HTML preview in Visual Studio 2019

Default HTML editor in Visual Studio 2019 doesn’t include preview. You can select the Web Forms editor with a Design view, but it requires updates as you change code and doesn’t support full modern HTML capabilities.

The new HTML 11 extension for Visual Studio 2017/2019 provides a preview tool window automatically updated as you type and uses Chromium Embedded Framework v75 for HTML rendering:

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Linking Files in Visual Studio

Jeremy Clark provides great explanation on how to share a file between different projects.

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r /Visual Studio Find and Replace dialog/KCommands

Powerful text editors like SlickEdit and Vim provide a command line to quickly find and replace text without ever touching the mouse.

The free KCommands extension for Visual Studio 2017/2019 provides similar command line to quickly find and replace text without taking your hands off of the keyboard:

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Visual Studio automation and customization with Visual Commander

Visual Commander extension lets you automate repetitive tasks in Visual Studio and change private IDE options.

You can record a text editing macro, reuse existing VB macros, create new commands and extensions in C# with full access to the Visual Studio automation model and .NET framework:

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Look under the hood of a running .NET application with Runtime Flow

Runtime Flow in real time monitors and logs function calls and function parameters in a running .NET application and shows a stack trace tree, with no instrumentation or source code required for monitoring:

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Continuous Formatting v2.1.0 adds support for VS 2019

Continuous Formatting extension automates C# and C++ code formatting in Visual Studio. It removes the necessity to format code manually, arranging code continuously as you type and make changes.

v2.1.0 adds support for Visual Studio 2019.

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Intelligent document tabs grouping in Visual Studio 2019 with Tabs Studio extension

Tabs Studio is a Visual Studio and SSMS extension empowering you to work comfortably with any number of open documents.

By default Tabs Studio groups together in an extended tab corresponding C++ source and header files, WPF markup and code-behind, ASP UI and code-behind, form code and designer, WCF service and code, and other open documents that differ only in the extension. It saves screen space, lets you quickly switch between corresponding files and conveniently organizes tabs:

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