[wingide-users] Expanding "Select Project File to Open" to include classes, methods, etc.

Wing IDE Support support at wingware.com
Wed Jun 23 13:50:08 MDT 2010


Have you tried Find Symbol in the Source menu?  Possibly we can somehow 
combine this with Open From Project as you suggest.

Thanks,

John

On 6/23/10 3:00 PM, Ken Kinder wrote:
> One of my favorite features in WingIDE is "Select Profile File to Open"
> because it's so keyboard friendly and generally fast to move around in a
> large project with.
>
> I have an idea on how to improve it, however. If I type "__init__.py",
> it finds all the __init__.py files in my project and lets me choose. If
> I type, "mypackage/__init__.py", it finds that file.
>
> What would be even more amazing is if it included classes and methods in
> the list. So I could type "__init__.py:MyClass" and it would let me jump
> right to that class. If I just type "someMethod", it would give a list
> of modules and classes in the project with "someMethod" in them.
>
> The way I see it, you already have all the data there in the Source
> Browser. It's just that the Source Browser isn't very keyboard-friendly
> and doesn't narrow down the list of completions based on what you're typing.
>
> Right now what I do is use "Select Project File", then use the
> mouse-driven menus at the top of the buffer to find what I need. The
> latter is the slow part of the process of navigating around.


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