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Actionscript is not displaying automatic code-hinting in my Flash CS5 editor.

Posted on 2010-09-14
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Hello,

For some weird reason, my Flash Actionscript editor is not automatically displaying code-hinting while coding.  If I hit the code-hint button, it will display, but I have to keep hitting the button.

Any ideas as to why it's not working automatically?

Flash version:  CS5 Pro

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Question by:ModifyMe
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blue-genie earned 250 total points
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My 2c worth, I don't have CS5 yet but the IDE has never had very good code hinting and that's why many people use 3rd party tools.

some info

http://forums.adobe.com/message/3128709?tstart=0
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Thanks for the link, guess I am not the only one.
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by:Jakob_E
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Hi,

I just had the same problem (5 minutes ago) this worked for me:


1. Quit Flash
2. Delete your code-hint cache folder
 
Win XP:
C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\Flash CS5\<language>\Configuration\CodeModel
 
Win Vista/Win7:
C:\Users\<user>\AppData\Local\Adobe\Flash CS5\<language>\Configuration\CodeModel
 
Mac:
/Users/<user>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Flash CS5/<language>/Configuration/CodeModel
 
3. Re-start Flash and try again.



Best,
Jakob E
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by:ModifyMe
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@Jakob E:  Will try this soon.
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@Jakob E, it worked perfectly!  Thanks.
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