Thursday 29 September 2016

Enable Code Lense feature on VS 2015 Community Edition

As per the Visual Studio 2015 feature comparisson between the editions, Microsoft has clearly mentioned that certain features will only be available in Professional & Enterprise editions of VS 2015.

One such feature happens to be the ‘CodeLense’

If you google you can easily find out what’s code lense and its features. This is a good article which explains about code lense (

This is what has been mentioned in the feature comparisson for Visual Studio 2015 (


However installing SQL Server Data Tools for VS 2015, will enable this feature in the Community Edition of VS 2015.

SSDT can be obtained from the this site:


Codel lense feature can be customize using option dialog.


Hope this will be useful to you.

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