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Visual Studio 2012 Cookbook by Richard Banks

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Managing editor windows

As you would expect, with a new Visual Studio version there comes a number of changes to how windows are managed. The changes that have been made have been done with the intention of reducing the clutter in your editing workspace and making the development experience one that is more focused on what you are doing.

Getting ready

Open either the VS2010_Web solution we have been using or use a solution of your choice.

Ensure that the Solution Explorer is open.

How to do it...

  1. In Solution Explorer locate the Default.aspx.cs file in the VS2010_Web project and double-click it. The source file will open in the main window area as with previous versions of Visual Studio; however you will now notice that the document tab features a pin ...

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