SyntaxEditor as Roslyn script textbox

SyntaxEditor .NET Languages Add-on for WPF Forum

Posted 5 months ago by Nick Witvrouwen
Version: 19.1.0683

I am trying to use the SyntaxEditor + c# addon as a Roslyn script textbox.

To accomplish this, I try to wrap the expression body in a dummy footer/header that is ignored by the Roslyn script compiler

@"using System;class _class_{static void _main_(){return ",

This seems to work, but does feel like a nasty hack.

Is there any other better way of getting the same result?

A problem with my approach is that the dummy "_class_" and "_main_" identifiers show up in the intellisense completion box.

Is there a way to ignore these entries?

Comments (2)

Answer - Posted 5 months ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA

Hi Nick,

What you are doing is correct since you do need to wrap the "expression" portion being edited with a legitimate C# type/member, or else IntelliPrompt won't work. 

I'd probably suggest adding this attribute on both your "_class_" and "_main_".  We watch for this attribute and prevent types/members with it from showing in the IntelliPrompt completion list:


Actipro Software Support

Posted 5 months ago by Nick Witvrouwen


thanks for the quick response.

The latest build of this product (v2019.1 build 0685) was released 11 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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