View White Space

Keyboard:  CTRL + R, CTRL + W
Menu:  Edit -> Advanced -> View White Space
Command:  Edit.ViewWhiteSpace
Versions:  2008,2010
Published:  4/9/2010
Code:  vstipEdit0043

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Ever want to see the white space you are working with?  Maybe you want to know if your spaces are tabs or you have extra spaces on lines.  It's easy to view white space.  Just go to Edit -> Advanced -> View White Space (CTRL + R, CTRL + W) to go from this:



To this: