[MonoDevelop] Visual Studio style code completion

matt mz392@nyu.edu
Wed, 04 Aug 2004 20:45:29 -0400

I would also like this feature very much.


On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 12:54:55PM -0400, Stephen Roller wrote:
>      I've just recently started learning C# on both .Net and Mono.  I've
> been using VS.net 2002 for .Net and Monodevelop for Mono.  I'm
> finding that the Mono project is very exciting and I'm looking
> forward to seeing all the developments.
>      While using Monodevelop, I noticed it has one very different behavior
> from VS.net.  When using code completion in visual studio, any
> non-letter/numeric/underscore character except escape will cause an
> auto-completion and that character written.  Tab and enter simply
> cause auto-completion.  Monodevelop only autocompletes when you press
> enter.  I personally prefer the Visual Studio way over the
> Monodevelop/Sharpdevelop way.
>      The solution I propose is to have an option for a developer to choose
> between Sharpdevelop and Visual Studio style autocompletion.  The
> default would be Sharpdevelop style, but any developer migrating from
> a Windows platform could use the second option.
>      I know this is not considered a 'major bug' or anything like that,
> but it is one of those little things that makes a program better.
> I've already started looking at source code to see where I would make
> the changes necessary.
>      Is anyone interested in this behavior?  Should I go ahead an finish
> my patches or wait for someone else to code it?
> --Stephen Roller
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