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Code Previews

The Code Previews options page enables you to specify the Code Previews options.


The options page includes the following options:

Draw Shadows

Specifies whether Code Preview hints drop shadows.


This option affects the References tool window. It specifies how CodeRush Classic highlights the selected reference in the References window. You can choose Adjust Contrast, or Highlight.

If the Emphasis option value is Adjust Contrast, the selected reference is highlighted with a different contrast. Use the Background and Border options to specify the background and border contrast appropriately.

If the Emphasis option value is Highlight, the selected reference is highlighted with the specified color. If you choose this value, the following options are available:

Option Description
Background Specifies the background color for the selected reference.
Text Specifies the text color for the selected reference.
Draw Border Specifies whether the selected reference is bordered. If the option is on, you can also specify the border color.

The Sample option shows what a selected reference looks like with the specified options applied.


This product is designed for outdated versions of Visual Studio.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.