Visual Studio Code 1.66 became available on March 30. It can be downloaded from the project website for Windows, Linux and MacOS.
Also in Visual Studio Code 1.66, the built-in CSS extension now comes with a code formatter, implemented by the js-beautify library, which 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 the configured settings, each 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 allows viewing and editing of all configurable settings 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 are now retained until manually reset by the user.
- When searching in VS Code Terminal, all instances of the search term will now be highlighted.
- TypeScript 4.6.3, a minor update that fixes some bugs, is bundled with the editor. TypeScript 4.6 was released at the end of February.
- An R topic in Visual Studio Code describes R language support in the editor through the R extension.
- Visual Studio Code for the web now supports dragging and dropping local files and folders into an open browser window on vscode.dev or insiders.vscode.dev using a browser that supports the API. access to the web file system to access content.
Last month’s Visual Studio Code version 1.65 emphasized editor history browsing, debugging, and audio cues.