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Tips to Save Time in Typing Repetitive Code in Visual Studio 2010 IDE

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Tips to save time in typing repetitive code in Visual Studio 2010 IDE

Introduction

Given below are some tips to save time in typing repetitive code in Visual Studio 2010 IDE.

Using the Code

  1. Use code snippets

    For example: propis an expansion snippet; to use it type “prop”.

    Press Tab, Tab:

    Different code snippets in VS2010 are as follows:

    • try-> for exception handling block
    • tryf-> for exception handling block with finally block
    • for-> for loop block
    • foreach-> foreach loop block
    • svm-> static void Main block
    • ctor-> constructor block
    • testc-> test case block

    For example: regionis a Surrounds With code snippet; to use it type “region”.

    Select the class or method to be surrounded with Regioncode snippet.

  2. Code rush to create code blocks

    Enumcan be used create switchcases

    Switchis an expansion code snippet to create switch-caseblock, then type name of the enumin the square braces and press Shift + Down Arrow key to get the cases for switchcase.

  3. Search any file directly from Find combo box.

    Type “>Open <>” in find combo box to get the file directly.

  4. Add namespaces in usingblock.

    For example: Type “ObservableCollection” and click “Ctrl+.” key combination to add namespaces in the usingblock.

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