The Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE) provides tools to help you create, navigate, and modify code.
In This Section
Describes the features of IntelliSense, a technology that displays language references as you type.
Generate From Usage
Describes how to generate a stub for an undefined class, constructor, method, property, field, or enum.
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
Shows how to insert ready-made snippets of code into project files.
Editing Text, Code, and Markup
Contains links to topics about how to identify, mark, and modify project code.
Shows how to add new resources to projects, and how to modify resources by using an appropriate resource editor.
Customizing the Editor
Describes how to customize the editor by setting editor options.
Navigating Through Code
Shows how to use Find and Replace, Bookmarks, and the Task List and Error List to locate lines of code.
Using the Toolbox
Shows how to use the Toolbox and the Add Item dialog box to add controls and components to your code.
Viewing Classes, Members, and Symbols
Shows how to use these tools to browse hierarchies of used and available symbols and resources.
Designing and Viewing Classes and Types
Describes how to use Class Designer to design, view, and refactor classes and other types.