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Equivalent of PyCharms Code Inspection

asked 2017-08-02 13:41:00 -0500

Michael Messuri's avatar

updated 2020-01-22 19:36:50 -0500

Is there a way to enable behavior similar to PyCharms Code Inspection?  I ask because in PyCharm a line similar to:test_random_str += ''.join(random.choice(string.ascii_letters) for i in range (10)) results in an 'Unused local'; however, the latest WingIDE does not report such an errorAlso, PyCharm reports several PEP 8 naming convention violations while WingIDE does not.


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answered 2020-01-22 19:36:14 -0500

Wing Pro 7+ adds a Code Warnings tool that supports inline display of internally generated code warnings and also warnings found by PyLint, pep8, and mypy. Details at

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answered 2017-08-02 17:02:00 -0500

Right now checking for errors like this is done with the Pylint tool from the Tools menu (requires separate installation of pylint and then configuring by right-clicking on the PyLint tool in Wing) or the pyflakes8 add-on at working on changing that so unused variable, undefined variable, etc will be indicated directly on the editor.

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Thank you so much for both the quick response and the information I needed.  I will not only work on installing the tools you mentioned but will also await the release of those changes.-- Michael --

Michael Messuri's avatar Michael Messuri  ( 2017-08-02 18:24:00 -0500 )edit

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