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Tip 4.16: You can use docking targets to dock tool windows in new and crazy ways

June 25, 2010

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

Sara Ford’s Weblog

Sara Aside

Docking targets are hands-down Sara’s all-time favorite feature that she tested. Oh, the fun she would have opening bugs like "Tool Window client area resizes to a negative size after redocking to same location 100-plus times." (Yes, the bug was fixed.)


When you drag a tool window over a docking target, you’ll get a preview, as you see in the next screen shot.

But, let’s have a little fun …

She has no idea how the tool window tab group shown next could be useful, but maybe if it were resized to fit
a secondary monitor …

Can you tell she enjoyed being a tester?

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