Bug 6504 - Have option to hide NSObject members in Intellisense (MonoTouch, MonoMac)
Summary: Have option to hide NSObject members in Intellisense (MonoTouch, MonoMac)
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Text Editor ()
Version: 3.0.x
Hardware: PC Mac OS
: Normal enhancement
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Mike Krüger
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-08-11 11:56 UTC by t9mike
Modified: 2012-08-13 10:18 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description t9mike 2012-08-11 11:56:17 UTC
Seeing inherited NSObject members in Intellisense when using Mac/iOS SDK slows down development. Seeing these often forces me to go to docs or object browser just to see actual non-NSObject members since there are sooo many NSObject members (needle in haystack).

So there should be an option to not show NSObject members, and I suggest making this toggle in the actual Intellisense popup. I would guess that most mainstream MT/MM developers never use NSObject members myself, and default should therefore be to hide NSObject members. 

I think this is more specific than some generic "don't show super class members" feature, since I'd still want to see any non-NSObject super class members.
Comment 1 Mike Krüger 2012-08-13 00:38:51 UTC
I think we have the feature you need :)

try to hit ctrl+space while the completion list is open  - that switches to category mode.
Comment 2 t9mike 2012-08-13 10:18:13 UTC
Wow, did not know about this. Powerful and even more generic, thanks. I have some questions/issues that I will take offline and then perhaps create some other related tickets.