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

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Custom Window Layouts

Visual Studio 2015 provides support for saving your custom window layouts. This allows you to tweak your IDE for different functions such as C# coding versus XAML layout activities. You can then save your window layout with a name and apply it when the time is right.

As an example, suppose you configure the IDE to look similar to that shown in Figure 2.34. This layout is optimized for focusing on code and code files. The Toolbox and properties windows are unpinned.

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FIGURE 2.34 You can create a custom window layout and save it.

You can save this layout from the Window menu. You select Save Window Layout. You are then presented ...

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