CodeRush – New Release (v18.1.7) for Visual Studio

This Month, We’re Boldly Going Where We’ve Never Gone Before

Literally! In this month’s CodeRush release, we’re making Rich Comments available, with support for bold, italics, and other formatting in comments. This release also sees improvements to the Unit Test Runner, Code Formatting, and Selection to Template, plus JavaScript/Typescript developers get new features!

Rich Comments

Want to add emphasis to a Visual Studio comment? Now you can with the Rich Comments feature. The following Markdown-like syntax elements are supported:

  • **Bold**
  • *Italic*
  • _Underline_ (underscores on either side)
  • ~Strikethrough~


You can make selected text inside a comment bold by pressing Ctrl+B or choosing the appropriate command from the Embed Selection Action menu

You can turn on Rich Comments on the Editor | All Languages | Rich Comments options page or using the Toggle Rich Comments toolbar button.

Unit Test Runner

With this release, you can now execute a single test case of a parameterized test directly from code. Click a CodeRush test icon and choose the desired option from the Run test, Debug test, or Run test with coverage submenus.


You can also execute a test for a particular descendant of the current class in a similar manner.

Code Formatting

We have enhanced formatting options to allow you specify how you would like to align code blocks. The “Align by” and “Indent” options are available on the Braces option page in Editor | C# | Formatting. On the Wrapping options page you can also align content for Initializers.


Coding Assistance

Selection to Template generates cleaner templates and uses type links, text links, or regular links intelligently depending on element type.

Create Template From Selection dialog options allow you to fine tune a template before committing it, and quickly specify which elements should be wrapped up in text links.


JS and TS Support

Now in Javascript (and Typescript) you can:

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Coming Up

Next month expect to see more JavaScript features, plus a mind-blowing visual feature for all languages that we think you are going to love.

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