Bug 12031 - No keyboard support in Watch/Locals panes
Summary: No keyboard support in Watch/Locals panes
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Debugger ()
Version: 4.0.3
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: 4.0.6
Assignee: Jeffrey Stedfast
Depends on:
Reported: 2013-04-29 13:41 UTC by Chris Hamons
Modified: 2013-05-03 17:56 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Chris Hamons 2013-04-29 13:41:06 UTC
In visual studio you can use left and right to expand the "tree" of a given varaible's internal variables/base classes/etc. 

There does't appear to be a keyboard shortcut for that in Xamarin studio.
Comment 1 Jeffrey Stedfast 2013-04-29 16:29:54 UTC
You can use Shift+Right or Shift+Left to expand/collapse nodes in a tree view in Xamarin Studio

possibly we should consider making it work with just left/right, but I'm not sure...

I think Gtk+ (the widget toolkit we've been using) uses plain Right & Left to navigate between cells in a multi-column tree/list, so this may take some consideration.

Will keep open for now
Comment 2 Jeffrey Stedfast 2013-05-03 17:51:59 UTC
okay, so one of our potential GSoC students just worked with me on implementing Left/RightArrow support in the Watch and Locals pads, so this all works nicely now.
Comment 3 Jeffrey Stedfast 2013-05-03 17:56:46 UTC
I expect this fix to make it into 4.0.6 (subject to change if we make any emergency hotfix releases)