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bug #41222: GUI Workspace window would be better with filter bar

Submitted by:  Rik <rik5>
Submitted on:  Mon 13 Jan 2014 05:49:11 PM UTC  
 
Category: GUISeverity: 1 - Wish
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Feature Request
Status: NoneAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Open
Release: 3.8.0Operating System: Any

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Mon 13 Jan 2014 10:23:11 PM UTC, comment #1:

Maybe even a sort of list of variables with checkboxes; to allow hard-to-filter sets of variables (disjoint filtered sets) shown only (very handy when debugging)

But this may be complicated as variables can appear and disappear on the fly when stepping trough a function or script.

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Mon 13 Jan 2014 05:49:11 PM UTC, original submission:

All of the variables in the active workspace are currently shown in the Worspace window. It is desirable to have a way to filter the results and only show interesting ones.

In the CLI version of Octave this is done by using 'who <pattern>'. Try 'help who' for a description and 'help clear' for the syntax of the pattern. It would be nice to add a bar where this pattern could be entered and have the results automatically filtered. Presumably it could even speed up performance if not every variable that changed needed to be updated within Octave.

Rik <rik5>
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