Script Editor Autocomplete Optional?
mark at livecode.com
Thu Sep 14 12:11:32 EDT 2017
On 2017-09-14 17:57, Jerry Jensen via use-livecode wrote:
> Its a bit ironic that the Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor company is now
> helping us avoid typing.
Hehe - of course, another point of view is that it means you can save
your typing effort on using more verbose object, handler and variable
> For me, I say run with it. When its all tuned up and shiny I expect to
> love it!
I must confess I tend to turn AutoComplete off in most environments as I
tend to find it gets in the way (usually you have to move your fingers
away from 'home' position to use it or cancel it - which slows down
However, I really like Mike's idea of having a middle 'not-quite-off'
option - where you can use a shortcut key to autocomplete at any point.
This would save a roundtrip to the dictionary to remind myself of
specific syntax - the completion list would be enough of a 'reminder'.
P.S. Mike filed the shortcut suggestion as
Mark Waddingham ~ mark at livecode.com ~ http://www.livecode.com/
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