Visual Studio 2013: Never Cut or Copy a Blank Line Again

Ever cut something then accidentally cut a blank line?  I can’t really think of a good reason to cur or copy a blank line and yet you are still allowed to do it.    The good news is you can keep this from happening by simply going to Tools -> Options -> Text Editor ->…

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Copy and Paste with the Command Prompt

Keyboard:  ENTER (copy)Menu:  System Menu -> Edit -> [Mark, Copy, Paste, Select All]Versions:  2008,2010Published:  7/21/2010Code:  vstipTool0057   Pasting There is a pretty rich set of tools to help you work with text in the command prompt windows.  For example, you can copy text and paste it by going to System Menu -> Edit -> Paste:…

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Cut, Copy, and Paste Collapsed Code with Outlining

Keyboard:  CTRL + M, CTRL + M (toggle outlining expansion) Menu:  Edit -> Outlining -> Toggle Outlining Expansion Command:  Edit.ToggleOutliningExpansion Versions:  2008,2010Published:  3/21/2010Code:  vstipEdit0035   When working with Outlining, you can perform many timesaving operations.  One of those is the ability to take a long, funky chunk of code and work with it in a…

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How to keep from accidentally copying a blank line

Menu:  Tools -> Options -> Text Editor -> All Languages -> General Versions:  2008,2010Published:  1/9/2010Code:  vstipEdit0004     Ever cut something then accidentally cut a blank line?  I can’t really think of a good reason to cur or copy a blank line and yet you are still allowed to do it.  The good news is…

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