Editing class method sources in single place
siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 22:39:23 UTC 2008
What benefits i see, comparing to single-method view.
You can scroll to other method using keys, instead click-click , open
new browser window and click, totally losing your focus.
You can do a full-text search on listing.
With some shortcuts it's easy to make actions like moving caret to
different method, simply by typing first letters of it's selector.
What else can be done: more reacher editor functionality:
- bookmarks, letting you remember and then jump to previously bookmarked method.
- more area for text editing/view. Yes, most of the methods are too
short, that you can say it's not worth it, but consider when you can
see multiple methods in single big window, it can be better than using
multiple browser windows with own set of controls (and which is 99%
will overlap each other).
- edit window splitting , when you need to code something, while
referring to other methods/sources.
My vision is to make upper pane of browser more compact and make more
space for text editing.
As option, we can add a tiny button, which when clicked will collapse
all lists, making more space for editing text, while list should be
still available via using small combo-boxes on window top.
All i seek, is more convenience: less clicking and fuzzy typing, more
coding and analyzing :)
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
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