PDSOE: No tooltip while hovering over a variable


Article Number000091481
EnvironmentProduct: OpenEdge
Version: 11.7.3
OS: Windows
Other: Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge, PDSOE
Question/Problem Description
PDSOE does not show keyword or variable information when the mouse cursor hovers over it in a large project.

Placing the cursor over a variable or method does not display alt help text.

No tooltip while hovering over a variable.

No help information is shown.
Steps to Reproduce
Clarifying Information
Expecting to see details like the data-type, documentation for ABL keywords, type of call (MethodCall: ) etc.

Project is several gigabytes in size.

If the same code is moved to a smaller project then information is displayed as expected.

Error Message
Defect/Enhancement NumberDefect ADAS-7514
The exact cause is not known at this time.
Until the fix is available, use the workaround below.
Enable the option "Cache the file content" is enabled in the Parsing options (Windows > Preferences > Progress OpenEdge > Advanced > Parsing).
Help functionality starts to work again after the workspace refreshes.
References to other documentation:

Progress article(s):
000028573, "What are the Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge Parsing preferences?"
Last Modified Date9/11/2018 8:47 AM

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