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Package annotations, and autocompletion [message #684275] Wed, 15 June 2011 10:26 Go to next message
Stevo Slavic is currently offline Stevo SlavicFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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Hello Eclipse IDE users,

When editing with Eclipse Java editor, autocompletion doesn't seem to work for annotations. E.g. if classpath contains an annotation with @Target(ElementType.PACKAGE), and in some I try to annotate package with that annotation, typing in "@" followed by first letter of mentioned annotation name, pressing Ctrl+Space will not offer autocompletion for that annotation, regardless if annotation is in same or different package as

Can anybody else reproduce this behavior? Is this behavior by design?

If and annotation are in different packages, after typing in complete annotation name, organizing imports will add appropriate imports for the annotation.

Re: Package annotations, and autocompletion [message #684389 is a reply to message #684275] Wed, 15 June 2011 14:14 Go to previous message
Brian Vosburgh is currently offline Brian VosburghFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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This sounds like bug 326610 [1]. You might want to review the bug and add any further insights you have.

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