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How many times this happened with you while working on a code block you wanted to navigate to the last edited block of a code file? Now the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 provides you the option to easily go back to the last edited location.

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will learn how easy it is to quickly navigate to the last edit location in Visual Studio.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2017 | Visual Studio 2017 Tips & Tricks

How many times it happened when you tried to select a code block and then moved to its parent block to select the desired code? When the lines of code in a block increases, it becomes difficult to find the first line and last line.

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will learn how to use the all new 'Expand/Contract Selection' feature to select a logical code block in Visual Studio 2017.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2017 | Visual Studio 2017 Tips & Tricks

Those who always work with lots of projects in Visual Studio, its easy for them to switch from one project to the other by navigating through the File menu. This reduces the number of running Visual Studio instances.

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will learn how to increase or decrease the recent files and projects in Visual Studio MRU list.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2015 | Visual Studio 2015 Tips & Tricks

If you have some existing code files and want to club them in a single project/solution, adding those one by one to a project is time consuming. Do you know that Visual Studio provides you a wizard for doing this activity?

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will learn how to create a project and/or a solution from existing code.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2015 | Visual Studio 2015 Tips & Tricks

The latest version of Visual Studio 2017 (version 15.8) supports multiple carets. This means that, you can now create multiple insertion and selection points in your code file which will improve your productivity in certain conditions.

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will discuss how easy it is to add or delete code at multiple cursor positions.

Published by on under Tips | Visual Studio 2017

While working with Visual Studio, you may some time notice that, there are few Visual Studio commands which are not mapped with any keyboard shortcuts. Thus, working with such commands become very difficult as you need to navigate through the menus every time.

 

Do you know that, you can easily map custom shortcut keys to Visual Studio commands to ease your life? In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will learn about the steps.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2015 | Visual Studio 2015 Tips & Tricks

Do you know that, you can quickly move between methods in Visual Studio using the Next Method and Previous Method navigational menus? This feature enables you to improve your productivity during development.

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, we will learn how easy it is to move back and forth through methods inside a code file.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2015 | Visual Studio 2015 Tips & Tricks

When you search for a text in Visual Studio, by default it lists the matched code block along with the file name in the search result. But, some time just listing the file name is enough to focus on where the text is available.

 

Visual Studio provides an option to drill down the search result and to keep you focused on what you wanted to view. In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, let's learn how to do that.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2015 | Visual Studio 2015 Tips & Tricks

Do you know that, Visual Studio allows you to cycle through your Clipboard data to paste the right content that you copied previously? This built-in feature is known as Cycle Clipboard Ring and can be invoked using a keyboard shortcut.

 

In this part of my Visual Studio Productivity Tips series, let's learn how to cycle through your Visual Studio clipboard and make your life easy while copy/pasting code.

Published by on under Visual Studio 2015 | Visual Studio 2015 Tips & Tricks