Cool Visual Studio 2010 Feature Vertical Editing


Ever have a block of code that you need to make a changes to? It gets a bit tiring changing each line with the keyboard. I ran across a cool feature of Visual Studio 2010 that helps to solve this.

For example, if you have the following list of variables

You realize that you need to place an I in front of the variable names. Using the vertical editing feature you can change all lines at once. By using the following steps:

1. Press the <Alt> key and select the block where you want to add the text

2. Release the <ALT> key and press 'i"

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Thomas Robbins

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