Bug 4653 - [New Resolver] Autocomplete lists variables that do not exist in the current context
Summary: [New Resolver] Autocomplete lists variables that do not exist in the current ...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: C# Binding ()
Version: 2.9.x
Hardware: Macintosh Mac OS
: Low normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2012-04-25 17:16 UTC by lindsey.driscoll
Modified: 2012-05-03 10:29 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Is this bug a regression?: ---
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Description lindsey.driscoll 2012-04-25 17:16:06 UTC
Description:

When calling a method that has a set of parameters, the autocompletion displays the name of the current parameter as a viable option to select, even if it does not exist in the current context.


Screencast: 

http://screencast.com/t/5Zw3JFWf


Environment:

MacOSX: Lion
MD: 2.9.6 (revision-da6068e783f7620fdb6879fc89320a185d9e2b9b)
Mono: 2.10.9
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2012-04-26 01:11:36 UTC
Named arguments:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd264739.aspx
Comment 2 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-04-26 13:53:03 UTC
It is quite confusing.

VS disambiguates them with a trailing colon: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4994637/named-parameters-in-c-sharp-4-and-intellisense
Comment 3 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2012-04-27 11:12:56 UTC
This is a bug, not an enhancement. They are displayed exactly the same as locals, which is confusing.
Comment 4 Mike Krüger 2012-05-03 10:29:43 UTC
fixed. 

It's not really confusing - I always know what I want/can type there and not waiting minutes in that context and be 'confused'. I think that people who find the old one confusing may be now even more confused because of the ':' - they don't know about the named argument call :)

But yes adding ':' is an enhancement there - we can need maybe another icon for that. 

I would like to have a different icon for parameters - that would really be helpful.