The desktop IDE includes several tools for making the code editing more convenient.
By pressing Ctrl + Space a list of all variables, subs, controls and objects will show.
If only one item fits the already partially written name then this item will be completed
Each sub can be folded by pressing on the small minus sign left of the sub declaration.
You can also use the #Region word to declare an outlining node beginning and #End
Region which declares the outlining node end.
#Region Form1 Code
When loading a file that contains outlining nodes that were declared using #Region ...
#End Region, these nodes will be collapsed by default.
You can add bookmarks in the code that later can be jumped to for easier navigation.
Adding bookmarks is done by right clicking on the text editor or by using the toolbar
Block Comment / Uncomment
Using the two related buttons on the toolbar you can comment / uncomment any number
of lines by selecting the lines and pressing the toolbar button.
Retab / Untab
The desktop Retab option (under Edit menu) changes each single space at the beginning
of each line to a tab.
The device Untab changes each tab at the beginning of each line to a single space.
These two methods makes sharing code between a device and a desktop more convenient.
Sometimes it is necessary to work on two different parts of the code simultaneously.
This can be done by pulling down the small button at the text editor upper-right corner.
This action will open another window with the same code.
You could jump to any sub by pressing on the sub name in the subs tree (on the right
This action could also be done by right clicking (or pressing Shift + F2) on the sub name
in the text editor.