This video explores the "Comment Remover" extension available on the Visual Studio gallery site. Learn how the extension works and what principles it demonstrates for your own custom extension.
- [Voiceover] In this movie I'll look…at the comment remover extension.…It's a simple tool that removes…all the comments in the editor window.…It can also remove regions and knows…how to selectively handle C# XML documentation comments.…I've already installed the extension, so I'll click…on the Close button in the Extensions and Updates dialogue.…Then I'll open this Stylesheet1.css file.…As you look through this document you…can see that I have a number of comments.…I have a block comment here at the top,…I've got some in-line comments here on line 12 and line 14,…and I've got a header comment here…at the beginning of my customer styles.…
I'm ready to submit this CSS file to my client for review,…and I want to remove all the comments before doing so.…To use the comment remover, I'll go to the Edit menu…and choose this menu item, Comments,…and then this top item here, Remove All.…As you can see, it successfully removed all the comments…and didn't impact the rest of my CSS, it left that alone.…Comment remover works for any file type that supports…
- Installing extensions
- Using CodeMaid, Productivity Power Tools, and other Visual Studio extensions
- Adding external tools
- Creating custom item and project templates
- Building your own custom extensions
- Creating VSIX installers
- Sharing custom extensions
Skill Level Beginner
1. Install Extensions
2. Explore Extensions
3. Integrate External Tools
4. Create Custom Project and Item Templates
5. Create Custom Extensions
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