SauceControl.InheritDoc 1.3.0

NuGet\Install-Package SauceControl.InheritDoc -Version 1.3.0
This command is intended to be used within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio, as it uses the NuGet module's version of Install-Package.
dotnet add package SauceControl.InheritDoc --version 1.3.0
<PackageReference Include="SauceControl.InheritDoc" Version="1.3.0">
  <PrivateAssets>all</PrivateAssets>
  <IncludeAssets>runtime; build; native; contentfiles; analyzers</IncludeAssets>
</PackageReference>
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add SauceControl.InheritDoc --version 1.3.0
#r "nuget: SauceControl.InheritDoc, 1.3.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive, C# scripting and .NET Interactive. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install SauceControl.InheritDoc as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=SauceControl.InheritDoc&version=1.3.0

// Install SauceControl.InheritDoc as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=SauceControl.InheritDoc&version=1.3.0

This MSBuild Task automatically replaces inheritdoc tags in your .NET XML documentation with the actual inherited docs. By integrating with MSBuild, this tool has access to the exact arguments passed to the compiler -- including all assembly references -- making it both simpler and more capable than other documentation post-processing tools. As it processes inheritdoc elements, it is able to accurately resolve base types whether they come from the target framework, referenced NuGet packages, or project references. This means it can intelligently map documentation from base types and members to yours. For example, it can identify when you change the name of a method parameter from the base type’s definition and update the documentation accordingly. It can also remove documentation for non-public types/members to reduce the size of your published XML docs.

How to Use It

  1. Add some inheritdoc tags to your XML documentation comments.

    This tool’s handling of inheritdoc tags is based on the draft design document used for the new prototype Roslyn support, which is in turn based on the inheritdoc support in Sandcastle Help File Builder (SHFB).

  2. Add the SauceControl.InheritDoc NuGet package reference to your project.

    This is a development-only dependency; it will not be deployed with or referenced by your compiled app/library.

  3. Build your project as you normally would.

    The XML docs will be post-processed automatically with each non-debug build, whether you use Visual Studio, dotnet CLI, or anything else that hosts the MSBuild engine.

There are no supported framework assets in this package.

Learn more about Target Frameworks and .NET Standard.

This package has no dependencies.

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Version Downloads Last updated
1.3.0 120,578 5/7/2021
1.2.0 452,721 12/9/2020
1.1.1 6,658 11/14/2020
1.0.0 43,776 2/16/2020
0.4.0 4,214 10/24/2019
0.3.0 681 10/4/2019
0.2.0 326 9/30/2019
0.1.0 355 9/27/2019

See https://github.com/saucecontrol/InheritDoc/releases for release-specific notes.