Visual Studio 2013: IntelliSense

I’m back! Vacation was great but now I’m ready to get back into the swing of things. I thought we would get things going again with a look at two features of IntelliSense: Pascal Case and keywords.     Pascal Case This is one of my favorite features! Have you ever been in a situation…


Visual Studio 2013: Making IntelliSense Transparent While You Code

As I mentioned before, I will be revisiting tips from older versions in this new series. I’m also removing the word “Preview” from these entries since is it safe to assume these features will continue to be in shipping versions of the product. I reserve the word “Preview” for those things that are new and…


Greatest Hits: Using the New IntelliSense – Pascal Case

Keyboard:  CTRL + J  Menu:  Edit | IntelliSense | List Members Command:  Edit.ListMembers Versions:  2010 Published:  2/9/2010 Code:  vstipEdit0017     Have you ever been in a situation where you wanted to use IntelliSense to get a method but there are a TON of methods that start with same word and you have to type…


Greatest Hits: Using Visual Studio 2010 IntelliSense with Keywords

Keyboard:  CTRL + J Menu:  Edit –> IntelliSense –> List Members Command:  Edit.ListMembers Versions:  2010 Published:  2/8/2010 Code:  vstipEdit0016   The one feature we regularly use more than just about anything else in Visual Studio is IntelliSense.  It has been our friend for many years.  Well it just got more friendly!  To show you the…


Greatest Hits: Make IntelliSense Transparent

Keyboard:  CTRL Versions:  2008,2010 Published:  10/17/2010 Code:  vstipEdit0077   I thought it would be cool to rerun some of the items that many people have really liked in the past.  This is the first of the posts I’ll call the Greatest Hits for folks to get exposure to tips they may have missed the first…


Using the New IntelliSense

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Using JScript Libraries in Other JScript Files

Versions:  2008,2010Published:  12/12/2010Code:  vstipProj0025   When you want to use your own custom JScript library it’s a very straightforward process to do.  You just CLICK AND DRAG the file from Solution Explorer into your web page:     Then start using the library:     But what if you want to use the library in…


Updating JScript IntelliSense

Keyboard:  CTRL + SHIFT + JMenu:  Edit -> IntellisSense -> Update JScript IntelliSenseCommand:  Edit.UpdateJScriptIntellisenseVersions:  2008,2010Published:  12/11/2010Code:  vstipEdit0086   If you find that your IntelliSense isn’t showing items for JScript items you recently put in then you can update the JScript Intellisense yourself by going to Edit -> IntellisSense -> Update JScript IntelliSense or pressing CTRL…


Make IntelliSense Transparent

Keyboard:  CTRLVersions:  2008,2010Published:  10/17/2010Code:  vstipEdit0077   Sometimes when you are cranking code you find yourself in a situation where IntelliSense is covering up some code you want to see:   You can easily make it temporarily opaque by pressing and holding the CTRL key:   This way you don’t have to completely get rid of…


Word Completion

Keyboard:  CTRL + SPACE; ALT + RIGHT ARROW Menu:  Edit –> IntelliSense –> Complete Word Command:  Edit.CompleteWord Versions:  2008,2010 Published:  5/31/2010 Code:  vstipEdit0065   So this one is very popular and one of the core skills to use in Visual Studio.  Let’s say you are typing and you have this:   You can press CTRL…