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Bug 1195 - Quick launch bar
: Quick launch bar
Status: NEW
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: General
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: PC Mac OS
: Lowest enhancement
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Reported: 2011-10-03 11:42 EDT by Michael Hutchinson
Modified: 2013-11-23 15:18 EST (History)
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Description Michael Hutchinson 2011-10-03 11:42:13 EDT
We should have a quick launch bar like VS11 has:
http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudio/archive/2011/09/27/visual-studio-11-developer-preview-quick-launch.aspx

I think we can do better.

I've proposed before that we have a lucene-powered IDE-wide search over all
documents, pads, options panels, commands, help text, BCL classes, files in the
current solution, etc

I've also proposed that we have some kind of Quicksilver-like text command
system that would actually be aware of MD context, which would be much more
powerful than a simple search:
http://monodevelop.com/Developers/Tasks/General/Text_command_interface#_task_a_General.TextCommandInterface
Comment 1 Marius Ungureanu 2013-11-23 10:29:12 EST
Doesn't our search bar fix this issue?
Comment 2 Michael Hutchinson 2013-11-23 15:18:17 EST
Not really, we have one but it doesn't do most of what I suggested.

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