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

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Thu Oct 22 07:31:40 MDT 2009


Wingware Support wrote:
> 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.
>

Ouch - I hate search features that automatically highlight all 
occurrences. As an option it would be great though.

Michael

> Thanks for the suggestion,
>


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