SECTION 12 Advanced and Miscellaneous

Tip 89: Set Default Extensions for File Types

You can configure the default file suffixes to a certain extent. The default suffix for C++ files is, for example, .cc. If you prefer, you can change the default suffix to .cpp.

Choose Tools > Options, and then click Advanced Options. Select the category IDE Configuration > System > Object Types. This category contains all file types the IDE can handle, including default extensions and MIME types if applicable.

Select the C++ Data Objects entry. Now you can edit the default suffix in the right panel.

Tip 90: Find Paths to the IDE’s Resource Bundles

The following hack is handy for people such as localizers who need to know in which resource bundle pieces ...

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