Feature Advisor

The Feature Advisor options page allows you to modify Feature Advisor settings.


The following options are available.



Specifies whether or not the Feature Advisor is enabled.


Store up to X items in history.

Specifies the maximum number of advisor history items shown in the Advisor History window.


Show the notification bar even if Advisor History window is visible

Specifies whether or not the Feature Advisor notification bar is shown when the Advisor History window is opened.


Filter tips based on Feature Statistics

Check this option to skip tips on features you have already used.


Notification style

Specifies the way in which Feature Advisor notifies you about new tips. You can choose one of the following.

  • Message strip in the top margin of the editor window
  • Small icon in the status bar of the editor window


Suppressed tips

Lists disabled tips. To restore the availability of the initial tip, right click the required tip and choose Delete from the context menu.



This product is designed for outdated versions of Visual Studio. Although Visual Studio 2015 is supported, consider using the CodeRush extension with Visual Studio 2015 or higher.