Navigation UI designs with the Document Outline view


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Navigation UI designs with the Document Outline view

Navigating through a complex tree of controls in a real world application can be a frustrating ordeal. If you have a design that has hundreds of nested controls, it can be a lot of work just to find the control and select it in the designer. To aid in this kind of navigation, Visual Studio includes a Document Outline window. I am inside a project inside Solution Explorer called UsingDocOutline. It contains three projects: an ASP.NET application, a Windows Form application, and a WPF application.

In order to navigate through this HTML page over here in the ASP.NET application, I need to have my Document Outline window opened. It may not be showing up on your machine. In order to make it visible, you need to choose View > Other Windows. Then on this sub-menu, choose Document Outline. This window usually lives on the left edge of the screen. As you can see in my computer, it's over here, and it's docked at the bottom half of the screen.

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Navigation UI designs with the Document Outline view
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Navigation UI designs with the Document Outline view provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Walt Ritscher as part of the Visual Studio 2010 Essential Training

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