ReSharper 2018.1 Help


With unparalleled support for C#, VB.NET, XAML, JavaScript, TypeScript, JSON, XML, HTML, CSS, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Protobuf, NAnt and MSBuild scripts including comprehensive cross-language functionality, JetBrains ReSharper will help any Visual Studio user write better code, easily examine and refactor existing codebases.

You can spend less time on routine, repetitive manual work and instead focus on the task at hand. A robust set of features for automatic error-checking and code correction cuts development time and increases your efficiency. You will find that ReSharper quickly pays back its cost in increased developer productivity and improved code quality. With ReSharper, .NET developers can truly experience what we mean when we say "The drive to develop".

If you landed on this page from ReSharper Help menu and you are using ReSharper Ultimate, you might be interested in documentation for other JetBrains .NET products included in the Ultimate:

ReSharper features

ReSharper 2018.1 helps you improve your productivity by offering the following features:

Supported languages

The features of ReSharper 2018.1 are available in the following languages (including language injections):

  • C# is fully supported up to C# 7.2. For more information on configuring C# version, see ReSharper by Language: C#.
  • Visual Basic .NET is supported up to VB 14 and partially VB 15.
  • C++ support is available either with ReSharper C++ — a dedicated product that you can install separately or side by side with ReSharper, or with ReSharper Ultimate. C++ support includes C, C++03, and partially C++11, C++14, C++17. ATL, MFC and COM projects are supported. For more information, see ReSharper by Language: C++.
  • HTML is supported up to HTML 5.
  • ASP.NET is supported up to version 4.0 and ASP.NET MVC up to version 5.0. Both the Web Site Project and the Web Application Project models are supported.
  • JavaScript is supported up to ECMAScript 2016, including experimental features such as async/await, exponentiation operator and rest/spread in object literals/destructuring. jQuery and JSX syntax are supported as well.
  • TypeScript is supported up to version 2.0.
  • CSS is supported up to 4.0.
  • XML is supported up to version 1.1.
  • XAML The latest supported Silverlight framework version is Silverlight 5. ReSharper recognizes symbols declared in XAML files and resolves references.
  • Build scripts of MSBuild and NAnt are supported.
  • JSON and JSON schema are supported.
  • Protobuf support are available for versions 2.x and 3.0.

To check the details of features in the supported languages, you can use ReSharper feature matrix or study the corresponding topics in the ReSharper by Language section.

Products and licenses

Considering the different needs of our users, we offer different products and licenses:

  • ReSharper
    Provides features for all supported languages and technologies, except C++, including cross-language functionality.
  • ReSharper C++
    If you develop solely in C++, you can start enjoying ReSharper's extensive C++ capabilities without features related to other languages that are unnecessary to you.
  • ReSharper Ultimate license
    This license allows you to use ReSharper, ReSharper C++, as well as dotTrace, dotCover, and dotMemory.

Depending on the license you have, the set of products will be activated automatically. During the evaluation period, all installed JetBrains .NET products are available. If necessary, you can disable some of them on the Environment | Products & Feature page of ReSharper options.

General requirements and compatibility

The list of supported .NET Framework and Visual Studio versions as well as system requirements are available on the product website.

Last modified: 20 August 2018