Solved: Visual Studio sometimes loses Intellisense with ReSharper 8.x [Field Notes]

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Problem

Sometimes, for whatever reason, Intellisense will go away in Visual Studio while using ReSharper.

This is a bummer, because Intellisense is a huge help, and very easy to take for granted until it’s gone.

Resolution

Some folks reported having to close and reopen Visual Studio to get this to work, but I was able to fix it in the following way:

  • From the ReSharper Menu, choose Options:

Resharper menu

  • From the Intellisense Menu, choose General:

Resharper Intellisense Menu

  • Ensure that ReSharper is selected, so you get all that extra goodness:

General Settings Menu Resharper Selection

  • Click Save:

Clicking the Save button

At this point, ReSharper appears to refresh its settings and this kicks Intellisense back into action.

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