[wingide-users] source assistant in tooltip near cursor

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Fri Sep 10 08:17:58 MDT 2010

electrotype wrote:
>  Hello World!
> I'm new to Python, to Wing and to this mailing list! I'm currently 
> learning how to use Wing and I have a question:
> When typing parameters for a method or function, let's say 
> "myVar.show(", is it possible to show the required parameters in a 
> tooltip? Currently I see that the "Source Assitant" Tool shows them, 
> but in the Tool Box only, and I think it's easier on the eyes when 
> this information is just beside the cursor. As the auto-completion 
> feature shows a popup near the cursor, is it possible to show the 
> required parameters near the cursor too? Some editors allow this by 
> This is an example from phped, an editor for php:
> http://img188.imageshack.us/img188/3473/phped1.png

Currently, this information is only in the source assistant but we plan 
to add an option to also show it in a tooltip.


Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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