[wingide-users] Suggested Feature for Search and Replace

Mike Driscoll mdriscoll at co.marshall.ia.us
Tue Jun 1 08:39:53 MDT 2010


On 1:59 PM, David Taylor wrote:
>
> In the Search and Replace Options list, it would be nice to have an 
> option 'Ignore text in triple quotes and comments'. I tend to use full 
> words as variable names wherever possible for readability, and I also 
> tend to comment my code extensively. The result is that when I'm 
> searching on or changing a variable name or a text value, I sometimes 
> get as many hits in my comments as I do in the code, and I have to 
> keep cycling through to make sure I've caught all & only the hits in 
> the code.
>
> BTW, I'm sure you are aware that, at least under Windows, pop-ups in 
> the lower-right corner such as the S&R Options list often fall off the 
> screen & require that I move Wing over to the left so I can see them. 
> And I'm sure that's on your list for the GTK update...
>

Why would you change the variable names in your code, but leave the old 
names in your comments? Doesn't that make the comments confusing?

- Mike
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