Re: Can't get code assist to work
- 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 email@example.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
> Can you please be more specific about which code assistant, what
> 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
> 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
> 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
> you check everything except NOT "Parse files for extra class
> Tools | Options... | JDK | JavaDoc
> - Make sure that there is an entry here, and when select it and
> 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.
> 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
> in the larger box below.
> Perhaps Gerald will add anything that I left out of this list.