User Guide

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The User Guide options page contains the Guide options.


Options on the options page are organized into the following groups:


Specifies the relative position of the topic tree and the content section. The following choices are available:

  • Automatic - CodeRush Classic automatically adjusts the Guide window layout depending on its height and width ratio.


  • Landscape - the topic tree is located to the right or to the left of the content section.


  • Portrait- the topic tree is located over the content section.


The Place topic tree option specifies whether to locate the topic tree to the left or to the right of the content section. This option affects only the Landscape layout.

Check the Automatically adjust splitter as topics collapse and expand option to automatically resize the topic tree height to show all expanded items.


Dynamic Documentation

This section includes options for dynamically generated User Guide content:

  • Show inherited members - specifies whether the inherited members are shown in the dynamically generated topics, or not.
  • Show hidden members - specifies whether dynamically generated topics show non-browsable members, or not.



This section contains additional User Guide options:

  • Show page editing items in tutorial context menu - specifies the availability of the User Guide context menu items that enable you to edit the current topic.


  • Enable messages logging - it this option is checked, CodeRush Classic shows User Guide messages in the message log.


This product is designed for outdated versions of Visual Studio. Although Visual Studio 2015 is supported, consider using the CodeRush extension with Visual Studio 2015 or higher.