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Exploring Assembly and Portable PDB Metadata

ReSharper helps you explore assembly metadata and dig through all items (tables, blobs, strings, etc.) inside it.

All metadata items are displayed in a categorized tree view in the Metadata node that appears under each assembly. Noticeable features of this node include:

  • Automatically finding and displaying usages of metadata table items.
  • Decoding and displaying values of blob items.
  • On double-click, decompiling and displaying code that corresponds to the metadata item.
  • Exploring PE file headers.
  • Exploring contents of Debug and Resource directories.
  • Exploring contents of associated standalone portable PDB or portable PDB embedded into assembly.
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Last modified: 4 July 2017