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 Code is always on top in Linux

I've installed VS Code in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When using it, it always sits on top of other windows. Not only does it sit on top of other applications like the terminal, it also sits on top of its own ...
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outlook item, drag-and-drop into a program

I would like to be able to drop and drop an office outlook item into a non-running shortcut and 'wakeup' the application with the dropped item as start item, without first running the application. To ...
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VS 2015 Community - No property pages for C++ project

Every C++ project that I open with Visual Studio 2015 Community edition shows the following when trying to open project properties: I've tried fully reinstalling (deleting folders in documents, ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 setup blocked

While installing Visual Studio Community 2015, the setup was blocked and I received a message that told me that Visual Studio was already installed. Visual Studio Professional 2015 is currently ...
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Visual Studio 15 Preview: Xamarin installation

I'm trying to install Xamarin to the Visual Studio 15 preview. I keep getting the following error: I have Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 installed, probably it causes this issue. Is it possible to ...
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How to call app installed by visual studio debugger with cmd on windows 8.1

i developed an "X" app for windows in visual studio 2015 and i installed it on my windows 8.1 using debugger. How i can call this app with command lines?
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Visual Studio 2015 Application properties window null reference error

When I click on the properties of a solution the visual studio writes me: An error occurred trying to load the page. Property accessor 'TargetDescriptions' on object ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Drag and drop not working in .xaml

This is probably a very simple setting I accidentally changed, but every search returns about using drag and drop controls in app not in the visual studio Xaml designer editor. In WPF I used to be ...
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Side-by-side Visual Studio 2015 Installations

Kind of a strange question: I use Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise for work, but I also teach courses and I feel using the Community Edition better suits my teaching since that's what the majority of my ...
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How long can I use a product-key version of Visual Studio 2015, offline?

Background Our company is looking to start using Visual Studio 2015. We are planning to buy the perennial 5-license version of Visual Studio 2015 PROFESSIONAL. Our problem is that we have a bunch of ...
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Opening VS2015 Community when both Community & Professional are installed?

I have both VS2015 Community and VS2015 Professional installed. How do I start VS2015 Community? I can't seem to find a link that opens it.
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How to get Visual studio to load and trig breakpoints using chrome instead of Explorer [migrated]

When debugging a web project using visual studio by attaching to the process we can trigger breakpoints in the code (C#.net server side code, not javascript) and inspect it. This however only works ...
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Visual Studio 2015 warning dialogs don't render correctly

My Visual Studio 2015 warning dialogs appear to not be rendering correctly. They have (seriously) over-sized icons and the text is cut-off... And if cancelled and opened a second time, the dialog ...
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Visual Studio 2015 remove keyboard shortcut

Sometime within the past week my F2 keyboard shortcut in Visual Studio 2015 stopped triggering Refactor->Rename. So I went into keyboard mappings and re-linked it, but it still doesn't work. I see ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Community Failing to Download Package

I am trying to install VS2015 and got the downloader from here - https://www.visualstudio.com/products/visual-studio-community-vs I am running it and it keeps giving me this download error: Before ...
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What is the Visual Studio Standard Collector process, and why does it use 10GB of RAM?

Hopefully this is the right stack exchange site to post on... Didn't feel like it was a programming question for SO. Anyway, I'm running Visual Studio 2015 and got a notification to from Windows to ...
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Installing Visual Studio across multiple Operating Systems

So I as many people have a copy of Windows 10 installed but I have Windows 7, I prefer Windows 10 over Windows 7 (it runs faster than my Windows 7 install). The problem is that I have a lot of IDE's ...
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Where can I download Visual Studio 2010 Web Express? [closed]

I'm searching Visual Studio 2010 Web Express, where can I download it ? Edit: All the search results for Visual Studio 2010 Web Express are redirecting to the latest Visual Studio (currently, 2015 ...
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Test run crashes OS

This sometimes happens on Windows 10 when I'm running NUnit tests which use postgresql from ReSharper test runner. The test doesn't finish and I see a very strange behavior in all applications. ...
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Issues with Viewing Markup in Visual Studio Development Environment

I have inherited a project from previous developers who left me zero documentation, and I am trying to figure out what is going on with the code in the projects I am reviewing. The projects are ...
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Make visual studio stop reporting search results multiple times

Visual studio reports my search results multiple times. I searched for DataConfig and it reported DirectoryFiles.wxs lines 21-25 multiple times each. It does this frequently but I haven't figured ...
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Is there some way to predict how much space Visual Studio will consume on my boot partition?

One of the major annoyances of visual studio installation is that the filesystem requirements are almost completely opaque. I'm aware that granular package selection is possible with the unattended ...
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Compiled Visual Studio Programs will not run?

This issue just started the other day. I have many compiled projects from Visual Studio in different languages. Every project works completely fine when running from within Visual Studio. After I ...
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Is there a shortcut to select words in Visual Studio Community that is like VSCode/Atom?

On VSCode and Atom there is the shortcut CtrlD CtrlD that selects the word occurrence. Is there something similar on Visual Studio Community/Pro/... ?
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Recover an older version of the file

My laptop just shutdown unexpectedly when i am doing my project work on Visual Studio 2010. At that time I was editing a css file. After the system was restarted i see that css file was corrupted and ...
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How to change the background color in Visual Studio Work Items page?

