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

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Visual Studio 2010 pauses for minutes when opening project properties

When using Visual Studio 2010, occasionally it will pause for many minutes when I right click on a project and click properties. I originally thought that this was due to Code Contracts settings, but ...
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Is Visual studio project properties right click menu customisable?

I have both PowerCommands and PowerTools and TFS Power tools installed in Visual Studio 2010. This has made my right-click menu for projects and solutions to be huge, so much so i have to sometimes ...
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Can't install TFS (Team Foundation Server) 2010 SP1

I've just applied Visual Studio 2010 SP1 and while attempting to apply TFS2010 SP1 (TFS2010SP1-KB2182621.exe), I got the following error message: "KB2182621 does not apply, or is blocked by another ...
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Prevent adding of files in TFS

Is it possible to prevent other users from adding files to a certain directory? I tried an exclusive check-out on the folder but that only checks out the separate files within the folder.
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Change the default template when New HTML Page is selected in VWD Express

How can I change the template for the page that is created when a new HTML page is created in Visual Web Developer Express 2010? I found a bunch of files in c:/program files (x 86)/ Micorosft Visual ...
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Downloading Themes for GUI in windows application?

Is it possible to download from the net or customize the GUI, or form of a windows application made in Visual Studio? I have tried to make the form better to look at, but i want cool or casual look ...
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VS 2010 crashed on Windows 7 Ultimate N SP1

I've been using Visual Studio (VS) 2010 since it came out, and never had problems with it. A few months ago I got a new computer with Windows 7 Ultimate N SP1 on it, VS 2010 was working fine for a ...
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Visual Studios, Find window too big

When I open the Find in Files dialog (by pressing ctrl+shift+f) is is way too big. It looks like its exactly as wide or slightly wider then the screen width. But it pops up in the middle of my screen ...
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GFortran with Visual Studio 2010 as IDE

My machine is WIN7 64 bit. Could I use GFortran with Visual Studio 2010? i.e. can I use the visual studio as an IDE for gfortran?
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VS 2010 command prompt default settings?

I've got a problem with VS command prompt - it keeps using the wrong settings for fonts in the window. When I launch the command prompt via start -> run it works fine, when I launch my app directly ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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visual studio x64 incompatibility

So I've been trying to install VS 2010 on windows 8. I know it works on windows 7, and I just recently upgraded to windows 8. Since I'm a student, I downloaded my version of VS 2010 from the MSDNAA ...
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Missing “Formatting Options” in properties window in Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011

The name is pretty self explanatory. I have Microsoft Visual Studios LightSwitch 2011 and I can't find the "Formatting Options" for a table's field. In the properties window I only have the following ...
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Copy C# code from Visual Studio - pretty format

Are there any good ways to copy code from Visual Studio that keeps the code neat looking? I have two main concerns that are large enough for me to raise this question: When copying multiple lines of ...
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Visual Studio 2010 tool to order members inside #region

There exist a tool for Visual studio which order alphabetically the members grouped by #region ? means #region A1() ... A2() ... A0() ... B1() ... Z1() ... B5() ... #endregion #region C1() ... ...
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How to sync folder with files on disk?

I've got a folder in my project called "Data". I want all the files in it to have the property Copy to Output Directory = Copy if newer. Problem is every time I copy files into this directory via ...
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Customize Keybord key combination

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad Edge laptop. when I am trying to debug in Visual studio, I need to press the Fn + F6 keys combination. I don't want to do it like that. Can anyone help me to customize ...
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Why does my app not load in the pinned icon? It makes a new one

I usually pin visual studio to the task bar and then when I fire it up I get all instances appear as a stack of cards on the pin. However I have this interesting problem now where when I start it it ...
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Bookmarks in Visual Studio 2010

Is there a quick way (via keyboard's shortcut) to move between bookmarks in VS 2010 (C++ project)?
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OS won’t boot during Visual Studio 2010 install on vista 64

I am installing Visual Studio 2010 on a vista 64 bits machine. During the install it asked for a restart. Since that, vista won't load. I tried restore to previous good configuration - didn't help. ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 unalble to find/load htmllite.dll when installing?

