[wingide-users] How do I keep all arguments that WING auto-completes for me after typing the opening parenthesis of a class or function ...

DiData subscriptions at didata.us
Wed Jul 2 18:26:22 EDT 2014




 >> and maybe add a refactoring operation that removes unaltered 
defaults from any
 >> invocation so that can still be done when wanted.
 >>
Whatever is decided to tell WING keep "all the arguments and default 
values",
the above is a nice re-factoring idea.

On 07/02/2014 05:21 PM, Dietmar Schwertberger via wingide-users wrote:
> Am 02.07.2014 22:18, schrieb Wingware Support:
>> Dietmar Schwertberger via wingide-users wrote:
>>> How about this:
>>>  - if the user just types on, the arguments are discarded
>>>  - if the user uses the tab key, the behavious is like now
>>>  - if the user does something else, e.g. move the cursor, all 
>>> arguments and defaults are kept (thats also the way PyCrust handles 
>>> things)
>>
>> The first two we already do.  The third one seems a bit obscure to me 
>> and hard to decide when to do it.  Maybe if Tab is never pressed but 
>> I think that it will confuse people if that is the default behavior.
>>
> Actually, the third one is there already, but only for the arguments 
> without defaults.
> The current implementation is somewhat strange, because with Python 3 
> it leaves me e.g. with "print(stream)" which is not too useful, 
> especially as "stream" is still there if I just hit "(", ")" and 
> Enter, which is a clear contradiction to the first option.
>
> But back to the question: for a start "something else" could be 
> restricted to "hits arrow or end key".
>
>
> Really, I think that the current auto-editing behaviour is sometimes 
> too automagic. There is a case where Wing always tries to auto-indent 
> even if I just out-dented with a backspace. I need to document and 
> report this... (It's with nested if/elses.)
>
>> An alternative is just to have a preference to turn off removal of 
>> unaltered defaults and maybe add a refactoring operation that removes 
>> unaltered defaults from any invocation so that can still be done when 
>> wanted.
> That sounds too obscure. I don't think that anyone would figure that 
> out and also it would be a lot of work to implement. The default 
> implementation should be intuitive enough. Also, I would expect that 
> most people want to decide per function call whether they want to keep 
> the arguments or not. Personally, I want to keep them in maybe one 
> call out of 10 or 20 or 30. Keeping them always makes code unreadable.
>
> Regards,
>
> Dietmar
>
>
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