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This dialog box helps specify a template macro that ReSharper should use to suggest or guess values for each template parameter. You will use this dialog box when you declare or edit template parameters.

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The dialog contains a set of template macros described below.

ExpressionDescriptionDetails
getCreationTime() Date and time when the file was created in specified formatEvaluates file creation date and time

Macro parameters:

  • format - text string
list() Comma-delimited list of values Displays the specified list of values.

Macro parameters:

  • Comma-delimited list of values - text string
spacestounderstrokes() Value of another variable, where spaces will be replaced with '_'Changes spaces to '_' (i.e. "do something useful" into "do_something_useful"

Macro parameters:

  • another variable - reference to another parameter in the template
arrayVariable() Suggest an array variableSuggests variable which type is array type
    fixedTypeName() Insert reference to typeEvaluates to selected type name.

    Macro parameters:

    • type - type
    capitalize() Value of another variable with the first letter in upper caseCapitalizes string value (i.e. changes case of the first letter to upper)

    Macro parameters:

    • another variable - reference to another parameter in the template
    clipboard() Clipboard contentEvaluates to current textual clipboard content
      complete() Execute basic completionShow basic code completion list at the point where the variable is evaluated
        completeSmart() Execute smart completionShow smart code completion list at the point where the variable is evaluated
          completeType() Execute type completionShow type completion list at the point where the variable is evaluated
            constant() Constant value Evaluates to the specified constant value.

            Macro parameters:

            • Constant value - text string
            typeMember() Containing type member nameEvaluates to short name of the most inner containing type member (e.g. method or property).
              typeName() Containing type nameEvaluates to short name of the most inner containing type.
                context() Provides list of items describing current contextProvides list of items describing current context. This includes file name, containing type name, namespace name, etc.
                  getCurrentDate() Current date in specified formatEvaluates current date

                  Macro parameters:

                  • format - text string
                  getCurrentTime() Current date and time in specified formatEvaluates current date

                  Macro parameters:

                  • format - text string
                  getCurrentNamespace() Containing namespaceEvaluates name of the containing namespace
                    decapitalize() Value of another variable with the first character in lower caseDecapitalizes string value (i.e. changes case of the first letter to lower)

                    Macro parameters:

                    • another variable - reference to another parameter in the template
                    getDefaultNamespace() Default namespaceGets default namespace for the current project
                      fileDefaultNamespace() Default namespace for current fileGets default namespace for the current file
                        getFileName() Current file nameEvaluates current file name
                          getFileNameWithoutExtension() Current file name without extensionEvaluates current file name without extension
                            getFullUserName() Full user name of the current userEvaluates full name of the current user
                              guessElementType() Guess element type of collection represented by variableAnalyzes code and guesses type of element of a collection.

                              Macro parameters:

                              • variable - reference to another parameter in the template
                              guessExpectedElementType() Guess element type for expected collection typeGuess element type if a collection type is expected at this point
                                guessExpectedType() Guess type expected at this pointGuess type expected at this point
                                  guessKeyType() Guess key type of dictionary represented by variableAnalyzes code and guesses type of key of a dictionary collection.

                                  Macro parameters:

                                  • variable - reference to another parameter in the template
                                  guessValueType() Guess value type of dictionary represented by variableAnalyzes code and guesses type of value of a dictionary collection.

                                  Macro parameters:

                                  • variable - reference to another parameter in the template
                                  guid() New GUIDGenerates new Globally Unique Identifier (GUID)
                                    lineNumber() Current line numberEvaluates to number of the line macro is evaluated at.
                                      getOutputName() Current project output assembly nameEvaluates output assembly name for the current project
                                        parameterOfType() Suggest parameter of typeSuggests parameters of the specified type.

                                        Macro parameters:

                                        • type - type
                                        getProjectName() Name of the current projectEvaluates current project name
                                          getSolutionName() Current solution nameEvaluates current solution name
                                            enumerableVariable() Suggest enumerable variableSuggests visible variable that can be enumerated (that is, used in foreach loop as collection)
                                              suggestIndexVariable() Suggest name for an index variableSuggests non-used name which can be used for an index variable at the evaluation point.
                                                suggestVariableName() Suggest name for a variableWhen exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable.
                                                  variableOfType() Suggest variable of typeSuggests variables of the specified type.

                                                  Macro parameters:

                                                  • type - type
                                                  suggestVariableType() Suggest type for a new variableSuggest type for a new variable declared in the template
                                                    getUserName() Short name of the current userEvaluates current user name
                                                      dependencyPropertyType() DependencyProperty typeEvaluates to dependency property type specific to current framework
                                                        AspMasterpageContentGenerator() ASP.NET Masterpage content generatorGenerate content for masterpage content placeholders at the point where the variable is evaluated
                                                          AspMvcController() ASP.NET MVC ControllerShow completion list with available ASP.NET MVC Controllers at the point where the variable is evaluated
                                                            AspMvcAction() ASP.NET MVC ActionShow completion list with available ASP.NET MVC Actions at the point where the variable is evaluated
                                                              runAtServer() Insert runat="server" if server-side tag selectedInsert runat="server" if server-side tag selected
                                                                fileheader() File headerInserts the file header specified in the ReSharper options.
                                                                  castToLeftSideType() Cast to the required type (if the cast is necessary)Inserts (if required) cast to the type which is expected at the left side of assignment expression.
                                                                    suggestAttributeNameByTag() Suggests attribute name by tagSuggests attribute name used in the same tags in current document
                                                                      suggestAttributeValue() Suggest attribute valueSuggest attribute value for current html tag attribute
                                                                        suggestTagName() Suggest tag nameSuggest tag name used in current document
                                                                          fullTagName() Full tag nameInserts full name of containing tag
                                                                            suggestXmlAttributeNameByTag() Suggests XML attribute name by tagSuggests XML attribute name used in the same tags in current document
                                                                              suggestAttributeName() Suggests XML attribute nameSuggests XML attribute name used in current document
                                                                                suggestXmlTagName() Suggests XML tag nameSuggests XML tag name used in current document
                                                                                  tagName() Tag nameInserts name of containing tag without namespace
                                                                                    tagNamespace() Tag namespaceInserts namespace of containing tag
                                                                                      cppFileheader() File header [C++]Inserts the file header specified in the ReSharper options. [C++]
                                                                                        cppContainingTypeName() Containing type name [C++]Evaluates to short name of the most inner containing type. [C++]

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                                                                                          Last modified: 30 June 2015