Tip#102: Did you know… How to specify tag specific formatting

Let’s see this with an example.  I have the following html code on my page. Now if I format the document by selecting Edit –> Format document (or Ctrl K, Ctrl D) The document becomes I want the content inside td should remain on the same line after formatting the document. Following steps would show…

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Tip#97: Did you know… How to Display Hidden Information in Design View

The design view in Visual Studio can display glyphs and borders for the hidden non – graphic elements (such as div, span, form, and script elements). This feature helps you to see where the elements are and avoid inadvertently deleting the non-graphic elements from your page while editing. To enable it in designer click on…

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Tip #75: Did you know…How to maintain scrollposition after post back?

When web pages are posted back to the server, by default user is returned to the top of the page. On a large web page, you might have a requirement to scroll down the user automatically to the last position on the page. MaintainScrollPositionOnPostBack page property can be used to achieve this  in one of…

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Tip #73: Did you know… about IIS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit Beta

IIS Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Toolkit Beta – is a free toolkit that helps Web developers, hosting providers, and server administrators improve their sites’ relevance in search results by recommending how to make them more search engine-friendly. The SEO Toolkit Beta is available for installation via the Microsoft Web Platform Installer 2.0 Beta. The IIS…

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Tip#62: Did you know… How to add Ajax Control Toolkit to the toolbox?

Steps to add Ajax Control Toolkit for Framework 3.5 SP1Steps to add Ajax Control Toolkit for Framework 2.0 Ajax Control Toolkit for Framework 3.5 SP1 Following are the steps to add Ajax Control Toolkit to the toolbox for ASP.NET 3.5 webs in Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Download Ajax Control toolkit from here (you can download…

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Tip#57: Did you know… How to manage web site configuration through a web interface

The Web Site Administration Tool provides a web interface for you to manage different web site configuration settings. To launch the tool, for Web Application Project click Project-> ASP.Net Configuration & for Websites, click Website-> ASP.Net Configuration   for Website For WAP   Visual Studio launches the tool in a browser window. You can use…

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Tip # 53: Did you know… How to edit the templates for gridview in VS designer?

Gridview control has the flexibility to be configured how it’s rendered using templates. Following steps show how the control’s edit template can be changed in the Visual Studio Designer. I have a GridView hooked up to Sqldatasource using Northwind.products. I have selected Generate Insert, update and delete statements while configuring the sql data source (by…

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