Power Commands for Visual Studio 2008 makes life of a programmer a lot easier within Visual Studio IDE. Some of the cool features are.
This command copies the full path of the currently selected item to the clipboard. It can be executed by right-clicking one of these nodes in the Solution Explorer:
· The solution node.
· A project node.
· Any project item node.
· Any folder.
This command reopens a closed document , returning the cursor to its last position. To reopen the most recently closed document, point to theEdit menu, then clickUndo Close. Alternately, you can use the Ctrl+Shift+Z shortcut.
To reopen any other recently closed document, point to theView menu, click Other Windows, and then click Undo Close Window. The Undo Closewindow appears, typically next to theOutputwindow.
This command collapses a hierarchy in the solution explorer starting from the root selected node. It can be executed from three different places: solution, solution folders and project nodes respectively.
This command copies a reference or set of references to the clipboard. It can be executed from the references node, a single reference node or set of reference nodes.
This command pastes a reference or set of references from the clipboard. It can be executed from different places depending on the type of project. For CSharp projects it can be executed from the references node. For Visual Basic and Website projects it can be executed from the project node.
Copy As Project Reference
This command copies a project as a project reference to the clipboard. It can be executed from a project node.