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Display line number in Visual Studio

By , 24 Jan 2011
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I know that some people like to have line numbers and it is particularly useful if you are sending code to somebody else, like posting it on CP in Q&A when asking for help with a problem, for example. In cases like that, it is much easier to say "the error is on line 123".
However, I don't like to have them on all the time so, provided that you haven't changed the default key-mappings simply type Ctl-g, enter the line number and press return. You get taken straight to the appropriate line.


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Henry Minute
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Retired Systems Admin, Programmer, Dogsbody.
Mainly on Systems for Local Government, Health Authorities,
Insurance Industry - (COBOL eeeeeeeugh).
Inventor of Synchronized Shopping.

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Generalsorry - wrong vote button - comment belongs on original post Pinmemberdmjm-h31-Jan-11 7:23 
GeneralRe: Honestly, 4 years and 2 months and you never write me. Now I... PinmemberHenry Minute31-Jan-11 11:10 
GeneralReason for my vote of 2 The line number option is exactly wh... Pinmemberdmjm-h31-Jan-11 7:20 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 I hadn't thought of that before. PinprotectorAspDotNetDev24-Jan-11 10:18 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Now this IS useful, even if you have... Pinmemberdalek924-Jan-11 6:53 
GeneralEven I am of the same opinion henry. I prefer Ctrl + G inste... PinmemberPravin Patil, Mumbai24-Jan-11 1:19 
GeneralYou meant Ctrl + G right? ;) PinmemberVenkatesh Mookkan23-Jan-11 15:27 
GeneralRe: You are quite right. Thanks! :D PinmemberHenry Minute24-Jan-11 0:11 

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