What's New in GhostDoc v2020

What's new in v2020.x

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  • New and improved syntax editor for Rule Template editor and Visual Editor
  • New menu batch action - 'Document Checked Out Files'
  • Documentation Maintenance - now allow analysis on Solution/Project level for 'Missing Documentation', 'Auto-generated Documentation', 'Synchronize with member signature'
  • Documentation Maintenance - improved responsiveness and performance when running the maintenance analysis on a large number of files or projects.
  • New Re-Document action in the Visual Editor
  • Visual Editor improvements - <see> and <seealso> authoring support, key combination Ctrl+Enter now saves and close the window
  • Rule Template editor - easier template customization with improved Intellisense, added Quick Info (on mouseover), Completion List (Ctrl+Space), and Parameter Info
  • (EE) New x64 command-line utility allows producing help documentation for very large solutions
  • Now can document local functions
Detailed changes by build:
  • Build 2019.3.19260 (September 17, 2019) (Maintenance release)
    • Added: New and improved syntax editor for Rule Template editor and Visual Editor
    • Added: Rule Template editor - easier template customization with improved Intellisense, added Quick Info (on mouseover), Completion List (Ctrl+Space), and Parameter Info
    • Added: Visual Editor - added Re-Document action
    • Added: Visual Editor - key combination Ctrl+Enter now saves and close the window
    • Added: Visual Editor - <see> and <seealso> authoring supported in the Visual Editor
    • Added: Support for <kbd> tag in GhostDoc themes, preview, help documentation, and Visual Editor
    • Added: New 'Document Checked Out Files' menu action
    • Added: Documentation Maintenance - now allow analysis on Solution/Project level for 'Missing Documentation', 'Auto-generated Documentation', 'Synchronize with member signature'
    • Added: Documentation Maintenance - improved responsiveness and performance when running the maintenance analysis on a large number of files or projects.
    • Added: (EE) New x64 command-line utility allows producing help documentation for very large solutions
    • Added: Now can document local functions
    • Added: Improved summary/return value/param summary for async methods
    • Added: Arguments property to the Attribute class in T4 rule templates
    • Added: Added GroupSimilarExceptions option to group/ungroup exceptions in Constructor, Indexer, Event, Method, and Property rule templates
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    • Fixed: Improved performance when typing /// in the Visual Studio code editor
    • Fixed: Spell Checker - improved spelling popup colors when using the dark theme in VS2019
    • Fixed: Visual Editor - Alt+Enter in the editable field no longer opens the web page properties dialog
    • Fixed: Visual Editor - resolved indent/unindent issues
    • Fixed: Visual Editor - fixed issue related to inserting <see>/ <seealso> tag in a Note
    • Fixed: .xaml files are now ignored by the Document Project batch action
    • Fixed: C# parser now handles correctly the static keyword in a local function
    • Fixed: Improved C# parser to handle some cases of the nullable reference types
    • Fixed: Fixed async local function declarations in C# parser
    • Fixed: Null-forgiving operator in C# parser
    • Fixed: Issue with the VB interpolated strings format syntax