[wingide-users] "Insert-style" autocomplete

cool-RR cool-rr at cool-rr.com
Fri Apr 9 02:05:04 MDT 2010

On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 2:26 AM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com>wrote:

> cool-RR wrote:
>> There's something that I'd want in the autocomplete. Let's say I have a
>> line that goes `wx.Color('red')`. I want to go there and change it to
>> `wx.NamedColor('red')`. So I move the cursor to just before the "Color"
>> part, and start typing "Na", and then I get the autocompletion to
>> `NamedColor`. Problem is, if I select it it I will get
>> `wx.NamedColorColor('red')`. It pushes forward the current name instead of
>> replacing it.
>> It would be nice if it could replace it.
> You might want to try one of the other modes in the Editor /
> Auto-completion / Completion
> Mode preference.  I've been using Replace Only Matching Symbols.  It's not
> perfect, and
> indeed seems quite difficult to always guess correctly when something
> should be replaced,
> but it tends to work better than the plain Insert At Cursor mode.  It does
> seem to cover the
> above case correctly.
> Stephan Deibel
> Wingware | Python IDE
> Advancing Software Development

I turned on that setting, but it didn't help. I still get `NamedColorColor`
when I autocomplete.

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