Rider Help

Smart Paste

Rider helps you automatically escape illegal characters in text that you copy/paste around your code.
If the pasted text contains characters that are illegal for the current context Rider displays a pop-up suggesting to escape all illegal characters. To accept this suggestion, press Alt+Enter or press Esc to reject it.

For example, when you paste a piece of text that contains double quotes into a string literal, Rider suggests to automatically escape all the quotes:

Rider automatically escapes double quotes in pasted string.

Another example is pasting a piece of code with generics into an XML doc tag: Rider will replace angle brackets with corresponding escape sequences.

Rider automatically escapes angle brackets in pasted string.
Last modified: 11 October 2017