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Tip 252: You Can Make the Statement Completion Window Transparent

June 29, 2012

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

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Sara Aside

Wow! Hey, thank you for reading all the way to the end! About once or twice a year, whenever she writes long conference trip reports or long summary e-mail messages at work, she usually has a line at the bottom saying, “To show her appreciation to you for reading this far, she’ll buy you a latte. E-mail her to receive your coupon.” It’s fun to see people’s reactions in their replies. In lieu of espresso, her way of saying thanks is to provide you with one last tip about Visual Studio 2008.

Hold down the Ctrl key to make the statement completion window transparent. This transparency is especially useful when the statement completion window is blocking text or other code that you need to read in order to know which object or method to select. And to make the statement completion window reappear, simply release the Ctrl key.

Happy Programming! =)

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