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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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 ...
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How do I completely wipe all TFS mappings from my machine?

Over the past few years, I have ended up with multiple projects mapped all over my hard disk haphazardly from VS 2008,2010,2012,2013 Is there an easy way to unmap (and delete local files of) all TFS ...
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Visual Studio 2013 updates via Windows Update

I remember that Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010 would all automatically update via Windows Update like 99% of every other Microsoft product. Now however it seems that Visual Studio 2013 wants you to ...
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Installing Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 Update 4 breaks PasteJson.JsonPackage

I've spent the last ten hours of my life trying to get Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 on Windows 8.1 Pro x64 working after installing update 4. After installing update 4, I started seeing the following ...
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Viewing Only One Folder At A Time In Code Editor

I use FL Studio for music production, and one of the best features that it has is the ability to "View Only One Folder Content At A Time", such that if I expand a folder in the integrated file ...
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Workstation for Software Developer with Visual Studio, SQL-Server [closed]

I must do a decision between the following two systems with different CPU's. I asking me, is there a difference/advantage when I use the dual cpu machine for working Visual Studio 2013 (or higher) and ...
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Visual Studio Keyboard Shortcuts

Does Visual Studio have a way of joining lines? I want the same functionality that Ctrl+J provides in Sublime Text
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Visual Studio Continue (Play) and Break All (Pause) buttons both disabled sometimes

Both the continue and pause buttons show as disabled sometimes after I click the break/pause button when I'm debugging release builds with Visual Studio 2010. The call stack also shows as empty and ...
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Git in Visual Studio 2013 stops working abruptly

Yesterday, I went home with Git working perfectly well inside Visual Studio 2013. I could 'Compare with unmodified' for a source file, I would see the version control status of my source files, and ...
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Empty lines or lines with symbols only have smaller font size in VS2013

In Visual Studio 2013 source code editor empty lines or lines with only symbols, such as '{' or '#', have smaller font size than lines with alphanumeric characters. I'm using "Classic Console" ...
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Visual Studio plugin which shows using of symbol in a contextmenu

Is there any Visual Studio (or Resharper) Plugin, which shows the usings of a symbol in a context menu? So I can move my cursor above a symbol, hit a shortcut to open the context menu, select an ...
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Visual Studio keyboard shortcut to move cursor just after last letter in current word

With Visual Studio default keyboard shortcuts, we can use: CTRL + LEFT ARROW to move the cursor before the first letter of the current word or previous word (command referred to as ...
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Ctrl+Tab not working in any programs

Visual Studio, Sublime Text, Chrome, Firefox, you name it. All the apps with tab-cycling on Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab are no longer working on my Windows PC - that is, Ctrl+Shift+Tab still works, ...
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NuGet package manager settings

I added my local feed to the package sources in the Nuget Package Manager Settings window. There is already an official feed from Nuget. There are two arrows which can be used to change the order of ...
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Where is Visual Studio getting unicode characters from?

I've noticed that I can paste all kind of unicode characters into Visual Studio 2013 and they show up just fine. But if I try the same trick in Notepad++, using the same font, they don't show up. So ...
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Visual Studio 2013 + Business Intelligence SSDT and missing Reporting Server templates

The other day I have installed Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools - Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2013 (SSDT: Replacement for BIDS) and started using reporting features in VS2013. However, ...
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How to disable Javascript Debugging in IE11?

I am building an ASP.NET Web Forms application (not site) and whenever I debug with Internet Explorer, I cannot seem to disable the integrated Javascript debugging with Visual Studio 2013 Pro. How do ...
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Gitignore vs BTS SyncIgnore

I'm currently trying out BTS (Bit-Torrent Sync). I've been using Synology Cloudstation, but I'm unhappy with the lack of "exclusion" options and some other quirks that just leave me not One thing I ...
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Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 Hangs with “Waiting for Operation to Complete” Message

I am experiencing an issue with Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 hanging with a "Waiting for Operation to Complete" message whenever I launch it. This dialog appears every time I launch Visual Studio ...
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Toolbars don't stay in their positions after exiting debug mode

In Visual Studio, you have two 'environments', I don't know their proper terms so I'll call them Debug Mode and Code Mode. In Code Mode, I'll position my Solution Explorer, Toolbox, Property Window, ...
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Associate and view XML files - Visual Studio

Visual Studio can be used as an XML editor. For example, I can go to File>New>XML File. I can also create an XML file as part of a project and view it via the project manager. Proof you can use it ...
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Connection Reset error trying to set up HTTPS locally using VS and IIS Express

I'm trying to set up Facebook authentication on my application, so I tried following the steps at this page: ...
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How can I change the way VS 2013 formats Razor inline code?

Whenever I format a Razor document (via Ctrl + K, Ctrl + D), sections that have inline code, such as this, are pulled to the left. How can I stop or change it?
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Visual Studio 2013 Update setup blocked

I was installing Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, but i got the following error: "Update 2 does not apply, or is blocked by another condition on your computer." I was performing a clean ...
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NuGet GUI Manager Button Disappears

My NuGet GUI button sometimes disappears from the Tools menu. Why does this happen, and how can I fix it when it does? I have Visual Studio 2012 and I'm using Windows 8.1 in a VirtualBox-created ...