[wingide-users] "Insert-style" autocomplete
support at wingware.com
Fri Apr 9 07:59:13 MDT 2010
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 2:26 AM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com
> <mailto: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.
Indeed. I think I tried it with `wx.Named('red')` yesterday by
accident. The "Replace Any Existing Symbol" mode will do it but
I find it's often eating things I want. I'll look at whether we
can improve this to also take into account the existing symbol
matching the end of the completed symbol.
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development
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