Tag Archives: Visual Studio Editor

How to select a block of code in Visual Studio

By | August 19, 2013

This is quite interesting and a handy tip. You can use it very often during your development  when you want to select a complete code block very quickly.   Keep you cursor either at the starting or at the ending braces  Just press Ctrl + Shift + ] . You will find the complete code block is  being selected.… Read More »

Changing Code Information Indicator Styles in Visual Studio 2013

By | July 31, 2013

You can modify the Code Information Indicators styles from the Options dialog windows. This will help you to customize the appearance of  indicator text. You can go to Tools –> Options –> Environment -> Fonts and Colors and then from Show Settings For  dropdown, select Code Information Indicators . On the other hand, you can use Search within… Read More »

Search within Options Dialog Control – Visual Studio 2013

By | July 18, 2013

Searching items within Options dialog control is no more difficult and confusing. You can now search different options with in Visual Studio Options dialog window.  In Visual Studio 2013, you will find a search text control which will allow you to search different options easily.

Check the Unit Test Status Easily and Effectively – Test Status Indicator in Visual Studio 2013 Preview

By | July 16, 2013

In the previous tip you have seen how the code reference indicator help us to find the code reference easily. Visual Studio 2013 enables the similar features for Unit Tests as well.  Test Case Indicator ( Part of Code Information Indicator), indicates the status of the unit test with actual methods as well as in test methods.

Find the References Easily – Code Reference Indicator in Visual Studio 2013 Preview

By | July 15, 2013

As a developer one of the common task that we perform during the development is finding the code references using “Find All References” features. This is very much known to us and we all  know why we used it. In Visual Studio 2013, the same things can be achieved in much easier and visualize way. You can see… Read More »

Comment and Uncomment for CSS Editor in Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview

By | January 5, 2012

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. I talked about such two features over here http://abhijan.me/yCL4LH and http://abhijan.me/zvnmqu . CSS editor has another enhancement, which is “supporting direct code comment and uncomment”.