Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing menus and toolbars, part of Visual Studio Essential Training: 02 Getting Comfortable with the IDE.
- You can go crazy and modify the menus,…toolbars, and context menus in Visual Studio.…I'll show you how to alter one of the standard menus,…and also how to add some additional buttons to a toolbar.…Let's start by adding a button to the standard toolbar.…Here's the standard toolbar.…At the very end of the standard toolbar…is a drop down that says Standard Toolbar Options.…And then I can click on the Add or Remove Buttons.…This shows some of the additional buttons…that I can put on this toolbar.…I'm going to choose this Solution Explorer item.…
And then move the focus away from that…and the menu goes away.…Now you'll notice that at the end of this toolbar,…I can now click on this button…to open the Solution Explorer.…So if the Solution Explorer's closed,…I can open it by clicking here.…Very nice.…Next, I'd like to modify this Tools menu.…I'd like to take this External Tools menu item,…and move it to the very bottom of the menu.…The way I can customize it,…earlier today I showed you you could customize it…by going here, right clicking, scrolling down,…
- Understanding tool and window types
- Working with the Solution Explorer
- Pinning tabbed editors
- Working in full-screen mode
- Sizing windows
Skill Level Beginner
What topics were updated on 07/21/2017?
Topics in the first chapter about the Start page project section, Start page improvements, and the Open Folder command were updated.