#VisualStudio 2013 Improvements - better commenting in XAML

In this blog post we will learn how easy it is to comment out XAML codes having multiple comment blocks in Visual Studio 2013. - Article authored by Kunal Chowdhury on

Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 RC (Release Candidate) is already there and I hope, many of you already downloaded it and started exploring the new features and enhancements part of the release candidate. Visual Studio 2013 provides us a better way to handle XAML pages.


In this blog post, we will learn the new feature introduced to better commenting XAML codes inside Visual Studio 2013 IDE. You will definitely like it.


In Visual Studio 2012 or earlier versions while working in the XAML pages, it was not so easy to comment a block of XAML code having one or more commented block. In such case, we had to either remove those commented blocks first or find out the individual section to comment it. If you already worked with XAML codes, you will understand how difficult it is.


But in Visual Studio 2013, Microsoft improved the editor to keep away the frustration of the XAML designers commenting out the code block. Have a look into the below video to know how easy it is now:



I hope the post was easy to understand and will help you working with Visual Studio 2013. Don’t forget to check out the additional posts related to Visual Studio 2013.

Article authored by Kunal Chowdhury on
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