Re: VS.NET C# Editor Needs Improvement
From: Dan Moseley[MSFT] (danmose_at_online.microsoft.com)
Date: Mon, 31 May 2004 20:47:30 GMT
Clinton, could you describe more exactly what you're expecting? When would intellisense prompt you?
Are you talking about prompting to automatically add "using" or "Imports"? What language are you using?
-- This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights. -------------------- | >From: "clintonG" <csgallagher@REMOVETHISTEXT@metromilwaukee.com> | >References: <uCCRmtMREHA.3708@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl> | >Subject: Re: VS.NET C# Editor Needs Improvement | >Date: Sun, 30 May 2004 20:05:07 -0500 | >Lines: 62 | >X-Priority: 3 | >X-MSMail-Priority: Normal | >X-Newsreader: Microsoft Outlook Express 6.00.3790.0 | >X-MimeOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.00.3790.132 | >Message-ID: <Og1pStqREHA.628@TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl> | >Newsgroups: microsoft.public.vsnet.ide | >NNTP-Posting-Host: cpe-65-25-169-159.wi.rr.com 188.8.131.52 | >Path: cpmsftngxa10.phx.gbl!TK2MSFTNGXA01.phx.gbl!cpmsftngxa06.phx.gbl! TK2MSFTNGP08.phx.gbl!TK2MSFTNGP11.phx.gbl | >Xref: cpmsftngxa10.phx.gbl microsoft.public.vsnet.ide:12435 | >X-Tomcat-NG: microsoft.public.vsnet.ide | > | >Maybe I am still missing something fundamental but I'm expecting | >Intellisense to help me determine which namespace(s) need to | >be used. | > | >-- | ><%= Clinton Gallagher | > A/E/C Consulting, Web Design, e-Commerce Software Development | > Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin USA | > URL http://www.metromilwaukee.com/clintongallagher/ | > | > | >"Mike Orb" <email@example.com> wrote in | >message news:uCCRmtMREHA.3708@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl... | >> Not sure what is planned for the next release of VS.NET, but please | >> consider the following as much needed. | >> | >> 1) Enum completion. I.e. if I have: | >> | >> MessageDialogStyle foo; | >> | >> Typeing: | >> | >> foo = | >> | >> will insert MessageDialogStyle. and popup the list of choices. Should | >> work if bitwise ORing enums as well. | >> | >> 2) Method override templating like VS.NET supports for VB.NET. I.e. I | >> can pulldown a list of methods that can be overridden, select one, and | >> the stub is generated. | >> | >> 3) Something akin to VB.NET's background compilation so that syntax | >> errors are immediately flagged, especially unknown class/variables. | >> | >> 4) Option to define whitespace formatting rules similar to VB.NET, so | >> that I can just type away and my preferred spacing between =, ==, , (, | >> etc. is implemented. | >> | >> 5) When I type some code in a place where the indenting is not | >supposed | >> to be and hit return, the editor does not clean things up and | >re-format. | >> For example: | >> | >> bar(); | >> type_here();<RETURN DOES NOT FIX INDENTING AND IT STAYS LIKE THIS> | >> foo(); | >> | >> Short version: offer options/features to make C# editor behave like | >> VB.NET editor. I don't like VB.NET's syntax much (especially _ line | >> continuation), but it's editor is very nice. | >> | >> Thanks, | >> -Mike | >> | >> -- | >> Mike Orb | >> mike _at_ orb dreamhost com | >> | >> | > | > | >