[wingide-users] Shell wishlist

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Wed Jan 20 08:49:40 MST 2010

On 20/01/2010 15:40, Ram Rachum wrote:
> I have wondered for a long time why the Wing shell is so limited. Is there a
> reason, or are you going to fix this?
> Here are a few flaws I noticed. It's possible I'm wrong on some of these; if so
> please enlighten me.
>   - No auto-indentation.
>   - Tabs don't become spaces. (I'm not sure about this one.)

Would be nice but not eseential.

>   - When typing a multi-line command, no ability to go back to previous line and
> change things, or to delete lines.

+1 - the wx Python shell does this well. trypython.org also does not a 
bad job. :-)
>   - When browsing command history, multi-line commands show up in separate lines.

Same point as above really.
>   - No ability to KeyboardInterrupt.
There is restart shell, but KeyboardInterrupt would be nicer.

>   - When typing while the shell is busy, the shell doesn't remember what you typed
> when it becomes available again.

> Ram.
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