Author Topic: SE Mac Changing preprocessor asks to rebuild tag but fails to do so  (Read 707 times)


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With the latest version of SE and IPP (Intel library), I found I needed to update my preprocessor settings to get the IPP header files to be parsable by SE. I went to the C++ language settings and changed the preprocessor values. When I clicked Apply, SE asked if I wanted to rebuild my tag files and I said yes. Nothing happened. I had to manually rebuild the tag files to get the new settings to take effect and then everything was fine. Would be nice if the 'yes' response actually did rebuild the tag file.

SlickEdit Pro 2018 (v23.0.1.2)

Serial number: xxx
Licensed number of users: Single user
License file: /Library/Application Support/SlickEdit/23/slickedit.lic

Build Date: March 21, 2019
Emulation: CUA

OS: macOS
OS Version: 10.14.4
Processor Architecture: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz 64 bit (8 cores)

Memory: 98% Load, 16160MB/16384MB Virtual
Shell Information: /Applications/ -i
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Project Type: Cpp
Language: .cpp (C/C++)
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Re: SE Mac Changing preprocessor asks to rebuild tag but fails to do so
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2019, 02:44:43 pm »
It specifically asks you if you want to retag your workspace.  It will not retag C/C++ compiler tag files, auto-imported tag files, or language specific tag files.  You do have to do those manually.  We do this for simplicity, because most of the time people are adding preprocessing for code that is in their workspace and projects.