We help IT Professionals succeed at work.

#region directive - indent contents of code within

Valimai
Valimai asked
on
726 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
Hi there.

When using the #region directive, is there a way with Visual Studio settings to indent the contents automatically?

#region "Private Methods"
private void blah()
{
}
#region

to become
#region "Private Methods"
    private void blah()
    {
    }
#region
?

I know i can indent manually, however, sometimes this work gets undone, especially with copy and paste rearranging.

cheers
Comment
Watch Question

As far as i know it cannot be done automatically in C#. Because if u looked at the settings
Tools-> Options-> Text Editor -> c#-> Formatting -> General
There is no automatic formatting like in VB in C#

You can try
Control + K
Control + D to autoformat it

Or

Author

Commented:
Thats a nice shortcut, but it resets any tabbing out i have done. (resets anyway for different reasons and is a constant fight).
Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION
Unlock this solution and get a sample of our free trial.
(No credit card required)
UNLOCK SOLUTION

Author

Commented:
thanks for your help!

Gain unlimited access to on-demand training courses with an Experts Exchange subscription.

Get Access
Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Empower Your Career
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Research
  • Professional Opinions
Unlock the solution to this question.
Thanks for using Experts Exchange.

Please provide your email to receive a sample view!

*This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

OR

Please enter a first name

Please enter a last name

8+ characters (letters, numbers, and a symbol)

By clicking, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.