[TxMt] Re: cool rubymate help feature that comes and goes

Matt Neuburg matt at tidbits.com
Sat Jun 28 17:06:16 UTC 2008

On 6/27/08 9:43 AM, in article C48A66D5.3E413%matt at tidbits.com, "Matt
Neuburg" <matt at tidbits.com> wrote:

> For a while, there was this great feature in RubyMate. When you select a
> term in your script and press control-H, RubyMate would consult ri (or fri
> or whatever it is) and, if there were multiple alternatives found, would
> list them all in a little tooltip or popup menu beneath the mouse. So if you
> said "gsub" you might see Kernel#gsub, String#gsub, and so on. This is a
> menu so you could click an alternative and do a lookup of that in the help.
> Very nice.
> The thing is, though, that this feature has completely vanished as if I'd
> only dreamt it. Does anyone know how I can get it back?

Just to answer my own question - made it reappear, apparently by
reinstalling fastri *again*. It seems that this feature depends upon fastri
and that fastri itself has a mysterious random tendency to vanish from my
machine...? m.

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