Error Highlighting in Solution Explorer?

Hello,

Upon modifying a bunch of files, a using directive became redundant in all
of them.

Because I made all the modifications at once (Replace All in current project)
and then saved all the files, I didn't notice right away the warning in the
marker bar of each file.

This made me wonder if other programmers do batch modifying like that and
would like some kind of visual clue in the visual studio solution explorer
beside each file to see if it has a green, red, or orange flag. Maybe nothing
different for the green flag, but something for the other states.

I guess this would be processing intensive. Maybe it could be an invocable
option "Analyse Solution".

Oh well, I just wanted to test the waters with this idea.

Jeff


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You could optimize using in the whole solution or project by single click
via the project/solution popup menu (by mouse right button). We do not plan
to introduce solution-wide error highlighting in the VS plugin.

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Eugene Pasynkov
Developer
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"
"Jean-Francois Heon" <jfheon@yahoo.com> wrote in message
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Hello,

>

Upon modifying a bunch of files, a using directive became redundant in all
of them.

>

Because I made all the modifications at once (Replace All in current
project) and then saved all the files, I didn't notice right away the
warning in the marker bar of each file.

>

This made me wonder if other programmers do batch modifying like that and
would like some kind of visual clue in the visual studio solution explorer
beside each file to see if it has a green, red, or orange flag. Maybe
nothing different for the green flag, but something for the other states.

>

I guess this would be processing intensive. Maybe it could be an invocable
option "Analyse Solution".

>

Oh well, I just wanted to test the waters with this idea.

>

Jeff

>



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Hopefully you'll consider it in the stand-alone .Net Resharper IDE though.

I remember using a Java IDE (prior to switching to IDEA) that provided the
red/yellow/green flag in its equivalent of the Solution Explorer. One look
at the project and you could see all the green files, and all the files that
"needed attention". It was very useful for getting an over-view and seeing
the state of things at a higher level.


"Eugene Pasynkov (JetBrains)" <Eugene.Pasynkov@jetbrains.com> wrote in
message news:dalch5$r0k$1@is.intellij.net...

You could optimize using in the whole solution or project by single click
via the project/solution popup menu (by mouse right button). We do not
plan to introduce solution-wide error highlighting in the VS plugin.

>

--
Eugene Pasynkov
Developer
JetBrains, Inc
http://www.jetbrains.com
"Develop with pleasure!"
"Jean-Francois Heon" <jfheon@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:6b75b6e5408e8c75124c0e7feb1@news.jetbrains.com...

>> Hello,
>>
>> Upon modifying a bunch of files, a using directive became redundant in
>> all of them.
>>
>> Because I made all the modifications at once (Replace All in current
>> project) and then saved all the files, I didn't notice right away the
>> warning in the marker bar of each file.
>>
>> This made me wonder if other programmers do batch modifying like that and
>> would like some kind of visual clue in the visual studio solution
>> explorer beside each file to see if it has a green, red, or orange flag.
>> Maybe nothing different for the green flag, but something for the other
>> states.
>>
>> I guess this would be processing intensive. Maybe it could be an
>> invocable option "Analyse Solution".
>>
>> Oh well, I just wanted to test the waters with this idea.
>>
>> Jeff
>>
>>
>



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Hi

Even in the VS addin it would be nice if F2 (or a qualified alternative - for example Ctl-Alt-Shift-WinFlag-F2 :) worked across files (to achieve a similar effect).


Hopefully you'll consider it in the stand-alone .Net Resharper IDE
though.

I remember using a Java IDE (prior to switching to IDEA) that provided
the red/yellow/green flag in its equivalent of the Solution Explorer.
One look at the project and you could see all the green files, and
all the files that "needed attention". It was very useful for
getting an over-view and seeing the state of things at a higher
level.

"Eugene Pasynkov (JetBrains)" <Eugene.Pasynkov@jetbrains.com> wrote in
message news:dalch5$r0k$1@is.intellij.net...

>> You could optimize using in the whole solution or project by single
>> click via the project/solution popup menu (by mouse right button).
>> We do not plan to introduce solution-wide error highlighting in the
>> VS plugin.
>>
>> --
>> Eugene Pasynkov
>> Developer
>> JetBrains, Inc
>> http://www.jetbrains.com
>> "Develop with pleasure!"
>> "Jean-Francois Heon" <jfheon@yahoo.com> wrote in message
>> news:6b75b6e5408e8c75124c0e7feb1@news.jetbrains.com...
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Upon modifying a bunch of files, a using directive became redundant
>>> in all of them.
>>>
>>> Because I made all the modifications at once (Replace All in current
>>> project) and then saved all the files, I didn't notice right away
>>> the warning in the marker bar of each file.
>>>
>>> This made me wonder if other programmers do batch modifying like
>>> that and would like some kind of visual clue in the visual studio
>>> solution explorer beside each file to see if it has a green, red,
>>> or orange flag. Maybe nothing different for the green flag, but
>>> something for the other states.
>>>
>>> I guess this would be processing intensive. Maybe it could be an
>>> invocable option "Analyse Solution".
>>>
>>> Oh well, I just wanted to test the waters with this idea.
>>>
>>> Jeff
>>>

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