Bug 20255 - Simple Loop Labeling

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu Aug 10 14:55:19 EDT 2017

Well, you don't actually have to use the tooltip. It wouldn't interfere 
with your current method and would enhance the editor for those who don't 
want the clutter.

Best of both worlds.
Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
HyperActive Software           |     http://www.hyperactivesw.com

On August 10, 2017 1:22:44 PM Richard Gaskin via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> If we're taking votes, respectfully count mine as -1 on using tooltips
> for this.
> Labels within code are most useful when visible.  If we need to read the
> code carefully enough to figure out where we should aim the mouse, then
> aim the mouse, then pause waiting for the tooltip to appear, the benefit
> of labels is diminished.
> I use comments, as most others here seem to do too.  Quite happy to just
> keep doing that - it only costs two extra characters ("--"), is simple
> and flexible, and immediately self-evident when skimming code.
> --
>   Richard Gaskin
>   Fourth World Systems
> Bob Sneidar wrote:
>> +1 on the tooltip. I also comment end statements in nested loops or control 
>> structures, but it gets cluttery when trying to read through the script.
>> Bob S
>>> On Aug 10, 2017, at 08:28 , Mark Wieder via use-livecode <use-livecode at 
>>> lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>> On 08/10/2017 03:00 AM, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote:
>>>> I wonder whether a mouse over tooltip would work just as well. Is this 
>>>> something you want to be able to see _all_ the time or just if you get 
>>>> confused about where you are?
>>> Hmmm... I think a tooltip could be especially useful for exit and break 
>>> statements in nested conditionals where it's not always obvious at first 
>>> glance.
>>> --
>>> Mark Wieder
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