What is the use of Source Insight?

Source Insight parses your source code and maintains its own database of symbolic information dynamically while you work, and presents useful contextual information to you automatically. Source Insight also can display reference trees, class inheritance diagrams, and function call trees.

How do I add files to Source Insight?

Use the Project > New Project command to create a new project. You must give the project a name and specify where you want Source Insight to store the project data. You will be asked for a project name, where the files should be stored, and what source files you want to add to the project.

How do I search Source Insight?

The Search command searches the current file or selection for a specified pattern.

  1. Find. Add the pattern you want to search for in this text box.
  2. Search. Click this to begin searching.
  3. Cancel. Click this to cancel the command.
  4. Whole File.
  5. Files.
  6. Case Sensitive.
  7. Use Regular Expressions.
  8. Wrap Around.

How do I run Source Insight in Ubuntu?

Install source insight through wine under ubuntu

  1. sudo apt-get install wine.
  2. Copy InsightSetup.exe and keygen.exe from Windows to Ubuntu (stored in/home/hs/download/Source-insight)
  3. wine/home/hs/download/Source-insight/InsightSetup.exe, then the installation steps are the same as in Windows.

How do you use the Source Insight tool?

You can just double click on a local or global symbol, and Source Insight takes you to the definition, or can pop up a quick information window. You can click on a symbol, and within seconds, have a list of all references to that symbol anywhere in the project.

How do I open the Source Insight project?

Opening Projects. To open a different project, use the Project > Open Project command (See also “Open Project”.) Source Insight only allows you to have one project open at a time, so if you already have a project open, it will ask you if you’re sure you want to close the current project.

How do I open source insight source code?

Select your source folder and click “Add Tree” to add the whole directory structure to the project. Click Close. You can now start browsing the source code. Make sure you configure SourceInsight so that it knows where your local library folders are, i.e. the C headers & runtime.

How do you search for source insight in Word?

Type the symbol name you want to locate. The word under the cursor is automatically loaded into this text box. Source Insight will use the context of the cursor position to determine the exact symbol instance you want.

How do I open a folder in source insight?

You can also open files by using the Open command, or by dragging files from Windows Explorer and dropping them on the Source Insight window.

  1. File Name. Type part of the name of the file you want to open.
  2. File list.
  3. Open.
  4. Select All.
  5. Show Dirs.
  6. Project Wide.
  7. Browse.

How do I replace Insight in Word?

Add the new pattern that should replace the old one in this text box. Click this to begin the replacing operation. Click this button to transfer to the Replace Files command, where you can perform replacements in multiple files. If checked, Source Insight will only find matches if the case matches exactly.

What is the name of the default folder that is created whenever a new project is created?

By default, a new folder is always created for new projects. The new folder has the same name as the project, and the project file is created inside this folder; it becomes the project’s home folder.

How does Source Insight find the file type?

Given a file name, Source Insight will identify the file’s file type by searching all defined file types looking for a match on a file specification in the File Filter text box. In effect, Source Insight makes two passes through the entire set file type records to determine a file’s file type.

When to use the catchall in Source Insight?

The catchall will only apply if the file does not already match any other file type. You can add new entries to the file filter of a standard file type to make Source Insight include those files also. For example, by default, Source Insight considers C Source Files to be “*.c” and “*.h”.

How to add custom language files to Source Insight?

Custom Language files add syntax formatting and some parsing support to Source Insight for languages that are not built-in. This is a directory of custom language files which you can download and import into Source Insight. This is a directory of macro files which you can download and add to your projects.

Do you use ” delete ” or ” remove ” in Source Insight?

Don’t use “delete” files, use “remove” files. Using “delete” files will delete the file on the disk. Using “remove” files just remove the file from the source insight project. Thanks!