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I've been working with VS 2008 for a while now. I have always used "Collapse to Definitions". For some reason the context menu no longer shows that option.

in Options->Text Editor->Basic the Enable Outlining Mode is checked.

Don't know what to do.

Mark
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by:Kyle Abrahams
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try Ctrl M, O   (hold ctrl, hit M, hit O) . . . that will collapse for you.
      Ctrl M, L   to expand all.
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by:etsellinc
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Thanks for the assist. That works well.

I was still looking for the selection in the context menu.

Note: many of my windows also disappeared and I had to reopen them. Such as Error List, Immediate Window and Bookmarks.
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Kyle Abrahams earned 2000 total points
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Any updates recently?  What happens if you reset  your settings?
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by:etsellinc
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Thanks, that did it. Resetting the setting was the answer!

Thanks a bunch.

Mark
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