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What's New in Visual Studio 2022 version 17.3 Preview

Visual Studio 2022 version 17.3 Preview Releases

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17.3.0-pre.1.0 Visual Studio 2022 version 17.3 Preview 1

released May 10, 2022

Summary of What's New in this Release of Visual Studio 2022 version 17.3 Preview 1

Test tools

  • Remote Testing now supports test runs against remote arm64 windows environments.
  • The new build experience for [Live Unit Testing] is now enabled by default. Read our blog post to learn more.
  • You can now choose to see code coverage information on the editor margin by selecting "Margin Glyphs" in the Code Coverage Results window. Convert to raw string

.NET Productivity

  • We now have a code fix that fixes invalid constraints. Place your cursor on the diagnostic squiggle in the editor. Press Ctrl+. to trigger the Quick Actions and Refactorings menu. Select Fix constraint. Fix Constraint

  • We now have a refactoring that allows you to switch between top-level statements and the Program.Main style. Place your cursor on a top-level statement. Press Ctrl+. to trigger the Quick Actions and Refactorings menu. Select Convert to ‘Program.Main’ style program. Convert to Program.Main refactoring

  • We added additional scopes to the Fix All operation. In addition to applying the Fix All operation to a Document, Project, and Solution, you can apply Fix All to a Containing Member and Containing Type. Fix All Containing Members and Containing Types

  • We now automatically convert single line comments to doc comments when you add an additional forward slash to a single line comment.

  • We now have a code style option that allows you to warn on possible exceptions in a foreach loop. Foreach loops implicitly casts to derived types by design. This was necessary before generics existed but can lead to runtime exceptions in some cases.


  • Improved fallback of Go to Definition to suggest matching overloads if an exact match is not available (e.g. after signature change).

Razor (ASP.NET Core) Editor

  • The new Razor editor now has full completion support inside of an <attribute>.
  • The new Razor editor now correctly handles completion for HTML attributes when typing = “ ”.
  • The new Razor editor now support HTML, JavaScript, and CSS OnTypeFormatting.


  • You can now update all side-by-side versions of Visual Studio with an “Update all” button on the installer.

Issues Addressed in this release of 17.3 Preview 1

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