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Import Symbol Completion


This command suggests types and extension methods from modules referenced in the current project regardless of whether their namespaces are imported in the current file. The namespace of each suggested item is displayed on its right in the suggestion list. As soon as you select a non-imported type, the required namespace import directives are added automatically.

To invoke import symbol completion

  1. Place the caret at the position where you're going to type your code.
  2. Press Shift+Alt+Space.
  3. Select a suggestion from the list and press Enter or start typing the initial letters of the identifier or its CamelHumps abbreviation to narrow down the list of suggestions.

You can also invoke import symbol completion on an existing identifier. In this case, there are two ways to apply the selected completion suggestion; press Enter to insert it and leave the existing item or press Tab to replace the existing item.

Examples of using import symbol completion

You can use the following examples to get an idea of how Import Symbol Completion looks like in various scenarios:

Basic scenario

Coding Assistance Code Completion Type Name CSharp

Import Symbol Completion with extension methods

Coding Assistance Code Completion Type Name extension methods

Import symbol completion using CamelHumps

Coding Assistance Code Completion Type Name CamelHumps
Last modified: 20 August 2018

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