Visual Studio Code 1.66 became available on March 30. It can be downloaded from the project website for Windows, Linux, and MacOS.
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Also in Visual Studio Code 1.66, the built-in CSS extension now ships with a code formatter, implemented by the js-beautify library, that works with CSS, LESS, and CSS. For local history, VS Code 1.66 introduces a history of files available in the Timeline view. Depending on configured settings, every time an editor is saved, a new entry is added to the list.
Elsewhere in Visual Studio Code 1.66:
- A language editor in the settings editor enables viewing and editing of all settings that can be configured for the language with the ID
languageId. Users can provide language-specific settings, or language overrides. Also in the settings editor, workspace and folder settings now are preserved until manually reset by the user.
- When searching in the VS Code terminal, all instances of the search term now will be highlighted.
- TypeScript 4.6.3, a minor update that fixes some bugs, is bundled with the editor. TypeScript 4.6 was published in late February.
- An R in Visual Studio Code topic describes R language support in the editor via the R extension.
- Visual Studio Code for the Web now supports dragging and dropping of local files and folders into a browser window opened on vscode.dev or insiders.vscode.dev using a browser that supports the web file system access API to access contents.
Last month’s Visual Studio Code 1.65 release emphasized editor history navigation, debugging, and audio cues.
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