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Generating Code from Usage

Rider lets you use code symbols ( classes, methods, variables, properties, fields, etc.) before you declare them. When Rider detects an undeclared symbol, it suggests one or more quick-fixes for generating the corresponding symbol based on the usage, and then smartly adjust the declaration according to the usage context:

'Generate from usage' quick-fix

For example, if you create a method from usage, Rider will not only create a method, but also detect its return type and types of its parameters:


For additional examples of how Rider creates code symbols from usages, see Undefined variable and Undefined method call samples in the Examples of Quick-Fixes.

Last modified: 11 October 2017

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