Given below are some tips to save time in typing repetitive code in Visual Studio 2010 IDE.
Using the Code
- Use code snippets
prop is an expansion snippet; to use it type “
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
region is a Surrounds With code snippet; to use it type “
Select the class or method to be surrounded with
Region code snippet.
- Code rush to create code blocks
Enum can be used create
Switch is an expansion code snippet to create
case block, then type name of the
enum in the square braces and press Shift + Down Arrow key to get the cases for
- Search any file directly from Find combo box.
Type “>Open <<file />>” in find combo box to get the file directly.
- Add namespaces in
For example: Type “
ObservableCollection<project />” and click “Ctrl+.” key combination to add namespaces in the