The fastest way to add files and folders

Grace Taylor

Your Visual Studio team is excited to announce the release of the highly anticipated “Quick Add Files & Folders” feature in Visual Studio version 17.5!

This new feature is the fastest and most convenient way to add files and create folders within your projects. Based on the feedback from the Visual Studio Developer Community, Quick Add was requested and highly voted on, making it a top priority for our development team. Yes, your votes matter!

The team has iterated on the early preview to bring you the most efficient and effective way to manage your files.

Check out this video to learn more and then try it out and see how much time you can save.

The two shortcuts to remember are:

Ctrl+Shift+AOpens the last-used Add New Item dialog
Shift+F2Always opens the compact Add New Item dialog

Have you tried this feature yet? Let us know what you think about it in the comments below.