[PyKDE] Eric3: Usability and debugging questions

Suleyman Karabuk suleyman_karabuk at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 15 05:49:48 BST 2005

In (1) below I meant vertical space between lines.

Also, if it helps, my configuration is as below on a
Suse 9.3 linux system:

Python 2.4
KDE 3.4.0 Level "b" 
PyKDE 3.11.3
Qt 3.3.4
PyQt 3.13
sip 4.1.1
QScintilla 1.4
Eric 3.7.1
Bicycle Repair Man CVS-20041120

--- Suleyman Karabuk <suleyman_karabuk at yahoo.com>

> I recently installed eric and so far I am very much
> impressed with its functionality and its light
> weightedness. I am using it for developing Python
> code.
> However, as I started giving it a spin with my
> production work I ran into the following which I
> hope
> there are solutions for.
> 1) The height of lines in the text editor is
> unusually
> long compared to the IDEs I have used so far. That
> is,
> there is an uncomfortable amount of horizontal space
> between lines of my source code. This results in
> less
> amount of text fitting on the same monitor space. I
> searched for an option that could fix it like mad to
> no success.
> The following are more serious: 
> 2) The debugger goes through list comprehensions and
> sum()s no matter what I do. Continue, step out,
> nothing works. I have to step through all the
> elements
> of the list comprehension or the iterations of the
> sum(). That practically means I cannot debug most of
> my programs.
> I hope I am missing something.
> 3) Apparently there is no watch window in the
> debugger
> panel on which I can isolate the variables I want to
> trace during debugging. I understand that this could
> be a design decision, however, my problem is that
> there are a bunch of variables, most of which I do
> not
> want to trace, on both global and local variable
> windows. When my interest is on only  a few
> variables
> then it becomes difficult to isolate those variables
> mentally and watch them. It would even work if I
> could
> arrange the relative position of the variables on
> the
> global and locals windows. As it is if there are two
> variables I want to watch one could be at the top of
> the window and the other at the bottom.
> I would appreciate any solutions or workarounds to
> my
> problems.
> Thanks in advance.
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