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 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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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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Can I stop Visual Studio spawning a web browser when I start debugging?

Can I stop Visual Studio spawning a web browser when I start debugging in VS2010? I have the site open already, so I don't need Visual Studio to spawn another window/tab/etc :\ I'd love to be able ...
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Uninstalling VisualSVN 2.0 from Visual Studio 2010

Is there a way to uninstall VisualSVN 2.0 from Visual Studio 2010? There is no uninstaller in the Control Panel and I can't find it to remove it in Visual Studio 2010. Is the only option just to ...
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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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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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Share Visual Studio projects

I'm running Visual Studio C++ and C# Express 2010 on two computers. I'd like to have a shared Projects directory. What are my options?
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Curly braces annoyance in Windows 7 on MacBook

I'm just starting out writing C# in MS Visual Studio on a Win 7 partition on my MacBook Pro. Thing is, as a Java programmer I'm used to pressing Alt + Shift + 8/9 (in OSX) to make curly braces. In Win ...
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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 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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Conflicting shortcuts in XAML editor - Visual Studio 2010

I'd like to set a shortcut for "Navigate to Event Handler" operation available on events in XAML editor. Currently, I right-click the event name (in XAML) and select "Navigate to Event Handler". ...
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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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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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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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Why does my Visual Studio 2010 default to a horizontal windows split if I quit then reopen it?

I use Visual Studio 2010 Professional at work and up until a couple of weeks ago I have had no problems. But now whenever I open an instance of VS 2010 it defaults to horizontal split. I never split ...
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How much hard drive space should I give my Windows 7 Virtual Machine?

I'm going to reformat my computer today and install Linux Mint on it. I developer on a .NET stack mainly for work and home, but I hate using Windows (go figure). What specs do I need for Visual ...
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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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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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How to build Firefox from 4.0 source and optimize it?

I have found tons of links, resources regarding this topic. However, most of them just compile it and that's it. I want to disable debug, enable -O3 optimization (this one fails hard at the ...
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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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de-assign alt + right arrow

I'm trying to map View.NavigateBackward and View.NavigateBackward like so: View.NavigateBackward = Alt + LeftArrow View.NavigateForward = Alt + RightArrow Pretty simple to do in Visual Studio ...
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Visual Studio 2010 and HTML5

I have a couple of questions regarding VS2010 and HTML5: Is there a way to have validation for HTML5 in Visual Studio 2010? How can I have the nice "block" to collapse and uncollapse on new the ...
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Why does Visual Studio 2010 not save Environment Settings?

I am changed the toolbar and window (like solution explore, properties windows etc.) arrangement settings i.e arrange as per my conventions. Now I am close the vs2010 and next day I open the vs2010 ...
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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 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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MASM Syntax Highlighting in C++ for Visual Studio 2010

So, I had Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate, and everything was great. However, I was confused, thought I wanted MASM, and installed the SDK. This causes strange problems for syntax highlighting. 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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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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Why am I unable to uninstall my VS 2010 Professional?

I'm unable to repair my VS 2010 Professional. I also can't uninstall. The logs for the failed uninstall can be found here. [12/07/11,13:33:31] Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional - ENU: [2] ...
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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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Why does the control key get “stuck” when debugging in VS2010?

Sometimes the Ctrl key gets stuck somehow during debug sessions in Visual Studio 2010, and when I press Shift+F5 to stop debugging, it gets reset (Ctrl+Shift+F5). This gets very frustrating ...
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How do I organize my project files in Visual Studio in a Setup Project? [closed]

I have a set of schemas that I use in a C# program. I've created a Visual Studio Installer "Setup" Project. Whenever I add those files into the project using the project's "File System" I get 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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VS2010 support in Windows 8

I've bought Windows 8 and I am ready to make the move. I currently have Windows 7 Professional x64 and I don't think I'll have any problems during the update. Except for one single program so far: ...
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Visual Studio Pro extensions with Express editions

I am curious if it is somehow possible to get an extension written for Visual Studio 2010 to work with Visual Studio 2010 Express. My problem is that I've upgraded to 2010 Express, but my company is ...
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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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Why did I fail to build mariadb?

The error message is as follows: 141> Call Stack (most recent call first): 141> D:/tmp/mariadb-5.5.27/bu/cmake_install.cmake:81 (INCLUDE) 141> 141> 141> CMake Error at ...
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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 ...