Filtering files

To hide certain files from the Project Explorer view:

  1. In the Project Explorer view, click the menu dropdown button.

    Icon; menu dropdown

  2. Select Customize View… and click the Filters tab. The Available Customizations dialog appears:

    Project Explorer view; File Filter dialog

  3. On the Filters tab, select the types of files you want to hide.
  4. Click OK. The Project Explorer view automatically refreshes itself and shows only those files you haven't filtered.
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Viewing outlines of source and binary files
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