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Split lines containing string literals

When you type long string literals, ReSharper helps you split the lines and add the necessary quotation marks and plus signs.

While the caret is within a string literal,

ReSharper: Splitting string literals
pressing Enter will split the string correctly so that your code syntax does not get broken:
ReSharper: Splitting string literals

Now, if you delete the + sign, the string parts will be back together without redundant quotes.

Another way of splitting a string literal is to set the caret where you want to split the string, press Alt+Enter and choose Split string. This context action will also add necessary quotation marks and +, but both parts of the string will stay on the same line.

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 not 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 available in JavaScript

Feature is 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: 19 August 2021