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The Selection Embedding feature allows you to surround a selected code block with a boilerplate block (for example, try..catch). CodeRush includes predefined embeddings for C#, Visual Basic, and XAML.
Follow the steps below to embed one or more lines of code:
Select code and press Ctrl + . or Ctrl + ~ to invoke the Code Actions menu. You can use the Ctrl + W shortcut to select code and increase code selection.
Open the Embed Selection group and choose a desired embedding from the list.
The following screencast shows how to wrap a selected code in the try..catch block:
Enable One-Key Selection Embedding Shortcuts
CodeRush allows you to run the Selection Embed commands with one-key shortcuts. For example, you can press C to wrap the selection in the try/catch code block, as shown in the screencast below:
Do one of the following to enable one-key embedding shortcuts:
Use the Setup Wizard
- Choose the CodeRush | Setup Wizard… menu item to invoke this wizard.
- Refer to the “One-key Selection Embedding” page, and check the “Enable one-key Embedding shortcuts” option. This option allows you to enable B, C, F, and T shortcuts.
Use the Shortcuts Options Page
Refer to the Selection | Embedding group in the Shortcuts options page, and enable the desired shortcut.
Customize Selection Embeddings
You can configure the Selection Embedding feature in the Editor | All Languages | Selection Embeddings options page.
For more information about this page, see the following topic: Selection Embedding Settings