[wingide-users] shared perspectives

Mitchell Model mlm at acm.org
Fri Nov 29 10:12:11 MST 2013


Just to clarify for everyone -- this was extracted from a very long email interchange with support and lacks some context. We are trying to work out a problem where Manage Perspectives causes an error and an empty Manage Perspectives window.
On Nov 28, 2013, at 2:00 PM, wingide-users-request at wingware.com wrote:

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> I just remembered the shared choice for perspectives is in the perspective manager for each perspective. I have all mine shared. 
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> However, the information looks like it must be coming from somewhere other than the perspective or wpu files. I just deleted my perspective file in v5, opened Wing, and started a new project (default), and Manage Perspectives showed me the 5 or 6 perspectives I expected. Loading one got me the windows I expected, but of course no files in them. One thing I did notice that might be really important is that when I do anything to a perspective in the Perspective Manager, including renaming or loading it, I get an error message "That perspective already exists. Are you sure you want to overwrite the existing perspective "NAME OF PERSPECTIVE"? I say no each time. I don't remember ever seeing that message before this week.
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