General User Interface Elements (Visual Studio)
This section describes elements of the integrated development environment (IDE) that are not associated with any particular feature.
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About Dialog Box (Visual Studio)
Provides information about Visual Studio and about the computer that it is running.
Integrated Development Environment Recovered Files Dialog Box
Describes the dialog box that lets you recover files that were unsaved at the time of an unexpected IDE event.
Integrated Development Environment Web Browser
Describes the Web browser that is available in the IDE.
Displays properties for projects, files, controls, and fields in IDE windows and designers.
Proxy Server Authentication Dialog Box
Lets you set user credentials to be passed to a proxy server when you access Online Help.
Visual Studio 2008 Image Library
Explains what the image library is and how you can use it.
How Do I in General Development
Contains links to topics that explain how to accomplish general tasks in the IDE.
Visual Studio Help Reference
Explains how Help is designed for Visual Studio, and also provides tips about how to locate information.
Visual Studio Commands and Switches
Contains language reference topics that explain how to interact with the IDE by typing commands in the Command window and the Find/Command box.
Shows how each programming language structures its common syntax elements.
Visual Studio XML Reference
Contains topics about various XML schemas that are available in Visual Studio.
Contains topics about MSBuild.
Product Support and Accessibility
Provides information about keyboard shortcuts and how you can contact Microsoft.
Automation and Extensibility Reference
Contains language reference topics about the automation model for the IDE. Includes the automation model for debugging.
Reference (Visual Studio)
Includes user interface reference, language reference, error message, and other reference topics that apply to all products that are hosted in the IDE.