[wingide-users] Shell wishlist

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Wed Jan 20 10:08:34 MST 2010

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.)
>  - When typing a multi-line command, no ability to go back to previous line and 
> change things, or to delete lines.
>  - When browsing command history, multi-line commands show up in separate lines.
>  - No ability to KeyboardInterrupt.
>  - When typing while the shell is busy, the shell doesn't remember what you typed 
> when it becomes available again.

These are all things we should fix. Can you clarify what you mean by 
tabs becoming spaces? Do you mean when you paste code into the shell, or 
some other time?

Thanks for the feedback,


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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