[wingide-users] Making new files

Philip Gatt gattster at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 14:54:57 MST 2009

+1  to your suggestions

On Jan 28, 2009, at 1:41 PM, Rod Morison wrote:

> I 2nd that notion, and raise it: What viz studio (& many others) do  
> is good: right click on a project browser folder, then bring up a  
> new file dialog pre-nav'd to that folder. Going beyond that would  
> include:
> -a list of file types: .py, .html, .kid, .txt, ...
> -a "new directory" right click option
> Fyi, the File->New menu doesn't need to autosave...creating a  
> "scratch" file and using Save As... is the right behavior there  
> (along with offering to save any unsaved on Debug or Exit).
> New Project: it's rare to create a new "scratch" project. IMO all  
> New Project commands should bring up a file dialog to place the wpr  
> file.
> Philip Gatt wrote:
>> I think WingIDE can improve the ease of creating new files in a  
>> project. I would like the ability to right-click a directory in my  
>> project panel and be able to create a file. Currently, we can "Add  
>> File", but that is just to add existing files.
>> To create new files, I only see 2 methods:
>> 1) Click "File Menu > New". Then save the file, and specify the  
>> path. It defaults to the root of my project, so if the file needs  
>> to go a few directories deep, it takes a bit of typing.
>> 2) Create file outside of WingIDE. Unfortunately, this is what I  
>> usually resort to because it seems to be the fastest for me.
>> Am I missing something? The right click feature I mentioned above  
>> would be very convenient.
>> Thanks,
>> Philip Gatt
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