Rev. 24.1.12, 12 June 2024

3.8.14 Use Content Assist (Autocomplete)

Content assist provides you with a list of suggested completions for partially entered text. Proposals are context dependent and include accessible entities, architectures, configurations, variables, signals, constants,functions, procedures, etc. as well as templates for various constructs.

Press Ctrl+Space to trigger content assist.

Content assist is triggered automatically in some contexts, for example when you type in a <=, or := in the editor.

Proposals are presented in a list for you to chose from. Moving through proposals you can quickly see the related documentation.

Press Enter or click to select a proposal or Esc to cancel the assist.