These are the supported modules:
|Python module||Standard python source code file.|
|Python package||Standard python package, loads any __init__.py and shows it's directory as a package of modules as well as sub-directories containing a __init__.py file.|
|Text||Plain text file|
|wxApp||The module that hosts the wxApp object. A module list is maintained in this module. The App module controls which is the main frame of an application and currently maintains relative paths for the module list.|
Currently wrapped wxFrame type modules are wxFrame,
These modules support the Designer view for visual frame creation.
These are the standard pages:
|Interactive shell||Simple python shell.|
An Explorer for your filesystem / workspace and sys.path. It shows
folders and packages in a tree on the left and all valid Boa modules in
a list on the right.
CVS folders (cyan) will display their entries file with icons showing if the file has been modified since the last check in. CVS update facilities are planned.
Zope browsing / document editing is also supported.
The explorer configuration can not be edited in the GUI (yet), edit the file
Explorer.msw.cfg or Explorer.gtk.cfg depending on your platform.
Under the Explorer section, the following key/values are defined:
These are the views on modules:
Syntax highlighting source code editor. It is based on the fantastic Scintilla
editor by Neil Hodgson and wrapped for wxWindows by Robin.
Basic supported functionality:
This is the GUI bulder view for the source.
The view is activated by clicking the button
|Data||The DataView shows the invisible design-time objects. These are objects created from the 'Utilities' palette page.|
This view show the list of classes and function defined in a module.
Exploding reveals methods and events.
Use this view for navigating quickly thru your code.
The inheritance hierarchy of the objects in the model, color coded
|Documentation||An html view on the doc strings in your code. The format is structured around the wxWindows look.|
|UML||OGL enabled view of all the classes and their inheritance relationships. This view is not complete yet.|
|Info||View for creation and maintenance of the comment block at the top of code identifying the author, licence etc.|
Displays a list of all comments in your code started with # XXX
Handy for reviewing what needs to be done and a jumppad for quick access.
View on wxApp files for maintenance of an application. Add edit and
remove modules of the application thru this view.
The Imports view can only be accessed from this view.
Another OGL enabled view, this time showing the import relationships
between modules of an application.
i.e. who imports who.
|Package||Shows all modules and other packages inside a package.|
There can be multiple instances of these views on a module, they are usually the result of
an operation on the module.
The following are defined:
|Application find results||List of modules in which the search text was found.|
An HTML report of all circular references and related info.
Based on module by Tim Peters
|Profiler||List of profiling statistics. Sortable on the columns.|
Difference between two modules. The current module (1) and another
selected module (2) is used.
Differences are noted in the margin. Plus means that a line was added in (2) and minus means that a line from (1) is no longer in (2)
A block specifies an informational line that underlines the lines in the source with +'s and -'s
Uses ndiff written by Tim Peters
|Compare apps||The result of the comparison of the current app and another selected by the file dialog. Double clicking on a result in the list opens a module diff of the two modules in the apps.|