Reach out and touch... Visual Studio with TouchVS

With most new screens having touch, wouldn't it be nice if there was a simple extension to Visual Studio that let you reach out and touch it? What if I were to tell you there's not only one but that its source was available too?

CodeConnect/TouchVS

Touch interface for common functions of Visual Studio

Download from Visual Studio Gallery

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How to use it?

  1. Install the VSIX from Visual Studio gallery or build the source
  2. Launch the touch interface by double-tapping the code editor's surface.
  3. Tap on the action you're interested in to invoke it. Tap outside of the control to hide it.

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Contributions

I saw a popular discussion on touch interface in Visual Studio and thought this would be a fun project. All contributions are welcome :)

Please share which commands you'd like to use in touch interface, or even better, submit a PR!

Relevant bits of code:

See also

Voice Commands extension (VSIX) - Source for command names and code that executes them



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