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Tip 4.15: You can dock a tool window to the top of the IDE

June 24, 2010

“Visual Studio Tips, 251 ways to improve your Productivity in Visual Studio”, courtesy of ‘Sara Ford’

Sara Ford’s Weblog

Sara implied this possibility existed in a previous tip when she introduced all the various IDE docking
targets (see Tip 4.13). But she wanted to call it out specifically since it is rare to see a tool window in
this position.

The Memory tool windows (when you’re in debugging mode) are the only ones that come to mind
right now. But there’s nothing preventing you from docking your own tool windows up there, as
illustrated with the Solution Explorer in the preceding screen shot.

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