monty.py monty.py - 22 days ago 8
Javascript Question

VS JavaScript IntelliSense not working as expected

I want IntelliSense to work as described here.

Unfortunately, what I get is this:
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As you can see, there are several differences.


  • false icon

  • false member info

  • no quick info

  • thousands of other list entries, I donĀ“t need



This is a simple ASP.NET empty webproject in VS 2015. I have checked the options under Text-Editor -> JavaScript, which seems to be correctly.

Answer

This is probably being caused by ReSharper - I've actually had a better experience by disabling the ReShaper intellisense for JavaScript and letting it fall back to using Visual Studio.

To do so, go to:

  • ReSharper->Options
  • Expand the Intellisense group under Environment, choose General
  • Select "Custom IntelliSense"
  • Select Visual Studio in the drop down on the right for JavaScript

I've personally left all others set to ReSharper.

By toggling this setting between the two choices, I switch between seeing what you're describing in the question and what the blog post you linked to describes.

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