I'm trying to change the background color of description panel in Visual Studio work item page: Work item description: I can change text background for a part of the text, but not for the whole ...
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Renamed folder accidentally (VS, Nuget)

While renaming some files yesterday, I accidentally renamed a folder.... The contents of the folder is a bunch of Nuget files (Nuget.console, Nuget.Core etc.) and some folders for different languages. ...
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What is .NET Multi-Targeting Pack?

Installing Visual Studio installs bunch of .Net packages called .NET x Targeting Pack .NET x Multi-Targeting Pack .NET x Multi-Targeting Pack (ENU) Where "x" is stand for the .Net version number ...
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When I double click a .txt file, I want Windows-7 to open it with my Visual Studio 2015

On my Windows 7 Pro computer, when I double click .txt files, I want Visual Studio 2015 to open them, so I can edit with Visual Studio. Also, VS does a better job of 'untangling' cr/lf formatting ...
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Visual Express installation aborted at KB2999226 update

I have windows 8.1 installed on my computer. I tried to install Visual Express 2015 on it and the installation get aborted when it tries to install KB2999226 update. Then I tried to install that ...
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Failed to Load DLL After Windows 10 Upgrade

I'm getting an import error "failed to load module MSVBVM60.dll" when opening a program called theRenamer after updating to Windows 10. It's strange in that I wasn't getting it at first, but now it ...
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Visual Studio make autoformat remove multiple newlines

Question: How do I make Visual Studio 2015 remove all occurrences of multiple newlines when autoformat is run? Is it simply impossible? Background: I use visual studio for work, and we have a ...
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How to move to previous physical tab in Visual Studio 2015

I have many tabs open (20+) I do not remember the history-ordering of them all. (One of 19! combinations, ~1.2e17) I do remember the name of the tab I want to go to I see that name, directly to the ...
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Setting up Visual Studio IDE linting and indentation like it's Atom IDE

for job requirements i have to use Visual Studio Community, the problem is that i always use Atom from github as IDE. I have Atom linters plugins installed: eslint, jscslint Then after installing ...
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ClearCase does not show as source control option in Visual Studio

We have Visual Studio 2015 and I'm trying to incorporate ClearCase, which we also have, version 8.0.0.16. I installed Visual Studio Integration through the Installation Manager. The most recent ...
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Visual Studio Community 2015 offline download size [closed]

I am using /layout switch for Visual Studio 2015 community edition setup. My download size is currently 12.8 GB. I want to know what is the actual size of offline download. Can anybody tell me the ...
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Copy/Paste weird output in visual studio

When i copy some code and paste it sometime it a adds spaces in it. For Example (This is the currently code i am working on) i copied onblur attribute from first input When paste onblur ...
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How to update Solution Explorer [closed]

I switched from Adobe Dreamweaver CC to Visual Studio 2015 and created a solution for my project. Adobe Dreamweaver creates _notes directory for each directory inside a project as i was no longer ...
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Visual Studio (most versions) - arbitrary cursor position on empty line

I inherited a VS solution with a bunch of unorthodox settings. I'm not at liberty to wipe out all those settings and start over. So there is 1 setting I want to change back to VS default but cannot ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Community Setup Failed

I began receiving this message three days ago when I started VS 2015 Community edition: I am logged in and I do have a Visual Studio account. Most of my searches online indicate that I should see a ...
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I do not know how to install Npgsql version 3.0.3

I want to install Power Pivot and Power Qwery in Excel for Postgresql. I installed Visual Studio and I installed Npgsql in Visual Studio PM (Package Manager Console). I can see, in Power Qwery ...
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Import Data into Visual Studio Online

I would like to import all of my Scrum based data into an existing Visual Studio Online account. Whether it is from Microsoft Excel, API, etc. I would like to migrate old data into VSO. How can I do ...
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Visual Studio download stuck at the end [closed]

I am downloading visual Studio Community 2015 offline and it stuck at almost 99% for about 4 hours by now. I am downloading offline installer using cmd command <executable name> /layout ...
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Windows 10 forces Visual Studio install in German

I have installed an English Version of Windows 10. Everything has been working great for quite a while, but recently, everything I install is installed in German (I do live in Germany). I want to ...
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VS 2013 solution explorer slow/locking up when viewing DB project items

There is a significant pause (5+ seconds, VS becomes unresponsive) when I use the solution explorer to navigate through my db project in my solution. Every other project does not do this. It seems ...
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Windows Explorer crashes if I click a specific file generated by Visual Studio

I have this .dll file I just can't delete: C:\Users\Alisson\Source\Repos\portal-do-guitar-flash\PortalGuitarFlash.Web\obj\Debug\PortalGuitarFlash.Web.dll I have admin rights and the only way of ...
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Will Visual Studio 2013 function normally on Windows 10?

I need Visual Studio 2013 for my computer science class and I'm wondering if the upgrade to Windows 10 will affect how it runs in any way.
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I can't find my Visual Studio 2015 Community edition executable

I am running windows. I have three different kinds of Visual Studios, Ultimate 2013, Community 2015 and Enterprise 2015. When I go to the list in control panel > Uninstall a program, I can see that I ...
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Do I need to stay online all the time to use Visual Studio?

I am new to Visual Studio. I installed the Visual Studio Express 2015 (the free version from this website - visual studio all products). I don't understand why I need to sign in. I don't have access ...
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Visual Studio Online - How to change Burndown Chart to Graph % of Error Complete instead of Remaining Hours

We are using VS online for Scrum and it tracks and graphs the burn-down by hours but we would like to graph the burn-down by number of tasks completed vs todo/in progress. In our particular group we ...