Missing Comment/uncomment buttons in Visual Studio 2012 / 2013 ToolBar

In this hint, I will solve the below issue

Missing Comment and Uncomment button In Visual Studio


Scenario

In Visual Studio, I didn’t find the comment button toolbar, it is missing as shown below:

Missing Comment and Uncomment button In Visual Studio


Cause

The Comment button in Visual Studio is included in Text Editor option.

By default, The Visual Studio 2012 (and maybe later versions) does not add Text Editor option in the Visual Studio toolbar.


Solution

Show Comment / Uncomment buttons In Visual Studio

  • Click right on a free space in the toolbar then select Text Editor

Add Text Editor In Visual Studio

  • The below buttons should be added to Visual Studio toolbar!

Comment button in Visual Studio

  • You will note that the comment icons in Visual Studio 2008 / 2010 look like the below icons.

Where the Comment button in Visual Studio

  • In Visual Studio 2012, the icons have been changed as shown below:

Didn't find the Comment button in Visual Studio


Applies To
  • Visual Studio.
  • Visual Studio 2012.
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