Dart Barrel File Generator
VSCode extension that generate barrel files for folders containing dart files.
Dart Barrel File Generator either by
searching for the extension in VSCode
or from the marketplace.
It can create barrel files only two the selected folder
It creates a barrel file for the selected folder and all the nested folders from
the selected. Likewise, it also adds the nested folder barrel file to its parent
Alternatively, the extension can create a barrel file with all the names of the
nested folders (for each subfolder), without creating additional barrel files.
GDBF: Current Folder Only
|Creates a barrel file for the selected folder
GDBF: Current and Nested Folders
|Creates a barrel file for the selected and its nested folders
Both commands can be used by typing in the command palette. It will then ask you to
choose a folder. If it is done from the folder tree, it will use the selected
folder as the root folder.
You can also exclude
.g.dart (generated) files by modifying the
following options in your settings:
dartBarrelFileGenerator.excludeFreezed: false (by default).
dartBarrelFileGenerator.excludeGenerated: false (by default).
It is also possible to exclude glob patterns:
- For files, you can add a list of file globs in the
- For directories, you can add a list of directories globs in the
Default barrel file name
The extension will create a barrel file with the
<folder-name>.dart by default. This
behaviour can be changed if the
dartBarrelFileGenerator.defaultBarrelName option is
set. By changing this option, whenever a barrel file is created, it will use the name
set in the configuration instead of the default.
Note: If the name contains any whitespace, such will be replaced by
Custom file name
By default, the extension will create a new file named as the folder name, appended by
.dart extension. However, if you want to set the name, you can activate the
dartBarrelFileGenerator.promptName: false (by default).
Whenever you create a new barrel file, a prompt will appear to ask for the file name.
It can be used for both options.
Note: When entering the name, the
.dart extension is not required.
- Skipping empty folders: by default,
dartBarrelFileGenerator will not
generate a barrel file for a folder that does not have any file to export. You
can change this behaviour by setting
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