Re: v9: variable name colour?
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- From: Gordon Robertson <grobertson at bcgsc.ca>
- Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 04:03:47 -0500 (EST)
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On OS X, variable colours are now behaving as they did in v8. I've not yet identified which conditions give me the awkward always-blue variables and which give the current blue-to-black behaviour. (I'd crashed v9 and restarted it, and reopened the notebook that I'd been working on.) Gordon On 2012-12-02, at 1:03 PM, Gordon Robertson wrote: In v8 (on OS X), the name of a variable that did not have a value assigned was blue, and it changed to black when a value had been assigned to it. This was simple and very handy. After a day of using v9, all user-defined variables seem to be blue, period. Preferences | Appearance | Other offers 'Global symbols that had no value assigned' as blue by default. But if I type in and execute something simple like: aVariable=2, the variable name is blue before and after I've assigned it the value 2. I'd prefer to have a distinct colour for variable with no value assigned. Am I missing something simple? Apologies if I am. Gordon -- Gordon Robertson Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre BC Cancer Agency Vancouver BC Canada www.bcgsc.ca<http://www.bcgsc.ca/>