Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Tech Ed 2009 - Visual Studio 2008 IDE Tips [DEV301]

I was watching Tech Ed Online - Visual Studio 2008 IDE Tips [DEV301] and thought I'd record the tips I was interested in.

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5. You can use a reg hack for customizing search results
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\9.0\Find String Find=$f$e($l,$c):$t\r\n

6. How not to accidentally copy a blank line
Tools – Options – Text Editor – All Languages – General, Uncheck Apply cut or copy to blank lines

22. You can use tracepoints to log stuff in your code
Right-click in indicator margin, select breakpoints, select Insert Tracepoint