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One of the most noticeable things that ReSharper adds to the UI of Visual Studio is the Action List. It appears in all file types supported by ReSharper (C#, VB.NET, XML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP.NET). In the Action List, ReSharper suggests interactive code corrections that you may need at the current caret position.

You are free to choose whether to apply or not the suggested corrections, but it often worth taking a look at what you can fix or improve in your code.


Action List appears only when Code Analysis is enabled for the current file.

When the Action List is available, an icon appears in the text editor to the left of the line where the caret is:

Depending on the context, you will see one of the icons described below. When you expand the Action List, you may find more items with different icons there. The meanings of the icons are as follows:

To view the Action List, click on the icon or press Alt+Enter. When the Action List expands, you can see all actions available for the current cursor position and selection:

If you find that some action can help you, choose it in the Action List and click on it or press Enter.

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