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Predefined Live Templates for VB.NET

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This topic lists all predefined live templates for VB.NET in ReSharper 2017.3. For more information about live templates, see Creating Source Code Using Live Templates

TemplateDetails
ctx

Current file context

Scope everywhere

Body

$CTX$

Parameters

  • CTX - Provides list of items describing current context. This includes file name, containing type name, namespace name, etc. (context)
nguid

Insert new GUID

Scope everywhere

Body

$GUID$

Parameters

  • GUID - Generates new Globally Unique Identifier (GUID) (guid)
foreach

For Each block

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

For Each $VAR$ As $TYPE$ In $COL$ $END$ Next

Parameters

  • COL - Show basic code completion list at the point where the variable is evaluated (complete)
  • TYPE - Analyzes code and guesses type of element of a collection. (guessElementType)
  • VAR - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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After you specify the parameters, the caret is positioned so that you can continue coding the loop body.

itar

Iterate an array

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

For $VAR$ As Integer = 0 To $ARRAY$.Length - 1 Dim $ELEMENT$ As $TYPE$ = $ARRAY$($VAR$) $END$ Next

Parameters

  • ARRAY - Suggests variable which type is array type (arrayVariable)
  • VAR - Suggests non-used name which can be used for an index variable at the evaluation point. (suggestIndexVariable)
  • TYPE - Analyzes code and guesses type of element of a collection. (guessElementType)
  • ELEMENT - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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After you specify the parameters, the caret is positioned so that you can continue coding the loop body.

itli

Iterate generic System.Collections.Generic.IList(Of T)

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

For $INDEX$ As Integer = 0 To $LIST$.Count - 1 Dim $ELEM$ As $TYPE$ = $LIST$($INDEX$) $END$ Next

Parameters

  • LIST - Suggests variables of the specified type. (variableOfType)
  • INDEX - Suggests non-used name which can be used for an index variable at the evaluation point. (suggestIndexVariable)
  • TYPE - Analyzes code and guesses type of element of a collection. (guessElementType)
  • ELEM - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

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Generates a For loop which iterates over an instance of System.Collections.IList.

After you specify the parameters, the caret is positioned so that you can continue coding the loop body.

for

Simple "For" loop

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

For $VAR$ As Integer = 0 To $MAX$ $END$ Next

Parameters

  • VAR - Suggests non-used name which can be used for an index variable at the evaluation point. (suggestIndexVariable)
  • MAX - Evaluates to the specified constant value. (constant)
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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After you specify the parameters, the caret is positioned so that you can continue coding the loop body.

ritar

Iterate array in reverse order

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

For $VAR$ As Integer = $ARR$.Length - 1 To 0 Step -1 Dim $ELEM$ As $TYPE$ = $ARR$($VAR$) $END$ Next

Parameters

  • ARR - Suggests variable which type is array type (arrayVariable)
  • VAR - Suggests non-used name which can be used for an index variable at the evaluation point. (suggestIndexVariable)
  • TYPE - Analyzes code and guesses type of element of a collection. (guessElementType)
  • ELEM - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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After expansion
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After you specify the parameters, the caret is positioned so that you can continue coding the loop body.

Dim

Declare a variable

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements, VB.NET 8+ type members

Body

Dim $VAR$ As $TYPE$

Parameters

  • TYPE - no macro
  • VAR - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)

Before expansion

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asrt

Make an assertion

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

System.Diagnostics.Debug.Assert($END$)

Parameters

  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

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The template calls the System.Diagnostics.Debug.Assert() method. After the template expands, the caret moves between the parentheses so that you can specify a condition.

out

Print a string

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

System.Console.WriteLine("$END$")

Parameters

  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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outv

Print value of an expression

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

System.Console.WriteLine("$EXPR$ = {0}", $EXPR$)

Parameters

Before expansion

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pssm

Public Shared Sub Main

Scope VB.NET 8+ type members

Body

Public Shared Sub Main $END$ End Sub

Parameters

  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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sfc

