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back tick use in C# metadata RRS feed

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  • In VS 2017, C# metadata is frequently displayed with terms like Nullable`1 and IDictionary`2 (those are back ticks in the names) where real type names are expected.  This is distracting clutter.  Anybody know how to avoid this?

    Friday, May 24, 2019 6:56 PM

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  • Hello,

    SimpleTypeSpec`NUMBER represents an open generic type with from 1 to n generic type parameters.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/framework/reflection-and-codedom/specifying-fully-qualified-type-names#specifying-generic-types


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    Friday, May 24, 2019 7:47 PM
  • Hi

    Is your problem solved? If so, please post "Mark as answer" to the appropriate answer, so that it will help other members to find the solution quickly if they face a similar issue.

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    Jack


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    Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:20 AM