Lets you change the default behavior of the Code Editor when you are programming in C or C++.
To access this page, in the Options dialog box, in the left pane, expand Text Editor, expand C/C++, and then click Formatting.
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You can configure how braces are aligned when you press ENTER after you begin a code block, for example, a function or a for loop. The braces can either be aligned with the first character of the code block or indented.
Automatic Indentation On Tab
You can configure what happens on the current code line when you press TAB. Either the line is indented or a tab is inserted.
When you bring a file into the text editor, you can enable the outlining feature. For more information, see Outlining. When this option is selected, the outlining feature is enabled when you open a file.
Automatic outlining of #pragma region blocks
When this option is selected, automatic outlining for pragma directives is enabled. This lets you expand or collapse pragma region blocks in outlining mode.
Automatic outlining of statement blocks
When this option is selected, automatic outlining is enabled for the following statement constructs: