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how to expand calculator in c# like windows 7 calculator? [on hold]

I want to expand my calculator when I click on view and then select scientific, just like in Windows 7. When I click on scientific though, I don't want to show another form; I want my form1 to ...
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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 ...
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Clean reinstall SQL Server Management Studio

I am on Windows 8.1, Professional edition. I installed SQL Server Management Studio 2012 x64 and everything worked well. I installed Visual Studio 2013 and everything worked well. Then, I installed ...
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Term for the text editor feature to have fixed pages

PDF viewers and word documents are separated by pages. If you wanted to, you can view page by page like a book. For coding purposes, I think it'd be more efficient for me to see code like that- page ...
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Dual-boot or virtual machine for Linux programmer that does some Visual Studio development?

The scenario: I am a freelance software developer that mostly develop on Linux (Python, MySQL, MongoDB etc.) My work computer is a Lenovo laptop w/ a i7 processor and 8GB RAM. Big HD + 128 GB SSD. ...
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Tool to generate Class Diagrams from code (Visual Studio)

Title says it all, really. I'm hoping there's some extension out there, or full blown software, that'll automatically generate class diagrams from my code. I looked over the Extension Gallery website ...
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How to change the namespace of a class in all of its partials?

In VS2010 is there a simple way to change a class' namespace and have it make the change to all of the partial classes its composed of in different files? ie. change it in MyClass.cs and have it ...
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Where to set Visual studio 2013 property macros

I'm a new VS user. I've received some sample C++ projects working with a 3rd party API. They were saved in VS2012 format, but I have VS 2013. After conversion I find that there is an API specific ...
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Getting Visual Studio to auto-format code

Is there a way to set Visual Studio to auto-format code how I like? For example I want my opening bracket for a method to start right after the signature, but Visual Studio likes to create a new line ...
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How to use MSBuild.rsp or otherwise specify default Visual Studio MSBuild.exe command line switches

I would like MSBuild.exe to always use the /MP option so that projects are always built with multiple cores. I tried adding /MP to the last line of my MSBuild.rsp (in the same directory as the ...
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How do I get back Solution Explorer when the debugger is running in VS Express 2013?

I don't know what I did, but somehow my solution explorer disappeared in Visual Studio 2013 Express for Web whenever the debugger is running. I have to stop running my app any time I need to open a ...
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Visual Studio carriage return goes to far left in JS editor?

I'm not sure what happened, but when I perform a carriage return, the cursor ends up at the far left of the editor. I've already reset the settings but it still happens. Any ideas?
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How to customize Visual Studio C/C++ indentation/formatting beyond None/Block/Smart (Like Eclipse Can)

Is there a way to customize Visual Studio indentation/formatting in detail? There seems to be just three options: None, Block, Smart (in Options > Text Editor > C/C++ > Tabs). There are a couple ...
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Colorizing specific window tabs in Visual Studio?

Is there a simple extension that would allow me to colorize these window tabs? I find myself spending a second or two getting to the right tab, especially when they're in a different order between ...
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Various parts of Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2013 get “blocked” by possibly common cause

Everything started when I tried to open a project in Visual Studio 2013 and it freezed right after this was opened. Later, I found out that parts of Windows 8 aren't working either, like the firewall ...
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Visual Studio 2010 fails to install with “Error occurred during setup” on Microsoft .NET Framework 4

So I had several versions of Visual Basic / Visual Studio on my PC. But there was nothing that wanted to start anymore, so I decided to delete all. Here after tried to reinstall everything(Visual ...
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Problems After Upgrading Visual Studio 2013 to UPDATE 2; Windows Store, Store Apps Stop Working

I just upgraded my Visual Studio 2013 Update1 to Update2, which took long time to finish, then suddenly, I can't start any App in the Start Screen. Event Windows Store Stops suddenly. I tried to ...
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Can't un-associate .css extension from Visual Stdio 2013

In - Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations under .css file , it has Microsoft Visual Stdio 2013 as Currect Defualt - I try to change its current default under the Change ...
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Visual Studio - Using GIT and SVN

Work uses SVN. I want to use GIT for private use. I was also exploring TFS, but it doesn't seem to cooperate with multiple collections, so I stopped looking into it. Currently I use AnkhSVN. I want ...
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Visual Studio 2013 - Hardware requirements and GPU accelaration

On some of the computers in my company Visual Studio 2013 didn't work at all because the onboard graphics card wasn't good enough. I checked for the requirements and found this: This isn't so ...
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Virtual Machine in Windows causes mouse pointer artifacts

I feel like I've seen this problem with multiple virtual machines with Win8 and Win7 on multiple physical machines using VMWare and Visual Studio Tablet Simulator. Once you start using a virtual ...
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Why would 'special keys' affect regular key presses

This problem arose while developing in VS2013. I have code that captures shortcut keys using ProcessCmdKey and code that captures press and hold keys using Key_Down and Key_Up events on a canvas ...
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Plugin to view an Image in Visual Studio while debugging

I'm looking for a plugin similar to this: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/e682d542-7ef3-402c-b857-bbfba714f78d Except compatible with VS2010. Ideally, I'd like to be able to simply ...
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Windows 8.1 comes with SQL Server and Visual C++?

