[wingide-users] Making new files

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Jan 28 15:57:00 MST 2009

Wingware Support wrote:
> 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!).

Wow! Hurrah!

Also, not sure when it arrived, but the not-so-new "Open from project" 
feature is simply awesome. :-)

All the best,

Michael Foord


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