[Pharo-users] How do you guys navigate while editing code?

Dale Henrichs dhenrich at vmware.com
Tue Jul 31 15:29:39 EDT 2012

----- Original Message -----
| From: "Benjamin" <benjamin.vanryseghem.pharo at gmail.com>
| To: "A friendly place where any question about pharo is welcome" <pharo-users at lists.gforge.inria.fr>
| Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 12:22:35 PM
| Subject: Re: [Pharo-users] How do you guys navigate while editing code?
| On Jul 31, 2012, at 7:46 PM, Dale Henrichs wrote:
| > Finally I use 'search method source with it' where I select a
| > substring and then get a list of all the methods with the
| > substring. Depending upon which version of Pharo you are using,
| > this menu item is hidden ... (I've found that the Transcript
| > consistently has this menu item...WTF).
| > 
| cmd+shift+e ?

that sequence finds string literal matches (I think: method strings vs. method source) which is more restrictive than the source search, since it will find patrial strings, class names, chunks of a selector ... the common use case is that some reports an error message in a bug report mail message and I want to find the method where the error is thrown (or where the message is constructed) and I usually don't know which part of the message is constant and which part is generated, so I pick a likely chunk and see what I end up finding ... usually my first guess is good enough to find the method I am looking for ...

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