Monthly Archives: November 2013

Visual Commander Professional released

Visual Commander Professional is a commercial edition of Visual Commander (modern alternative to Visual Studio macros). The Professional Edition supports up to 99 commands and 50 extensions (the free edition supports only 10 commands and 5 extensions). Additionally the Professional … Continue reading

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Visual Commander adds recording of find commands in Visual Studio 2012/2013

Visual Commander is a free extension for Visual Studio 2010+ allowing you to automate repetitive tasks in the IDE. Visual Commander v1.2.1 extends the macro recording feature adding recording of the Find Next and Find Previous commands from the Find … Continue reading

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Productivity Power Tools 2013 released

Microsoft has updated their popular extensions pack Productivity Power Tools for Visual Studio 2013. One interesting new feature they have added is Solution Explorer Errors. It shows error, warning, and message squiggles in the Solution Explorer window and hovering over … Continue reading

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Visual Commander adds macro recording and playback for the text editor in Visual Studio 2012/2013

Visual Commander is a free extension for Visual Studio 2010+ allowing you to automate repetitive tasks in the IDE. You can reuse existing Visual Studio macros from previous versions of the IDE and create new commands and extensions in C# … Continue reading

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Format C++ code intelligently in Visual Studio with clang-format

Two month ago in GoingNative 2013 Chandler Carruth demonstrated a new tool clang-format to automatically format C++ code. The whole talk is excellent, but if you just interested in formatting watch between 24 and 32 minutes. For Visual Studio users … Continue reading

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Visual Studio startup options – Load last loaded solution

If you work mostly on a single solution, selecting the Load last loaded solution option for Visual Studio startup configuration will speed up and simplify your Visual Studio launch:  

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Hide class info in Visual Studio 2012/2013 Solution Explorer

Solution Navigator from the Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools first merged Solution Explorer and Class View. It added the ability to expand code files to navigate to its classes, expand classes to navigate to their members, and so on. … Continue reading

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