Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2074 is available

Visual Assist build 2074 fixes two bugs, critical for some users, discovered shortly after the release of build 2073. One fix resolves a conflict with Windows Driver Kit (WDK) 10 that prevented files from being added to solutions. The second fix lets Visual Assist recognize extension-less headers in UNC paths, e.g. \\server\path\path\header. Build 2074 is required if you have Windows Driver Kit…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2073 is available

Visual Assist build 2073 introduces several new commands and features to make you more productive. But, now that the list of features in Visual Assist has grown to nearly a hundred, you will be pleased to know one new feature in build 2073 gives you easier access to the…
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Visual Assist build 2068 is available

Visual Assist build 2068 introduces Add Braces and Remove Braces–commands that simplify converting of a statement to a compound statement, and vice versa. The most efficient way to use the feature is to bind a shortcut to VAssistX.BracesToggle, which as its name implies…
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Visual Assist build 2062 is available

Visual Assist build 2062 introduces VA Hashtags—a combination of named bookmarks and task manager. Place hashtags anywhere in your comments and Visual Assist will let you navigate among them efficiently. Because VA Hashtags are embedded in comments, they act like bookmarks that move with your code. The “bookmarks” are accessible in all solutions that include your files. Embed…
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Visual Assist build 2059 is available

Visual Assist build 2059 introduces a set of commands that extend/shrink the text selection. We implemented and tested numerous versions of the commands and settled on implementations we believe are rather clever. Our extend/shrink commands, collectively called Smart…
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Visual Assist build 2052 is available

It’s not often one gets to write “introduce” twice in a sentence, but here goes: Visual Assist introduces Introduce Variable. Introduce Variable, a powerful refactoring for C/C++ and C#, replaces an expression with a meaningfully named variable. In…
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Visual Assist build 2048 is available

Visual Assist build 2048 was issued on the heels of build 2047 in order to fix a regression in the latter. Using build 2047, a VA Snippet that includes a GUID reserved string expands the string to zeros instead of a valid GUID. If you have build 2047 and use VA Snippets to create your GUIDs, you should install build 2048. Visual Assist build 2048 requires software maintenance through…
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Build Announcements

Visual Assist build 2047 is available

Visual Assist build 2047 introduces a powerful new navigation command, improves the VA Step Filter, and increases availability of Quick Info. Since the inception of Visual Assist, the Goto (Alt+G) command has been a favorite among our users, even after the IDE introduced…
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Visual Assist build 2043 is available

In our last build, we introduced a powerful feature for users of the native C/C++ debugger in Visual Studio 2010 and newer. The VA Step Filter lets one step into the body of a method without stepping into and out of methods in its parameter list. Build 2043 fixes several…
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Visual Assist build 2042 is available

If you follow our blog, you might remember my mentioning a forthcoming enhancement to the Visual Studio debugger. We demonstrated that feature—the VA Step Filter—at the Build conference in April to rave reviews, and we are happy to announce that the feature is included in a new general release of Visual Assist. If you use the native C/C++ debugger, you are undoubtedly familiar with—or…
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