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stop opening/jumping to built-in .py file on exception

is there a way to tell Wing IDE to stop opening the files that contains the exception (error)

id rather just have the text show in the exceptions window instead of the file opening up and jumping into the text of the file...


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asked 2021-01-02 21:17:37 -0500
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updated 2021-01-03 08:29:00 -0500
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There's no way to prevent Wing from opening the location where the exception occurred. We are looking at an option to open to the innermost stack frame that's in a project file, but nobody has ever requested not seeing the source since that's pretty fundamental in the next step of trying to understand the cause and fix it.

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answered 2021-01-04 09:32:02 -0500
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are we talking about the same thing... i am talking about jumping to the code in the libraries i am using not jumping to the location in my code..

i personally find it annoying , that i need to close the library file where is exception occurred, especially when it shows the same line in the Exceptions toolbox, AND i can always click the link to jump to the library file that create the exception... there should be an option to show or not show exception library files automatically on exceptions

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ilcaa's avatar ilcaa (2021-02-10 11:51:38 -0500) edit

Yes, I think we're talking about the same thing -- an option to tell Wing that on exception it should show the place in your code where the exception occurred, and not the actual location of the exception in whatever library/package it occurred in. Then you can go inward in the stack if needed, which it will some of the time in order to actually understand what went wrong.

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