Join Walt Ritscher for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Quick Launch, part of Visual Studio Essential Training: 02 Getting Comfortable with the IDE.
- Search within applications is becoming customary…in many Microsoft products.…As the apps become bigger and more complex,…we need ways to find a tool or setting easily.…Hunting aimlessly through menus and dialogs…is not acceptable anymore.…Visual Studio contains a variety of search tools.…I want to concentrate on Quick Launch in this video.…The Quick Launch lives in the upper-right section…of the IDE.…I can click on it with my mouse…to set the focus up there,…or if my focus is elsewhere in Visual Studio,…for instance, I'm inside this app config file…I can press Control-Q to move the focus to the Quick Launch.…
Once the focus is in the Quick Launch,…I type keywords or phrases to quickly search for IDE tools.…For example, I'll type the letter phrase B-O.…As you can see, this is a list of parts…of Visual Studio that contain this key combination.…There are 18 menus with the letter combination.…For example, here's one with the word bookmark in it.…There are 10 options available in Visual Studio.…This one says keyboard.…
- 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.