[wingide-users] Suggested Feature for Search and Replace

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Tue Jun 1 09:17:06 MDT 2010


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.
>

Yes, we hope to add a way to filter by context (code, string, comment, 
etc) in the future. Thanks for the suggestion.

> 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...
>

Yes, the GTK update may help with this. Note also that some menus that 
do this will actually pop up correctly the 2nd+ time. I'm not certain if 
that's true in this case, however.

Thanks,

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Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development

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