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Working with Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 by Marc Young, Brian Johnson, Craig Skibo

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Chapter 5. Using Visual Studio Macros

Macros are automation scripts that you can write to take advantage of functionality built into the integrated development environment (IDE). In this chapter, we'll introduce you to a few of the different macro tools in Microsoft® Visual Studio®. The macros engine in Visual Studio lets you record macros to play back later. You can access macros for playback through a window in the IDE called the Macro Explorer. You can edit and debug your macros in a special IDE called the Macros IDE. We'll show you how to record and play macros in Visual Studio and how to write and edit macro projects ...

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