Bug 4494 - Completion in 'Catch' statements isn't great
Summary: Completion in 'Catch' statements isn't great
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-04-18 08:37 UTC by Alan McGovern
Modified: 2012-04-27 08:15 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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

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Description Alan McGovern 2012-04-18 08:37:33 UTC
try to write this code:

try {
    Foo ();
} catch ($

Completion does not offer a list of valid exceptions here and also does not help when you try to write something like: 'System.Foo.bar.SomeException ex'
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2012-04-27 05:13:40 UTC
What are 'valid' exceptions  ?

The thing is that would require analysis of the {...} statements and their call graph to find out the 'valid exceptions' - if you want to wait 3-4 secs in that context I can think about this ...

Other than that, y I show all classes there - but that's mostly I don't want to do a deep analysis of inner classes there. 

I need to look what VS.NET does in this context.
Comment 2 Mike Krüger 2012-04-27 08:14:46 UTC
Comment 3 Mike Krüger 2012-04-27 08:15:57 UTC
For the records:

Now we just show anything that inherits from exception - I think that's a valid best fit - VS.NET does the same.