VS Code tips and tricks for beginners
This is a list of VS Code tips, tricks, and resources for beginners
By: Ajdin Imsirovic 24 February 2021
This is an ever-growing list of tips, tricks, and gotchas picked up while working with VS Code.
1. How to change the color scheme in VS Code?
To change the color scheme in VS Code, go to File > Preferences > Color Theme.
Or use the keyboard shortcuts of CTRL + k, then CTRL + t.
Or use another keyboard shortcut of ALT + f, followed by single presses: p, c.
2. Find redundant whitespace using the Trailing Spaces extension
The Trailing Spaces extension by Shardul Mahadik marks all the “hanging” white space with nicely styled red background, which makes it easily noticeable and thus possible to remove before committing commits that (only) have whitespace updates inside.
3. How to format html files in VS Code
If you have an html file open in VS Code, you can format it quickly with this keyboard shortcut: CTRL + SHIFT + i.
To be continued…