[MonoDevelop] Description tool tips inconsistency

Tomas Petricek tomas.petricek at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 17:00:20 EDT 2010

It is definitely just a cosmetical issue, but I logged it as a bug
anyway to keep track of it.
Here is a link; https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=647897


On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 6:32 AM, Michael Hutchinson
<m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 9:42 AM, Tomas Petricek
> <tomas.petricek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> there is an interesting inconsistency (in my opinion) in when tool
>> tips with descriptions of members (shown in autocompletion drop down)
>> are displayed. I'm not quite sure if this is a bug or feature or just
>> something that's a side effect of some implementation choice, so I
>> thought I'd ask here.
>> The steps to reproduce the behavior are following (using C#, but it
>> behaves the same in my F# integration):
>>  - Type "System" and press "." or navigate to the end of (existing)
>> "System." text and hit Ctrl+Space
>>  - A completion list appears with some item selected (but not
>> highlighted) and a tool tip with information for the item appears
>> However, if you do slightly different thing, then the tool tip is not shown:
>>  - Type "System.R" (autocompletion appears and tool tip for
>> "System.Random" appears too)
>>  - Close the autocomplete (e.g. using Esc) and hit Ctrl+Space
>>  - A completion list appears with some item selected, but no tool tip
>> is shown (!)
>>  - Press up/down or down/up keys to navigate in the list and tool tip
>> appears...
>> Is this intentional behavior?
> I don't believe so. It sounds like a minor bug.
> --
> Michael Hutchinson
> http://mjhutchinson.com

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