Author Archives: Sergey Vlasov

Command and extension examples for Visual Commander

Visual Commander is a freemium extension for Visual Studio 2012+ allowing you to automate repetitive tasks in the IDE. v2.7 adds command and extension examples accessible from the main VCmd menu: Click Edit to view command code, experiment with it … Continue reading

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Changing Visual Studio 2017 private registry settings

Visual Studio traditionally includes several settings that can be set only in registry (HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\[version] key). For example, Find result format, UseSolutionNavigatorGraphProvider or EnableVSIPLogging. Visual Studio 2017 continues to support these settings, but now uses the RegLoadAppKey function to store registry … Continue reading

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New code navigation shortcuts in Visual Studio 2017

The new Go to All window in Visual Studio 2017 lets you navigate directly to any file or symbol by typing a search query: You can open this window using keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+, or Ctrl+T assigned by default to the … Continue reading

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Tabs Studio v4.3.0 adds super groups

Tabs Studio is a Visual Studio and SSMS extension empowering you to work comfortably with any number of open documents. v4.3.0 adds the ability to visually separate super tab groups created by PriorityGroup, MvcGroup and Sorter add-ins. See the following … Continue reading

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Semantic C# code highlighting in Visual Studio 2017

A basic code colorizer highlights language keywords, comments and string. A semantic highlighter performs full language parsing which results in very accurate understanding of code and may, for example, give local variables a distinct color to improve the comprehensibility of … Continue reading

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Tabs Studio v4.2 adds support for SSMS 17

Tabs Studio is a Visual Studio and SSMS extension empowering you to work comfortably with any number of open documents. v4.2 adds support for SQL Server Management Studio 17, adds VS theme support to the tab context menu, changes Marker … Continue reading

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Read and understand code faster with programming ligatures in Fira Code font

A ligature occurs where two or more graphemes or letters are joined as a single glyph. For example, Fira Code font by Nikita Prokopov contains a set of ligatures for common programming multi-character combinations like ++, >= or != : … Continue reading

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