Tag Archives: Visual Studio 2017

Make indentation in code more readable with IndentRainbow

IndentRainbow extension for Visual Studio 2017 by Marcel Wagner shows rainbow colors for different levels of indentation in your source code: It improves code navigation especially in complicated code with two spaces of indentation. The colors and the number of … Continue reading

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Breaking IDE changes in Visual Studio 2019

Two weeks before the RTM launch event, Visual Studio 2019 release candidate demonstrates new functionality that may change your workflow currently available with Visual Studio 2017. I’ll demonstrate differences comparing latest Visual Studio 2019 Community RC.2 with Visual Studio 2017 … Continue reading

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Disabling outlining undo

By default, when you expand or collapse a method or a code region in Visual Studio, this action is pushed on the undo stack. It ruins any normal code editing cycle – you do text changes, browse code doing folding/unfolding … Continue reading

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Task Canvas v1.9.0 adds Go to Associated Task command

The Task Canvas extension lets you edit multiple methods from different classes in one window and quickly switch between document groups. v 1.9.0 adds the “Go to Associated Task” context menu command to go from a document to the canvas, … Continue reading

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Smooth Caret v1.5.2 improves caret visibility in Visual Studio 2017

The Smooth Caret extension adds smooth caret movement animation for text editors in Visual Studio. It looks similar to the smooth typing feature in Microsoft Office 2013. v1.5.2 makes sure the caret is visible after an animation completes in Visual … Continue reading

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Continuous Formatting v2 improves convenience and performance

Continuous Formatting extension automates C# and C++ code formatting in Visual Studio 2017/2015. It removes the necessity to format code manually, arranging code continuously as you type and make changes. v2 no longer interrupts an active code completion session, stops … Continue reading

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Task Canvas v1.8 adds individual code block size controls

The Task Canvas extension lets you edit multiple methods from different classes in one window and quickly switch between document groups. v1.8 adds maximize, minimize and restore buttons for each code block and the “Add Note” dialog to choose a … Continue reading

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