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Bug 186651 - Add scope highlighting similar to new BlueJ 3.0
Summary: Add scope highlighting similar to new BlueJ 3.0
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: editor
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Painting & Printing (show other bugs)
Version: 6.x
Hardware: PC Other
: P2 normal with 4 votes (vote)
Assignee: Miloslav Metelka
Depends on:
Reported: 2010-05-25 10:55 UTC by rudyment
Modified: 2014-05-16 12:59 UTC (History)
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Description rudyment 2010-05-25 10:55:26 UTC
Editor in the prepared new version of BlueJ can emphasize block arrangement of programs. Each of the nested block has another background color. This option can make the complicated code much more clear.
Comment 1 markiewb 2012-10-16 13:17:29 UTC
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Comment 2 kalwi 2014-05-16 12:59:44 UTC
Btw, this feature is present also in Oracle JDeveloper.

I would also enjoy a possibility to display only the selected scope (at least a method, but better also an inner code block). Or to make other code outside of the selected scope gray/transparent/not bold. It would really help for better orientation in a wild code :-) This maybe would be a new feature request.