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The Use Base Type Where Possible refactoring helps replace some or all references to a selected type with references to its base type. The list of base types is provided for the user to select from. You can optionally choose not to replace references in is and typeof operators.

To use base type where possible
  1. Position the caret at the name of a type.
  2. Choose ReSharper | Refactor | Use Base Type Where Possible. The Use Base Type Where Possible dialog box displays:
  3. Specify the following options:
    • In the list of base types of the selected type, select which one to use for replacement.
    • Select whether you want to Replace types in 'is' operator and/or Replace types in 'typeof' operator.
  4. Click Next. If no conflicts are found, selected categories of references are updated immediately. Otherwise, resolve conflicts .

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