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a python refactoring library...

Project description


rope is a python refactoring library and IDE. The IDE uses the library to provide features like refactoring, code assist, and auto-completion. It is written in python. The IDE uses Tkinter library.

Rope IDE and library are released in two separate packages. rope package contains only the library and ropeide package contains the IDE and the library.

New Features

Base changes:

  • Performing import actions on individual imports
  • Changing inline and move to use froms for back imports
  • An option for not removing the definition after inlining
  • Fixed matching method implicit argument when extracting

UI changes:

  • C-u action prefix
  • Setting statusbar, menu and bufferlist fonts in ~/.rope
  • Using /s to match parent folders in find file
  • Better kill line

You can invoke actions with a prefix (C-u by default). For instance sort scopes actions were changed so that you can sort in the reverse order by using this prefix.

You can perform import actions on individual imports by using action prefix. For instance for expanding an star import just move to that line and use C-u C-c i x.

A piece of code might use names from its module. When moving code in inline or move refactorings, rope adds back imports for importing used names. Before this release, rope used to convert all moving imports (back imports plus used imports in the source module) to normal imports. That made imported names long. Now rope uses from imports for back imports to prevent that.

In the find file dialog, you can use /s to match parent folders. For instance for opening rope/base/ you can use base/ or ba*/__.

Kill line has been changed to append to the last item in the kill ring (instead of appending to the ring) when the last action was a kill line, too.

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