Object Browser not displaying XML documentation lists

Posted on 2009-02-11
Last Modified: 2013-11-26

I've recently been adding XML documentation to my custom components and functions and while doing this I need to add some lists to the XML documentation.  

However, when viewing the documentation through Object Browser (VS08) the <list> is ignored and all text is displayed inline.

This is the same for the <para> tags as they are not displayed in paragraphs.

I get no XML parse errors when editing my documentation.


''' <remarks>

  ''' <para>

  ''' Possible 'StringType' codes:

  ''' </para>

  ''' <list type="bullet">

  ''' <listheader><term>Code</term><description>Permitted Characters</description></listheader>

  ''' <item><term>0</term><description>0123456789</description></item>

  ''' <item><term>1</term><description>ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ</description></item>

  ''' </list>

  ''' </remarks>

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Question by:Anubis2005
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    Accepted Solution

    As far as I am aware the Object Browser only recognises the Summary, Param and Remark tags. The rest are intended for use when outputting full XML documentation.
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    Author Comment

    Ah ha, that would certainly explain a lot.  Wonder why though as the lists look absolutely terrible otherwise.

    Thanks Carl.

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