[wingide-users] Backspace and Shift-Tab behavior change?

Wingware Support support at wingware.com
Fri Oct 28 10:02:50 MDT 2011

On 10/28/11 11:52 AM, Larry Keber wrote:
> Hi, I'm having a maddening time with the behavior of Backspace and
> Shift-Tab in the latest version of WingIDE Pro, Windows version.  It's
> been happening for at least the last few days and persists in 4.1.0-1.
> If I have code like this, with the cursor positioned at the '1', and
> press either backspace or shift-tab, the cursor winds up at position
> '2'.  Previously it would have wound up at position '3'
>              ## optionally write out as file
>              if conf.filedir and filename:
>                  with open(os.path.join(conf.filedir, filename), 'w') as fh:
>                      fh.write(message)
>                  3   1
> 2       if queued and ACK:
> I've played around with Preferences a bit but not found a way to restore
> the old behavior.  Any ideas?

Is it possible that you bound backspace and shift-tab to some other 
command in your preferences, under User Interface > Keyboard > Custom 
Key Bindings?

You can send me your preferences file from your User Settings Directory 
(listed 5th in Wing's about box) if you are not sure.



Stephan Deibel
Wingware | Python IDE
Advancing Software Development


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