Skip to content

Tip 4.28: How to customize what clicking the X button does to a tool window or tool window tab group

November 28, 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 Close Button Affects Active Tool Window Only check box. The following screen shot shows a snapshot of two tool window tabs docked together, with the close button circled.

If you want only Solution Explorer to close when pressing the X button, enable the option. Otherwise, both tool windows will close.

Happy Programming! =)

Leave a Comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: