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Directives (Visual Basic)

The topics in this section document the Visual Basic source code compiler directives.

#Const Directive -- Define a compiler constant

#ExternalSource Directive -- Indicate a mapping between source lines and text external to the source

#If...Then...#Else Directives -- Compile selected blocks of code

#Region Directive -- Collapse and hide sections of code in the Visual Studio editor

#Disable, #Enable -- Disable and enable specific warnings for regions of code.

#Disable Warning BC42356 ' suppress warning about no awaits in this method
    Async Function TestAsync() As Task
        Console.WriteLine("testing")
    End Function
#Enable Warning BC42356

You can disable and enable a comma-separated list of warning codes too.

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