ArcGIS Developer Tip #2: Enhanced .NET Intellisense for ArcGIS 9.3.1

If you are working with the ArcGIS 9.3.1 .NET SDK, then you may have noticed a small enhancement when coding against the core ArcObjects Primary Interop Assemblies (PIA) in Visual Studio 2005 and 2008.  

In previous versions, when you typed in a property or method, you simply got this:


Now the intellisense reads the actual IDL help string from the core COM libraries and displays them for you.

Just a small enhancement, but worth noting.


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  1. Pimplebutt says:

    Don’t know how you’re getting the additional intellisense. I have 9.3.1 and Visual Studio 2008 (VB.NET) and I don’t get anything but the class member. No description at all.