A few months ago, I posted on using Visual Studio’s Run to Cursor feature to set a temporary breakpoint, compile, deploy and start your application. Recently, one of my readers emailed me and mentioned that I had forgotten to talk about the handy keyboard shortcut for Run to Cursor.
As with the previous example, I will use Visual Studio .NET 2003 and the .NET Compact Framework WebCrawler sample.
- Scroll to the first line in the startButton_Click method (MainForm.cs)
- With the insertion cursor (blinking vertical line) on the target line, press Ctrl+F10
Note that there is no breakpoint icon in the Indicator Margin (left side of the code window)
- When the WebCrawler starts, click the Start button.
Visual Studio stops in the startButton_Click method
- Debug as desired
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