[wingide-users] Enhancement: evaluated code available in debug history

Kevin Dunn kgdunn at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 14:12:56 MDT 2011


On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 15:07, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com> wrote:
> On 6/14/11 11:34 AM, Kevin Dunn wrote:
>>
>> Would it be possible to the code that has been highlighted and made to
>> "Evaluate Selection in Debug Probe" available in the debug history
>> (with the up and down arrows).
>>
>> So many times I will evaluate a short snippet of code that I wish to
>> re-evaluate later (e.g. after debugging it). But when I use the up and
>> down arrows in the debug probe, those lines are not available in the
>> debug probe's history. It only seems to record lines I have typed in
>> myself.
>>
>> Can these evaluated lines be made to stay in the debug probe's history?
>
> We plan to do this when we rework the history support to work with whole
> blocks of code.  Currently it only works with single lines.
>
> Thanks for the suggestion!

I find (version 4.0.3-1) that even with single lines, or partial
lines, the history does not stay in the debug probe: at least not with
the up/down arrow keys.

Support for blocks of code would of course be very helpful, for
example, as is currently available in R (http://www.r-project.org/).

Kevin


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