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

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Linked Windows

Tool windows can be positioned in various ways within the IDE: you can float tool windows around within the overall IDE container, you can dock a tool window to one of the sides of the IDE, you can join windows and pin and unpin them, and so on. (See the section “Managing the Many Windows of the IDE” in Chapter 2, “The Visual Studio IDE,” for an introduction to window layout.)

A linked window refers to two or more tool windows that have been aggregated together. Figure 14.4 shows one common example of this; the Toolbox window and the Solution Explorer window have been joined in a common frame. You can view each window that is part of the frame by clicking its tab.

FIGURE 14.4 Linked windows.

By joining two or more tool windows, ...

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