Change the Default View in the HTML Editor


Menu:  Tools -> Options -> HTML Designer -> General
Versions:  2008,2010
Published:  12/15/2010
Code:  vstipEdit0088

 

The default view when you use the HTML Designer is Source View:

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If you don't like this or just want another view to be the default you can go to Tools -> Options -> HTML Designer -> General  and choose a new view in the "Start pages in" area:

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Comments (5)
  1. Christian Jones says:

    I couldn't find it, Text Editor.  In VS2010, HTML Designer isn't under Text Editor and is a root option on the same level as Text Editor.

  2. zainnab says:

    Christian — good catch!  I fixed the post 🙂

  3. Matt says:

    It still says "Tools -> Options -> Text Editor -> HTML Designer -> General" in the article instead of "Tools -> Options -> HTML Designer -> General". 🙂

  4. zainnab says:

    DOH!  Changed the summary info but not the content…  It's fixed now 😛

  5. zainnab says:

    That large sucking sound you hear would be me not paying attention when I fixed the article 🙂

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