Collapsing or Expanding All Your Code with Outlining

Keyboard:  CTRL + M, CTRL + L
Menu:  Edit -> Outlining -> Toggle All Outlining
Command:  Edit.ToggleAllOutlining
Versions:  2008,2010
Published:  3/17/2010
Code:  vstipEdit0031


You can easily collapse or expand ALL your code with Outlining.  For example, if you have a bunch of code that is expanded:



And want it all collapsed, then you have two options:

  1. Hit CTRL + M, CTRL + L
  2. Go to Edit -> Outlining -> Toggle All Outlining on the Menu Bar


The result, in this case, would be this:



Just repeat one of the steps to reverse the process and ALL your code will be expanded.  This is particularly useful if you are using a feature that can’t look inside collapsed code.

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