On Dec 1, 2007 7:03 PM, Don Taylor <nospamformeSVP@...> wrote:
> This is probably an Eclipse general question, but is there a way to have
> backward/forward History(alt+left/alt+right) work within visits to the
> same file?
> I would like to be able to flip back and forth between two points in the
> same file but backwards and forwards flips between points in different
> Or, is this a bug?
Actually, it does work, but only if you have some 'event' that makes
that... E.g.: if you do F3 in a file, it will find the definition and
alt+left will go back to where you were.
It does not work in other cases because it needs a 'meaningful' event
to do that (so, just editing or going up/down in a file don't generate
> I could use bookmarks instead, but these are library files outside my
> project and Pydev won't let me mark files outside of my project.
> Is this a bug?
Actually, I think that the eclipse guys consider this a feature
request... (add support for having bookmarks in external files).
Eclipse does not handle project files and external files in the same
way... (that's not really handled within pydev)
You could try asking at the eclipse.org forums if there's a better way
for doing that... or if they've some better way of accomplishing what