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How do I show a description of my method in intellisense?

Posted on 2006-03-20
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2010-04-16
I am trying to show a description of a method in intellisense, but it's not working for me. I am trying:

using System.EnterpriseServices;


[Description("Description for method")]
public void Method()

I don't have any errors or anything, but no description comes up when I access this method via intellisense (like if you do MessageBox.Show you see a description that says "Displays a message box in front of the specified object and with the specified text.")
Question by:PoeticAudio

Accepted Solution

AdGroot earned 500 total points
ID: 16240445
try this

    /// <summary>
    /// This is the class Test
    /// </summary>
    class Test
        /// <summary>
        /// Use Foo with param bar
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="bar">bsr is of type string</param>
        static public void Foo(string bar)


Expert Comment

ID: 16241181
the [Description] style tag you where using originally, appears to be of the format used for specifying properties on a custom Control.
For example, you can use
to specify that a property will be invisible to the properties viewer.

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