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Tip 2.21: How to get syntax highlighting for a given file extension

September 29, 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–Text Editor–File Extension page, you can map a file extension to one of the included editors.

And after mapping the .Nils extension to a C# editor, we now get syntax highlighting for the file.

There is also an option to map files without extensions to a specific editor.

Happy Programming! =)

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