Long, descriptive names for symbols makes reading and understanding code easier. Typing long names frequently, however, is cumbersome. Don't waste time! Type a few letters or an acronym for a symbol, and Visual Assist X will display a list of suggestions. Type a shortcut to expand frequently used snippets of code. Visual Assist X has many features to help you code efficiently.
Accelerate typing with suggestion lists that appear as you type.
Type an acronym - a short and simple abbreviation - and Visual Assist X finds the symbol you want.
If a members listbox is open, type a substring to see all members containing the substring.
Simple but valuable commands make it easy to surround selections with comment characters, parentheses, braces, and #ifdef for C/C++ users.
Speed the typing of parenthesis and braces by having them closed automatically. You control the format.
Accelerate the entry of commonly-used symbols and code snippets with VA Snippets.
Highly context-aware suggestions to speed your typing.
Run the Format Selection command of the IDE after every multi-line paste.
With Visual Assist X, you have the option to see a traditional paste menu, instead of the clipboard ring, when you press Ctrl+Shift+V.
Users who write with hungarian notation often prefix symbols with m and underscore. Speed the entry of the two characters by tapping Shift after m. The underscore appears automatically.
Sort lines without leaving the editor.
Reference common .NET types in your C# code, and Visual Assist X suggests inserting the appropriate using directive at the top of the file.
Similarly, C/C++ users can quickly add #include directives for undeclared identifiers.
Easily continue a comment on a new line. After pressing Enter inside a multi-line comment, Visual Assist X inserts the appropriate comment token on the next line automatically.