Paste Image from clipboard onto Visual Studio Editor : Video - Web Essential

In this article you will learn how to paste clipboard image onto Visual Studio Editor. Like we can paste clipboard image in MS-Word, it is possible to paste in Visual Studio Editor with the help of Web Essential Visual Studio Extension.

Web Essential

Web Essentials extends Visual Studio with a lot of new features that web developers have been missing for many years.

If you ever write CSS, HTML, JavaScript, TypeScript, CoffeeScript or LESS, then you will find many useful features that make your life as a developer easier.

This extension is for all Web developers using Visual Studio. This extension was first introduced in August 2012 by Mads Kristensen.

Web Essentials 1.7 for Visual Studio 2013 it is now easier than ever to work with images.

If you don’t have this extension installed in your favorite Visual Studio IDE then you are missing many features, you can download it quickly from here.

Now let’s start exploring how to paste clipboard image onto Visual Studio Editor.

Paste Clipboard Image onto Visual Studio Editor

We never wonder when we copy image (from Paint) or clipboard image and paste in the MS-Word, but I’m sure you will wonder when we paste clipboard image in the Visual Studio IDE. It was not possible before but now with Web Essential Visual Studio Extension, we can paste clipboard image onto Visual Studio Editor’s HTML/ASPX etc page or CSS page. How?

1. Somehow copy image to clipboard.

2. Open Visual Studio ASPX page or CSS page and paste (Ctrl + V).

3. It will ask you to enter filename and save.

I have recorded a quick clip here for this. Just watch it.

Hope this helps.


  1. That's good, sounds good. I was looking to get such things for getting idea about paste image from clipboard onto visual studio editor and I think that people will surely be benefited by this post :)


Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

Migrating database from ASP.NET Identity to ASP.NET Core Identity

Customize User's Profile in ASP.NET Identity System

Lambda two tables and three tables inner join code samples