Bug 4085 - code completion problem with generic dictionary
Summary: code completion problem with generic dictionary
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: C# Binding ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: PC Linux
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-03-25 10:25 UTC by Csaba Halász
Modified: 2012-03-29 11:10 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

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Description Csaba Halász 2012-03-25 10:25:48 UTC
Given this code (where | indicates cursor position):

using System.Collections.Generic;
namespace Test
	class TestClass
		static void Main()
			IDictionary<string, TestClass> foo = new Dictionary<string, |

Pressing ctrl+space for completion list gives:

dictionary<string, TestClass>
iDictionary<string, TestClass>

Not sure what it wants with the first. The other three seem to have an incorrectly lower-cased first letter. Presumably that's why accepting the second or third doesn't match the already entered text and instead produces 

IDictionary<string, TestClass> foo = new Dictionary<string, dictionary<string, TestClass>

If the completion engine knows this is a "new" expression, it should of course filter out the interface from the completion list.

I would expect the list to show:

Dictionary<string, TestClass>

and selecting the first should complete the text properly.
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2012-03-29 11:10:55 UTC
fixed that one.