The PovClipse editor provides you with a code assistant, using the standard eclipse
Ctrl - SPACE.
A little window is displayed showing a list of suitable keywords, templates or declared variables. Use the "
Arrow Down" keys to navigate through the list;
Return" selects the keyword.
If there are characters left to the actual cursor position, these characters are taken into
account to shrink the proposal list. Only those proposals beginning with the characters left to the cursor will
In this example we have the characters
'de' just right to the cursor, so the code
assistant list contains only keywords beginning with
There are several special characers allowing to narrow down the proposal list by limiting to keywords,
templates or declared object names only:
These characters are stripped away when selecting a proposal from the list.
.: lists only keywords
*: lists only templates
+: lists only declared objects or variables
If we would have
'+de' in the example above, only declared object/variable names will
appear in the proposal list.
The completion proposals type is indicated by the its icon:
- - Declared objects and variables
- - Code templates
- - Keywords not being shown in the outline view
- Everyting else - outline view icons for highlighted keywords