How do I get Intellisense to work on Visual Studio running inside Parallels on a Mac?
On my PC I press CTRL+Space to get Intellisense, but inside Parallels it looks like no key combination works; I thought that maybe it's because Quicksilver or Spotlight were using the same key combinations and could be intercepting, but it still doesn't work after I've remapped those to use F keys.
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Once I swapped these over Control+Space wouldn't work in Visual Studio until I went to Parallels Preferences -> Keyboard and unchecked "Enable Mac OS X system shortcuts".
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It's been a while since I used Parallels, but I'm sure there was an option to send "special" MacOS keys to the Virtual Machine, rather than to OSX - if you switch that on it should send everything to the VM.. If you are using it in Coherence mode then the only thing I can think of is change the keyboard mapping in Visual Studio (Tools, Options).
I can click on a class, hit Ctrl-Space and it pops up Intellisense.
Works both in Coherence and Single Windows modes.
Typing a single character in whitespace brings it up as well..