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Navigate To Metadata View

This command allows you to navigate to signatures of types and methods reconstructed from metadata of library symbols. Metadata View is shown in the editor as a partly reconstructed source file, in read-only mode. All relevant ReSharper's navigation commands are available in the this view.

The command becomes available when you invoke Navigate To on a library symbol in your source code and on decompiled sources. You can invoke this command from the Solution Explorer, from the File Structure window and other tool windows.

ReSharper: Metadata view of a library symbol
Navigating to metadata view of a library symbol

If the target symbol has XML documentation comments, they are included in the decompiled sources.

This command is not available if the Default Visual Studio Navigation is selected in the Tools | External Sources page of ReSharper options. To make it available, select any other option in this group.

This feature is supported in the following languages and technologies:

Language: C#

Language: VB.NET

Language: C++

Language: HTML

Language: ASP.NET

Language: Razor

Language: JavaScript

Language: TypeScript

Language: CSS

Language: XML

Language: XAML

Language: Resx

Language: Build Scripts

Language: Protobuf

Language: JSON

Feature is available in C#

Feature is available in Visual Basic .NET

Feature is not available in C++

Feature is not available in HTML

Feature is not available in ASP.NET

Feature is not available in Razor

Feature is not available in JavaScript

Feature is not available in TypeScript

Feature is not available in CSS

Feature is not available in XML

Feature is not available in XAML

Feature is not available in Resource files

Feature is not available in build script files

Feature is not available in Protobuf

Feature is not available in JSON

The instructions and examples given here address the use of the feature in C#. For details specific to other languages, see corresponding topics in the ReSharper by language section.

Last modified: 24 May 2022