Version 10.0 of Microsoft's integrated development environment (IDE), released in April 2010 to replace Visual Studio 2008.

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How to choose which project is built on F5 in Visual Studio?

I have a solution file for IntraFace, which contains two projects, namely IntraFaceTracker and IntraFaceDetector (see the image). By default, IntraFaceTracker is selected, you can see its name is ...
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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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Is it possible to 'Paste Without Formatting' in MS Lync?

I use a Dark Theme in Visual Studios, and if I copy a snippet of code and paste it into Lync it saves the formatting of the font itself-- so I get a bunch of white font on a white background. I have ...
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Problems trying to connect to website over FTP in Visual Studio 2010?

I'm currently trying to connect to a website over ftp in Visual Studio 2010. Unfortunately, Visual Studio takes about ten minutes to connect as it would appear that it is trying to walk all the ...
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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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Windows 8.1 thinks that my Visual Studio 2010 Shortcut is called Sql Data Tools

When I go into the Start screen, I have a tile for Visual Studio. However, it is not called Visual Studio 2010 but Sql Data Tools. I then proceeded to remove it from the tiles and went to my desktop ...
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TFS command lines with interface

I am using TFS 2012. I am using TFS command line utility to check-in to get latest version etc. So if i use command line then if any conflict comes while checkin then it gives message like conflicts ...
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Why Excel doesn't ask(prompt) to Save the file which is modified while closing

This is what happens, I open an Excel (2013) file (of any kind) Make changes to the file. Close it. Before, it used to ask if I want to save the file sine it's modified. Now, it closes the file ...
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How do I find which dll is causing an error?

Background: Windows 7 with SQL Server 2012 Data Tools & Visual Studio 2010 and 2012 installed. Trying to create a new SSIS project in Visual Studio and I get the following error: I am almost ...
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Include database in project without adding datasource?

For the project I am working on I have created an empty database as a template file and need it to be included in my project. The file is only being used when the program copies it to a new location. ...
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Open Skype in Visual Basic 2010

How to open Skype in Visual Basic 2010. If Skype is installed open it and if it isn't download it. Private Sub skype_Click(sender As System.Object, e As System.EventArgs) Handles skype.Click ...
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Visual Studio Express with Visual Studio Ultimate installation

Has anyone installed Visual C# Express 2010 in the same (Win 7 x64) machine which has Visual Studio Ultimate 2010 already installed ? Note: This needs to be done for educational purposes as the menus ...
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Experiencing delays in keystrokes for Visual Studio over RDP

Does anyone have a suggestion for tweaking the performance of VS2010 over RDP? I'm not even convinced it's an RDP issue, as VS is the only app that has lag between actions (sometimes several seconds ...
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Cannot open SQL files in VS2010 on Win7 x64

If I try to open SQL files in Visual Studio 2010 on Win7 x64, VS just hangs and I have to kille the process. This is happening with both local files and files on TFS. I have no problem with opening ...
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running program in high priority -> does not log anymore

I have a project in visual C 2010 that needs real-time timing in high priority to eliminate stuff like hard disk maintenance and stuff. I ran the .exe file of my project using start "" /high & ...
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Missing a Visual Studio 2010 file in Windows 8.1

I upgraded to Windows 8.1 this morning. When I started Visual Studio 2010, I got the following error message right after the splash appeared: The file ...
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Visual Studio: Tables always added offscreen when editing EDMX files

I have a number of ASP.NET projects which utilise .edmx files to access tables on the relevant database for each app. If I add a new table, I have to open the .edmx and click Update Model from ...
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How do I fix an “Invalid license data. Reinstall is required.” error in Visual Shell Express (Isolated) 2010?

So I have recently instealled Visual Shell Express (Isolated) 2010 in Windows 7. The problem is, every time I open it, it says, Invalid License Data. Reinstall Required. I saw this: How do I fix an ...
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How to determine if development tools are installed

We're going through an exercise to identify computers that have Visual Studio installed. The challenge thus far, is that components of visual studio are installed w/ a lot of other products. SQL ...
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Recover TFS 2012 after server or PC crash

I am using Team foundation server 2012.I do take backup of all TFS databases regularly. So now in case of disaster recovery(in case full machine gets crash) how can i use this backup to recover TFS ...
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Computer bluescreens when compiling Visual C++ 2010 project

Occasionally, roughly once every few hours (although it can be less or more frequent), my computer will bluescreen or sometimes just shut down with only a black screen when I compile my visual C++ ...
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How to let detached code windows to be behind the main window?

In Visual Studio 2010 you can detach a window (with code or winforms designer) from the main VS window, but it will always be in front of the main VS window. Can I change this behavior so that when ...
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How to start/open SQL Server Express 2008 in Visual Studio?

I have Windows 8 and have installed full-pack Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Edition. There was no error while installing Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate Edition. I exactly don't know which ...
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Windows Server 2012, SQL Server 2012 and .NET Framework 4.0

We want to start developing on the newer versions of Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012. At the moment we are using Visual Studio 2010 with the .NET Framework of 4.0. We are not creating desktop ...
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Visual Studio Performance problems when writing XAML

I've dealt with Visual Studio performing terrible for too long now. Now I'm past the point of being emotionally broken and need help. I can't figure out how to fix the issue of the Visual Studio ...
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Install sql server management studio API only

I have already installed sql server 2008 R2 , but now i need to install sql server management studio also ( i mean just that API ony ) is it possible to install only this instead of uninstall sql ...
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I am unable to open Web.Config in visual studio 2010

I had Visual Studio 2010 working perfectly before i installed the VS2012 Express edition. After that I found two major issues I was unable to use drag and drop feature in 2010 dbml file. Whenever I ...
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Is the disassembly shown by Visual studio actually assembly?

