Description

@Description annotation, uses the VB_Description member attribute to provide a docstring for a module member. Use the quick-fixes to "Rubberduck Opportunities" code inspections to synchronize annotations and attributes.


New This feature is currently only available in pre-release builds (or the xmldoc asset doesn’t yet exist on master!).

Parameters
NameTypeDescription
DocStringString This string literal parameter does not support expressions and/or multiline inputs. The string literal is used as-is as the value of the hidden member attribute.
Remarks

This documentation string appears in the VBE's own Object Browser, as well as in various Rubberduck UI elements.

Examples

Each example is a self-contained MCVE showing the feature in a single specific scenario.

Standard Module
Named Module1 by default, these are general-purpose standard procedural modules.
Class Module
Named Class1 by default, these modules define the default interface for an object of that type.
Predeclared Class
A class module with its VB_PredeclaredId attribute set to True (with or without a @PredeclaredId annotation).
Interface Module
Abstract interfaces are class modules (with or without an @Interface annotation) whose default interface is not a class type intended to be instantiated.
UserForm Module
A predeclared class with a design-time visual designer using the MSForms UI framework.
Document Module
Owned by the host application, these class modules belong to the host document and may handle various events fired by the host application.

Class1

Option Explicit
@Description("Does something")
Public Sub DoSomething()
End Sub

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