The Feature Advisor functionality in CodeRush helps you create code with less effort. As you manually write code, it tracks the code and suggests templates to write the same code faster, with fewer keystrokes. For example, if you have just typed a method declaration, CodeRush advises you to use the m template to declare a method.
If CodeRush has a new suggestion, it shows a message strip at the top of the code editor, as illustrated below:
Or it displays a special icon in the bottom-right corner of the main window in Visual Studio.
Click the message strip or icon to open the Advisor History window.
The Advisor History window lists a specified number of suggestions. Click a suggestion to expand it. A suggestion can contain several items when there are several blocks of code that can be created with the same template. Click the arrow icon to expand all items.
The Advisor History tool window also has a context menu.
The context menu includes the following items:
You can specify the Feature Advisor options via the Feature Advisor options page.