Posts Tagged ‘Tab to Next Reference’

Navigation between expressions of the parsed source tree

August 31st, 2011 Comments off

After DXCore has parsed the source code and built an abstract source tree for the active source file, you can navigate between its nodes and detail nodes by using the special navigation feature shipped with CodeRush. The feature is called the Expression Focus. It allows you to navigate between the smallest parts of the source tree – expressions.

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Highlighting an identifier and its references using CodeRush

August 29th, 2011 Comments off

CodeRush has the Highlighting All References feature, based on the Tab to Next Reference feature, with the difference that you do not actually navigate between references. The feature simply highlights the current identifier and all its references. The default shortcut to apply the reference highlighting is Ctrl+Alt+U. Once performed on an identifier, you will see the identifier and its references highlighted in pink:

CodeRush Highlight All References preview

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CodeRush Code Navigation inside Visual Studio – Tab to Next Reference

June 21st, 2011 2 comments

The Tab to Next Reference feature is the simplest and one of the most powerful navigation features of CodeRush. It allows you immediately see all references and navigate among them with ease. As the name says, the single Tab shortcut is used to navigate to the next reference of an identifier or a type reference under the editor caret. Hitting the Tab key again will move you to the next reference cyclically, in other words, you can tab to the next reference over and over again, even if you come back to the first reference where you started.

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