Microsoft Expression Studio is a suite of tools for designing and building web and Windows client applications and rich digital media contents.

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ctrl + space not turning on Intelli sense in Microsoft Expression Blend

My intellisense is working perfectly when I am about add a new attribute to tags by adding space. When I hit the space bar after one attribute, the intellisense shows up, but when I try to edit the ...
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How can I turn off DOS formatting in Expression Web?

I've been using Microsoft Expression Web 4 for editing my website files. However, it seems to save everything in DOS formatting. For most files, this isn't really a problem. However, for certain files ...
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Expression Encoder 4 (free) Error how to workaround?

I have problem with Expression Encoder 4 when I render captured PC screen. At the end of coding it says: "Error: Problem encoding this file using two pass encoding" Source capture is okay. In the ...
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When encoding a video, is there a way to know the resulting file size in advance?

Is there a way to know how large your resulting file size will be before your video is finished encoding? BTW: I am using Microsoft Expression Encoder.
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Why does the audio have such poor quality when I playback screen captures?

I can record a video and capture audio just fine, but when I play it back, there is something like white noise in the background, you can barely hear my voice, and it certainly isn't clear enough to ...
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Why does MS Expression Recorder make the capture area blank/white in XP?

I have had this problem on 2 different virtual machines running Windows XP SP3. Basically, you can still see the green cross-hairs and outline while Expression Recorder is recording, but everything ...
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How can I get the Microsoft Expressions 4 Codec to work on XP SP3?

The codec allows you to preview the recording you just took. The recorder itself and the encoder both seem to work just fine, but when I try to preview a recording it says it can't find the codec. ...
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Windows Experience Index doesn't complete, HAL error in event viewer

So, I was just randomly digging around my laptop and found a couple of weird things. First, the Windows Experience Index goes through its motions, completes all the tests and then throws up this ...
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Why is my Output distorted after encoding with Expression Encoder?

I'm a "n00b" when it comes to re-encoding files. I'm trying to re-encode an AVI into a silverlight container via Encoding Video using Expression Encoder 4.0. As you can see in the video, the left ...
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Microsoft Blend 4 Crashes On Splash Screen [closed]

Recently I encountered a big problem: Blend 4 always crashes immediately after a splash screen ends. No error numbers mentioned, just a crash window saying "Blend has been crashed, debug or close". ...
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What is the latest on Microsoft Expression Studio licensing?

In the past, there's been an issue with Microsoft not allowing you to deactivate an Expression Studio key. Basically, you get two keys per license. If you assign both keys (say one to a desktop and ...
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Internet Explorer 8 still edit html in Expression?

In previous versions I could click an edit button on the toolbar and open up a copy of the web page I was viewing in a specified HTML Editor. Can I still do this-with one click-in IE 8? I have set ...
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Export Sketchflow prototype in an accessible way?

(I'm not sure if this is the correct Stack Exchange for this.) I have a prototype I've built in Sketchflow. I would like to export it so people without Expression can see it. I don't have a webserver ...
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How to get the “New Website” menu item in Expression Web 4?

I have Expression Web 4 installed but I cant see the "New Website" menu item show in this tutorial. http://expression.microsoft.com/en-us/dd939172.aspx Any ideas how to get it?
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Application Screen Repainting Issues

I have this issue lately at work. It drives be nuts, and I finally stopped to ask this question. It's quite often that an application I've been running just randomly fails to repaint itself for a ...
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Microsoft Expression Studio 4 Ultimate license problem

I have installed a volume licensed version of Expression Studio 4 Ultimate. When I contacted support, I was told that a product key is not required for volume license version. But after I installing ...
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Can't uninstall Expression Studio 3

Regardless of whether I start the uninstall from the Add/Remove Programs applet or from the original setup executable, I always get this exception on startup: How can I uninstall Expression Studio ...
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The contents of a FrontPage component have been modified

I get this message intermittently with Microsoft Web Expression 3: The contents of a FrontPage component have been modified. These contents will be overwritten when you save this page. I have ...
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Is it possible to change expression blend keyboard shortcut

I'm using Microsoft Expression Blend 3. I need to change mouse wheel zoom command to up down scroll. How to change this?
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Why does a pre-pidded installation of Microsoft Expression Studio 3 ask for a key?

I've downloaded Microsoft Expression Studio 3 from MSDN and installed it. However, after installation, I start the app and it asks for a valid product key, despite the fact that it's pre-pidded (e.g. ...
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Can't uninstall trial version of Expression Blend 3, error writing to file Config.msi

I can not remove a trial version of MS Expression Blend 3 from my pc. I am always getting the same error: "Error writing to C:\Config.msi\6e6288.rbf." The name of the file varies. On the error message ...
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Expression Web 3 - Set Thesaurus

I have recently upgraded from Expression 2 to 3. It's much better, but I cannot get the Thesaurus to work. It worked fine before the upgrade. Precise error message 'No thesaurus is available for ...
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Expression Studio not prompting for serial

I had a msdn registered copy of Expression Studio installed on my machine and recently got a paid licensed copy. I uninstalled it and removed what I could find in the registry that looked related. ...
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Cannot Install Expression Studio 3 on Windows 7 x86 in VMWare 6.5

Cant seem to find help with this problem. Expression Blend 3 setup dialog is not displaying correctly (one button, missing background etc) which prevents me from installing it. I have tried setting ...
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Themes for the Microsoft Expression series of programs?

Microsoft's Expression Studio Blend, Web, Design, etc. all have two themes -- Light and Dark. Is it possible to obtain and use other themes?