[plt-scheme] arglist-on-space?

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Mon Aug 10 19:40:49 EDT 2009

cmd / on the mac

On Aug 10, 2009, at 7:19 PM, Lee Spector wrote:

> Is there any way to get "arglist-on-space" behavior in DrScheme or  
> any editor working with PLT scheme? What I mean by this is that  
> when you type the name of a function and then a space the argument  
> list for the function appears in a mini-buffer (or anywhere -- I  
> just want to see it). I'd be happy to have this functionality  
> either in an editor (e.g. the DrScheme definitions pane) or  
> listener (e.g. the DrScheme interactions pane) or both.
> I am a DrScheme/PLT newbie, adopting it for a course I'm teaching  
> in the fall, but I'm a long-time Common Lisper and this is one of  
> things I miss most from my favorite CL environments. Next on my  
> list would be a way to get from a function name to the definition  
> of the function with a couple of key strokes, rather than searching  
> in files. Both of these things require the runtime environment to  
> keep information around that maybe PLT isn't keeping around... but  
> I don't know.
> Thanks,
>   -Lee
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