Bug 34321 - "Highlight identifier references" doesn't in VB.NET
Summary: "Highlight identifier references" doesn't in VB.NET
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: 5.10 (C6SR3)
Hardware: PC Linux
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Target Milestone: master
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-09-26 20:30 UTC by Gary Briggs
Modified: 2015-09-28 11:31 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Gary Briggs 2015-09-26 20:30:05 UTC
I have monodevelop current-as-of-right-now installed from the Xamarin repo: on 64-bit Ubuntu 15.04

I checked the checkbox to highlight identifier references, but clicking on an identifier in my VB.NET code [which I assume should include variable names] in the editor, I don't see other mentions highlighted. I tried all the different themes, in case it was just colors being hard to distinguish, but didn't see any changes
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2015-09-27 01:14:13 UTC
That's because it's not supported in VB.NET - nor code completion or other advanced features.

ATM we only support c# and f#.
Comment 2 Gary Briggs 2015-09-28 11:29:06 UTC
Please consider this an enhancement request, then, instead of an issue?
Comment 3 Mike Krüger 2015-09-28 11:31:54 UTC
The enhancement request would be : add vb.net support. 

Highlighting identifier references is just a micro feature of the vb.net binding.

I would like to have VB.NET support but I fear it's not on our roadmap atm :(