Opening Visual Studio Error and Warning links in StackOverflow using a Chrome extension

You can redirect Visual Studio Error List links from Bing to Google by using a Chrome extension. The same approach can be used to open up search results directly within StackOverflow.com too.

You can use any redirect extension you like but the one I’ll show below is called Redirector. When you click on the error or warning links in the Error List box (above) Visual Studio opens
https://bingdev.cloudapp.net/BingUrl.svc/Get?selectedText=QUERY. We can redirect this to https://stackoverflow.com/search?q=QUERY by creating a new redirect like below. 

Redirect Visual Studio error links to Stackoverflow

The results will now be shown directly on Stackoverflow.com which is useful for me at least as the vast majority of technical solutions I find online come from SO.

Stackoverflow search

 

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