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Auto-formatting w/Black and display errors

When I have a project setup to run black on file save, I see at the bottom of the screen the status of the black formatting. If there is an error I know the formatting was not done, but I do not see why Black failed. Is there a way to see these errors reported by black?

When I run black manually on the failed file I get a detailed error report.

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Jeffrey Vahue
asked 2023-05-10 12:10:25 -0500
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The output from black should be in the ide.log file in the Wing Settings directory listed in the About dialog box.

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answered 2023-05-10 15:05:09 -0500
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Thanks for the info - I did find it there.

Is it possible to add the results of black to the 'Messages" tool or some other Code Quality tool? It would be nice if this was easily accessible from within Wing.

Jeffrey Vahue's avatar Jeffrey Vahue (2023-05-10 17:22:03 -0500) edit

We'll try to add the output to Messages or some other tool in a future release.

Wingware Support's avatar Wingware Support (2023-05-11 09:35:34 -0500) edit

I was mistaken -- output on failure should be already going to the Messages tool in the Editor category.

Wingware Support's avatar Wingware Support (2023-05-16 15:23:21 -0500) edit
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