[Idle-dev] Dealing with a few feature requests
taleinat at gmail.com
Fri May 25 15:16:19 CEST 2007
On 5/25/07, Tal Einat <taleinat at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/24/07, Tal Einat <taleinat at gmail.com> wrote:
> > * Cursor color change: For changes to the cursor's color to take effect,
> > IDLE must be restarted. This is a known issue with Tk's Text widget, so I
> > don't see how we could work around this... Still, we could have a popup
> > message appear after a change to the cursor color in the config dialog,
> > informing the user of this. I've seen several bug reports on this already,
> > and have heard by word of mouth that this has frustrated several more
> > people.
> Unbelievable - never believe what people tell you about Tk without
> checking for youself!
> I just discovered that Tk's Text widget is just fine! IDLE's configHandler
> wasn't bothering to update the cursor color. I just added 3 lines of code,
> and -voila-! it works.
> I'll upload a patch to SF in a bit, but for those of you who want to try
> it out, copy/paste this into configDialog.py:
> def ActivateConfigChanges(self):
> "Dynamically apply configuration changes"
> theme = idleConf.CurrentTheme()
> cursor_color = idleConf.GetHighlight(theme, 'cursor', fgBg='fg')
> for instance in winInstances:
> instance.set_notabs_indentwidth ()
> instance.text.configure(insertbackground= cursor_color)
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