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Visual Studio 2010 not able to find definition

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 not able to find function definition using F12 of a lib. How can I specify desired folder to search for definition ?
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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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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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111 views

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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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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BOINC exclusive applications aren't triggering a suspend

I have BOINC running 24/7 and want to have it temporarily suspend while I am compiling large Visual Studio projects to speed things up. As things currently stand, the compiler and BOINC seem to fight ...
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IDE does not recognize file path on mac parallels

I am trying to create a project on Atmel Studio 6, which is similar to visual studio, but when I run the code, I get the errors: No such file in directory. No input file I am using Atmed Studio on ...
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1k views

Visual Studio 2012 installation (Access Denied)

While installing Visual Studio 2012 in Windows 7 64-bit, the computer restarted (power failure), and after the install the folder "d:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0" was gone. Now ...
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Too many folders in the path variable

I've encountered a strange issue - I can't launch Visual Studio, nor run simple commands from command prompt, seemingly due to my PATH variable being too long. Now that I look at it, I see that many ...
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1answer
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Visual Studio 2012 installation hangs in Windows 8

I've just done a fresh install of Windows 8 and I'm now trying to install VS2012 but the installation always hangs at seemingly random points. I've tried reinstalling countless times, cleaning the ...
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Set Windows Update to include Visual Studio

Can I set Windows Update to include also updates to Visual Studio Beta? For example, Microsoft just announced April update for Visual Studio 11 Beta. It would be great, if I was able to install them ...
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Already with Visual C++ 2008, do I need to install Visual C++2005?

A program that I want to install says it requires Visual C++ 2005. I already have Visual C++ 2008 installed; Am I right to assume that the newer version includes the older as a subset? Are there ...
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1answer
203 views

Using a folder shortcut in environment variables

I want to know if it's possible to use a folder shortcut as an enviroment variable element. I'm using a specific folder layout to organize my programming libraries, similar to the OSX Frameworks ...
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327 views

Find and replace character with control character

Is it possible to find and replace a character with a control character? Given the text one,two,three I want to Find , and replace with \n (new line). So the result becomes one two three I am ...
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1answer
138 views

Double click in Visual Studio 08 forms designer adds listener. Please make it stop

I'm using Visual Studio 08 Designer for a Windows Forms application. When I accidentally double click on a control it automatically switches to the code and adds a listener. How do I stop this ...
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Can I install 32 bit software on my 64 bit Windows 7? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install and run 32 bit on 64 bit machine Can I Install Such Programs Like Visual Studio 2010 on My 64 bit Operating System ? If I Compile My Program With Visual Studio ...
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win32 API to find executable from command line on windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Windows equivalent of whereis? On Windows Command Prompt, I can type in "notepad" and based on search path and extension, Windows starts c:\windows\notepad.exe for me. ...
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What does the number on the visual studio solution icon represent?

Just out of curiosity - what does the number represent? At first I thought it was simply the version/year, because I saw some 10's and some 8's (I have vs 2010 and 2008) but, then why do I have some ...
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I can't copy and paste from a console application

I am usually working with console application and it is really annoying that I can not copy or paste anything on the console. How do I make it possible to copy & paste?
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1answer
133 views

Visual Studio [copy properties]

Is there any way to copy the whole properties of a project to another one? (in any version of Visual Studios)
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Why sometimes Windows cannot kill a process?

Right now I'm trying to Run/Debug my application in Visual Studio, but it cannot create it because the last instance of the app.vshost.exe is still running. Then, by using the Task Manager I'm trying ...
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1answer
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rc.exe from windows sdk missing

While doing some cleaning and reinstalling on my machine, I obviously cleaned one too many, and now I'm missing a rc.exe that's supposed to go either in my Visual Studio directory (not sure which one) ...
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3answers
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.NET development in OS X, fastest version of Windows for Parallels?

I googled my brains out and searched on here but found nothing. I am wondering which version of windows should run fastest on parallels in snow leopard. I am using Visual Studio in Coherence mode for ...
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How do I install a VSIX file in Visual Studio?

I just downloaded a VSIX file from the Visual Studio Gallery. How do I install it in Visual Studio?
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2answers
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Minimum disk space for Windows 7/VS2010/Expression 3 etc

I'm about to boot camp my at home PC (a Mac, if not obvious) with the intention of only doing some .NET development on it. I have about 60GB to work with, so only want enough room for the Windows ...
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How do I sync the Solution Explorer with the current File in Visual Studio?

When I have an open code file in Visual Studio that I am editing I would like to keep that same file highlighted inside of the solution Explorer so that I know where I am at. What I'd really like ...
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2answers
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Does anyone know how to edit msbuild targets files in Notepad++ with intellisense?

I often edit my msbuild files with Notepad++.However, I miss the intellisense I get when I do so in Visual Studio. Does anyone know how to have the same experience in Notepad++?
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Programming productivity: How to hide cursor while typing

Whenever I click somewhere to type some code, by definition that's exactly where my mouse cursor is, which is obscuring what I'm trying to type. Often, if I forget to move the cursor away before ...
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1answer
1k views

Stop crashing program from automatically restarting

I'm running Visual Studio 2008 on Windows 2008 Server R2. It often crashes when I quit. Once Windows has checked for problems the app then automatically restarts which is not what I want, when I'm ...
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Is Visual Studio 2008 a 32Bit Application?

Is the Visual Studio Application 32Bit , and thus can only address max 4GB ram?