Studio 5 -- and Kirby -- what they have in common

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They both suck equally well.

I spent 2 weeks evaluating the latest Beta after seeing the IDE at ESC in San Jose. I'm very disappointed, not much works right. On the first computer I installed it, a laptop 2.2Ghz, 2Cpu, 2Gb, it took over a minute for the IDE to come up. On the second Computer 3Ghz,2Gb,2cpu it "only" takes about 25 seconds.

I tried to convert a Studio4 example project from AT90USBKEY. The import worked without a problem, but the project was completely confused, compiled and linked the same file multiple times. I ended up copying the Makefile from Studio4 and manually updating it.

Code Editor is a pain to work with, Still no code formatting, indenting continually screws up, lacking code folding, no way of opening include files from editor.... Lots more where that came from.

Such a disappointment -- I'm going back to Eclipse IDE and deal with AVRDUDE instead, sad as that is.

gary

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The code editor does support code folding - you can collapse/expand loops, functions etc. You can also open include files from the editor by hitting Alt + O (that's a capital oh), which is the shortcut for VAssistX -> Open Corresponding File.

Can you attach/link to the example project that got messed up during import?

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Senthil

 

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The code editor does support code folding - you can collapse/expand loops, functions etc.

I must be the only person in the whole world who's never seen the point in this?!
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You can also open include files from the editor by hitting Alt + O (that's a capital oh), which is the shortcut for VAssistX -> Open Corresponding File

Again - what's the point?

Visual Studio has nice features such as Intellisense but the above two don't really count for much do they?

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Well, you can do a collapse all (Edit -> Toggle All Outlining) to get a "bird's eye view" of the code in the file and then expand the relevant section you're interested in. But yeah, I haven't used that feature much, even in VS.

Alt + O, OTOH, lets you toggle between c and h files, and I personally use it a lot.

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Senthil

 

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I am missing the "go to definition" / "go to declaration" in the IDE (that is my replacement for opening the include files).

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You can hit Alt + G on the symbol to go to the definition (implementation) of the symbol.

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Senthil

 

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I just upgraded and discovered I can't program my mega328 with my stk500 anymore. Major disappointment.

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