Visual Basic-Specific IntelliSense
For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017 RC, see Visual Studio 2017 RC Documentation.
The Visual Basic source code editor offers the following IntelliSense features:
Syntax tips display the syntax of the statement that you are typing. This is useful for statements such as Declare.
Completion on various keywords
For example, if you type
gotoand a space, IntelliSense will display a list of the defined labels in a drop-down menu. Other supported keywords include
When a statement will refer to a member of an enumeration, IntelliSense will display a list of the members of the
Enum. When a statement will refer to a
Boolean, IntelliSense will display a true-false drop-down menu.
Completion can be turned off by default by deselecting Auto list members from the General property page in the Visual Basic folder.
You can manually invoke completion by invoking List Members, Complete Word, or ALT+RIGHT ARROW. For more information, see Using IntelliSense.
IntelliSense in Zone assists Visual Basic developers who need to deploy applications through ClickOnce and are constrained to partial trust settings. This feature:
Enables you to choose the permissions the application will run with.
Display APIs in the chosen Zone as available in List Members, and display APIs that require additional permissions as unavailable.
For more information, see Code Access Security for ClickOnce Applications.