To create an alias, open up the Command Window (or anywhere you can type in VS commands) and type in something along the lines of
alias GobblesGobblesGobbles help.about
and now running GobblesGobblesGobbles from the VS command window will pop up the Help About menu. I will award bonus points if you can figure out the Gobbles reference. =)
But let’s explore a more practical application….
alias se View.SolutionExplorer
Now you can just type se to jump to the solution explorer. For this particular example, the idea is you can be typing in the editor, press Ctrl+/ to jump to that Find window that can act as a command window, and type in se.
Actually, you’ve probably already used one of the predefined aliases before. Debug.Print is alias to ‘?’. To see the full list of aliases, type in
Lastly, to reset your command window aliases back to defaults, type in
or just simply use the /delete switch to delete a particular alias, like alias se /delete.
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