Developers have strong opinions about developer tool configuration. Walt show how to change the Visual Studio editor settings at the global level, which affects all the editor windows in the IDE. Learn the benefits of using line numbers and word wrap to make code reading faster with less horizontal scrolling.
I'm looking at the settings here…in the Text Editor section,…under the All Languages.…So any changes that I make here…affect all of the code editors.…For instance, if I come down here…and I change the tab sizes,…that will affect all the tab sizes in every editor,…but then I can go down and modify it…in one of the other languages.…Let's say that I don't want that setting in F#,…so I can come in here and change a tab size here…that's different than all the other editors.…
But for this demo, I'm just going to change…the items in the All Languages.…I'll start by looking at one of my favorite features,…
- Exploring the code editor window and default settings
- Commenting code
- Using hover tips and IntelliSense
- Tracking changes
- Refactoring code
- Formatting and arranging code
- Navigating and inspecting code
- Using the Task List
- Working with snippets and smart tags
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 08/21/2017. What changed?
A: New videos were added that cover visualizing code and markup with structure guidelines in Visual Studio 2017; refactor enhancements in Visual Studio 2017; format rules for C# in Visual Studio 2017; format rules for Visual Basic in Visual Studio 2017; smart peek options; and CodeMap in Visual Studio 2017.
1. Work with Code Editors
2. Format Your Code
3. Navigate and Inspect Code
4. Tools for Enhancing Your Coding Sessions
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