Visual studio Express Edition vs Community

Community edition is the full fledged software, but you can’t use it on enterprise (>5 users) On the other hand, Express editions can be used in enterprise environments, but does not let you use plugins. So in the end, as far as I can tell the choice is between plugins and enterprise. If it’s just …

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How do I open a Visual Studio project in design view?

You can double click directly on the .cs file representing your form in the Solution Explorer : This will open Form1.cs [Design], which contains the drag&drop controls. If you are directly in the code behind (The file named Form1.cs, without “[Design]”), you can press Shift + F7 (or only F7 depending on the project type) instead to open it. From the design view, you can switch back …

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