Posts tagged 'Printing'

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Tip 1.35: How to print the file path as the page header

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

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Go to File–Page Setup. In the lower left corner, there's a Page Header option:



This option puts the file path across the top of the printed file.



Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 2:13 PM with 659 comments.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Tip 1.34: How to print boldly

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

Sara Ford's Blog



She thinks we all, at one point in time, have tried to customize our editor colors or change keywords to bold or something else, and then pressed the Print button. Yet, we arrive at the printer confused that our changes haven't been applied.

To customize your fonts and colors for printing, go to Tools–Options–Environment–Fonts And Colors and change the selection in the Show Settings For drop-down list to Printer. Now you can customize your fonts and colors, including bold.



Additionally, let's say that you've already tweaked your colors or just want to use what you see in the editor. Then press the Use button and select Text Editor Settings. The default settings are restored to the original text editor defaults.

Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 12:55 PM with 1753 comments.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Tip 1.33: How to print line numbers

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

Sara Ford's Blog



Sara Aside

Back in the Visual Studio .NET 2003 days, you had to go to File–Page Setup and check Line Numbers (in the lower left corner) to print line numbers, regardless of whether they were visible in the editor. For Visual Studio 2005 and beyond, they moved this option to the Print dialog box.


To print line numbers, go to File–Print, and on the lower left, you'll see two options:



Here's a bonus tip, because she cannot bring herself to write a "Did you know ... how to hide collapsed regions when printing" tip. It makes her yawn. You can also hide collapsed regions. She has used this when she wanted to print out just her test case function and she didn't want to print out any of the helper functions because they all lived in the same test case file.



The preceding illustration, which she printed to an .xps file (no, she didn't scan in a printed page), shows how the hidden collapsed regions will print out.

Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:18 PM with 435 comments.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Tip 1.35: How to print the file path as the page header

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

Sara Ford's Blog



Go to File–Page Setup. In the lower left corner, there's a Page Header option:



This option puts the file path across the top of the printed file.



Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:41 PM with 1026 comments.

Friday, December 27, 2013

Tip 1.34: How to print boldly

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

Sara Ford's Blog



She thinks we all, at one point in time, have tried to customize our editor colors or change keywords to bold or something else, and then pressed the Print button. Yet, we arrive at the printer confused that our changes haven't been applied. To customize your fonts and colors for printing, go to Tools–Options–Environment–Fonts And Colors and change the selection in the Show Settings For drop-down list to Printer. Now you can customize your fonts and colors, including bold.



Additionally, let's say that you've already tweaked your colors or just want to use what you see in the editor. Then press the Use button and select Text Editor Settings. The default settings are restored to the original text editor defaults. Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:05 PM with 461 comments.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Tip 1.33: How to print line numbers

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

Sara Ford's Blog



Sara Aside

Back in the Visual Studio .NET 2003 days, you had to go to File–Page Setup and check Line Numbers (in the lower left corner) to print line numbers, regardless of whether they were visible in the editor. For Visual Studio 2005 and beyond, they moved this option to the Print dialog box.
To print line numbers, go to File–Print, and on the lower left, you'll see two options:



Here's a bonus tip, because she cannot bring herself to write a "Did you know ... how to hide collapsed regions when printing" tip. It makes her yawn. You can also hide collapsed regions. She has used this when she wanted to print out just her test case function and she didn't want to print out any of the helper functions because they all lived in the same test case file.



The preceding illustration, which she printed to an .xps file (no, she didn't scan in a printed page), shows how the hidden collapsed regions will print out.

Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 12:27 PM with 442 comments.

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Tip 1.35: How to print the file path as the page header

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

Sara Ford's Blog



Go to File–Page Setup. In the lower left corner, there's a Page Header option:



This option puts the file path across the top of the printed file.



Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:00 PM with 478 comments.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Tip 1.34: How to print boldly

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

Sara Ford's Blog



She thinks we all, at one point in time, have tried to customize our editor colors or change keywords to bold or something else, and then pressed the Print button. Yet, we arrive at the printer confused that our changes haven't been applied. To customize your fonts and colors for printing, go to Tools–Options–Environment–Fonts And Colors and change the selection in the Show Settings For drop-down list to Printer. Now you can customize your fonts and colors, including bold.



Additionally, let's say that you've already tweaked your colors or just want to use what you see in the editor. Then press the Use button and select Text Editor Settings. The default settings are restored to the original text editor defaults.

Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 12:59 PM with 0 comments.

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Tip 1.33: How to print line numbers

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

Sara Ford's Blog



Sara Aside

Back in the Visual Studio .NET 2003 days, you had to go to File–Page Setup and check Line Numbers (in the lower left corner) to print line numbers, regardless of whether they were visible in the editor. For Visual Studio 2005 and beyond, they moved this option to the Print dialog box.
To print line numbers, go to File–Print, and on the lower left, you'll see two options:



Here's a bonus tip, because she cannot bring herself to write a "Did you know ... how to hide collapsed regions when printing" tip. It makes her yawn. You can also hide collapsed regions. She has used this when she wanted to print out just her test case function and she didn't want to print out any of the helper functions because they all lived in the same test case file.



The preceding illustration, which she printed to an .xps file (no, she didn't scan in a printed page), shows how the hidden collapsed regions will print out.

Happy Programming! =)
Posted by Nils-Holger at 1:16 PM with 3033 comments.