NestIn

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Nest files in Solution Explorer.

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Visual Studio
2013, 2012, 2010
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11/21/2013
1.1.1
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by Doğu Tümerdem | June 05 2014

Very useful, thank you...

by ZiyaSAL | May 04 2014

Excellent, thanks.

by HiTech Magic | March 13 2014

Clean, simple and just what I needed. Caveat: It does appear to occasionally add a bogus file (e.g. .js.map with no filename) when grouping files that have multiple extensions (like jquery.blah.js.map), but that is easy to correct and this has saved me loads on manual editing of my csproj files. THANK YOU!

by sam.stainback | January 09 2014

This no longer seems to work. VS 2012, update 4

by Gimlichael | January 03 2014

Finally! This is what Microsoft should have included a long time ago! Thank to José - 5 star from me.

by Darc Sentor | December 20 2013

by Michael Obermeyer | December 16 2013

Does exactly what it says it does, very helpful! It would be great if it could provide a context menu option when right-clicking a file to add a nested file under the selected file.

by Amol Bhandakkar | May 30 2013

Works great!! Thanks

by Jim Lightfoot | May 20 2013

Doesn't work on websites. Useless for me.

by usenkov1988 | February 20 2013

Very, very thanks

by OldPhantom | January 21 2013

Well, since we can no longer use macros to nest types A++ for this one. Thanks mate.

by Randall Eike | January 12 2013

Lightweight, seconds to install, and works just as advertised. Great job!

by Júlio Nobre | October 21 2012

Excelente fix! Thanks for sharing it.

by RyanGilkes | October 06 2012

The extension is great. One suggestion, however. When I select two items, I often have to click the drop-down to change the suggested root. Would be great if the extension could be more intelligent at guessing the root. For example, if you choose a .cshtml and .cs file, suggest the .cshtml as the root. Or maybe if it's easier, suggest the root as the first clicked item.

by stian.net | September 14 2012

Very handy, but I can't rename nested items. (VS 2012)

by AAKoken | September 11 2012

It works great, I love it.

by --Mike | August 22 2012

Very handy tool that's saved me piles of time. Now instead of unloading the project and hand-editing, I can group code files in seconds with this tool.

by Mark Arielo | July 31 2012

Not working. Seems that it is not supported anymore.

JoseRomaniello August 03 2012
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I did hard work to fix some problems after merging a pull request. I receive confirmation that now is working fine for some people.If you have any problems with this do not hesistate to contact me with more details.

On the other hand this project is open source.

by Marco Bev | June 01 2012

Great! It just works!

by Shimmy Weitzhandler | May 22 2012

Works great!

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  • Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0
    1 Posts | Last post May 13, 2014
    • Nice tool, I 've used it in the past. 
      
      How can I fix this ?
      
        <entry>
          <record>8562</record>
          <time>2014/05/13 13:57:23.162</time>
          <type>Error</type>
          <source>VisualStudio</source>
          <description>End package load [NestIn.NestInPackage, NestIn, Version=1.1.1.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=735d15f764f78d03]</description>
          <guid>{34CBC46C-355B-4FB7-98CB-75D76A6983D7}</guid>
          <hr>80004005 - E_FAIL</hr>
          <errorinfo>Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0, Version=12.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified.</errorinfo>
        </entry>
  • where is the nesting data stored
    1 Posts | Last post February 18, 2014
    • Can you tell me where the nesting data is stored? Can it be shared in a project / soln?
  • Nesting doesn't work in VS2013 Update 1
    1 Posts | Last post January 24, 2014
    • When I nest in a javascript file, it seems to have worked but it can't be opened and after refreshing the solution explorer, the javascript file is at it's former position (unnested) again. A copy with an exclamation sign in front still is at it's destination position. What am I doing wrong?
      
      Thank you!
      Ingo
  • Version 1.1.4 not current
    1 Posts | Last post January 09, 2014
    • Is there a reason why the current version is 1.1.1 and not 1.1.4? I'm having issues since the current version does not work in VS2012...
      Furthermore I'm not able to compile the sources from github on my own, saying that two project types are not supported (tried with 2010, 2012, 2013).
      Could you raise the current version back to 1.1.4 again and give me a hint on how to compile the sources on my own?
      
      Best regards
      Sascha
  • Could not load file or assembly
    2 Posts | Last post December 26, 2013
    •   <entry>
          <record>1488</record>
          <time>2013/12/25 23:12:05.235</time>
          <type>Error</type>
          <source>VisualStudio</source>
          <description>CreateInstance failed for package [NestIn.NestInPackage, NestIn, Version=1.1.1.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=735d15f764f78d03]</description>
          <guid>{34CBC46C-355B-4FB7-98CB-75D76A6983D7}</guid>
          <hr>80070002</hr>
          <errorinfo>Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.Shell.10.0, Version=12.0.0.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a' or one of its dependencies. Het systeem kan het opgegeven bestand niet vinden.</errorinfo>
        </entry>
    • You may wish to report your error on the github repo, as it will likely be dealt with more promptly there.
  • Visual Studio 2013
    2 Posts | Last post November 21, 2013
    • Any chance this could be updated to VS.net 2013 RTM now please?
      
      Thanks!
    • updated
  • VS2013
    10 Posts | Last post November 21, 2013
    • Can you please add support for Visual Studio 2013?
    • 2nded
    • Up
    • +1 for me on this
    • +1 for me
    • +1 for 2013 support
    • +1
    • +100
    • I moved it to github ( https://github.com/jfromaniello/nestin ) and Nick Craver is having a look to update to 2013, I don't have much time at the moment and I haven't used Visual Studio in years now, but I will have a look. 
      
      I will update here when it's ready.
      
      Also please, now that we have the github repo, please post issues there... I don't get mail updates when you comment here,
      
      my twitter is @jfroma, my github is jfromaniello
      
      
    • UPDATED to vs2013! thanks to Nick Craver.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts?
    2 Posts | Last post September 05, 2013
    • Hello, I love this extension and I use it very frequently at work. I was wondering if there was a way to set up a keyboard shortcut for the nestin command?
    • Never mind - I found it.
      Tools -> Options -> Environment (on the left) -> Keyboard.
      Then select the command ProjectandSolutionContextMenus.Item.NestItem for nesting, and ProjectandSolutionContextMenus.Item.UnNestitem for unnesting.
  • Cannot un nest
    1 Posts | Last post September 04, 2013
    • If I try to un nest an item by selecting it and choosing un-nest nothing happens.
      If i select the item i want to un-nest and its parent and klick on un-nest an error occurs saying I'm not allowed to change a tmp file in my Temp folder.
      
      What am I doing wrong?
  • Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop
    1 Posts | Last post June 26, 2013
    • Would be nice for this version too.  :)
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