Visual Studio 2013: TODO Comments and Custom Tokens in the Task List

NOTE: This is an older feature I’ve updated the information for VS2013   Ever been writing some code and you want to leave a reminder to yourself to do something on a particular line or area?  Did you know about the "to do" comment feature or custom tokens?  They seriously rock if you have never…

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TODO Comments in the Task List

The text version of this video can be found here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/zainnab/archive/2010/06/07/todo-comments-in-the-task-list-vstiptool0029.aspx   If you can’t play the embedded video below, you can see it here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l47g7_Qe8HE   You can also see my entire YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/VSTips  

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TODO Comments in the Task List

Versions:  2008,2010 Published:  6/7/2010 Code:  vstipTool0029   Ever been writing some code and you want to leave a reminder to yourself to do something on a particular line or area?  Did you know about the "to do" comment feature?  It seriously rocks if you have never used it AND, because it goes in the source…

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Comment and Uncomment Code

Keyboard:  CTRL + K, CTRL + C (comment); CTRL + K, CTRL + U (uncomment)Menu:  Edit -> Advanced -> Comment Selection; Edit -> Advanced -> Uncomment SelectionCommand:  Edit.CommentSelection; Edit.UncommentSelectionVersions:  2008,2010Published:  4/13/2010Code:  vstipEdit0047   Download the seriously cool Tip of the Day Extension to get the daily tips delivered to your Start Page!   Sometimes it’s…

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Adding comments to a DataTip

Versions:  2010Published:  2/4/2010Code:  vstipDebug0007   You can now add comments to your DataTips Sometimes you just want to make a comment to remind yourself about something in a DataTip (pinned or floating) and now you can!  Here’s how you do it: Enter Debug Mode Put your mouse pointer over a variable in the current scope;…

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