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Visual Studio 2013 Cookbook by Richard Banks, Jeff Martin

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Taking advantage of the CSS editor improvements

Just as in the HTML editor we looked at in the previous recipe, the CSS editor in Visual Studio has been improved. In this recipe, we'll take a look at these improvements by tweaking the default CSS of a web project.

Getting ready

Simply start Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web or any of the premium versions for this recipe. We will create a fresh project, but if you have an existing project in mind that has a relevant CSS file, that should work just as well.

How to do it...

There are several features that are helpful when editing CSS files, so let's take a look at what VS2013 offers by performing following steps:

  1. Open the sample project WebApp3, or a project of your own choice that uses CSS files.
  2. Open ...

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