This week I thought we would focus on some fun quickies that have been in Visual Studio since at least VS2010. The first one we will look at is simply zooming your text in the editor. The concept is really simple. For example, you may want to go from this: To this: Being…
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Keyboard: CTRL + SHIFT + >; CTRL + SHIFT + <Command: View.ZoomInVersions: 2010Published: 1/8/2010Code: vstipEdit0003 You can change the zoom factor for text using the Zoom combo box in the lower left-hand corner of the Editor. Simply choose a pre-determined size or type in a value of your own.
Keyboard: CTRL + Mouse WheelCommand: View.ZoomInVersions: 2010Published: 1/7/2010Code: vstipEdit0002 There is a great new feature in the editor that allows you to instantly change the zoom factor of text. Just hold down your CTRL key and use the wheel on your mouse to zoom in or out.