Mark OReilly · Jan 11

How to quickly open class in VS Code

Is there an easy way to open classes in VS Code?

In studio you go open and just type the class name and it opens up the class. 

In VS Code need to know the full path, is there a quick way? It is probably the one thing preventing from using VSCode full time (apart from not seeing the .luts or csp files)

Product version: IRIS 2022.1
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VSCode has such feature, from Menu Go -> Go to file, (cmd+P/ctrl+P)

Even quicker way to get there is CMD-E twice (on Mac) or CTRL-E twice (Windows)

It would be great to have a cheat-sheet for all of these keyboard shortcuts and other tricks, especially in terms of "if you used to do X in Studio, here's how to do that in VS Code".

A few months ago I happened across the incantation for the VS Code equivalent of Studio's "Find in Files" (free text search of server-side classes) but forgot the key combination and haven't had the time to try to figure out which docs to check and guess at whether it's a standard feature of VS Code or of the ObjectScript plug-in.

For VS Code's native Search facility to search the server-side code your ISFS workspace gives you access to you must follow the instructions in the "Enable Proposed APIs" section of the extension's README (which is also available here). One of the steps will have to be repeated each time your InterSystems ObjectScript extension gets upgraded from MarketPlace with a new version.

@Raj Singh  Thank you!!  

Curious - why wasn't this a D.C. article?  Is it because the location on allow multiple people to collaborate on the content?

Mark, if you are using the server-side editing paradigm, which matches what you're used to with Studio, make sure you follow the instructions in the "Enable Proposed APIs" section of the extension's README (also available here). Until you have done this the Ctrl/Cmd+P technique mentioned by Dmitry won't find anything when you are working server-side.

Also added a request to open routine upon the error message. At the line of error.

Thanks, @John Murray !
Tried - doesn't work for me:

for <UNDEFINED>zOnPhase+79^%ZPM.PackageManager.Developer.Processor.Default.Document.1

it shows: