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Intellisense does not work in Immediate Window during Design time or when debugging with a Xamarin Android project. I verified it does work with a native UWP project.
## Steps to reproduce
1. Open Visual Studio 2015 (I am on Update 2, but reporting customer i experiencing the same with Update 1)
2. Create a new Xamarin Android Blank project.
3. Place a breakpoint on the `button.Click += ...` line and deploy the app.
4. When the app's UI is displayed, click the Click me button.
5. When the breakpoint is hit, open the Immediate Window (Ctl-alt-i or Debug->Windows->Immediate)
6. In Immediate Window start typing:
Expected result: Intellisense window should open with suggested completions.
Actual result: No intellisense.
Try the same with a UWP app, placing the breakpoint anywhere in the launch code, and you will see the Intellisense kick in. Note that this should also work during Design time, and does with UWP but not with XA. I did not test iOS.
## Version info
Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2015
Version 14.0.25123.00 Update 2
Microsoft .NET Framework
Installed Version: Professional
Visual Basic 2015 00322-40000-00000-AA850
Microsoft Visual Basic 2015
Visual C# 2015 00322-40000-00000-AA850
Microsoft Visual C# 2015
Visual C++ 2015 00322-40000-00000-AA850
Microsoft Visual C++ 2015
Visual F# 2015 00322-40000-00000-AA850
Microsoft Visual F# 2015
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU 00322-40000-00000-AA850
Windows Phone SDK 8.0 - ENU
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package 5.2.60328.3
Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2015.1 (Beta8) 14.1.11106.0
ASP.NET and Web Tools 2015.1 (Beta8)
ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2012.2 4.1.41102.0
For additional information, visit http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=309563
ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2013 5.2.40314.0
For additional information, visit http://www.asp.net/
Common Azure Tools 1.7
Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.
A Visual Studio Extension that brings the GitHub Flow into Visual Studio.
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools 1.4
Microsoft Azure Mobile Services Tools
NuGet Package Manager 3.4.0
NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.
PreEmptive Analytics Visualizer 1.2
Microsoft Visual Studio extension to visualize aggregated summaries from the PreEmptive Analytics product.
SQL Server Data Tools 14.0.60311.1
Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
TypeScript tools for Visual Studio
Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows Apps 14.0.25123.00
The Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows apps allow you to build a single universal app experience that can reach every device running Windows 10: phone, tablet, PC, and more. It includes the Microsoft Windows 10 Software Development Kit.
Xamarin 184.108.40.206 (0dd817c)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.Android 220.127.116.11 (a94a03b)
Visual Studio plugin to enable development for Xamarin.Android.
Xamarin.iOS 18.104.22.168 (3a25bf1)
Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS.
We have never implemented this feature. We may, but at the moment it's not on our roadmap. I'm closing as "NOT ON ROADMAP".