V2.0 feature suggestion

Sven Bergner bergner at Fh-Worms.DE
Wed Aug 23 12:22:52 UTC 2000

On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Markus Gustavsson wrote:

> Hello list,
> I thought about a possible feature for KDevelop 2.0 which
> would be very helpful for many codes when it comes to having
> a good overview of the code written.. Why not make it possible
> to change the tone of the white background of the editor to
> a shade of one color? Assume I want to mark line 200-210,
> with a couple of keypresses, I could mark these lines, and
> have the normally white background have a *slight* shade
> of blue, red, green or whatever.. A couple of keys for 
> different colors, like-> I go to line 200 with the cursor,
> press a special key for green tone, while holding in the
> green tone key, I scroll down with the cursor as long as
> I want, and than just release it, the area stays colored
> until I go over it with a colortone reset key, or just use
> an option which resets all colortones for the whole document.
> It would be really good to have a feature like this for
> being able to as fast as possible localise where different
> code subsegments within any really large function is located.

Another method of doing something like this would be a folding-feature.
So you could have a better view over your Project because you can fold
away some part of the code you are actually no interested in.
void foobar()

And where you can see the three dots threre is normally the code of this

Only my 2 cents.

                 Sven Bergner
           E-Mail: bergner at fh-worms.de
             Live long and prosper!
          Registered Linux-User #65111

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