Visual Studio is Microsoft's IDE (integrated development environment) offering for developing on its platforms, such as Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox. Out of the box, it supports C++, C#, VB.NET and F# for programming, as well as XML/XSLT, HTML, CSS and JavaScript for web development. Many other ...

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Visual Studio takes ages creating a project

I have problem with my Visual studio 2013. When I'm trying to create even a simple console application,VS hangs and after a while the message 'Visual studio is busy: Microsoft Visual studio is waiting ...
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Visual Studio Txt file opening

I'm running visual studio in parallels on a macbook air. First time I'm using C++ to open txt files and it seems to work only when debugging but not when I run without debugging. example code: ...
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Alternative programs to Visual Studio [closed]

I am looking for an alternative (free to download) program similar to visual studio where i can create dlls that i can import into Excel. I have sharp develop but i am unable to import dlls into excel ...
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MSDN subscription - Visual Studio 2008 [closed]

Im in a situation where we need to modify an application for Windows CE 6 and we don't have Visual Studio 2008. Do anyone know which MSDN subscription includes this or if any of the subscription ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't display font correctly

I'm using Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64 on my computer, and I'm also using Visual Studio 2013 Premium. For some reason, VS won't display/render the font that I want to use correctly. I'm trying to use ...
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Auto complete stops working on Node.js projects

I have encountered an annoying bug which intellisense doesn't show me code completions whenever I type characters. intellisense will only show code completions when I use the key shortcut ctrl + ...
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Visual Studio Community doesn't allow me to login

I've been trying to getting Visual Studio Community working on my computer (both 2013, and 2015 RC). However, when trying to activate either version, I always come across the same error. "The online ...
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How to remove folders from visual studio code

Hi I need to remove folders from visualstudio code folder directory
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Updates reappear for Visual Studio 2010 dependencies

I have recently uninstalled Visual Studio 2010 C# Express from my Windows 7 x64. VS is notorious for leaving behind a bunch of dependencies and trash, and I have spent quite a bit of time manually ...
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Recording Macros with Visual Studio 2013

I am trying to use Mouse Recorder Premium to record a Macro in Visual Studio. However, after I start recording the macro and switch to the Visual Studio window, none of the keystrokes are recorded in ...
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Visual Studio Code on Linux 32-bits

So, Microsoft launched the Visual Studio Code versions for Linux and Mac too (which is awesome for orders of magnitude) but de documentation is a little poor. I downloaded the Linux version (which is ...
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Visual Studio Code for Mac IntelliSense “Console” not working

Microsoft announced today that they have released Visual Studio Code for Mac, Linux, and Windows. I am trying to use IntelliSense for the keyword "Console" but nothing is showing up. I have tried ...
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NGEN is eating up all my disk space

For a couple months now I've woken up every couple days to find my C:\ drive out of space. After some digging I found my C:\Windows\Temp folder was full of 3MB log files -- ~40GB worth, numbering in ...
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Computer restarts while using Visual Studio 2012

I have Windows 7 Enterprise edition and I have installed Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Studio. Whenever I start Visual Studio to work on my project the computer restarts ...
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How to make Visual Studio intellisense show completion list after 2 characters

I'm finding it to get rather annoying when I would like to use a one character variable name (such as for a temporary variable in a loop) that when I press space autocompletes to some random name that ...
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Sorting tabs by filetype in Visual Studio 2013

I would love to be able to sort my document well tabs by filetype. Does anyone know of a good way to do that?
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Uninstall Visual Studio 2013 with update 4

I tried to install VS 2013 Community with update 4 via iso file on my Dell XPS L502 Windows 7 Premium laptop. The installation is not going well since days and now the installer is stuck at ...
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How to know cursor position index in an editor

I'm working with an HTML file, and I need to know my cursor position index in the overall file. In Visual Studio, I can see the line number and column number in status bar. In Notepad++ too, in the ...
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How to correctly copy and paste programming code from PDF to editors?

I'm reading a pdf book that contains programming code, when I copy the code and past it in, say visual studio, the doulbe quotation marks changes from this(") to this (”) which leads to syntax errors. ...
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From Macro to Add-in: Word 2010

tldr; I'm not sure how I can get the Add-in to recognize the active document! The goal is to set the macro to an Add-in button. I have lots of forms that have endless amounts of the old form field ...
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Custom code folding in visual studio

Is there a plugin or option to use comments to use custom code folding in visual studio instead of the ugly and non standard #pragma region? I know that in vim is possible. I want to use something ...
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Is it possible to run Visual C++ 5 on Windows 7?

I've have a copy of Visual C++ 5.0 that I originally bought for a Windows 95 system. As I upgraded to Win2K and WinXP I reinstalled it, although by then I was doing more programming in Java and PHP ...
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Visual Studio Short cuts using Mac Keyboard

I am having trouble coding in visual studios with my mac keyboard as some of the short cuts wouldn't work, notable the "Go to Definition" which is set as F12. I tried to change the shortcut for this ...
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My virtualbox is dynamically allocated but I'm still getting a disk space error when downloading Visual Studio

I've set up my Virtualbox with Windows 7 and I'm trying to get Visual Studio express to run on here, but everytime I get ready to install, it tells me "You may need to free up disk space" and won't ...
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How to Specify Max Number of Concurrent Visual Studio C++ cl.exe instances

There are two ways I know of to enable concurrent C++ builds in Visual Studio: Tools > Options "maximum number of parallel project builds" Property Pages "Multi-processor Compilation" Is ...
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How to add back '"Microsoft Foundation Classes for C++' in Visual Studio

