Insert GUIDs and IDs into the active editor using a menu option or keyboard shortcut. Most useful when creating setups with WiX, when many unique IDs are required.
The add-in will insert the selected ID type into the active editor. When text is selected, this will be replaced with the ID. When a multi-span selection is made (by holding Alt when selecting), each line is replaced with a different ID, allowing creation of many IDs at once.
Types of IDs:
This is a very small and simple add-in, which I created because personally find it useful. I hope that you find use for it too. If you feel there is anything that needs to be improved, please leave a comment and I'll pick it up.
I upated the tool for Windows 10 and Visual Studio 2015. If you experience problems with older version of Visual Studio or Windows, please let me know.
As of now, the extension is open sourced. The source code can be downloaded from the codeplex site (http://insertidentifiers.codeplex.com).