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Here's a tip that will save you about 7 milliseconds over the course of your programming career...

In Visual Studio, if you double-click to the left of the opening quote character (between the quote and the preceding character), the IDE will select the entire string, including the opening and closing quote characters. Posted on Saturday, May 10, 2008 8:02 PM .NET | Back to top


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That's actually pretty useful - Thanks for the tip.
Left by HB on Jun 20, 2008 9:31 AM

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not really if you have css classes like xx-xx-xx
Left by Tim on Jul 22, 2014 4:44 AM

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Yes, it is very useful, and I've used it for years.
However, I've just upgraded from VS 2012 to 2015 and this functionality seems to have disappeared.

Thoughts?
Left by Matt on Oct 15, 2015 11:04 AM

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