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Jun 30, 2011 5:50 PM

ReSharper breaks pseudoexecuting JS intellisense


I've just installed a trial of ReSharper 6 in VS2010. I love that VS can provide really accurate intellisense in JS because it pseudo-executes the code (description:

However, Resharper seems to break this nice feature and shows a lot of wrong suggestions in the auto completion popup. Let us look at an example.

var x = 2;



When typing the dot following the x, VS (with ReSharper) will show the following suggestions (cut down):

- toExponential()

- toFixed()

- toPrecision()

- ...


This is like it should be when the type is Number. However, the following code does not work like expected with ReSharper:

var x = "hello";

x = 2;


Clearly VS should show the same suggestions as for the above code - and it does without ReSharper - but with ReSharper it shows the following (again cut down):

- charAt()

- concat()

- indexOf()

- ...

As you can see, this is the auto completion for String, not Number.


Is this behavior on purpose or is it a bug? If it is on purpose how do I turn it off?

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