[wingide-users] Three feature requests that would complete WingIDE for me!

Wing IDE Support support at wingware.com
Mon Jul 28 11:20:47 EDT 2014

On 7/27/14, 6:42 PM, Jason Mehring via wingide-users wrote:
> I have been using WingIDE Professional edition for over 6 years now,
> upgrading along the way when new versions come out.
> There are a few lacking features that force me to use other editors as
> well, which I hope can be implemented in Wing.
> 1. Include a spell check dictionary (as you type).

This is something we plan to implement.

> 2. There has been a bug in vi for a long time when using 'cw' to change
> a single letter, it also will end up changing the next word. 'c ' works,
> but often I forget to use that.

We'll take a look at this.

> 3. Auto reformat pages.  The other IDE I use will offer as an option to
> reformat page when opening files to PEP8 (or custom modified) standards
> set in options (like removing trialing spaces on lines, etc.).   This is
> useful for when multiple authors working on same file especially when
> those authors are not as experienced and allows one to set a style rules
> for the project.

We plan to add a code reformatter, probably starting with PEP8

> 4 . Most projects now allow 132 characters as an acceptable line width,
> but still would like to keep comment block to 80 character due to
> documentation engines so it would be nice to be able to set either or both:
>      - a separate ruler for comments (so I would set one for 77 and one
> for 127)
>      - even better, auto wrap comment lines as well

I'll add this to our todo list as something to look into.

> 5. This might already be possible, but it would be nice to be able to
> map a key to the switch window feature.  It is currently <CTRL>+<TAB>
> but that is really awkward to get fingers in that position and gives my
> hands strain.  If I could map it to <ALT>+<TAB> for say <F3> that would
> be much better

The command that ctrl-tab is bound to is begin-visited-document-cycle 
What key would you like to bind it to?



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