton wrote:
>> I was thinking, wouldn't it be handy to be able to manage more freely 
>> the "look in" locations of the "search in files" tool?
>> Right now it's just an MRU-list with some default choices, but I can't 
>> manage them directly, so I end up with a messy list.. For example, 
>> from time to time I need to search the SQLAlchemy sources, but since 
>> they are located fairly deep in the filesystem 
>> (/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/SQLAlchemy-x.x.x...) the path gets 
>> truncated and I can't figure out (at a glance) which path refers to 
>> which version of SQLA.. :)
> Are you saying that you are seeing full patch names in the MRU menu or
> that it's truncated when in the Look In entry area?

I meant that in the "look in" popup menu long paths are truncated ^^

> It may be that
> setting the Files / Title Style preference to Append Relative or
> similar may help w/ this.

I tried tinkering with that setting, but nothing changed..

> While we could add managing of this list, it might be simpler to just
> add tooltips that show up when you hover over truncated names.  However,
> please let me know where it's doing this as I wasn't able to reproduce it.

I'm attaching a small PNG showing the "issue", hope it's not a problem.. 
  By the way, tooltips would be nice too ^^
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