Category Archives: Visual Studio Editor



New Color Picker in Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview for CSS

CSS editor in Visual Studio 2011 introduced many new features for web developers and it helps developers to work with CSS more efficiently and organize way. One of the nice features of the new CSS Editor is Color Picker. While designing styles for web applications, web developers refers different tool to choose the color and […]

Looking at .NET Source code from Visual Studio

Its been a number of days when I last posted in DailyDotnetTips, but I always find fun in posting something here. Today I will talk about how you can get integration of Source code server with your .NET programs so that you can easily see the Source code of the .NET library while you debug. […]

Install a shared Assembly to the GAC as post build event from Visual Studio

The Global Assembly Cache (GAC) is a Cache for globally available Assemblies. Most of the shared assemblies are installed inside GAC to shared across different applications. The Global Assembly Cache tool (Gacutil.exe) allow us to manipulate the contents of the global assembly cache along with install and un-install Assembly. During the development, we generally  take […]

Automatically Show the Output Window During Build in Visual Studio

The Visual Studio IDE Output window displays status messages for various features with in IDE  include build errors, compilation error, Project configuration information, that occur when a project is compiled. This window is very much important to see what your application doing during build. Now, this windows is by default turn off. So when ever […]

Not able to view the IntelliTrace Navigation Bar in Visual Studio 2010 –Solution

IntelliTrace Navigation Bar or Navigation Gutter is used for code navigation while debugging using IntelliTrace. To know more about IntelliTrace you can find out my list of articles http://bit.ly/l4Na92 . In this post I am going to share a small tips this you might came across while using IntelliTrace Debugging.

Surround generated code with #region while implement Interface

In Visual Studio you can enable and disabled the automatic #region code surround while implement interface. Well by default it’s set to off and which is mostly like by all developer. But if you want some change, and you want while implementing interface it should automatically surround by #region then you have to go to […]

“Not able to view the solution file in Visual Studio” – Hide and Show solution file in Visual Studio

Sometime you may came across with this problem that, you are not able to view the solution file in Visual Studio though you have solution file in proper place and the file physically exists in solution folder . You may just wonder why you are not able to view the solution file. Yeah, it could […]

Customizing Visual Studio Extension Icon in Visual Studio 2010

If you have deal with Visual Studio Extension ( VSIX) , you must have seen, after the extension installation default icons are predefined ( As shown in below image ). In this post I am going to describe how you can customize /change the default visual studio extension  icon and can provide your own icon […]

How to setup automatic Word Wrap in the Visual Studio Editor ?

In Visual Studio Code editor you can set the  Word wrap option which will automatically adjust long line of code in multiple lines based on the editor view area. This simple settings can be done from Visual Studio Tools > Options area. When this option is selected, based on the current editor width, if the […]