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Visual Studio Selection Tricks

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I find myself in the midst of one of those rote programming jobs that feels very tedious. Despite this, I am harnessing the opportunity of busy hands, idle mind to find a few handy tricks to speed things up. CTRL + Click selects “whole words” in Visual Studio. You can drag with this short-cut to […]

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Tabs vs Spaces in Visual Studio Code

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This isn’t actually another source of ignition for the endless flame war. Whichever side of the eternal flaming pit of tabs vs spaces you find yourself, Visual Studio Code will live by your decision. By default, it runs on “auto” mode, which means your code is like a box of chocolates… but you can fix […]

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Hide JavaScript Files in Visual Studio Code

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I have an updated version of this post available here: Exclude Files from Visual Studio Code’s File Explorer, with updates based on some very nice UI changes that make this just a little bit easier than it was in 2015 when I wrote this. The Visual Studio Code team are definitely listening to their users. […]