Introducing htmlComment() // Where do I see ItemSelected / html(shorten = true)?

David Nolden zwabel at
Wed Mar 3 00:08:16 UTC 2010

Am Mittwoch 20 Januar 2010 14:35:05 schrieb Milian Wolff:
> Hey all!
> I want to add a
> virtual void htmlComment();
> to AbstractDeclarationNavigationWidget. The purpose of that function will
>  be adding the declaration's comment to the HTML. Currently this is buried
>  somewhere in the pretty confusing (imo) ::html() method. The advantage of
>  pushing it into it's own method will be, that I can add some language
>  specific stuff, i.e. PHP Doc. I want to support e.g. {@link methodName}
>  and to a typelink for that. Same for @see.
> Given that at least @see is also supported in Doxygen, I will probably push
> that into the default implementation. But since I also want to do some
>  other processing of the outputs, having it a virtual makes sense to me.
> Now while I was looking at the sources, I saw that, depending on whether
> html(shorten=true) or html(shorten=false) was called, the comment is added
>  at a different place. I have no idea how I can test html(shorten=false), I
>  saw that it is used in shortDescription /
> Cpp::NormalDeclarationCompletionItem::Data() with
> role=CodeCompletionModel::ItemSelected...
> So how can I test the short version? Where can I see it currently in the
>  GUI?

It's for example the text you see under the selected item in the quickopen 

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