Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Pinning tabbed editors, part of Visual Studio Essential Training: 02 Getting Comfortable with the IDE.
- One of my favorite features in the tab well is tab pin.…It lets you keep your favorite editor windows visible…in the tab well, no matter how chaotic…your editing work flow.…It's a simple concept, let me show you.…I'll start by opening a few files.…Now I have three files open.…Every time I open a new file, it goes…to the left-most position in the tab well.…Pinning a tab is done by clicking…on this toggle pin status button.…Let's say that I'm working with this Book.cs file…a lot today, and I want to keep it available…no matter how many other tabs I have open.…
So, I'll click on the pin button,…and it moves to the left-most position in the tab well.…Now, if I add a new file, let's say this Program.cs file,…notice that it goes to the left in the tab well,…but it doesn't supersede, or take precedence,…over the Book.cs file, which stays…in the left-most position.…Now, of course, I can pin more than one file.…Now you see that Book.cs and Fleet.xml…are over here in the left-most position.…And if I open another file, let's say this AboutBox.vb file,…
- 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.