Enabling SharePoint Intellisense in VS2008

Posted on 5/21/2008 @ 12:54 AM in #SharePoint by | Feedback | 3157 views

In authoring code for SharePoint, you will often write files that are XML and driven by the wss.xsd schema.

OOTB, VS2008 will not provide you with the intellisense of SharePoint XML files.

In order to get full intellisense support for SharePoint XML files, go to the Menu --> XML --> Schemas, and make sure that the below entries are configured -

Then whenever you edit a SharePoint XML file, you will have full intellisense, as shown below -

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On 5/22/2008 11:53:11 AM Anonymous said ..
could you please clarify which "Menu" the XML and Schemas sub-menus are in.


On 5/22/2008 5:07:34 PM Sahil Malik said ..
Anony-mouse - That menu is .. when you open an XML file, you'll see an XML menu @ the top.