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Tip 4.18: You can customize how pressing a tool window push pin autohides the tool window or tool window tab group

March 23, 2014

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

Sara Ford’s Blog

On the Tools–Options–Environment–General page, you’ll find the Auto Hide Button Affects Active Tool Window Only option. The next illustration is a snapshot of two tool windows docked together with the Auto Hide push pin circled.

If you want autohide to apply only to Solution Explorer when you click the push pin, enable the option. Otherwise, autohide will apply to both tool windows.

Happy Programming! =)

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