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Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 Unleashed by Lars Powers, Mike Snell

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Code Navigation Tools

As the lines of code in any given project increase, effectively navigating through the code base—that is, quickly and easily finding lines of interest among the potentially thousands or even millions of lines of code—becomes an issue.

The text editor comes equipped with several tools to help you mark lines of code, search and replace text across source files, and, in general, maintain your situational awareness from within a long code listing.

Line Numbering

As we mentioned in the discussion of the text editor’s selection margin, line numbering can be enabled for any given document loaded into an editor. This option is controlled in the Options dialog box within the Text Editor, All Languages, General page, or selectively ...

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