General User Interface Elements (Visual Studio)

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This section describes some user interface elements of the integrated development environment (IDE).

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Call Hierarchy Represents the set of caller/callee relationships in code.

Code Snippet Picker Allows you to pick a snippet from a set of snippets for your language.

Error List Window Displays compile errors and warnings.

Go To Line Allows you to navigate to a specific line in a file.

Options Dialog Box Allows you to specify options.

Options, Text Editor, General Allows you to specify general options for the text editor.

Options, Text Editor, File Extension Allows you to specify file extensions for the editor.

Options, Text Editor, All Languages Allows you to specify options that are common to all programming languages.

Options, Text Editor, All Languages, Tabs Allows you to specify tab options that can be common to all programming languages.

Options, Text Editor, Basic (Visual Basic) Allows you to specify options for Visual Basic files.

Options, Text Editor, C/C++, Formatting Allows you to specify formatting options for C or C++ files.

Options, Text Editor, C/C++, Advanced Allows you to specify advanced options for C or C++ files.

Options, Text Editor, C#, Formatting Allows you to specify formatting options for C# files.

Options, Text Editor, C#, Advanced Allows you to specify advanced options for C# files.

Options, Text Editor, C#, IntelliSense Allows you to specify IntelliSense options for C# files.

Options, Text Editor, XAML, Formatting Allows you to specify formatting options for XAML files.

Project Properties Reference Allows you to specify properties of your project.

Projects and Solutions, Options Dialog Box Allows you to specify project and solution options.

Properties Window Displays properties for projects, files, controls, and fields in IDE windows and designers.

Quick Launch, Environment, Options Dialog Box Provides a quick way for you to find Visual Studio windows, commands, options, and menus.

Toolbox Allows you to add controls to a design surface.

Toolbox, Components Tab Allows you to add components to a design surface.

Toolbox, Data Tab Allows you to add data controls to a design surface.

Toolbox, HTML Tab Allows you to add html tags to a design surface.

General, CSS, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box Allows you to specify options for CSS files.

Validation, HTML, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box Allows you to specify options for HTML pages.