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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Parameter Info

Parameter Info, as its name implies, is designed to provide interactive guidance for the parameters needed for any given function call. This feature proves especially useful for making function calls that have a long list of parameters or a long overload list.

Parameter Info is initiated whenever you type an opening parenthesis after a function name. To see how this works, perform these steps:

1. Type the name of a function.

2. Type an open parenthesis. A pop-up box shows the function signature.

3. Scroll through the different signatures by using the small up- and down-arrow cues if there are multiple valid signatures (for example, multiple overloaded versions of this function). Select the desired signature.

4. Start typing the ...

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