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Colorize Public Classes from an Assembly with a Custom CSharpTagger

Environment

Product Version 2020.3.1020
Product RadSyntaxEditor for WPF

Description

Change the foreground of the class names in a C# file displayed in the RadSyntaxEditor.

Solution

  1. Create a custom CSharpTagger, introduce some logic to collect the names of the types from the needed assemblies and override the TryGetClassificationType method to classify the known types.

Example 1: Creating a Custom CSharpTagger

public class CustomCSharpTagger : CSharpTagger 
{ 
    private static HashSet<string> KnownTypes = new HashSet<string>(); 
    internal static ClassificationType KnownTypeClassificationType = new ClassificationType("KnownType"); 
 
    static CustomCSharpTagger() 
    { 
        CollectKnownTypes(Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly()); 
        CollectKnownTypes(typeof(RadSyntaxEditor).Assembly); 
        CollectKnownTypes(typeof(ClassificationType).Assembly); 
        CollectKnownTypes(typeof(Window).Assembly); 
        CollectKnownTypes(typeof(SolidColorBrush).Assembly); 
        CollectKnownTypes(typeof(HashSet<>).Assembly); 
        CollectKnownTypes(typeof(Assembly).Assembly); 
    } 
 
    public CustomCSharpTagger(Telerik.Windows.Controls.RadSyntaxEditor editor) : base(editor) 
    { 
    } 
 
    protected override bool TryGetClassificationType(string word, out ClassificationType classificationType) 
    { 
        if (!base.TryGetClassificationType(word, out classificationType)) 
        { 
            if (KnownTypes.Contains(word)) 
            { 
                classificationType = KnownTypeClassificationType; 
                return true; 
            } 
            else 
            { 
                return false; 
            } 
        } 
        else 
        { 
            return true; 
        } 
    } 
 
    protected override IList<string> SplitIntoWords(string value) 
    { 
        var words = base.SplitIntoWords(value); 
 
        foreach (var knownType in KnownTypes) 
        { 
            this.ClearKeywordsInCallChain(words, knownType); 
        } 
 
        return words; 
    } 
 
    private void ClearKeywordsInCallChain(IList<string> words, string wordToCheck) 
    { 
        string[] wordsCopy = new string[words.Count]; 
        words.CopyTo(wordsCopy, 0); 
 
        for (int i = 0; i < wordsCopy.Length; i++) 
        { 
            var word = wordsCopy[i]; 
            if (i > 0 && word == wordToCheck && wordsCopy[i - 1].EndsWith(".")) 
            { 
                words.RemoveAt(i); 
            } 
        } 
    } 
 
    private static void CollectKnownTypes(Assembly assembly) 
    { 
        var coreTypes = assembly.GetExportedTypes().OrderBy(t => t.Name).ToList(); 
        foreach (var item in coreTypes) 
        { 
            KnownTypes.Add(item.Name); 
 
            if (item.Name.EndsWith("1")) &#13;            { &#13;                KnownTypes.Add(item.Name.Replace("1", string.Empty)); 
            } 
        } 
    } 
} 
2. Register the custom tagger in the TaggersRegistry of the RadSyntaxEditor and define the TextFormatDefinition.

Example 2: Registering the Custom CSharpTagger

public partial class MainWindow : Window 
{ 
    public MainWindow() 
    { 
        InitializeComponent(); 
 
        using (StreamReader reader = new StreamReader("../../MainWindow.xaml.cs")) 
        { 
            this.syntaxEditor.Document = new TextDocument(reader); 
        } 
 
        var cSharptagger = new CustomCSharpTagger(this.syntaxEditor); 
        this.syntaxEditor.TaggersRegistry.RegisterTagger(cSharptagger); 
 
        this.syntaxEditor.TextFormatDefinitions.AddFirst("KnownType", new TextFormatDefinition(new SolidColorBrush(Color.FromRgb(78, 201, 176)))); 
    } 
} 

Figure 1: Csharp File With Colorized Class Names

Csharp File With Colorized Class Names

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