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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Interacting with Items

The Solution Explorer supports different management actions depending on whether you are currently interacting with a solution or a project. In fact, supported commands might vary by project type as well. As an example, the Copy Web Project command button is available for web projects but not class library projects, whereas the Properties command button is available for all item types.

There are two primary interfaces for interaction within Solution Explorer: the toolbar and the context menu. Let’s review the primary features.

Table 5.3 shows the various buttons hosted in the Solution Explorer’s toolbar, along with their specific scope.

TABLE 5.3 Solution Explorer Toolbar Buttons

Managing Solutions

Clicking the solution ...

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