Tag Archives: Visual Studio 2017

Using Quick Actions in Visual Studio to upgrade project’s language version

By | November 22, 2017

In Visual Studio, you have seen the light bulb, if there is an error, Visual Studio provides a suggestion for how to fix the issue.  We all are familiar with this feature of Visual Studio. Did you know – you can use this feature to update the project language version as well.  In the previous post Choosing the C#… Read More »

Choosing the C# Language latest version (minor release ) in Visual Studio 2017

By | November 21, 2017

Visual Studio allows you to choose the C# language latest versions for your project. To choose the C# language latest versions, In Visual Studio, from the Solution Explorer, right-click on the project and select Properties -> Build Tab. And, then Select Advanced button. This will bring “Advanced Build Settings” windows, where you can check the drop-down option for “Language… Read More »

Did you know – “Developer News” section in Start Page, when collapsed, shows you a notification in case there are feed updates – Visual Studio 2017?

By | August 18, 2017

Visual Studio 2017 has a re-designed the start page that prioritizes and rearranged items, which made it cleaner and easy to access on the things that you need to get it started. Be it a Most Recent Used (MRU) project lists, opening an existing project or even choosing the project template for your new project – start page… Read More »

Picking up New Project Template right from the Start Page in Visual Studio 2017

By | August 16, 2017

Visual Studio 2017 having a reshaped start page. Be it with getting started documents, picking up your recent projects, or evening creating a new project. This has everything to get you started. Creating the new project has an altogether a new section to start up a new project. When you select the “Create new project…” option, you will… Read More »

Set Conditions for Exception in Visual Studio 2017

By | August 14, 2017

In Visual Studio, you can use Exception Settings Window to manage the exceptions – for which exception to break, at which point to break, to add or deleting exceptions. The Exception Settings windows for Visual Studio is there for quite some time. You can open the exception settings window by navigating from Debug -> Windows -> Exception Settings.… Read More »

Did you know – “Attach to Process” dialog window now has a “Process Filtering” option in Visual Studio 2017 ?

By | August 7, 2017

During debugging in Visual Studio, attaching to a process is a very common activity, and as a developer, we are all familiar with it. We can attach the Visual Studio debugger to a running process by navigating from Debug > Attach to Process (Ctrl+Alt+P) and then select the specific process from the Attach to Process dialog box.

How To customize “Structure Guide Lines” Colors in Visual Studio 2017 ?

By | July 21, 2017

In Visual Studio 2017   dotted structure guide lines in your code, between the curly braces ({}), helps in identifying the individual blocks easily.  Also, hover over on the lines, it will shows the tooltip with opening of that block and its parents. In the previous post we have seen how to Turning On/Off “Structure Guide Lines” in… Read More »

Turning On/Off “Structure Guide Lines” in Visual Studio 2017

By | July 20, 2017

Visual Studio 2017 introduced an interesting feature that draw a dotted structure guide lines on your code.  It draw a dotted vertical line between the curly braces ({}) to identify the individual blocks easily.  If you hover over on the lines, it will shows you a tooltip with the opening of that block and its parents.