Adding Descriptions to procedures

Posted on 2004-11-23
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Last Modified: 2010-04-23
I notice that in C# in .NEt you can use the <summary> tag to add a description to the procedure so that intelisence can display it. Is there a setting that does this in VB.NEt as well.
Question by:d_potts
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No, but it will be in visual studio 2005
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RonaldBiemans earned 200 total points
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This is one of the features Microsoft forgot to include in VB.NET  

Fortunately, you have a few options open to you.

VS.NET 2003 PowerToys, which includes a VB.NET XML Commenter - http://www.gotdotnet.com/team/ide/ 

VB.DOC, a free documentation system for VB.NET - http://vb-doc.sourceforge.net/

The only other thing I can thing of is DescriptionAttribute Class (System.ComponentModel) , here you can set a description for properties and methods in your class (but they only show up in the properties window and not in the object browser)

<Description("Your Description"),Category("Your Category")> _
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