[wingide-users] "Last Edit Location"
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Wed May 19 08:01:31 MDT 2010
Rex Turnbull wrote:
> I had always supposed/hoped that is what the 'auto bookmarks' (little
> green arrows top left of editor window) did, but I sometimes get nipped
> at just the wrong moment..
> Simple example: work in line 248, need an import so go to top (on
> windows Ctrl+Home), write import statement, click on 'Previous visit in
> history', land somewhere I had visited sometime previously, but not line
> ->Perhaps the 'Ctrl+Home'-Event is not being recognized for history
> recording? This may be a just on Windows bug.
Yes, that's an oversight and I've fixed it in our sources for Wing
3.2.8+. Thanks for pointing that out. If you find other things like
that, please let me know.
I still think an edit location history would also be useful since the
auto-bookmarks track places you visit w/o editing. I find I tend to
hunt around a bit, then start writing code in a few locations and would
like to easily bounce between those locations w/o revisiting places I
was just looking. If there are two or three, I just do it w/ splits in
the editor but past a certain point the splits get too small (esp. on a
BTW other partial work-arounds for this that I use are: (a) doing "undo"
and "redo" in succession to jump back to the point of most recent edit
within the current file, and (b) doing a diff in the version control
tool and right-clicking to Goto Source for a particular difference.
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