[wingide-users] Configuring PyLint

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Mon Oct 19 08:52:55 MDT 2009

Jonathan Lundell wrote:
> 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 now.

Yes, it's not that intuitive.  I'll look at redesigning this.



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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