Bug 6667 - Code Hinting Inconsistent
Summary: Code Hinting Inconsistent
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: 2.8.2
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-08-23 17:48 UTC by Draco18s
Modified: 2012-08-23 19:30 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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

Screenshot of working and non-working code hinting (18.90 KB, image/png)
2012-08-23 17:48 UTC, Draco18s

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Description Draco18s 2012-08-23 17:48:09 UTC
Created attachment 2401 [details]
Screenshot of working and non-working code hinting

Sometimes Monodevelop can properly provide code hints, other times it cannot.

I have been unable to determine what the conditions are for when it fails to provide a hint, as it appears random.  Occasionally it works on otherwise empty lines, sometimes it does not.

In the screenshot of where it doesn't work, when I went to take the screenshot I managed to hit tab or enter, or something and Monodevelop automatically filled in "mousePosition" despite there having been no code hints available, which I had to undo in order to make the screenshot (and it still had no hints).
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-08-23 19:30:22 UTC
The only .NET language for which upstream MonoDevelop has code completion is C#.

Unity ships a old, modified version of MonoDevelop that adds a UnityScript ("JavaScript") code completion engine, but from user reports, it does not seem to be very reliable. Please report the issue to Unity.