[wingide-users] Making new files

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Wed Jan 28 15:59:48 MST 2009

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.

We've added this in the Wing 3.2 source base, along with create directory,
move to trash, in-tree clicking/editing to rename, and drag and drop to move
files and directories around.  As usual I have to add that we don't yet have
a release date for that, however (sorry!).


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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