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Visual Studio 2012 Cookbook by Richard Banks

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Using the graphics tools

The graphics tools in previous versions of Visual Studio might best be described as mediocre. However, in Visual Studio 2012 they have been revisited to provide some much needed updates.

Visual Studio 2012 in no way replaces a full featured graphics package, however if you just need to tweak an image or make some simple changes then Visual Studio can be very useful.

In this recipe, you'll create an image that you could use in the website project we've been using throughout this chapter.

Getting ready

Open the VS2010_Web project that we've been working with throughout this chapter.

How to do it...

  1. Right-click on the VS2010_Web project and select Add | New Folder. Call the new folder Images.
  2. With the Images folder selected, from ...

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