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 c++11 type alias using keyword not always correct
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Posted - Oct 17 2014 :  07:39:41 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
VA_X.dll file version 10.9.2048.0 built 2014.09.22
DevEnv.exe version 12.0.30723.0 Professional

It seems that the new C++11 syntax for type aliases is not always recognized correctly.

This works:

using MyString = std::string;  // MyString recognized

void f()
   MyString x;  // type recognized
   x.empty();   // auto completion works nicely

But as soon as you put it in a namespace it no longer works:

namespace MyLocalNamespace

   using MyString = std::string;

   void f()
      MyString x;

=> MyString is not recognized as type anymore (underlined), and other features like auto completion, ... as a result no longer work.

The same is happening if you use it inside a class declaration:

class MyClass
      using MyString = std::string;

      MyString getString();


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3279 Posts

Posted - Oct 17 2014 :  10:30:02 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am seeing the same problem here. Thank you for the clear description.

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Posted - Nov 20 2015 :  4:07:54 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
case=87178 is fixed in build 2083
(case=79779 morphed into case=87178)
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