Display the contents of certain text files in a solution folder in a pop-up when the solution is opened.
If a file called SolutionOpenPopUp.txt and/or ReadMe.txt exists in the root folder of the solution, the contents are shown in a pop-up when the solution is open - a handy way to share solution-specific gotchas, non-critical team messages, etc with colleagues and contributors.
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Use this extension anytime you want to see, or you want others to see, certain information when a solution is opened. As you cannot gaurantee other users will have this extension installed you should not rely on this extension to convey critical information.
You're new to a company, have made some notes on a .Net solution, and it would be useful to see the notes each time you open the solution.
You are planning to upgrade a solution to VS2017 in the next quarter, and you want to give the developers a heads up whenever they open the solution.
The solution has some 'gotchas' (e.g. compilation, runtime or unit test related) which interested parties would benefit from seeing whenever they open up the code.
The solution is simply a proof of concept and you wish to convey this to others.
Your solution has its' own "ReadMe" file which all developers should view when they open the solution.
You want to share a joke-of-the-day or coder-of-the-week announcement with colleagues.