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Customizing the Editor


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The latest version of this topic can be found at Customizing the Editor.

You can customize the formatting, tabs, fonts and colors, IntelliSense, and many other features of the editor in general or a specific language editor by changing options. For more information about these options, see Text Editor Options Dialog Box or type Editor into QuickLaunch. You can also change how editor windows are displayed.

These topics explain how to adjust the appearance and behavior of the Text and Code editor.

How to: Change Text Case in the Editor
Explains how to change text case in your code.

How to: Manage Editor Windows
Shows how to manipulate editor windows.

How to: Manage Editor Modes
Explains how to use the full screen and virtual spaces modes.

Writing Code
Setting Bookmarks in Code
General, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Documents, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Fonts and Colors, Environment, Options Dialog Box