Environment Command (Options Menu)
Determines the attributes of the Visual Basic environment.
Dialog Box Options
Tab Stop Width Width in characters. The default is 4.
Require Variable Declaration Determines whether Visual Basic automatically inserts an Option Explicit statement in the Declarations section of each new form and module. The default is No.
Syntax Checking Determines whether each line is checked for correct syntax as you enter code. The default is Yes.
File Save Format Determines the format for saving new forms and modules (text or binary ). You can specify an alternate format with the Save As command on the File menu. The default is binary.
Selection Text Color of currently selected text.
Selection Background Background color of currently selected text.
Next Statement Text Color of the next statement to be executed. Identified with the Show Next Statement command from the Debug menu during break mode.
Next Statement Background Background color of the next statement to be executed.
Breakpoint Text Color of any breakpoint statement.
Breakpoint Background Background color of breakpoints.
Comment Text Color of text preceded by Rem or an apostrophe ( ' ).
Comment Background Background color of comment text.
Keyword Text Color of text for all reserved words and keywords .
Identifier Text Color of text of variables, properties, and object names.
Identifier Background Background color of variables, properties, and object names.
Code window Text Color of values, operators, and other text.
Code window Background Background color of values, operators, and other text.
Debug window Text Color of all text in the Debug window.
Debug window Background Background color of all text in the Debug window.
Grid Width Determines the number of horizontal twips between units of the grid used to place objects on a form at design time. The default is about 120 twips.
Grid Height Determines the number of vertical twips between units of the grid. The default is about 120 twips.
Show Grid Determines whether the grid is visible at design time. The grid does not have to be visible to align controls. The default is Yes.
Align To Grid Determines whether objects placed on a form automatically align to the grid. The default is Yes.
OK Accepts the option settings and dismisses the dialog.
Cancel Dismisses the dialog without saving any changes to the option settings.
Reset Resets the current option to its default value.
Reset All Resets all options to their default values.
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