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Sort Namespace References

Expanded Purpose

Sorts namespace references in the using section alphabetically or by length.

Expanded Availability

Available when the cursor is on a using (Imports) keyword.

Expanded Usage

  1. Place the caret on a using (Imports) keyword.

    Note

    The blinking cursor shows the caret's position at which the Code Formatter is available.

  2. Use the Ctrl + . or Ctrl + ~ shortcut to invoke the Code Actions Menu.
  3. Select Sort Namespace References from the menu.

After execution, the Code Formatter sorts the namespace references alphabetically.

Expanded Configuration

If you prefer sorting references by length, configure it in the Editor | All Languages | Namespace References options page.

Note

This feature is available as a part of Code Cleanup.

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