Bug 19870 - Intellisence not working as expected in razor files (*.cshtml)
Summary: Intellisence not working as expected in razor files (*.cshtml)
Status: REOPENED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: ASP.Net ()
Version: 4.2.x
Hardware: PC Windows
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Bugzilla
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Reported: 2014-05-17 17:42 UTC by timlogan475
Modified: 2017-05-18 16:00 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Description timlogan475 2014-05-17 17:42:30 UTC
So I'm playing around with an asp.net MVC5 project in Xamarin and stuff is working as it should, except for intellisense in razor files. Or rather in the C# part of those files.
There's no problem with the html part, the intellisense pops up and is really helpful etc. but when I try to write C# code, like so

@model UserProfile

No help what so ever, I can't even force intellisense out by clicking ctrl+spacebar.

If you need any more info please let me know =)
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2014-05-19 14:26:33 UTC
I can repro the issue with no completion for the type after the @model, but C# completion elsewhere works fine for me. Do you have other cases where it's not working?
Comment 2 timlogan475 2014-05-19 17:18:35 UTC
It works in all normal .cs files, but I can't get it to work for C# anywhere in a .cshtml files =)
Comment 3 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2014-05-20 16:48:29 UTC
Weird, do you have a repro case?
Comment 4 timlogan475 2014-05-20 16:56:12 UTC
I'm sorry, but I don't know what that means =)

What I did to get where I am now is follow this guide to get ASP.NET MVC5 working in XS (since it's broken right out of the box..)

http://curtis.schlak.com/2014/02/04/setup-asp-net-mvc-4-on-monodevelop-4.2.html

And from there .cshtml only show intellisense in the html part, not the cs part.

Is that what you're looking for? =)
Comment 5 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2014-05-20 17:22:30 UTC
I mean step by step instructions to reproduce the problem.

For example if I create an ASP.NET MVC3 Razor project in XS 5.0, it works: http://screencast.com/t/1Bn4SXo5BD3z

And if I change the target framework to 4.5 and add a ASP.NET MVC5 NuGet Package reference, it still works.
Comment 6 timlogan475 2014-05-22 20:02:30 UTC
Ok.

System: windows 7
XS version 4.2.5


Open XS
Create new project
MVC3 with Razor
*the project is created and loaded*
I click F5

and I'm greeted by my new website
http://prntscr.com/3loid0

Well, that won't do. So I follow the link from earlier
In the project options I go Build->General and then set target framework to be 4.5
Then I right click the reference folder and select Manage NuGet Packages. Then I search for and add "Microsoft ASP.NET MVC".
Yet again I try to run and this time I'm greeted with this page

http://prntscr.com/3lokgi

Ok, I now open the root Web.config file 
And I change this line (on mine, line 92)
<add key="webpages:Version" value="1.0.0.0" />
to
<add key="webpages:Version" value="3.0.0.0" />

This time the site looks like so
http://prntscr.com/3lolli


Now in the views folder I open the Web.config 
I find all instances of
System.Web.WebPages.Razor, Version=1.0.0.0
And replace them with
System.Web.WebPages.Razor, Version=3.0.0.0

And all instances of
System.Web.Mvc, Version=3.0.0.0
And replace them with
System.Web.Mvc, Version=5.1.0.0

And this time when I run I'm finally greeted by

http://prntscr.com/3lomjc


Now if I open a .cshtml file at random, and I write "@" to start writing c# code, the intellisense or autocomplete or whatever it's name is, window doesn't pop up, if I start writing, and I click ctrl+space it doesn't show up either.
that said, I have just discovered that if I were to hit ctrl+space in the middle of html code, it does indeed come up with this short list of suggestions for C# code.
http://prntscr.com/3loocm

I hope that answers that. If not, then let me know what you need =)
Comment 7 Lluis Sanchez 2017-05-18 16:00:23 UTC
Reopening.