Environment Options Dialog Box

 

For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Visual Studio 2017 Documentation.

For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see Environment Options Dialog Box on docs.microsoft.com. You can use the pages in the Environment folder in the Options dialog box to set how certain elements of the integrated development environment (IDE) display and behave. You can access the Environment pages by, on the menu bar, choosing Tools, Options, and then selecting Environment.

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The dialog boxes and menu commands that appear on your computer might differ from those that are described in Help, depending on your active settings and the edition of Visual Studio that you are using. To change your settings, choose Import and Export Settings on the Tools menu. For more information, see Customizing Development Settings in Visual Studio.

For information about how toSee
Customize the appearance and behavior of windows, menus, and other elements of the IDE.General, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Specify security for add-ins.Add-in Security, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Change the settings for automatic saving and restoration of files.AutoRecover, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Establish document display and management settings that include the behavior of Miscellaneous files.Documents, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Customize how updates occur and how extensions are managed.Extensions and Updates, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Customize when message boxes appear and how the Find and Replace window acts during a Quick Find or Quick Replace, and also auto-populate Find What.Find and Replace, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Set the font and color in certain editors, dialog boxes, tools windows, and other user interface (UI) elements.Fonts and Colors, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Customize the location of vssettings files that store user setting information.Import and Export Settings, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Select a default language for Visual Studio.International Settings, Environment, Options Dialog Box
To set keyboard mapping options.Keyboard, Environment, Options Dialog Box
To specify whether notifications are enabled.Notifications, Environment, Options Dialog Box
To specify options for Quick Launch window.Quick Launch, Environment, Options Dialog Box
To specify start page options.Startup, Environment, Options Dialog Box
To specify whether to roam settings across machines.Synchronized Settings, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Learn how to set options for tasks and task listsTask List, Environment, Options Dialog Box
Change your default Home and Search pages, changing the system source editor, and configuring Internet Explorer options.Web Browser, Environment, Options Dialog Box

Options Dialog Box

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