Chapter 6. Discover More Tools for Your Design Time, Part 2

In continuing to explore all the tools provided by the IDE, this chapter focuses on dialog boxes and smaller, miscellaneous tools in Microsoft Visual Studio. For example, you can have a lot of fun using the Find combo box to run Visual Studio commands, open files, and much more. There are all sorts of tips and tricks here that, even if you don’t use them in your daily coding activities, you can definitely use to impress your coworkers with your mad IDE skills.

Dialog Boxes

Unlike tool windows, which are available at any time, dialog boxes are used when a tool needs to perform some sort of action that can’t or shouldn’t be interrupted. For example, resetting your development settings requires ...

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