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Function documentation Code Completion Settings  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

Use

You use this option of the Front-End Editor to adjust your settings for Code Completion.

Prerequisites

In the right-hand corner of the editor screen, choose the Options pushbutton (This graphic is explained in the accompanying text). In the Options dialog box, choose Code Completion.

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Code Completion Settings

Features

      Enable Current Scope

This feature allows you to see scope information. When you enable this option, the current scope information appears on the left side of the status bar.

        Enable Quick Info

This feature allows you to see the class or the method block information. When you enable this option, a quick info box appears when you position your cursor over a block or by pressing CTRL+SHIFT+SPACE.

       Show Tooltip On Hovering After

This feature allows you to see suggestions for code completion. When you enable this option, the hovering tool tip appears over the text when you type. It disappears after the period of time you have set in milliseconds from the msec Up and Down arrow box

        Enable Code Hints

This feature allows you to see code suggestions as you type:

       Display Hint When Saving At Least

This feature allows you to set the minimum number of characters you avoid typing when using the code hint. For example, if you want to type hugo, and the setting for this option is 2, the minimum number of characters you avoid typing is 2 – these are the characters “go”.

        Automatically Hide Tooltips After

This feature allows you to set the period of time, during which a tool tip is displayed. The code tip hides after the period of time that you have set in milliseconds from the msec Up and Down arrow box.

        Enable Auto Completion

This feature allows you to enter a few letters/words and the edit control provides a dropdown box with suggestions for your string.

       Open Completion Automatically After

This feature allows you to open a completion list after the insertion of ->.

Dictionary

      Suggest Keywords

This feature allows you to enable code hints and completion lists with keywords. For ABAP source code, this feature is disabled.

      Suggest Non-keywords from the Text

This feature allows you to enable simple auto completion with a completion list that suggest hints based on statistic data gathered from the source code. All keywords identical to ABAP keywords are skipped.

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