Friday, October 31, 2014

Tip 3.9: How to hide the Quick Find/Quick Replace window after the first search hit

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Let's say you are searching for some text, and you want the Ctrl+F Quick Find window or the Ctrl+H Quick Replace window to disappear after the first search.

Go to the Tools–Options–Environment–Find And Replace page, and check the Hide Find And Replace Window After A Match Is Located For Quick Find Or Quick Replace option.



Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:33 PM with 444 comments.

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tip 3.8: You can use Ctrl+H to bring up the Quick Replace window

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Press Ctrl+H to bring up the Quick Replace window. The command is Edit.Replace. You need to press either the Replace button or the Replace All button to start the find-and-replace action.



Additionally, you can customize your find-and-replace experience by expanding the Show Dropdown section.

Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:52 PM with 477 comments.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Tip 3.7: How to customize the Find combo box (Ctrl+D) search

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Press Ctrl+F to bring up the Quick Find window and expand the Find Options section. These options also control the Find combo box.



Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:35 PM with 432 comments.