[wingide-users] Backspace at end of class goes back to beginning

Mike Driscoll mike at pythonlibrary.org
Tue May 22 09:52:11 MDT 2012

On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 10:30 AM, Wingware Support <support at wingware.com>wrote:

> Mike Driscoll wrote:
>> I've noticed that ever since I upgraded to Wing Pro 4 there's a weird
>> little "bug" or feature that wasn't in the 3.2 series where if I use the
>> class snippet (which I like) and I go to the end of the class, if I press
>> backspace so I can get all the way unindented to start a new class or
>> definition, my cursor jumps to the beginning of the class line. So if I
>> have something like:
>> class TestClass(object):
>> And hit backspace at the end of the snippet that's inserted, my cursor
>> ends up between the ending brace and the semi-colon. This is pretty
>> annoying and I'm not sure how that's a helpful place to be. I'm on Windows
>> 7 with Wing Pro 4.1.6-1 (rev 26713). The workaround is to just select the
>> space and start typing.
> Thanks, I just replicated this and released patch 01 for Wing 4.1.6 to fix
> it.  You can get it with Check for Updates in the Help menu.
> You may also want to use the Tab key to move to the end of snippets when
> you are done entering fields, particularly in this case.  Most of the
> predefined snippets have a (hopefully) convenient final resting place
> that's the last tab stop.  Data entry mode also exits at that point, so
> it's less ambiguous what some of the operations (tabbing, indent/outdent
> region, and a few others) should do.  Data entry mode also exits if the
> caret leaves the snippet's bounds but in this case you were still within
> it, at the very last character.
> Thanks for reporting this,
> --
> Stephan Deibel
> Wingware | Python IDE
> Advancing Software Development
> www.wingware.com

Wow! That was fast! Thanks a lot. You guys rock!

Mike Driscoll

Blog:   http://blog.pythonlibrary.org
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