[wingide-users] Feature request: Highlight instances of a selected word

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Thu Oct 22 07:39:27 MDT 2009

Oleg Butovich wrote:
> Notepad++ has a feature which highlight other occurrences of a word
> when I select it.
> I think it would be nice feature in Wing IDE as well (makes it easy to
> spot where a variable is used for instance) I found it very handy...
> and always use some other editor parallel with wing IDE only for this
> missing feature... :( I have been addicted to this :) Is it
> complicated to add something like this?

It's already on our list to add this, at least to all the search
interfaces.  Doing it automatically seems like a good option also.
I don't yet know when we'll get to this, however.

Thanks for the suggestion,


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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