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  • Blog Post: Poor Man's Bracket Matching Macro

    David sent me mail about his " Poor Man's Bracket Matching Macro ". (Click link for Macro Code) From his site: "I usually assign it to CTRL + 9 key combination. Now, go to your source and put caret before or after any bracket. Press CTRL + 9. Matching bracket should appear bold for a second or two, just...
  • Blog Post: NUnit & VS Integration Macro (Via Rido)

    Rido sent me mail about this macro this morning. "I've written a macro that sets the project configuration options to a NUnit Test project, so you can debug without "Attach to a process". I think you could add it to your Macro list: " Check it out: http://blogs.msdn.com/rido/archive/2004/09/10/NUnitVSMacro...
  • Blog Post: Simple Macro for Formatting Code to HTML from within VS 2003

    Via .Avery : " Code -> HTML in VS.NET - Cory comes up with a cool macro to send your code to word then back to your clipboard. Quick HTML formatting for your code." It's been a while since we've posted an interesting Macro to the Powertoys blog. This one is useful for those of you looking to put code...
  • Blog Post: Toggle Design and Source Windows Macro

    This one comes from Austin out of our mailbag. Thanks - Josh I got tired of using the F7, Shift-F7 key shortcuts for toggling the Design and Source code windows. So I wrote this little macro. It works a little differently for ASP.NET files. When toggling to the Design window the macro...
  • Blog Post: Send F1 Searches Online to Google with this Macro

    Marty wrote a Macro for VS that performs a google search on the current F1 keyword in the IDE. Check it out for yourself here: http://www.little-garins.com/Blogs/marty/archive/2004/06/24/171.aspx This is pretty cool, but what impressed me was the quick turnaround of ideas into reality amongst developer...
  • Blog Post: Accessibility Macros for Visual Studio .NET 2003

    As I demo'ed at CSUN , here are the Accessibility Macros for Visual Studio .NET 2003 . These macros allow users to tweak the Visual Studio .NET 2003 IDE by easily increasing and decreasing font size, toggling colors in the editor to pure black on white (or vice versa), and maximizing tool windows. ...
  • Blog Post: Add #Region Macro

    Another macro from Devhawk allows you to quickly add your own regions to code. From his site: http://www.devhawk.net/art_addregion.aspx In order to make it easier to create regions in my code, I wrote this macro. It asks the developer for a region name, then inserts #region and #endregion statements...
  • Blog Post: Set IDE to Demo Mode Fonts

    Via Devhawk comes a macro to set the editor fonts to and from a preset demo mode size and font combo. Private Sub SetEditorFonts( ByVal size As Integer , ByVal family As String , ByVal bold As Boolean ) Dim Props As Properties Props = DTE.Properties("FontsAndColors", "TextEditor") Props.Item("FontSize...
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