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  • ok lets admit it...visual studios intelisense is good but not nearly as good as Small Basics, agreed? but until 4.0 is out i was wondering if there was a part of the library that tells you what each icon represents? example: "little blue icon = local variable"
    cause not all of the featured text in intelisense is tagged...
    Friday, May 15, 2009 1:27 AM

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  • If you unzip the images that ship with VS then you can see most of the icons that VS uses including the one's you're curious about.  Personally I don't consider the icons that useful since the context will generally give away what something is.  Still you can find the icons that are used at: <vsdir>\common7\VS2008ImageLibrary\1033\VS2008ImageLibrary -> Objects\24bit_bitmaps.  The ones that start with VSObject are used by VS.  The others are used by other portions of VS.

    Michael Taylor - 5/15/09
    http://p3net.mvps.org
    • Proposed as answer by Harry Zhu Wednesday, May 20, 2009 6:13 AM
    • Marked as answer by Harry Zhu Thursday, May 21, 2009 2:44 AM
    Friday, May 15, 2009 1:14 PM
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