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Visual C# IntelliSense

IntelliSense is a powerful feature that can significantly increase your productivity because it provides logical code elements that you can select from a drop-down menu when you are coding. It is designed to make the development of your application much easier by helping you automatically generate code in the Code Editor. This process can reduce the time that you spend typing and help you avoid introducing typographical errors in your code.

The following topics provide an overview of Visual C# IntelliSense features.

IntelliSense for Most Recently Used Members

Describes how IntelliSense handles your most frequently used members for convenient syntax completion.

IntelliSense in the Immediate Mode Command Window

Discusses IntelliSense support in the Immediate window of the debugger.

Automatic Code Generation

Describes IntelliSense features that are used to automatically generate code for common tasks.

Completion Lists in C#

Explains how C# manages completion lists.

Organizing Using Statements

Explains how to sort and remove using and extern declarations without changing the behavior of the source code.

Using IntelliSense

Describes the ways you can use IntelliSense.