Problem with auto-indent, auto-complete, intellisense....



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Problem with auto-indent, auto-complete, intellisense....

Postby Robin Tucker » Thu, 29 Apr 2004 20:58:06 GMT

Hi there,

I have this really frustrating problem with Visual Studio (Microsoft Visual
Basic .NET 2003   69586-335-0000007-18843).  I have got used to using the
autocomplete and auto indent features of this excellent source editor but
recently it has only operated on some of my source files and not others.  I
have made sure the settings in "tools->options->text editor" are set
correctly but to no avail.  For example, hitting enter at the end of the
line used to auto indent to the next source line, now in some of my source
files it does not.  The "auto syntax checking" only works sometimes too.  It
will flag an error in a line, but when I correct the line, it still shows
underlined as incorrect.  The error line will be removed when I recompile.

Is there something I am missing here?


Re: Problem with auto-indent, auto-complete, intellisense....

Postby Armin Zingler » Thu, 29 Apr 2004 21:20:52 GMT

"Robin Tucker" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > schrieb

Not very probable, but source file > 8192 lines? (had the problem with an
auto-generated (database structure encapsulating) file).


How to quote and why:

Re: Problem with auto-indent, auto-complete, intellisense....

Postby hirf-spam-me-here » Thu, 29 Apr 2004 22:04:18 GMT

* "Robin Tucker" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > scripsit:

I have heard about similar problems, but I don't know a solution. Does
the problem occur in all projects?

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Re: Problem with auto-indent, auto-complete, intellisense....

Postby Robin Tucker » Thu, 29 Apr 2004 22:17:47 GMT

I don't know - I only have one project on the go.  It was working fine and
then suddenly went **ts up, but not all of the time, or with all source


Re: Problem with auto-indent, auto-complete, intellisense....

Postby Robin Tucker » Thu, 29 Apr 2004 22:18:06 GMT

No, I don't have any source files with this number of lines (at the moment).

Re: Problem with auto-indent, auto-complete, intellisense....

Postby Robin Tucker » Fri, 30 Apr 2004 21:28:11 GMT

Just out of interest, I re-created my solution in another directory (copied
the source files in) and now intellisense/auto-xxxx seems to be working
properly.  I must have had a corrupted state file (.pdb?) or whatever
database it uses to make things work.

"Robin Tucker" < XXXX@XXXXX.COM > wrote in


Re: Problem with auto-indent, auto-complete, intellisense....

Postby wja » Fri, 03 Sep 2004 23:42:20 GMT

I'm having the same problem! You said you copied the project to a ne
solution? Is that how you fixed it? It's driving me crazy! 
I also noticed it started after I included an Infragistics WinTa
control in it. Are you using any infragistics tools in your project? 
I already started a case incident with Infragistics and would like t
know if your issue was relative to their controls. 
I also noticed an issue where you lose cut/copy/paste features with th tab control. Which is why I started using the infragistic
wintab control. Then I got your problem in my project! 
Can't anyone make a decent tab control that works flawlessly i!!! Thanks in advance if you reply!

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