I am trying to install VS 2010 in my PC. When I clicked on setup file, it is showing an error like: unable to find/load htmllite.dll But htmllite.dll already exists within the file. Can you help ...
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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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compatibility between Visual Studio 2010 and Visual Studio 2012 when linking static lib?

I am using VS2012 Ultimate. And my co-worker uses 2010. He made a library and delivered to me. Problem is even though I set every single options same with his, Mine makes LNK2019 Error(function one). ...
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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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Web app and network printer in IIS server and visual studio 2010 web server

I develop a web application which will send a barcode to a network label printer (Brother QL-1060 N LE). This application works fine in the Visual Studio 2010 web server (development environment). ...
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System cannot find the path specified (visual express)

I am currently learning C++ and I have downloaded 'Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express'. However, I'm experiencing a lot of problems, which as a rookie, I can't really attribute to anything. Take for ...
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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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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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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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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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TFS 2010- KB2182621 doesn't apply, or it is blocked by another condition on your computer

i have installed TFS 2010 in my windows 7 machine with service pack 1. having visual studio 2010 . initially i have connected to to TFS facing trouble in adding TFS server name. so i uninstalled TFS ...
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Visual Studio 2010 on windows 8

I'm working on VS2010 and Windows 8. whenever I run the application windows starts flickering which is quite weird. I tried following things but didn't get any help out of it. Open Tools/Options ...
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How to stop Visual Studio from installing unnecessary dependencies?

Visual Studio installs too many dependencies, from SQL Data-Tier App Framework to Team Foundations Object Models and sync framework and a bunch of other SDKs that I never chose to install. The custom ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate crashes the computer if running as administrator

My computer crashes and the screen freezes when I run Visual Studio 2010 ultimate as administrator. I have Visual Assist X 10.7 installed only. I'm using Windows 8 Pro x64.
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How to find matched parenthesis

Suppose I use Visual Studio 2010 to write jquery code, there are a lot of parenthesises. I may miss one or more parenthesises. What i sthe quick way to find or check matchness of parenthesis?
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Errors installing Visual Studio on a Mac with Parallels and WIndows 7

I've been trying to install Visual Studio on my MacBook pro with Parallels and a fresh install of Windows 7, but I keep getting an error. The program fails right at the beginning (with HRESULT ...
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Wrong Visual Studio version launched by Dell Instant Launch

I have a Dell XPS L702X laptop. To the right of the power button is a touch sensitive button called "Dell Instant Launch". I have had this configured to open Visual Studio 2010 for a while but I ...
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How do I troubleshoot a “Internal .NET runtime error” (related to VS 2010 crash)

My Visual Studio has started crashing every time I open certain solutions. It tells me "sorry but VS 2010 has encountered an error etc" and then logs this event in the event log: Application: ...
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How do I get Visual Studio 2010 for Mac OS X 10.6?

Could someone please help me with downloading Visual Studio 2010? I use a Mac with OS X 10.6. I tried downloading Boot Camp but it doesn't work. Are there any other steps to follow?
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Visual Studio not loading properly

Hi I have Visual Studio 2010 ultimate. Recently when i started it, it came up with an error message saying Microsoft.VisualStudio.Labs.SolutionNavigatroPacage, SolutionNavigator, Version 10.0.0 ...
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Visual Studio 2010 will not install, fails to correctly detect Windows 7

Trying to install from a disc image obtained through the MSDNAA (an Ultimate x86 DVD), and the installer adamantly insists I'm running a antiquated OS (it is, in fact, Windows 7 x64). I tried ...
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Visual Studio can't create site in IIS

I'm helping a co-worker with an issue he's having on his recently re-imaged workstation. He had a fresh install of Windows 7. He installed Visual Studio 2010, then Visual Studio 2008 (in that order, ...
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Visual Studio 2010 - Slow Update of Syntax Highlighting

I'm generally happy with VS2010 but have one gripe - the syntax highlighting is very slow in updating so quite often incorrectly hightlights lines of code I have corrected. Building the app fixes it, ...