[wingide-users] feature request: rechecking of r/o files.

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Mon Feb 1 08:07:50 MST 2010

Tim Kersten wrote:
> Would it be possible to recheck files that are marked as read-only 
> when focusing the file, or when trying to type into a read-only file. 
> Perhaps, poll the currently focused file if it's read-only? Quite 
> often I open r/o files only to realise that they're marked as r/o. 
> When I make them writable, Wing doesn't pick up on this unless I close 
> the file and re-open it. It would be nice if it picked up on the 
> change and allowed me to edit it.

We had trouble adding this to the general external file change scan, but 
it seems that a good idea to do it for the current file. I think that is 

Note that you can set a file as read/write in the file properties 
dialog, and Wing IDE should pick up on it if you make the change from there.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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