[wingide-users] occurrence highlight persistence

Wing IDE Support support at wingware.com
Tue Nov 1 09:11:07 MDT 2011


On 11/1/11 6:49 AM, Campbell wrote:
> I have two python files open side by side in wing 4.1 on Linux.
> Selecting a word (keyboard or mouse) highlights all occurrences. In one
> file, all occurrences are un-highlighted when I next move the cursor,
> while in the other file occurrences stay highlighted while I edit the
> file (even remaining highlighted when I change the contents of the
> highlighted word, which is nice).

This would be a bug.  Highlights should disappear in all files at the 
same time.

> This has always seemed random to me. I really like sticky highlights
> though. How can I make this the default behaviour?

This is an interesting idea, though would the highlights ever be cleared 
if the last thing selected continued to be highlighted?

Thanks,

John


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