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Quickdoc Viewer - A Visual Studio XML documentation comments previewer extension

by Kyrsoft on 02 Okt 2017 with Comments

Quickdoc Viewer is an Extension module for the Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 IDE, which offers a simple XML to HTML previewer for .Net XML based documentation comments in Csharp and Basic code. The main motivation for this Visual Studio 2015 extension is, to be able to quickly preview the written XML documentation comments from inside of the Visual Studio 2015 IDE.

Quickdoc Viewer Overview:

  • offers a simple XML to HTML previewer for .Net XML based documentation comments in Csharp and Basic code
  • can be activated from inside comment sections of Csharp and Visual Basic code windows
  • is accessible from the Visual Studio Tools and code editor context menu
  • uses the preset ALT-1 quick turnaround keyboard shortcut for activation
  • is distributed as a Visual Studio 2015 installable "QuickdocViewer.vsix" VSIX package

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Compatibility

This Quickdoc Viewer Extension for Visual Studio 2015 has been tested with a version of Visual Studio 2015 and the .NET framework v.4.5.1 running under Windows 10.

Download

File Size Date
download quickdocviewer-dist.zip
212 KB
2017-10-01

Note

This Quickdoc Viewer version for Visual Studio 2015 actually only supports the preview of XML comments with /// or ''' comment characters, which are mainly used inside of C# and VB source code for documentation comment purposes.

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