Tag Archives: Visual Studio Editor

Open your current project in Visual Studio Code directly from Visual Studio IDE

By | January 4, 2018

Visual Studio Code, a lightweight code editor for developing and debug modern web and cloud applications. This cross-platform development tool can run on  – Windows, Linux, and OS X.  Both Visual Studio IDE and Visual Studio Code are very powerful editors and almost everyone must be familiar with using these editors.  In this post, I will show you… Read More »

Automatically Remove and Sort Usings on Save in Visual Studio 2013

By | December 30, 2013

Sorting and Removing the unused namespaces is a general coding standard guideline.  We maintained this for all the files where we have then namespaces included.  You can do it easily from the “Organize Usings” context menu options,  or just enable a shortcut key like I explained in the Remove and Sort – Namespaces using Shortcut in Visual Studio… Read More »

Peek Definition in Visual Studio 2013 is now all about Ctrl + Click

By | December 29, 2013

“Peek Definition” improves the overall developer productivity by displaying the code definition with in the same code window as an extended editor.  You can view the definition of any particular type by just selecting “Peek definition” from the context menu or just selecting short cut key “Alt+F12”. With the Visual Studio Power Productivity Tool, you can invoke the… Read More »

Error propagation in the Solution Explorer – Visual Studio 2013

By | December 28, 2013

In our previous post (View Help with in Same Code Window – Peek Help), we have seen one excellent productive feature of Visual Studio 2013 power tool . Here is one more! “Viewing Error in Solution Explorer”.  This enables you to visualizes the error indication in the solution explorer directly in a cascading way.  You can see this… Read More »

View Help with in Same Code Window – Peek Help in Visual Studio 2013

By | December 27, 2013

Peek Help feature enables the Visual Studio 2013 users to view the code help ( MSDN documentation ) with in same code window. This increases the overall productivity of the developers – getting things done without distracted by the other things. The Peek Help feature is very similar to the “View Code Definition”, where we have seen how… Read More »

Easy Access To CodeLens Options in Visual Studio 2013

By | December 16, 2013

In one of our previous tip (Changing Code Information Indicator Styles in Visual Studio 2013), we have seen how we can customize the different CodeLens options. Now, with the latest version of VS 2013, this things are become more simpler. You can now get access to the CodeLens Options, by just right clicking on the indicator themselves.

Console.WriteLine or ‘cw’ – Which one do you prefer ?

By | September 16, 2013

Few days back we have discussed about some of the hidden and very useful code snippet of visual studio, ‘propfull – for property and backing field’ and ‘forr’ code snippet for reverse ‘for’ loop.  Many of you have found them very useful and thanks for sharing the feedback. Today you will learn another interesting code snippet, called‘cw’.

Use “Run To Cursor” and save time while debugging

By | September 5, 2013

Run to cursor is a great and an hidden features of Visual Studio. This can really boost up your productivity of work while debugging any application in Visual Studio.  You can really avoid the step by step debugging and directly stop the debugger where you are targeting it to stop.  “Run to Cursor” is  just like another breakpoint,… Read More »