Extract To User Control in Visual Studio 2011 Developer Preview

This is very handy and quick time saving features and a much required during code refactoring. Consider a situation where you have designed some web pages which are quite large or you have realized that it would have been better to put some part of web page in a user control  so that you can use it  in multiple places. Yes,  manually this is a big process  to create controls, copy – past code and refer them in page.

Well, VS 2011 Developer preview  makes this very easier. In source of HTML Editor you will have option called “Extract to User Control .  Select the code block in HTML Editor which you want to move as user control and select “Extract to User Control” from context menu.

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This will launch “Save As” dialog for user control. Provide the “User Control Name” and click “Ok”

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This will automatically create a User Control and same will be referred to your page automatically.

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Interesting ? Well, you can check out few more interesting addition over here Few Nice features in Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview for ASP.NET Developers

Hope this helps !

Cheers !

Abhijit

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Abhijit Jana

Abhijit runs the Daily .NET Tips. He started this site with a vision to have a single knowledge base of .NET tips and tricks and share post that can quickly help any developers . He is a Former Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, CodeProject MVP, Mentor, Speaker, Author, Technology Evangelist and presently working as a .NET Consultant. He blogs at http://abhijitjana.net , you can follow him @AbhijitJana . He is the author of book Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide.