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Add color to the lotusscript debugger screen 
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: Domino Designer
: Debugger, appearance, color, designer, lotusscript
: Tim Paque2757 20 Feb 2008
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Use color in the debugger as it is seen in the editor.

We often spend enough time viewing our code in color that when we get to the debugger, the plain black and white makes it harder to recognize certain parts of your code.

1) Nick Radov1333 (20 Feb 2008)
I think this is already done for Domino Designer 8.5.
2) John Head1027 (20 Feb 2008)
I think the rule should be that if you want to make suggestions to the Designer tool going forward, you have to download eclipse and play with the editor, debugger, and set model. We are getting most of that by default. That way the ideas are to what we need on top of what is in eclipse.org, not functionality already in place.
3) Rob McDonagh862 (20 Feb 2008)
But John, just because Eclipse has something, it doesn't necessarily follow that all of the Notes design elements will take advantage of it. We heard at Lotusphere that the LotusScript debugger will (probably? I forget how definite this was) not be in eclipse for 8.5 anyway. Assuming a non-existent debugger will behave in a given way seems a bit optimistic. And many people cannot get access to pre-release versions to see what is and is not included. Blindly expecting that a desired feature will automatically be covered by a future eclipse version of Designer doesn't seem reasonable to me. Features that are still being prioritized could be influenced by votes here (yes, I know, and lots of other places and ways, as you blogged recently).
4) Charles Robinson5466 (21 Feb 2008)
@John - Remember what happened the last time you tried to guide a discussion? :-)

@Rob - I asked Maureen about this specifically and was told the Eclipse debugger will not be used in 8.5, even for the full-screen editors that are getting ported to Eclipse. There is no guarantee that anything in Eclipse will be exposed in Domino Designer "by default".
5) Tim Paque2757 (24 Nov 2009)
I want to reinvigorate this Idea. We are now at 8.5.1 and the Lotusscript Debugger is still Only black and whtie.


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