Script Editor Autocomplete Optional?

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at roadrunner.com
Thu Sep 14 09:20:45 EDT 2017


Maybe a little more nuanced control over it would be nice, but turning it
on/off is a start.  For example, I'd like to be able to use a shortcut to
use it when I want it - perhaps option-tab or something similar.

On Thu, Sep 14, 2017 at 2:19 AM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> Yes, I suppose it may be a little disheartening, but, however clever
> autocompletion may be, it will not suit
> all people.
>
> The fact that Autocomplete has been implemented is a great enhancement,
> and my request to turn it off was
> NOT meant as some sort of denigration of it.
>
> In fact, I am quite sure that when I prepare my coding classes for next
> Summer I may leverage autocompletion quite
> extensively.
>
> Richmond.
>
>
> On 9/14/17 9:12 am, Monte Goulding via use-livecode wrote:
>
>> While it’s all a little disheartening that some people’s first response
>> to your work is please turn it off I have a PR that lets you do that here:
>>
>> https://github.com/livecode/livecode-ide/pull/1739 <
>> https://github.com/livecode/livecode-ide/pull/1739>
>>
>> On 14 Sep 2017, at 4:10 pm, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode <
>>> use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Personally I don't want Script Editor Autocomplete at all: I'd rather
>>> stand
>>> or fall by my own light, so the ability to turn this off is a MUST as
>>> far as I am
>>> concerned.
>>>
>>> Richmond.
>>>
>>> On 9/13/17 11:41 pm, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
>>>
>>>> On 9/13/17 1:34 PM, Rick Harrison via use-livecode wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hi there,
>>>>>
>>>>> I was wondering, if I find I don’t like the
>>>>> new Script Editor Autocomplete function
>>>>> because I find it too distracting, can I turn
>>>>> it off?  I think the ability to turn it off might
>>>>> be important to some people.
>>>>>
>>>> I'd like an option like that too, I'm a minimalist.
>>>>
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