Freeing screen space in Visual Studio 2019

In Visual Studio 2019, even if you hide all toolbars, Live Share and Feedback buttons while rarely used take up valuable screen space:

You can hide this area with Visual Commander and Hide Live Share and Feedback in VS 2019 extension:

Detailed installation instructions:

  1. Install Visual Commander in Visual Studio 2019.
  2. Download Hide Live Share and Feedback in VS 2019.vcmd.
  3. In the main VS menu Extensions – VCmd – Import… – Select Hide Live Share and Feedback in VS 2019.vcmd
  4. Restart Visual Studio.

Plus, if you really don’t use any toolbars, you can additionally hide the toolbars area with Hide Live Share and Feedback in VS 2019 plus toolbars area.vcmd and free up 5 more vertical pixels under the main menu:

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3 Responses to Freeing screen space in Visual Studio 2019

  1. Christian Ohle says:

    Thank you for sharing, great job!
    Christian (programmer who likes working on small screens)

  2. Anonymous says:

    Thanks, what kind of arrogance is required to make it so difficult to reclaim your precious vertical space?

    • Jeff Relf says:

      I agree, it truly boggles my mind.
      I can’t imagine what motivates them to stoop so low.
      Honestly, I want to know the answer.

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