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Searching the Visual Studio Toolbox


Ever want to add a control to the design surface, but you have so many controls that you have a difficult time finding them? I was shown this neat shortcut that has saved me a lot of time over the past few days.

  1. Click on the toolbox or use the Hotkey Alt+Ctrl+x
  2. Start typing the name of the control. The control will be highlighted
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  3. If you have multiple controls that match the text, hit Tab to go to the next one.

Simple and easy!


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