[issue2049] IDLE - Restart Shell & Run Module

Tal Einat report at bugs.python.org
Fri Feb 8 13:34:30 CET 2008


New submission from Tal Einat:

When IDLE is run with a subprocess, add a 'Restart Shell & Run Module'
item to the 'Run' menu in editor windows. Also add Alt-F5 as a hotkey
for this item.

This is what the 'Run Module' (F5) item used to do (when there was a
subprocess). As of this patch 'Run Module' will not restart the shell
under any circumstances.


The advantages of this are that the user has more control (can run a
module in the shell either with or without restarting). It also avoids
surprising users which wouldn't expect 'Run Module' to restart the shell.


Based on changes proposed by Doug on idle-dev:
http://mail.python.org/pipermail/idle-dev/2007-January/002541.html

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components: IDLE
files: IDLE_restart_shell_and_run_module.080208.patch
messages: 62195
nosy: kbk, taleinat
severity: normal
status: open
title: IDLE - Restart Shell & Run Module
type: behavior
versions: Python 2.5, Python 2.6
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file9390/IDLE_restart_shell_and_run_module.080208.patch

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