Intellisense Icons in Visual Studio

When you are using Visual Studio Intellisense completion list, you must have observed a collection of icons as shown below

Visual Studio Intellisense Icons

There are 179 such icons and have you ever wondered what do all these icons mean? These are called Babel Icons and you can have different icons for a method depending on whether it is public, protected or private. Here’s a snapshot of these icons

Visual Studio Intellisense Icons

Check the entire list of icons and what do they mean in the Babel Icons table

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

in a book i found that every Babel Icons have a different meaning in visual studio and Expression web 4.

is that clear.