Wouldn't it be nice to have a "back/forward" button in script editor?

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Thu May 11 21:30:55 CEST 2017


Maybe show something like the executionContexts as a list in a palette, 
and be able to go back and forth to the referenced lines by clicking the 
lines?

Phil Davis


On 5/11/17 12:18 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> On 5/11/17 2:09 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
>> J. Landman Gay wrote:
>>> On 5/11/17 9:45 AM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Isn't that the use-case that in other editors is supported with split
>>>> views?
>>>
>>> That would be really good for editing, but back/forward is better for
>>> tracing script flow which is mostly what I want it for.
>>
>> Yes, that's what I'm thinking of: what could be better than jumping back
>> and forth than not having to jump at all?
>>
>
> Well, I don't usually jump only once. If I do, I just use the built-in 
> trick I described. But what I usually need to do is follow script flow 
> from one handler to the one that called it, to the one that called 
> that, the back to the second one until I see another reference, then 
> jump to that one, see what it does, then back to the first one, then 
> on to another one.
>
> How many split windows would that take?
>

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Phil Davis




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