Bug 11426 - Confusing smart tag placement
Summary: Confusing smart tag placement
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: Trunk
Hardware: PC Mac OS
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Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
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Reported: 2013-03-26 13:46 UTC by Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT]
Modified: 2013-03-27 03:30 UTC (History)
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Description Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-03-26 13:46:16 UTC
Sometimes the placement of the smart tag is very unintuitive. For example:

The caret is in the assignment expression, but the tag is on the variable:
http://screencast.com/t/289wvPMFbvQu

The caret is in the variable, but the tag is in the assignment operator:
http://screencast.com/t/V5q1k8Yu5
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2013-03-27 03:30:35 UTC
It's not the placement it's the code actions that are a bit too eager giving actions. They should check more restrictive.

That was the case with the old smart tag system (the actions didn't change) - but now it's more visible when that happens. 

I'll try to look for specific actions. 

btw. the tag marks the point of interrest - therefore it makes sense that it's under the assignment operator in some cases even if the caret isn't there. It says: here you can do something.

->Closing since it's not a bug in the smart tag system, it's the individual actions that should be more sensitive.