|Start VB7, VB.NET, VS.NET in SDI environment||
|NT, 9x, 2000
Our first VB7 tip. I am little teary eyed. An end of an era. One small step for Microsoft. One huge headache for developers.
The new Visual Studio.Net (VB7 or VB.NET included) gives developers two types of environments to work in: the familiar, but space-wasting MDI and the snazzy, but unfamiliar Tabbed Environment. I started working with VB for Windows since version 2.0, so I am used to the SDI environment, and I like it because it lets me code in a full screen window. I do not like either of VB.NET options, because IMHO they dumb down the development experience.
So, how do we get VB.NET to display in SDI mode? Simple. Start the development environment at the command prompt using the following command: