Who uses IDLE -- please answer if you ever do, know, or teach

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Sat Aug 8 03:10:03 CEST 2015


On 8/7/2015 7:29 AM, tjohnson wrote:
> On 8/6/2015 7:31 PM, Terry Reedy wrote:
>> On 8/6/2015 11:35 AM, Timothy Johnson wrote:
>>
>>> problems because it works well for that. Most of the time I use PyDev
>>> and Notepad++ to edit Python code, but if more features were added to
>>> Idle I would consider using it more.
>>
>> What 1 or 2 features would you most like to see?
>>
> Practically, I'd say a line number margin

Patch is mostly done but I need to review (sooner than later).

> and right edge indicator.

Do you mean at column 80 or something?

> Theoretically, a tabbed editor

*Many* people want this.  I think this should be the highest priority 
new big feature.

 > and dockable interpreter pane.

Please explain.


-- 
Terry Jan Reedy



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