[MonoDevelop] text editor patch for simple class/member selector

Jacob Ilsø Christensen jacobilsoe at gmail.com
Mon Jan 8 12:09:14 EST 2007


Is it possible to add functionality so you can start typing the name
of the member and have the combo box select the member on the fly? A
bit like the go to type dialog.


On 1/8/07, atsushi eno <atsushi at ximian.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> 2007-01-08 (ÔÂ) ¤Î 16:40 +0100 ¤Ë "Andr¨¦s G. Aragoneses [ knocte ]" ¤µ¤ó
> ¤Ï•ø¤­¤Þ¤·¤¿:
> > Hey atsushi, this is a great feature! Just my two cents:
> Thanks :)
> > - Why not get the best of both worlds? If there is more than one class
> > in the file, show two comboboxes, but if not, show one.
> Hmm, I don't think it is worthy of introducing complexity for it. It
> will be like, when you add a new class to the source, another combobox
> will suddenly appear, and when you remove it, the combobox will also
> disappear. Such behavior would look rather weird than cool.
> If we still decide to go that way, my patch does not fit with such
> behavior, since my strategy is to populate the list when the combobox is
> focused (unlike the one from James that Michael pointed).
> > And I would go for hiding some information so as to avoid large combobox
> > entries. For example I would hide keywords, pre-namespaces and type
> > returned. Then, instead of:
> >
> > virtual MonoDevelop.Ide.Gui.IViewContent CreateContentForMimeType(string
> >   mimeType, System.IO.Stream content)
> >
> > Just:
> >
> > CreateContentForMimeType(strint mimeType, Stream content)
> Yeah, I wanted short formatting too. After short digging I found that
> there is ConversionFlags.QualifiedNamesOnlyForReturnTypes to make it
> possible :-)
> I will post another patch for dual combobox when I'm done with it.
> Atsushi Eno
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