GhostDoc hangs Visual Studio on loading solution
Problem reported by Rutger Storm - November 15, 2018 at 12:11 AM
When you have a solution with a Website as project type (the project type which doesn't have a .csproj but is added directly to the sln file). And that project uses NPM and has done a npm install then you are not able to load the solution anymore. It will hang on loading that project. When you make the node_modules map hidden then it is able to load it again.
GhostDoc seems to be the cause of this. If I disable the plugin (or don't have it installed) then Visual Studio loads the solution just fine.
Ghostdoc community: 5.9.18070
Visual studio 2017: 15.8.8

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Misha Zhutov Replied
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Thank you for reporting that. 
Could you please send us log file from c:\Users\<user>\Documents\SubMain\GhostDoc for VS2017\GhostDoc.log to
Serge B. Replied
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Hi Rutger,
I notice the version you are using was released way before the VS2017 Update you have on your machine - that may be the reason of the issue.
Please download the latest version - v2018.1.18310 - at
If you are still experiencing the problem when using the latest version, please send us the Log file to the email in the post above.
Serge Baranovsky
SubMain Software
(800) 936-2134
Rutger Storm Replied
Installed the new version but still experiencing the problem. The log in the specified location also keeps growing (When I killed Visual Studio it was 2.10 MB). I have send the log file to the specified email adres.

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