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Open assemblies from Global Assembly Cache

dotPeek can open assemblies from Global Assembly Cache (GAC).

Open assemblies from Global Assembly Cache

  1. Do one of the following:

    • In the main menu, choose File | Open from GAC.

    • Click Open from GAC Themed icon assembly explorer open from gac screen gray on the toolbar of the Assembly Explorer window.

    • Press Ctrl+Shift+O.

  2. In the dialog that appears, select the desired assemblies. You can batch-select assembly items and filter out assemblies by typing parts of assembly names in the Search field.

dotPeek: Global Assembly Cache dialog

The selected assemblies showing their names and versions are added to the Assembly Explorer window. You can explore them by expanding assembly nodes and their child nodes. Double-click code symbols to decompile and view the corresponding code. For more information, see Study code.

Last modified: 22 September 2022