Sometimes when I debug using visual studio, I get this option no source code available, show disassembly, which when clicked shows stuff like this 0000001f test eax,eax 00000021 je ...
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Visual Studio 2010 installer ignores ProgramFiles environment variables

I am installing Visual Studio 2010 and am wondering why the installer doesn't respect environment variables. ProgramFiles and related variables are configured for the D drive. PS Env:\> dir ...
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Prevent replacing of .net 4 dlls when installing .net 4.5

I have a solution that contains dlls from janus that ate compatible with .net 4. After I installed visual studio 2012 - the application throws an exception : "the member is not supported in a dynamic ...
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Recover previously saved files after blue screen in Win8

Earlier today Windows 8 blue-screened while I was working on some CSS animations, when I rebooted I found that the CSS file I had been working on and that was open in Visual Studio was blank. I don't ...
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How to add quotes in visual basic? [closed]

I'd like to ask how is it possible to add quotes in VB. I'm trying to run command which contains quotes.. example: Shell("cmd.exe") SendKeys.Send("cd "c:\users\abc def" ") ...
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How to open extension in Visual Studio 2010

I have installed two extensions in Visual Studio 2010. Regex Tester Regular Expression Tester Extension Both extensions installed successfully. I restarted Visual studio. But I don't see them. I ...
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VS2010 Program won't connect to MYSQL from local SQL Server Computer

my problem here is very weird compared to other that I found on this forum. The VB program is created with VS2010 from computer "A". It work perfectly. Connection to SQL Server and MYSQL DB. But when ...
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Code disappears in vs2010

I was writing the c# code in vs2010, suddenly the light went out. When I restarted my system and opened my project in vs2010 and opened my class (.cs) file, a blank notepad window appear and nothing ...
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Error connecting to Access DB on network

I have two pc lined up connected to each other using WAN. I have shared the folder containing an Access Database and the i give permission to Everyone for everything on the database itself. Now the ...
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Where does Visual Studio 2010 run from when performing unit tests in C#?

Say I have a program that requires file I/O in the executable directory. Where would the executable for unit tests be located?
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Visual Studio 2010: “class designer package did not load correctly”

An error message keeps popping up when I open Visual Studio 2010, telling me that the "class designer package did not load correctly". After searching the web a bit, it seems this can be caused by a ...
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Can I print a Model diagram at 200% zoom without cutting off in vs 2010?

In visual studio 2010, I would like to print a Model diagram (A .edmx file), at 200% zoom. So I switch to landscape view and up the scale. Printing goes as planned, except that whatever the zoom made ...
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Unable to install Visual Studio 2010 Professional on my virtualbox

I have tried so many times to install Visual Studio 2010 Professional Edition on my Virtual machine in Windows Server 2008 Environment.I have find following error log file. [01/07/11,22:42:55] ...
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Smart Device Project In visual studio 2010

I need to create a smart device project. But I cant't find the 'smart device' project type in vs 2010. How to enable this project type in VS 2010. There is any additional features to be installed.? ...
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TFS lost binding to solution

Right now I have 2 solutions I'm working on. I checked them both into TFS, but for some reason the changes I make in the 2nd one do not seem to check them out and there is no red check mark next to ...
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Improve diff viewer in Visual Studio 2010

In Visual Studio 2010 you can compare a local file with the latest version/workspace version. This opens up a diff viewer showing the two versions of the file side by side with the lines that are ...
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System.BadImageFormatException error when loading Visual Studio Express

When I try to load Visual Studio Express 2010, I get the following error at the VS splash screen and then the program fails to load. System.BadImageFormatException I've looked around for causes ...
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Increase font size of the autocomplete dropdown in visual studio

I want to Increase font size of the autocomplete dropdown in visual studio - which is the area highlighted in the red box in the following screenshot. How would I do this?
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Visual Studio 2010 replaces the character under the cursor when typing

I have been having this problem sometimes on Visual Studio 2010 (and Notepad++), where my text cursor, if I move it, turns into a "console" cursor, where that if you add characters it replaces the ...
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Do not search in comments Visual C++ 2010

Somewhere in the code, I've forgotten std::cout<< which is now messing up my console. But my code us full of commented debug outputs and VC++ searches through all of them, making it impossible ...
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Using Pin to source in Visual Studio 2010

I love using the Pin to Source feature to create floating watches for my variables, but sometimes I make to many and they clutter up the screen. I was just messing around with pinning and unpinning ...
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VS2010 Professional Installation

When I tried to install VS2010 from the DVD drive, I get error "Visual 2010 Professional Error right at beginning of Install - MSI returned error code 1612" The log file is copied to this link What ...
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VS 2010 shortcut keys not the defaul keys

I have installed ReShaper trial version and after that I have set the default shortcut keys which is supported by the Reshaper. Now the trial has expired and it is not working. My issue is now VS ...