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  1. Reflexil updated to v1.9 please update the Assembly Editor Plugin.

    Please update your Assembly Editor Plugin with the latest source from Reflexil v 1.9:

    https://github.com/sailro/Reflexil/releases

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    • Format LINQ statements in extension method format

      Many IEnumerable<T> queries are too complicated and not even suported by the classic query style (from ... where ... select). I suggest making it optional to use only extension method formatting to make it easier to comprehend.

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      • Dont Open and Show New Version Dialog - instead notify via menu bar

        Each time i run your tool it often shows a dialog over the top of my assemblies view while I am working - about a new version or something similar.

        Its like a child that wants my constant attention - and it is annoying. Please put the notifications either in my tray (windows 7 +) or implement a polite notifications popup in the app itself.

        Don't BEG.

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          0 comments  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • display/hide Assembly List

          that would be great if there is a button in toolbar to display/hide the Assembly List at the left side.

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          • create new object syntax

            if the decompiled code is something like:
            Element elem = new Element();
            It's better to change the first 'Element' to var. .e.g var elem = new Element();

            But if the element is not created explicitly like the source code below:
            Element elem = ElementFactory.Create();
            Keep the begining 'Element' will help source code reader know the variable type ElementFactory returned.

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            • UML Class Generator

              UML Class Generator, something like NClass ( http://nclass.sourceforge.net/ )

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              • Evaluate cross platform compatibility issues

                JustDecompile works a very low level, would it be possible for it to also understand cross platform compatibility errors - we can start by changing base framework and if any references are not available, can it highlight. With .NET becoming more cross platform, this is going to get critical to understand if the library will work across platforms/targets.

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                • Ability to generate mocked class/DLL

                  From a given assembly or class/interface within JustDecompile, generate a mock project that matches the public members.

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                  • Improvement unsafe code decompiler

                    JustDecompile always mistake decompile unsafe code.

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                    • hook up decompiler into LinqPad

                      Hook up decompiler into LinqPad to make a fast decompilation as it is being used. http://stackoverflow.com/a/29868908/2613020

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                      • to be able to live test different instructions, and eventually edit them. But, at least to be able to see LIVE what happens if [...]...

                        A great feature would be to live test different instructions, and eventually edit them. But, at least to be able to see LIVE what happens if I do it this way or this way, etc...

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                          0 comments  ·  Decompiled Code  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Show CompilerGenerated Code in C#

                          Show the CompilerGenerated code in C#. Currently enabling the options shows only the class declarations.
                          Eg:
                          [CompilerGenerated]
                          private static Action CS$<>9__CachedAnonymousMethodDelegate2;

                          where as, it would be helpful if the tool can instead show something like this:
                          [CompilerGenerated]
                          private sealed class <>c__DisplayClass1
                          {
                          // Fields
                          public int x;

                          // Methods
                          public void <Main>b__0()
                          {
                          this.x++;
                          }
                          }

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                            0 comments  ·  Decompiled Code  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Do not unload a DLL when the file on disk is deleted.

                            When I rebuild a DLL the original file gets deleted and JD shows me a dialog box alerting me to that fact.
                            Eventually the DLL is recreated, but by now I have to tell JD to load the DLL again from scratch.

                            I would rather have a model where the decompiled version of the DLL stays in JD (just like it happens in Reflector).
                            I would also accept a model where JD automatically reloads a DLL when the file changes on disk (perhaps with an option to do it automatically or on demand).

                            The only one I don't like is…

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Display correct C# code for 'fault' blocks

                              The 'fault' block is defined as part of the CIL spec, but it isn't currently available as a distinct feature within C#. The 'fault' feature essentially acts as a finally which is only called if an exception was thrown. This was decided not to be an essential C# language feature, as its functionality can be implemented as part of multiple discrete catch blocks, but the CLR still supports the construct.

                              Despite it not being commonplace in normal code, the fault construct does sometimes appear in compiled binaries, such as those processed by a post-build tool (e.g. PostSharp). It is sometimes…

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                              • Provide an option to only use only one instance of JustDecompile.

                                When opening an assembly from the shell, send to existing window when single-instance option is set.

                                9 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Unicode text support inside source files

                                  when source file (aka .cs file) contains Unicode text, JustDecompile could not show texts in Unicode format and after decompiling the assembly these texts are unreadable.

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                                  • have the back button return to the expanded view of the decompiled code

                                    Currently, when you click on a method to view it, and then click back, it returns with the method you were in collapsed.. very frustrating!

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                                        2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Thank you for the suggestion, Jason. We have an option to change the text colors which is located in the Tools→Settings menu. The dialog window with the settings looks like that: http://screencast.com/t/PwtudiV9. Please give it a try and let us know whether it works for you as expected.

                                        You’re right about the rest of the settings, though, so I’ll reopen the feature request.

                                        Best regards,
                                        Vladi

                                      • Add command line arguments to jump to a particular item

                                        Similar to this request:

                                        http://justdecompile.uservoice.com/forums/113277-justdecompile-feature-suggestions/suggestions/1781095-add-command-line-support

                                        What I propose is a feature in which a particular namespace, type, or member can be jumped to from the command line after loading an assembly.

                                        For example:

                                        justdecompile.exe mscorlib.dll System.Text.Encoding

                                        I would also like to see something like a --newtab option, which would first look for an existing instance of JD and, if one exists, open a new tab to that particular type.

                                        My primary use-case for this feature is for integrating JD into the workflow of other tools. I would like to be able to jump from an issue in a static analysis…

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                                        • A critical problem (LowerCase UpperCase conversions)

                                          When decompiling consider culture specific details like in Turkish when you convert a word lowercase i.e. Item it is converted as ıtem i.s.o. item. So when using LowerCase or UpperCase use InvariantCulture.

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