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Tip 5.20: You can switch between the Icon view and List Item view in the Toolbox

December 10, 2012

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

Sara Ford’s Blog

Here’s yet another action she had no idea you could use until someone showed it to her. By having just the Icon view open, you can save a lot of space within the Toolbox.

For each Toolbox grouping, you can customize whether to show the flat list of controls and their names or just show their icons. Right-click anywhere in the desired group, and toggle off List View.

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Here’s the Icon view that appears instead of the List View.

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Happy Programming! =)

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