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Introducing the ABL Editor : Tasks : Writing ABL code : Using assistance features : Using context assistance : Showing syntax help as you type
Showing syntax help as you type
To show syntax help, type an ABL keyword followed by a space. A list of phrases valid for the context appears in a pop-up window.
This feature is enabled by default. To turn it off or on:
1. Choose Window > Preferences to open the Preferences window.
2. Choose Progress OpenEdge > Editor > Assistance to display the Assistance page.
3. Uncheck or check the Show syntax help as I type option.
Note: You can quickly display full entries from OpenEdge Development: ABL Reference in the Eclipse help viewer by Highlight a keyword or phrase in the ABL Editor and Press SHIFT+F2 or right-click and choose Keyword Help from the context menu.