Outlining and Hidden Text in a Legacy Language Service

 

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Outlining makes it possible to collapse a sequence of text lines into a single line. For example, in C++ all methods can be collapsed to a single line, showing only the method signature. Hidden text is the sequence of text lines that can be shown or hidden.

How to: Support Outlining in a Legacy Language Service
Explains how to implement

How to: Provide Hidden Text Support in a Legacy Language Service
Explains the purpose of a hidden text region and provides instructions about how to implement a hidden text region.

How to: Provide Expanded Outlining Support in a Legacy Language Service
Explains the two options that extend outlining support for your language beyond supporting the Collapse to Definitions command.

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