[wingide-users] autocompletion

cool-RR cool-rr at cool-rr.com
Tue Aug 17 10:50:09 MDT 2010


On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 6:40 PM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com>wrote:

> Wingware Support wrote:
>
>> cool-RR wrote:
>>
>>> When browsing the autocompletion options, one can use, in addition to the
>>> up/down arrow keys, page-up and page-down. But when trying to use Home or
>>> End, they don't browse the autocompletion options, but jump to the start/end
>>> of the line.
>>>
>>> Is this intentional? I'd personally prefer to be able to use Home and End
>>> to navigate the autocompletion options.
>>>
>>
>> It looks like it's just an oversight.  I've just changed this in our
>> sources for Wing 3.2.10+.
>>
>>
> In working with this I found it is a problem to make Home and End do this.
>  I'm used to having those be a way to escape the auto-completer.  I'm not
> sure if others will run into this but I've revised the fix for now to make
> start-of-document and end-of-document navigate within the auto-completer as
> you describe (Ctrl-Home and Ctrl-End and some other keys according to
> keyboard personality) but not Home and End.
>
> If we do make further changes here, I'd want it to be in a major release.
>  I'm not entirely averse to relearning some key details myself but others
> may be.  In any case this isn't a good thing to ask people to do in a minor
> release!
> And, no, I'd rather not add yet another obscure preference. ;-)
>
> Thanks,
> Stephan Deibel
>

Sounds reasonable. Thanks Stephan.


Ram.
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