[Bug / Feature Request] IDLE Shell

Discussion in 'Python' started by rantingrick, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. rantingrick

    rantingrick Guest

    Hello folks,

    In the IDLE shell when pressing the key combos "Control+Up" and
    "Control+Down" the insertion cursor should jump to the nearest prompt
    (>>>) above or below it's current position respectively.

    Note: In the Editor Window of IDLE the current behavior is for the
    insertion cursor to jump to the next block (which is just fine for the
    Editing Source code!) HOWEVER in the shell we need a much more
    intelligent behavior.

    py> shell != editor
    True
     
    rantingrick, Apr 13, 2011
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  2. rantingrick

    James Mills Guest

    On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 11:50 AM, rantingrick <> wrote:
    > In the IDLE shell when pressing the key combos "Control+Up" and
    > "Control+Down" the insertion cursor should jump to the nearest prompt
    > (>>>) above or below it's current position respectively.
    >
    > Note: In the Editor Window of IDLE the current behavior is for the
    > insertion cursor to jump to the next block (which is just fine for the
    > Editing Source code!) HOWEVER in the shell we need a much more
    > intelligent behavior.


    Not to be rude or anything - but why can't you get the latest IDLE
    source code, patch it, test it, see how you like it and if you feel
    it useful, share the patch and/or file a bug with the patch.

    cheers
    James

    --
    -- James Mills
    --
    -- "Problems are solved by method"
     
    James Mills, Apr 13, 2011
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