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Re: Can't get code assist to work

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  • dds110@excite.com
    Hey, thanks to everyone who replied. I should have been more specific. I m using Java. Anyway, it seems I didn t have the src.zip file listed in the Tools |
    Message 1 of 4 , Jul 14, 2004
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      Hey, thanks to everyone who replied. I should have been more
      specific. I'm using Java. Anyway, it seems I didn't have the
      src.zip file listed in the Tools | Options... | JDK | Source
      property. Again, thanks to all.

      --- In gelide@yahoogroups.com, "ianshef" <ishef@e...> wrote:
      > dds110 wrote:
      > I recently downloaded RC39 and I can't get the Code Assistants to
      > work. Can anyone suggest to me what I can do or perhaps what I've
      > overlooked?
      > ------------------------------------------------------------------
      >
      > Can you please be more specific about which code assistant, what
      type
      > of code (java, html, jsp, etc.), whether you have sources and/or
      > class files (for java), and what you are doing?
      > There are several Code Assistants:
      > Code completion
      > Parameter hints
      > Identifier hints
      > Context sensitive help
      > Find declaration
      > Find declaration Type
      > Tag Completion
      > Templates
      >
      > and several setups and options within Gel that affect them.
      >
      > Also, are you saying that you never had Gel previously and just
      > started with RC39, or are you saying that you had an earlier
      version
      > of Gel (where Code Assistants worked) and when you upgraded to RC39
      > the Code Assistants stopped working?
      >
      > In the meantime, I suggest that you check your setups under:
      >
      > Tools | Options... | ClassBrowser | Display
      > - Especially make sure that "Show return types" and "Show parameter
      > names" are checked.
      >
      > Tools | Options... | Code Assist
      > - Especially make sure that the three check boxes for Enabled
      > Assistants are checked. also, under the "Other" tab, I suggest
      that
      > you check everything except NOT "Parse files for extra class
      info...".
      >
      > Tools | Options... | JDK | JavaDoc
      > - Make sure that there is an entry here, and when select it and
      press
      > the Edit button, you should see a path to a docs directory (like
      > C:\j2sdk1.4.2_03\docs) and that you actually have the JDK javadocs
      > stored here.
      >
      > Tools | Options... | JDK | Source
      > - At a minimum, should have an entry for your JDK sources (e.g.
      > C:\j2sdk1.4.2_03\src.xip).
      >
      > Tools | Options... | Templates
      > - This should have a list of at least ten Triggers and associated
      > Descriptions. As each one is selected, the template should be
      shown
      > in the larger box below.
      >
      > Perhaps Gerald will add anything that I left out of this list.
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