JSP-EL code completion for methods in IDEA 12

Hi everyone,

I am wondering if there is any code completion for standard Java class methods in JSP-EL contexts. Suppose, you have the following class

public class TestService {

    public boolean testMethod() {

       return true;


    public boolean testMethod(boolean value) {

       return !value;



When I use this class within a JSP:

<jsp:useBean id="service" scope="application" />

Value: ${service.

I won't get any code completion suggestions for the methods "testMethod" or "testMethod(boolean)".

Why is that? I would suppose to get these methods suggested, since it's a standard feature with servlet 3.0 (or even earlier) spec.

Any ideas how to fix this?

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This is a known problem: http://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-115227

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