Browse through the tips-of-the-day and learn about some of the components and commands of Visual Assist.
Visual Assist will come alive after it finishes parsing.
Open the VAssistX menu. You will use the menu primarily to open tool windows, review keyboard shortcuts, and access the options dialog.
Appreciate the understated UI to Visual Assist. There are just a few visible changes.
If you like meaningful syntax coloring, open the options dialog for Visual Assist and apply coloring to more of the UI.
If you highlight the current line, choose a thin frame that doesn't obscure your code.
Then, open the options dialog to Visual Studio and eliminate the redundant navigation bar. The version in Visual Assist includes the functionality of the built-in one.
After making the changes, Visual Studio is ready to use.
Open a dialog of new keyboard shortcuts by selecting VAssistX | Help | Keyboard Shortcuts. Hover in the dialog for command meanings.
Take the recommended shortcuts. Some of these, like Shift+Alt+O at global scope, are important.
Learn which shortcuts to use in the next learning resource, Top 10 Features.
Browse the options dialog for Visual Assist, bit by bit, to find features that fit into your workflow. Hover over any setting to see its explanation.
Click the ? icon in any Visual Assist dialog you use often to learn advanced usage of the feature.
Return to online resources to become a power user of Visual Assist. See our youtube channel for more informative materials.