[Idle-dev] Dealing with a few feature requests

Brian van den Broek broek at cc.umanitoba.ca
Thu May 24 23:21:13 CEST 2007


Douglas S. Blank said unto the world upon 05/24/2007 03:59 PM:

<snip>

> Some other suggestions:
> 
> 1) Make the default color syntax formatter default to python before saving
> an unnamed buffer. Most people use IDLE for editing Python files, so that
> seems reasonable. Of course, saving the file in another format would still
> change the formatter.
> 
> 2) Disable by default (or ask for confirmation on) Control+p. How many
> times students accidentally press control+p rather than alt+p, and send
> the last two hours of editing to the printer. A "select printer dialog"
> could also prevent this mistake.
> 
> -Doug


+1 x 2

Tabbed pages would be nice, but these 2 are the two biggest bugbears 
of mine about IDLE.

Best,

Brian vdB


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