Visual Studio Code: Intellisense not working

This can be caused by many reasons, some of them are as follows.

  1. Python executable path in vscode is incorrect

    • Solution: Configure the path to the python executable in settings.json. Remember to restart vscode after.
  2. The module is located in a non-standard location

    • Solution: Configure settings.json to include this location for autocompletion to work. An example (for Linux) used to add a custom module for the workspace:

        "python.pythonPath": "/usr/bin/python",
        "python.autoComplete.extraPaths": [
  3. vscode was not launched from the active virtual environment

    • Solution: The path to the modules is set when a virtual environment is activated. Launch vscode from a terminal with the correct virtual environment activated

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