ReSharper highlights classes, fields, properties, events, etc. with different colors, so that they can
be distinguished easily.
You can establish a custom color scheme. For more information, see
ReSharper detects various problems in XAML files, such as unresolved symbols, incorrect document
structure, unused import
directives, etc. Whenever a problem is encountered, ReSharper highlights it and displays some
description in a tooltip. For
more information about ways to find out why the code is highlighted, see
In the example below, ReSharper warns that the namespace alias is not used inside the current file and highlights it in grey:
In the example below, ReSharper highlights a problem with resolving a method inside an event subscription:
ReSharper does not only analyze errors in the current XAML file, but also inspects all files in the
whole solution and shows
the results of the analysis in the Errors in Solution window. It takes
dependencies between files into account and updates the results when you change code.
File Structureis 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 File Structure window.
- 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:
Navigate Tofeature 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 can find usages of any entity, such as classes, properties, fields, etc. even in XAML. For
instance, you can find
usages of the
FieldModifier class in order to find out which fields are declared as
Examples of Context Actions
Convert attribute to nested element
If you want to convert an attribute to a nested element, use this context action.
After applying this context action, the attribute is converted to a child tag with the same value, so that you can provide a more complex value for the property.
Convert tag to an attribute
If the value of a property is simple, there is no need to have it in a separate tag, so you can convert it to an attribute using this context action.
After applying this context action, the tag is converted to the attribute.
Examples of Quick-Fixes
Make field private
To change visibility of a field declared in XAML, use the appropriate quick-fix.
After applying the quick-fix, the value of
is changed to
Remove redundant namespace alias
To remove a redundant namespace alias, use the appropriate quick-fix.
After applying the quick-fix, the namespace alias directive is removed.