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