Safely cast a variable

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

Dim $VAR$ As $TYPE$ = TryCast($EXPR$, $TYPE$) If $VAR$ IsNot Nothing Then $END$ End If

Parameters

  • EXPR - Suggests variables of the specified type. (variableOfType)
  • TYPE - no macro
  • VAR - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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sub

Subroutine declaration

Scope VB.NET 8+ type members

Body

Sub $NAME$() $END$ End Sub

Parameters

  • NAME - no macro
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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fun

Function declaration

Scope VB.NET 8+ type members

Body

Function $NAME$() As $TYPE$ $END$ End Function

Parameters

  • NAME - no macro
  • TYPE - no macro
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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dc

DirectCast clause

Scope VB.NET 8+ expressions

Body

DirectCast($EXPR$, $TYPE$)

Parameters

  • EXPR - no macro
  • TYPE - no macro

Before expansion

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For more details on CType vs. DirectCast, see Visual Basic Language Reference: DirectCast.

tc

TryCast clause

Scope VB.NET 8+ expressions

Body

TryCast($EXPR$, $TYPE$)

Parameters

  • EXPR - no macro
  • TYPE - no macro

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ct

CType clause

Scope VB.NET 8+ expressions

Body

CType($EXPR$, $TYPE$)

Parameters

  • EXPR - no macro
  • TYPE - no macro

Before expansion

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For more details on CType vs. DirectCast, see Visual Basic Language Reference: DirectCast.

ByRef

ByRef parameter

Scope VB.NET 8+ method parameters

Body

ByRef $PARAM_NAME$ As $PARAM_TYPE$

Parameters

  • PARAM_TYPE - no macro
  • PARAM_NAME - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)

Before expansion

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ByVal

ByVal parameter

Scope VB.NET 8+ method parameters

Body

ByVal $PARAM_NAME$ As $PARAM_TYPE$

Parameters

  • PARAM_TYPE - no macro
  • PARAM_NAME - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)

Before expansion

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sel

Select case statement

Scope VB.NET 8+ statements

Body

Select Case $expression$ $END$ End Select

Parameters

  • expression - Show smart code completion list at the point where the variable is evaluated (completeSmart)
  • END - The caret position after the template is applied.

Before expansion

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attachedProperty

Attached property

Scope VB.NET 8+ type members

Body

Public Shared ReadOnly $propertyName$Property As $dependencyProperty$ = $dependencyProperty$.RegisterAttached( _ "$propertyName$", GetType($propertyType$), GetType($containingType$), new PropertyMetadata(Nothing)) Public Shared Function Get$propertyName$(ByVal $element$ As DependencyObject) As $propertyType$ Return DirectCast($element$.GetValue($propertyName$Property), $propertyType$) End Function Public Shared Sub Set$propertyName$(ByVal $element$ As DependencyObject, ByVal value As $propertyType$) $element$.SetValue($propertyName$Property, value) End Sub

Parameters

  • propertyType - no macro
  • propertyName - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)
  • containingType - Evaluates to short name of the most inner containing type. (typeName)
  • element - no macro
  • dependencyProperty - Evaluates to dependency property type specific to current framework (dependencyPropertyType)

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dependencyProperty

Dependency property

Scope VB.NET 8+ type members

Body

Public Shared ReadOnly $propertyName$Property As $dependencyProperty$ = $dependencyProperty$.Register( _ "$propertyName$", GetType($propertyType$), GetType($containingType$), new PropertyMetadata(Nothing)) Public Property $propertyName$ As $propertyType$ Get Return DirectCast(GetValue($propertyName$Property), $propertyType$) End Get Set SetValue($propertyName$Property, value) End Set End Property

Parameters

  • propertyType - no macro
  • propertyName - When exectuted in variable declaration (where variable name should stand), suggests name for the variable. (suggestVariableName)
  • containingType - Evaluates to short name of the most inner containing type. (typeName)
  • dependencyProperty - Evaluates to dependency property type specific to current framework (dependencyPropertyType)

Before expansion

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Last modified: 7 December 2017