Tip #59: Did you know…How you can automatically format unformatted HTML on paste in VS?

Do you copy/ paste a lot of unformatted HTML content in to your web forms? Do you always format HTML after pasting such content? There is an easy way to automatically format HTML on paste in VS. Here is how you do it. In Tools->Options dialog, go to Text Editor->HTML->Miscellaneous page. Check ‘Format HTML on…

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Tip #58: Did you know…How you can import/ export HTML Per Tag options in VS?

If you make a lot of customization to per tag options and you want import/ export these settings you could easily do so with Tools->Import/Export Settings dialog. To export your custom settings to a vssettings file, launch Import and Export Settings Wizard from the menu by choosing Tools->Import/Export Settings. Click ‘Next’ In the next page…

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Tip #54: Did you know…How you can turn off intellisense for HTML/ CSS editors

If you would like turn off intellisense in HTML editors (aspx, html files) and CSS editor (css files), you could do so by going to Tools->Options dialog. For HTML editor, go to Tools->Options->HTML->General. In the right pane, under Statement Completion, uncheck "Auto list members" For CSS Editor, go to Tools->Options->Text Editor->CSS->General. In the right pane,…

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Tip #23: Did you know…How to launch Formatting options dialog for editor with 2 clicks?

Normally we use Tools->Options->Text Editor->HTML->Format to launch the Formatting Options dialog shown below: You can also launch the above dialog from the editor surface with just 2 clicks. On the editor surface, right-click and choose ‘Formatting and Validation’ from the context menu. Voila! You get the Formatting Options dialog shown above. Ranjini SDET | Visual…

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