I have installed Visual Studio 2013 on my desktop. But when I install it, I don't have 'Microsoft Foundation Classes for C++' checked when I installed. How can I add that library/functionalities back ...
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Show Pixel ruler in Visual Studio 2013

I use Visual Studio 2013 and want to use a Pixel ruler in the designer. I saw some screenshots on the internet but don't know how to display the ruler or if I have to install a plugin or something.
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MSVCP120D.dll is missing from your computer

I made a C++ program in Visual Studio, and I wanted to show it to my friend. However, I'd never set up the visual C++ runtime libraries before, and so I started up a windows 8.1 virtual machine and ...
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Constant login issue with Visual studio

I dont know if I am the only one, but I almost daily see this login dialog when I use visual studio even though I click "remember my login" I see it both on my work and at home on my laptop, and ...
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Why does Visual Studio spontaneously collapse the “Find Symbol Results” result trees?

I am running Visual Studio 2012 (Version 11.0.61030.00 Update 4), working on a moderately sized C++ project. When I highlight a symbol in the editor and click "Find All References", the "Find Symbol ...
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Programs like Visual Studio and Google Chrome kind of freeze

I have this problem for more than 1 and a half year now. When I use programs like Visual Studio, Google Chrome or Spotify the programs freeze randomly. Well, the program doesn't actually stop ...
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What is the best Web Development IDE for OS X (that is comparable to Visual Studio)? [closed]

I'm trying to find a good Web Development IDE for OS X Yosemite. And I've just run out of things to search for, so now I'm asking you - do you know of any that compare to Visual Studio on Windows? ...
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Visual studio XAML

Im just wondering what you use to get the vertical visualisation lines between XAML open and close tags, it makes the XMALso much easier to read. I cant find a better place to ask this but im sure ...
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How do I install Win2D in visual studio?

I am trying to install Win2D in visual studio. I ran the the following in the nuget package manager console: PM> Install-Package Win2D I get the following error: Install-Package : Could not ...
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javatlb or jactivex equivalent in Visual Studio 2005 or 2012

Im trying to convert some DLLs to java classes, from google I found out that javatlb and jactivex command lines can do the job but they come with Visual J++ 6.0 which I don't have and I think it is ...
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How to add photos to specific cells in my Excel worksheet from my computer? [closed]

This is the code which I used : Private Sub Image1_Click() Range("C1").Select Application.Dialogs(xlDialogInsertPicture).Show End Sub Private Sub Image2_Click() Range("D1").Select ...
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VS broken after installing “Chutzpah test runner” extension

Yesterday it was late and I did something stupid: I've tried to use Visual Studio to do JavaScript development. ;) (Really stupid because I too have a WebStorm licence) In order to run the JS tests ...
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Visual studio 2015 codelens packages?

I know in VS2013 CodeLens was only available on Ultimate. I've been using the 2015 preview and I'm wondering about the availability of CodeLens once the product is officially released. Has there ...
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Visual Studio: Display different files as one underneath each other (as “autopager” browser-extensions do for websites) / scroll through them

does any of you know a way or an addon to "scroll through" different files in VSs editor? When starting a project I sometimes have quite a lot of files each of them being quite small and me jumping ...
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Why does every program have to have an account? [closed]

I've just installed new MS VS, even it asked me for enter. AutoCAD and Word has an account. Is it the secret plan to watch me? ))) Why since not a long time it is not enough to use a OS user account ...
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Visual Studio Version Selector does not show any versions

I have VS 2008, 2010, and 2012 installed. Initially, VS2013 Team Explorer was installed (Shell only). I uninstalled that. Now, the Visual Studio Version Selector shows an empty list when executing a ...
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Installing Visual Studio in removable disk

I'm using tablet(ICONIA TAB). I bought a 32gb sd-card, then I tried installing VS but it said it cannot be installed to any removable disk. I searched and I found a solution: 'CLICK ME' (Please look ...
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Visual Studio IDE how to build and view changes in browser without opening a new tab or window? [closed]

I'm following the tutorial on http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/introduction-to-asp-net-mvc. And whenever code change are made, the guy simply re-builds, and refreshes the ...
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Delete Package Cache after uninstalling Visual Studio 2013 Express?

Can I delete the the folder C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\? I have just found that I have 2Gb folder inside C:\ProgramData. According to the previous post it is connected to Visual Studio and it is ...
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How to make VS show different color of the frame when selected?

This has been annoying me since the change to the progressive and "beautiful" look of VS. When I work in another application, VS's frame is grey. Fine. When I select VS, it stays the same grey. This ...
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Globally Disable BscMake (Browse Information) in Visual Studio

BscMake can be disabled on an individual project basis with Configuration Properties > C/C++ > Browse Information > Enable Browse Information. Is there a way to disable BscMake globally for all ...
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How do you compile a project from source?

I have the source code for a software project and I want to compile that to an .exe file. The project was built with Visual Studio, how can I compile it on my machine?
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Problems pasting text into Visual Studio from other programs

I'm using Visual Studio Express 2013 for Web. Any guidance on fixing or troubleshooting this would be greatly appreciated. Here's what I know today. I've rebooted. I also repaired Visual Studio. I ...
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Visual Studio long install/uninstall time?

In the organization that I work at, we have a number of developers who use Visual Studio 2013. I also personally use Visual Studio 2013, both at work and at home. What gets me is just how long it ...
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Can't open .fsx file in Visual Studio via Windows Explorer

If I double click on a .fsx file in Explorer, or if I right click and do "Open with..." Visual Studio 2012 or 2013, then I get a message box with the error: "There was a problem whilst sending the ...