Class View and Object Browser Icons

Class View and the Object Browser display icons that represent code entities, for example, namespaces, classes, functions, and variables. The following table illustrates and describes the icons.

Icon

Description

Icon

Description

Namespace Symbol

Namespace

Declaration Symbol

Method or Function

Class Icon

Class

Operator Symbol

Operator

Lollipop Interface Symbol

Interface

Property Symbol

Property

Structure Symbol

Structure

Field Icon

Field or Variable

Union Symbol

Union

Event Symbol

Event

Enumeration Symbol

Enum

Constant Icon

Constant

Type Definition Symbol

TypeDef

Enumerate Item Symbol

Enum Item

Visual Studio Module Symbol

Module

Map Item Symbol

Map Item

Extension Method Symbol

Extension Method

Declaration Symbol

External Declaration

Delegate Symbol

Delegate

Error Icon for Class View and Object Browser

Error

Exception Symbol

Exception

Template Symbol

Template

Map Symbol

Map

Error Exclamation Point Symbol

Unknown

Type Forwarding Symbol

Type Forwarding

 

 

The following signal icons apply to all the previous icons and indicate their accessibility.

Note Note

If your project is included in a source control database, additional signal icons may be displayed to indicate source-control status, such as checked in or checked out.

Icon

Description

<No Signal Icon>

Public. Accessible from anywhere in this component and from any component that references it.

Signal Protected Symbol

Protected. Accessible from the containing class or type, or those derived from the containing class or type.

Signal Private Symbol

Private. Accessible only in the containing class or type.

Signal Sealed Symbol

Sealed.

Signal Friend/Internal Symbol

Friend/Internal. Accessible only from the project.

Signal Icon Arrow

Shortcut. A shortcut to the object.

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