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robhcm
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United Kingdom
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Posted - Mar 31 2021 :  05:35:27 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hello, I hope this post find you well!

For your consideration I would like to to request an option in the Find Symbol search window to allow for "function declarations"

Example classes in a CPP project:


void ClassA::DoSomething()
void ClassB::DoSomething(float param)


Here, "DoSomething" will return these symbol results


ClassA::DoSomething
ClassB::DoSomething


It would be useful to specify "DoSomething(float)" or similar to return more relevant results:


ClassB::DoSomething


I am not sure how to consider function declarations that include other symbols (as a return type or parameter)

feline
Whole Tomato Software

United Kingdom
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Posted - Mar 31 2021 :  07:55:49 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
We are looking to add the ability to search on parameters as well, to allow you to pick the correct overload:

case=61242

One thing we need to watch for is search performance in very large solutions, so not quite as simple as it could be, but definitely something worth doing.

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