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File Structure window

ReSharper | Windows | File Structure

This window displays the structure of the file in the active editor tab. The window is synchronized with the editor. As you switch to another editor tab, the window displays the structure of the corresponding file.


To search items in the File Structure window, just start typing a name or a CamelHumps abbreviation. If necessary, click on the filter icon to toggle filtering.

In the File Structure window, you can:

Toolbar Controls

/help/img/dotnet/2017.1/ThemedIcon.ExpandAll.Screen.[Gray].png /help/img/dotnet/2017.1/ThemedIcon.CollapseAll.Screen.[Gray].png Expand All/ Collapse All Expands/collapses all nodes in the current tab.
/help/img/dotnet/2017.1/ThemedIcon.Up.Screen.[Gray].png /help/img/dotnet/2017.1/ThemedIcon.Down.Screen.[Gray].png Previous/ Next Shift+F8/F8 Navigate to the previous/next item and scrolls through the source code accordingly.
/help/img/dotnet/2017.1/ThemedIcon.Export.Screen.[Gray].png Export Click this button to export the data currently displayed in the window in text format, or use the drop-down selector to export the data in XML or HTML format. The Export Data dialog that appears, will help you to save the data to a file or copy it to the clipboard.
/help/img/dotnet/2017.1/ThemedIcon.SyncCaretToView.Screen.[Gray].png Track Caret in Editor When this button is pressed, items in the window are highlighted according to the position of the caret in the editor.
/help/img/dotnet/2017.1/ThemedIcon.SyncViewToCaret.Screen.[Gray].png Automatically Scroll to Source When this button is pressed, source code in the editor is scrolled according to the items selected in the window.
/help/img/dotnet/2017.1/ThemedIcon.Enregion.Screen.[Gray].png Surround with Region Surrounds the selected symbols with #region.
Select one or several adjacent nodes in the window and click Embrace with Region. The default name for the region is <Name>.
You can remove the region from the source code by clicking the X mark in the upper-right corner of the region frame. You can also collapse/expand the region frame using the arrow in the upper-left corner.

Context Menu Commands

Declaration Navigates to the declaration of a selected symbol in the source code. Equivalent to double-clicking a node in the File Structure window.
Base Symbols Navigates to the base type or method of a selected symbol.
Derived Symbols Navigates to a derived class or overriding method of a selected symbol.
Refactor A context-sensitive submenu that displays the list of refactorings available for the item.
Find Usages Performs the Find Usages command for the item.
Find Usages Advanced Performs the Find Usages Advanced
Last modified: 12 October 2017

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