[wingide-users] migrate from TextWrangler? Questions & comments.

Wing IDE Support support at wingware.com
Thu Aug 1 14:33:02 EDT 2013


On 8/1/13 10:32 AM, Scott Lawton wrote:
> Request for Wing: please make this more Mac-like! A menu should not
> just be an unadorned text label. (Adding a 'Regex Flags' menu that
> looks like another plain-text label compounds the issue.)
>
> To consider: promote regex to one of the main checkboxes rather than
> hiding in a menu. e.g. I use that far more than 'whole words' (though
> to be fair, I almost never turn it off so not something I need to
> change often).

We'll look at both of these.

>> I'm using Wing IDE on a Mac daily and I think it's quite handy.
>> I was using it even with the X Windows stuff and although it was quite
>> annoying, Wing IDE still proved itself a quite handy tool.
>
> I'm certainly happy to give it a try. One general challenge: I really
> want a 'debugger' rather than an 'IDE'. So, much of the effort that
> has gone into the product is lost on me, and some of it will be a real
> hindrance. For example, I just want to open a file and click 'debug';
> I don't want to create a project for everything I do.

You should be able to do almost everything without creating a project, 
including set up the python executable, python path, and other aspects 
of the environment; Wing uses a default project to store this 
information if you don't create / open another project.

Thanks,

John


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