The Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) provides a rich set of tools to aid you in creating, navigating, and modifying code.
In This Section
Describes the features of IntelliSense, a technology that displays language references as you type.
How to: Display Definitions for Code Elements
Explains how to display the definition of a symbol in a code file stored in, or referenced by, the active project.
Creating and Using IntelliSense Code Snippets
Learn how to insert ready-made snippets of code into your project files.
Editing Text, Code, and Markup
Contains subsections of help topics on identifying, marking, and modifying your project code.
How to add new resources to projects, and how to modify resources using an appropriate resource editor.
Customizing the Editor
Describes how to customize the Editor by setting Editor options.
Navigating Through Code
Procedures for using the Find and Replace window, Bookmarks, and the Task List and Error List to locate lines of code.
Using the Toolbox
How to use the Toolbox and the Add Item dialog box to add controls and components to your code.
Viewing Classes, Members, and Symbols
How to use these tools to browse hierarchies of used and available symbols and resources.
Designing and Viewing Classes and Types
How to use Class Designer to design, view, and refactor classes and other types.