The Most Helpful Addons in Visual Studio to me ^_^!

Here are the addons I used and get profit from it:

  1. Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools
    Tab Well UI
    Camel-case intellisense

    Colorized Parameters in Help Tooltips.
    Move Line Up/Down Commands (using Alt-up/down)Align Assignments

    Quick Access (More Info)
    To use, press Ctrl+3 to launch Quick Access, type in your search term (e.g., “debug”), and press Enter on the desired result.  If your search term returns too many results, continue pressing Ctrl+3 to cycle through each category of results.

    Highlight Current Line
    Triple Click to select whole line

    Searchable Add Reference Dialog
    (More Info)
    Ctrl + Click Go To Definition.
    Tab Arrange.

  2. VSCommands 2010
    Custom Formatting Build/Debug/Search Output
    Apply Fix StyleCop warnings


    Collapse All
    Button to “Collapse All Projects and Folders” in Solution Explorer
    Show/Hide All Files
    Locate Source File
    Navigate to the source of linked file with just one click
    Open File Location
    Locate in Solution
    Find and highlight currently opened file in Solution Explorer
    and more

  3. PowerCommands for Visual Studio 2010
    Auto Format document on save
    Auto Remove and Sort Usings on save

  4. (trying-on) Support finding files under version control by status or wildcard.

    A command line tool that you can use to work with files and directories under version control, team projects, and work items. Some commands display a graphical user interface when run

  5. Search Work Items for TFS 2010
    Add searchbox when browsing the work-item query results.
  6. CoolX already covered by VSCommands 2010
    Locate current-opened file (in Text Editor) in Solution Explorer.
    Collapse all projects in Solution Explorer – especially useful when your solution has teens of projects and updated very often.
  7. (ALT + ,) toggles namespaces filter.

    (ALT + .) togges narrowing filter — only show Intellisense which contain your typed-in Pascal leters.
    Locating an assembly using the xmlns Pascal case IntelliSense.

  8. Workflow control for TFS 2010
    Visually see the flow of an work-item.

  9. CodeCompare
    Seamless Visual Studio integration – achieve all of the VS editor power for text editing: IntelliSense/Code highlighting/Breakpoints/Bookmarks/Regions

    Source control integration – easily integrated to any version control that supports external comparators like TFS.
  10. DPack – Numbered Bookmarks
    Ordered/numbered bookmarks

  11. Vingy Addin for Visual Studio 2010
    It’ll enable you to search Stackoverflow, Codeproject, Codebetter etc from with in VS2010

  12. CodeRush Xpress
    Code block highlight.

  13. (to be continued)



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