Tip #90: Did you know … How to rearrange menu items in Visual Web Developer?

You can use the Rearrange Commands dialog box to do this. To get there: Launch the Tools->Customize dialog. Now select the Commands Tab. Click on the Rearrange commands… button, and this will launch the dialog that will help you with arranging your menu and toolbar items. Now choose a menu or toolbar to rearrange. You…

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Tip #89: Did you know…You could customize Toolbars in Visual Web Developer?

Visual Web Developer by default shows the standard toolbar. To expose the remaining tool bars, you will have to right click on the standard tool bar area. This will bring up the list of all toolbars available. Select in this list to show or hide toolbars. In the picture below, I have chosen the formatting…

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Tip #86: Did you know… Visual Studio has several different search options?

The standard methods for searching can be found under the Edit –> Find and Replace menu. The “Quick Find” method (Ctrl+F) allows users to search inside of the current document, all open documents, the current project, the entire solution, and the current block by changing the Look in selection.   If you set Look in…

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Tip#85: Did you know… You can now do Multiple Selection of controls in your Designer with VS 2008 SP1?

Visual Web developer 2008 SP1 supports multiple selection of controls on your designer using Ctrl+Click. You can see that the designer: Displays the primary selected control with a white tab. Button3 in the image below. Enable you to set property for the selected controls using Property Grid. Note that the property grid would show you…

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Tip #81: Did you know… How to Select the CSS Schema for Intellisense and CSS Properties?

In Visual Studio 2008, there is a Style Sheet Toolbar (visible only when a CSS file is active) which allows the user to select a CSS Schema, as seen in this screen shot:   However, this setting only affects the CSS editor, not the Intellisense in aspx or html files, nor the properties/values displayed in…

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