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Setting Language-Specific Editor Options 

Visual Studio offers a variety of Text Editor options that apply to specific programming languages.

In This Section

Editor, Basic, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box

Describes the custom Visual Basic settings for indenting code, setting word wrap, and displaying line numbers.

VB Specific, Basic, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box

Describes settings for end constructs, code reformatting, outlining, and error correction suggestions, among others, for Visual Basic code.

Formatting, C/C++, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box

Describes outlining, indenting, Quick Info, and other settings for C and C++ code.

Formatting, C#/J#, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box

Describes settings for indenting, new line formatting, and wrapping text, among others, for C# and J#.

Advanced, C#/J#, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box

Describes outlining, error identification, and XML documentation comment settings for C# and J#.

IntelliSense, C#/J#, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box

Describes settings that specify how the IntelliSense completion list behaves while you work in C# and J# code.

CSS Specific, CSS, Text Editor, Options Dialog Box

Describes statement completion and error correction settings for CSS.

Related Sections

Customizing the Editor

Provides links to topics that explain the many aspects of the editor that you can set preferences for.

Customizing the Development Environment

Provides links to topics that explain how to customize your settings, key bindings, and other features of the IDE.

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