Did you know… How to enable or disable the IDE Navigator

This tip is for Visual Studio 2005.  We have a new feature called the IDE Navigator.  When Ctrl+Tab is bound to Window.NextDocumentWindowNav, the IDE Navigator will pop up, showing all available tool windows and files.  You’ll need to hold down the Ctrl, kinda like Windows Alt+Tab dialog.  If you have Stick keys enabled (Press shift key 5 times), you can just press Ctrl, then Tab, and the dialog will remain up.

If you do not like this new feature, and want the previous Ctrl+Tab behavior to just navigate to the next file, you can follow these steps to disable it.  http://blogs.msdn.com/saraford/archive/2004/11/15/257962.aspx

Happy Editing!

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  1. Today’s tip comes from “some cool dev” who wrote the new Window Management features for Visual Studio…

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