ReSharper 2018.3 Help

Navigation and Search in XAML

Most of ReSharper's navigation and search features are also supported in XAML. You can find the detailed information on these features in the corresponding topics of the Navigation and Search section. In the main topic of the section, you can also find the feature matrix and check what exactly is supported in XAML.

In this topic, you can find some examples of using navigation and search features in XAML:


  • File Structure is a convenient tool for viewing the structure of the current document. You can also navigate to individual elements by double-clicking the corresponding node in the structure window.

    XAML File Structure

  • Various Go to... features help you navigate to different parts of your XAML file or to other files in your solution. For instance, you can navigate to a usage of the element:

    ReSharper by Language XAML Navigation Usages of Symbol

  • The Navigate To feature provides quick access to the list of various navigation features available in the current context. Using this feature, you can easily navigate between a XAML file and a corresponding code-behind file.

    ReSharper by Language XAML Navigation Go to Declaration


ReSharper can find usages of any entity, such as classes, properties, fields, etc. even in XAML. For instance, you can find usages of the FieldModifier attribute in order to find out which fields are declared as public or private:

ReSharper by Language XAML Find Usages

Last modified: 25 April 2019

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