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Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of AutoCompletion

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05/21/13 15:47:18 (5 years ago)
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nerdzero
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Indicate that autocompletion is somewhat supported in MD/XS

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  • AutoCompletion

    v4 v5  
    1 The IDE support for Cobra (whether MonoDevelop, Visual Studio or others) does not yet support autocompletion (aka Intellisense). There are some mitigators to help you out: 
     1The Cobra add-in for MonoDevelop or Xamarin Studio provides some amount of support for code completion.  Consult the README file provided with the add-in to see what is and what is not working.  Better support for autocompletion in MonoDevelop is currently under active development. 
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    3  1. '''Compiler suggestions:''' The Cobra compiler will make provide suggestions for unknown members. This comes in handy if you know a few characters of the member in question. For example, the code `someString.tri` will yield: 
     3Other IDEs, such as Visual Studio, do not yet support autocompletion (aka Intellisense) for Cobra. There are some mitigators to help you out: 
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     5 1. '''Compiler suggestions:''' The Cobra compiler will make suggestions for unknown members. This comes in handy if you know a few characters of the member in question. For example, the code `someString.tri` will yield: 
    46{{{ 
    57error: Cannot find a definition for "tri" in "someString" whose type is "String". 
     
    1618}}} 
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    18  3. '''Native autocomplete:''' Some editors such as UltraEdit on Windows and TextMate on Mac will provide an autocomplete based on words found in the file. While this doesn't help with discovery, it can reduce typing when variables, types and methods are reused. Other editors such as gedit can support this through a plug-in. 
     20 3. '''Native autocomplete:''' Some editors such as UltraEdit on Windows, TextMate on Mac, or Vim on Linux provide autocompletion based on words found in the file. While this doesn't help with discovery, it can reduce typing when variables, types, and methods are reused. Other editors such as gedit can support this through a plug-in. 
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    2022Cobra is a community-driven open source project. If you would like to help with autocomplete support, speak up on the discussion forum.