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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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The Toolbox

The Visual Studio 2015 Toolbox provides access to the many controls when you’re building web and Windows forms. It also provides access to nearly anything that can be dragged onto one of the numerous designers used for creating forms, XML schemas, class diagrams, and more. As an example, if you are building a web form, the Toolbox provides the many controls, grouped for easier access, that can be added to the form. Furthermore, if you are working with a text editor, the Toolbox enables you to save clips of text for quick access.

Figure 2.28 shows the Toolbox in a standard configuration (undocked from the IDE) for building a web form. The many controls inside this Toolbox and those inside other Toolbox dialogs are covered throughout ...

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