My friend got a new Windows 8.1 laptop. I am helping her cleanup things that came "free" from HP (games, etc). In the list of programs installed, I see "Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition" and ...
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Publish a local SQL database to existing database on remote server

I am trying to publish my MVC website with two SQL databases from Visual Studio 2013 Web Express to an Arvixe server. I have followed this tutorial: ...
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I cannot install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 SDK

No matter what I do, it will not install. I tried changing the SP thing and it had absolutely no effect. SP1 is installed. Visual Studio 2010 is installed. I'm running a 64 bit machine with Windows 7. ...
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How to disable LESS intellisense in Visual Studio 2013?

I hate that VS intellisense tries to autocomplete nested selectors as attributes. How can I disable just this feature for LESS? -OR- How can I disable LESS intellisense entirely?
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Adding a type before an existing parameter name auto-deletes the name in VS2013; how to disable this?

I just upgraded from Visual Studio 2012 to 2013. Previously if I had a line of code like this: void foo(const char *s) { ... } I could select the "const char *" and type "std::string <space>" ...
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How to prevent VS2013 from opening a new Firefox window when pressing F1?

I have Visual Studio 2013 (with Update 1) installed on two completely seperate machines, one is Windows 7 SP1 and one is Windows 8.1. Both are running the latest version of Firefox and Firefox is set ...
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How to uninstall Visual Studio 2013 source control plugins?

I want to remove all VS 2013 source control plugins. I tried to select the source control plugin to none but when I am working with multiple solutions it occasionally resets to Git. It also resets ...
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How to open self extracting .exe MFC files

Can visual studio generally open .exe MFC files for editing? Does those need to be decompiled before being able to view it? thanks
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Paste From Clipboard not always working

So, this has been driving me crazy for a bit, but now I have a repro: On my work machine, I cannot copy/paste some text into some applications. Example: If I click on the address bar in Windows ...
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Visual studio 2010 installation to use silverlight application

I have to learn working on Silver light application of VS2010. I have never used VS Studio before. When i try to install VS 2010 from this link ...
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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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Improving/Resolving keyboard input lag with Visual Studio 2013

I'm having a slight delay (50-200 ms estimated) with keyboard input (code editing) from within Visual Studio 2013. The problem does not occur with Visual Studio 2010. When typing, there is a slight ...
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Visual Studio 2013, installation stuck every time at the same point

I'm trying to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 ultimate version on my laptop, but every time the installation stuck at the same point like in the image below: My laptop specification: ...
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Visual studio 2013 ultimate, WebMatrix 3 and WAMP server in same machine

I want to use Visual studio 2013 ultimate and WebMatrix 3 in the same machine that i run WAMP server on it, but some problem happen to WAMP server and (IIS when test using Webmatrix) if i do this, ...
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Visual Studio for Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry

I'm currently using Visual Studio 2008 with WinCE 7 BSPs. If I'd like to move on to Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry BSPs, can I use Visual Studio 2008 itself or I need to install VS 2013? My OS is ...
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How can I export my color settings from Visual Studio 2013 and import on Visual Studio 2010?

At home I use Visual Studio 2013, however at work sometimes I have to use Visual Studio 2010. I would like to use the same colors on both environments. I want to export the default Dark Theme from ...
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Add View dialog missing from Visual Studio 2013

In Visual Studio 2012 I use to be able to write a new controlled method, right click on it and create the view automatically. In Visual Studio 2013 I can't seem to do this anymore. How can I easily ...
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VS2013 Test agent and controller not communicating

I have a Windows Azure VM running VS2013 Load Test Controller and a second Azure VM running 2013 Load Test Agent. I have not been able to get the two communicating successfully. I added the hostname ...
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windows visual setup cannot run

I tried installing Visual Basic C++ using the web installer (vc_web.exe). I chose to install on my C: drive, but had to quit during the process, due to the slow speed of my connection. Now when I ...
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Visual Studio 2013 - How to pin web broswer on second monitor?

The Web Browser window closes every time I close Visual Studio 2013 and I need to re-open it every time I launch Visual Studio, but it opens by default inside the coding window. How can I pin the web ...
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Emulate a network connection in Windows 8.1

I have no idea if it's possible but I need a way to simulate a network adapter that thinks it is connected. The issue is that I am trying to give my Windows Phone 8 emulator internet access through my ...
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How to compile application with Visual Studio 2008 in Windows XP for Windows 98 SE

I have Visual C++ 2008 installed in Windows XP. Compiled applications doesn't work in Windows 98 SE. How do I configure my compiler that it compiles Windows 98 compliant applications in Windows XP? ...
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Visual Studio crashes on Parallels Desktop 8

I have a macbook pro with 16GB Ram, as a frequent visual studio user I installed Parallels Desktop so I can use visual studios on my mac. Whenever I open visual studios its very slow and it eventually ...
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Where is “dynamic help” feature in Visual Studio 2013

Where is "dynamic help" feature in Visual Studio 2013? I don't find any replacement of showing API when I click class name in source code.
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Quick file search for text

I was forced to use Visual Studio and wave off my favourite Notepad++. Now after coming back to Notepad++ I can see how slow it searches for fiels, where Visual Studio had "Solutions" where files ...
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Delay notification in Visual Studio 2008

In Visual Studio 2008 Professional, when I close the project I get the error as shown in the image below. This is a project which connects to TFS. So why do I get this message? If I click on continue ...