Monday, March 31, 2014

Tip 4.26: You can use Alt+F6 and Alt+Shift+F6 to cycle through opened tool windows

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If you don't want the IDE Navigator to appear when you navigate among various opened tool windows, use Alt+F6 and Alt+Shift+F6 to go to the next and previous tool windows, respectively, in most-recently used sort order.



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Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:05 PM with 492 comments.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Tip 4.25: You can use Alt+F7 and Alt+Shift+F7 to move to the next and previous tool windows

"Visual Studio Tips, 251 ways to improve your Productivity in Visual Studio", courtesy of 'Sara Ford'

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The tool windows you open and visit are saved in an MRU (most-recently used) list. So you can navigate among all the various opened tool windows, using Alt+F7 for next and Alt+Shift+F7 for previous.



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Posted by Nils-Holger at 12:42 PM with 450 comments.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Tip 4.24: How to use Tabbed Document to maximize a tool window

"Visual Studio Tips, 251 ways to improve your Productivity in Visual Studio", courtesy of 'Sara Ford'

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Yet another one of those "Wow, she didn't know you could do that until someone showed her" moments happened when she found out you can maximize a tool window by setting it to a tabbed document state. With your desired tool window selected, either right-click the tool window title bar or tab window to bring up the tool window context menu and then select Dock as Tabbed Document. Alternatively, you can go to the Window menu and select Tabbed Document.



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Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:32 PM with 446 comments.