Inheritance Margin extension for Visual Studio 2010 review

Inheritance Margin by Sam Harwell adds special glyphs to virtual methods and properties in the Visual Studio 2010 editor. For interface methods it adds the I glyph and for virtual methods it adds the O glyph:

I glyphs for the interface method

I glyphs for the interface method


O glyphs for the virtual method

O glyphs for the virtual method


When you hover the mouse over a base glyph it displays what types implement or override this method or property:
Implementing properties tooltip

Implementing properties tooltip


Overriding properties tooltip

Overriding properties tooltip


When you hover the mouse over a derived glyph it displays all base methods that are overridden:
Overridden methods tooltip

Overridden methods tooltip


Inheritance Margin currently supports only C# and Visual Studio 2010. You can download this free extension from Visual Studio Gallery.

 

 

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