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Have a way to enable calls to hover providers when debugging #48733

alexandrudima opened this issue Apr 26, 2018 · 1 comment


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commented Apr 26, 2018

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  • package.json:
    "publisher": "alex",
    "name": "47466",
    "version": "0.0.0",
    "engines": {
        "vscode": "^1.0.0"
    "activationEvents": [
    "main": "index.js"
  • index.js:
const vscode = require('vscode');

exports.activate = function () {

	vscode.languages.registerHoverProvider('*', {
		provideHover: (doc, pos) => {
            console.log(`provideHover invoked!`);
  • set the new config options
  • start debugging
    The hover provider should be invoked.

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