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Bug 246423 - No fuzzy search inside JavaScript projects.
Summary: No fuzzy search inside JavaScript projects.
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: editor
Classification: Unclassified
Component: CSL (API & infrastructure) (show other bugs)
Version: 8.1
Hardware: PC Windows 7
: P3 normal (vote)
Assignee: Milutin Kristofic
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-08-13 07:38 UTC by Christian Lenz
Modified: 2017-04-07 07:28 UTC (History)
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Description Christian Lenz 2014-08-13 07:38:37 UTC
As I figured out, in Java (Maybe in other project types too) its possible to write server.gan and the code completion will find what has the phrase "gan" inside like getAttributeNames(), getBean and so on. "gAN" will only find getAttributeNames. This is pretty cool but it doesn't work inside JavaScript projects/files. When I type "document.gEBI" or "gebi" for getElementById I don't got any results. Such fuzzy search feature should available for all project types.


Comment 1 Petr Pisl 2014-11-05 16:07:09 UTC
This is problem in CSL. CSL collects the code completion results and then filter them. The languages doesn't have control over the code completion item filtering.
Comment 2 Christian Lenz 2017-04-07 07:28:52 UTC
If you have a look here: and seaerch for "fuzzy" you will know what I mean. So if you change the project from JS to Editor, does it mean, when you fix this, it will work in all languages? Because in C/C++ and PHP there exists the same problem, right? I will test it later. But in Java everything is ok.