IntelliSense provides an array of features that make language references easy to access. When coding, you do not have to leave the
or the Code and Text Editor command window to perform searches on language elements. You can keep your context, find the information that you need, insert language elements directly into your code, and even have IntelliSense complete your typing for you. Immediate Window List Members
Discusses how to display a list of valid members from a type or namespace in your code.
Discusses the Parameters list, which gives you information about the number, names, and types of parameters required by a function or attribute.
Discusses how to display the complete declaration for any identifier in your code.
Discusses how to automatically have types the rest of a variable, command, or function name as soon as you have entered enough characters to disambiguate the term.
Visual Basic-Specific IntelliSense
Discusses Visual Basic specific features, such as syntax tips and filtered completion lists, among others.
Visual C# IntelliSense
Discusses Visual C# specific features, such as automatic code generation and most frequently used members, among others.
JScript IntelliSense Overview
Discusses how IntelliSense works for Jscript, and also the features available.
Modifying IntelliSense Options
Discusses how to turn IntelliSense off, and also how to change the keyboard shortcuts associated with IntelliSense.
When IntelliSense Is Unavailable
Discusses scenarios in which IntelliSense might not work in the editor.
Supplying XML Code Comments
Discusses how to make code comments available through IntelliSense.