What's New in GhostDoc v2022

What's new in v2022.x

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  • Support of VS2022 - the new 64-bit development environment from Microsoft
  • Support for External XML Comments Files - external file is an alternative to placing documentation comments directly in your source code file
  • <include /> tag to reference XML Comment in external file
  • External XML Comment can be edited using Comment Editor while in the source code file
  • New Move/Merge XML Comment to/from external file menus and commands
  • New Move file XML Docs/Merge from XML Docs menus and commands to move all file XML Comments to or from an external file
  • Support for high DPI resolutions in all GhostDoc dialog windows
  • Support for file scoped namespaces in C#
  • Only VSIX setup is now available for VS2017-VS2022, significantly reducing the download size
  • VS2013-VS2015 compatible add-on is only included with GhostDoc Enterprise
Detailed changes by build:
  • Build 2022.1.22135 (May 15, 2022) (Maintenance release)
    • Added: New solution property IsLogToOutputWindow that syncs file logging to VS Output window
    • Added: New solution property CHMFileName to override the default filename that for the generated help documentation
    • Fixed: Issue loading solution in VS2022 v17.2
    • Fixed: GhostDoc performance stats crashing Visual Studio under certain conditions
    • Fixed: Issue documenting partial methods
    • Fixed: Simplified name to partial types in <see>, <seealso>
    • Fixed: Incorrectly resolved <see cref=''> for overloaded methods
    • Fixed: Issue documenting partial methods
    • Fixed: Issue documenting properties with init accessor
    • Fixed: No longer showing "XML is not well formed" when opening Comment Editor for XML comment that has some not well formed XML
    • Fixed: Document Project under some circumstances does not document type members
    • Fixed: Duplicate lines when documenting some partial classes
    • Fixed: <inheritdoc /> does not render inherited comments if base file is not open in VS when running Build Help Documentation
    • Fixed: Issue when adding identical exceptions with identical type and text to XML comments
  • Build 2022.1.21330 (November 26, 2021) (v2022 release)
    • Added: Support of VS2022 - the new 64-bit development environment from Microsoft
    • Added: Support for External XML Comments Files - external file is an alternative to placing documentation comments directly in your source code file
    • Added: <include /> tag to reference XML Comment in external file
    • Added: External XML Comment can be edited using Comment Editor while in the source code file
    • Added: New Move/Merge XML Comment to/from external file menus and commands
    • Added: New Move file XML Docs/Merge from XML Docs menus and commands to move all file XML Comments to or from an external file
    • Added: Generated comments statistics data for performance dashboard
    • Added: Support for high DPI resolutions in all GhostDoc dialog windows
    • Added: Support for file scoped namespaces in C#
    • Changed: Only VSIX setup now available for VS2017-VS2022, significantly reducing the download size
    • Changed: VS2013-VS2015 compatible add-on is only included with GhostDoc Enterprise
    • Changed: The Real-time Preview feature is now Off by default
    • Fixed: Issue parsing verbatim interpolation string
    • Fixed: Issue with the <returns /> tag when documenting async methods using Roslyn parser
    • Fixed: Preview Comment toolwindow backcolor now matches the theme selected in Visual Studio