[wingide-users] Configuring PyLint

Jonathan Lundell jlundell at pobox.com
Sat Oct 17 15:17:06 MDT 2009

On Oct 17, 2009, at 8:16 AM, Jonathan Lundell wrote:

> On Sep 5, 2009, at 3:25 PM, Charlie Clark wrote:
>> it says in the help that "To use the tool, you must install pylint
>> separately first.  Then bring up the PyLint tool from the Tools menu.
>> Right click on the tool and select Configure.  This will open a
>> configuration file in an editor in Wing." Except that this doesn't  
>> work.
>> If I select PyLint from the Tools menu the PyLint tab flashes but  
>> if I
>> right-click on it I do not get a configuration editor. I know this  
>> is a
>> user error but please help me to find it!
> I didn't see a response to this question, and I'm seeing the same  
> thing. The tab flashes red three times, otherwise nothing.
> pylint runs fine from the command line.
> pylint 0.18.1, OS X 10.6.1, WingIDE Pro 3.2.1-1.

Thanks much to Mike for the help; I got it running.

The problem is that I was interpreting the tab-flash as an error, and  
didn't realize that you run pylint from the contextual menu in the  
pylint frame. I can't say it's all that intuitive, but hey, it works  

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