File Structure helps overview the structure
of the current file that is open and active in the editor.
Double-click a node in the File Structure window to navigate to the declaration of the selected member. Moreover, use context menu to apply navigation and search features, and refactorings as well right from the current window.
Type Hierarchy helps overview
the inheritance hierarchy of a type.
Double-click a node in the Hierarchy window to navigate to the declaration of the selected type. Moreover, use context menu to apply search features and refactoring right from the current window.
- Various "Go To ..." features such as: Go to Type, Go to Symbol, Go to File Member, etc. work for VB.NET as well.
- The Navigate To drop-down list is also available and helps you navigate to various destinations.
Navigating to External Sources
from VB.NET works just as well as from C#.
TipYou can select the VB.NET language for Metadata View in the Language drop-down list in the Metadata Viewer tab in the Options dialog box. For more information, see External Sources.
- ReSharper adds special marks to left gutter that help navigate to overriding, implementing or hiding members.
Find Usages and
Find Usages Advanced
features help you locate all usages of namespaces, types, methods, etc. in your source code.
Applying the Find Usages feature is the quickest way to find
all code usages in the solution.
If you need more flexible search, use the Find Usages Advanced feature. It gives you an opportunity to find textual occurrences and extend the search scope, for a example.
The Highlight Usages in File feature
helps focus your attention at a particular member or local variable and its occurrences.
Note that write accesses are highlighted in red, and read accesses are highlighted in blue.
Moreover, you can highlight usages of namespaces. Place the caret at Imports directive and invoke the feature, ReSharper highlights all symbols that depend on the namespace.
Find Code Dependent on Module
helps find dependencies on a project or assembly reference.
Find Symbols External to Scope helps find any symbols external to a certain scope and their usages.
Search with Pattern enables
you to define a code pattern and find pieces of code that match the pattern. For instance, if you want
to find all usages of TryCast statement in your project, use the following search pattern:
As a result, multiple different usages are found: