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

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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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Installing Visual Studio's SQL Server express later

I installed VS2010 Ultimate while ago whithout installing SQL Server Express. I also installed SP1 and Lightswitch over it. Now I changed my mind. I tried add/remove features but now that option is ...
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How to recover my source code?

after a system crash down, one of my .cs file get lost. The size of the file is 18KB, when I tried to open it in VS2010, vs2010 auto opens it in NotePad, but the content is empty. I tried to open it ...
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Visual Studio Paired Editor Panes

Is there any way to make Visual Studio have "paired" editor panes, somewhat like XCode's Assistant Editor feature? More specifically, I'd like to replicate the XCode feature of having a .cpp file's .h ...
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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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Tab key not working in VS2010

After an upgrade to VS2010 from VS2008 for C# and Fortran development I have noticed some peculiar behavior. While editing source files (.cs, .for, .f90) my tab key does not insert a tab character, it ...
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Roslyn CTP damaged my Visual Studio

I installed the Roslyn CTP, and it worked beatifully for the most part. Then it was time to part with Roslyn, because some features I use aren't implemented yet, and Roslyn replaced the standard ...
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Visual Studio 2010 SP1 installation failure - no internet connectivity - now what?

I have a 64 bit server that is not connected to the network and was updating my VS2010 with the SP1. The program is trying to download a VS10sp1_x86.msi file from the source but since no connectivity, ...
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Why are solution explorer icon backgrounds not transparent?

I'm using the Visual Studio 2010 SexColor plugin to change the background color of the VS Solution Explorer. Unfortunately, there's an ugly white box around all the icons. Does anyone have a ...
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Optimization Visual Studio build high frequency or number of cores

What is better for visual studio build ? Dual Core CPU with HT and 3.0 ghz per core or quad core CPU with HT and 2.4 ghz per core ? Thank you. I consider buying a new laptop for development but I can ...
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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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Git corrupt master branch

I open my Git repository using gitExtensions on Windows 7 for a Visual Studio project. It is suddenly empty. The repository exists, but all my commits have disappeared. I am using the graphical ...
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Are there ways to customize Visual Studio code assistant?

Whenever I press ctrl + space in Visual Studio, it provides me a list of properties, methods, events, all that in a big list. Is there a way to filter the list to only show e.g. Events or Methods? ...
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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 can I trace/profile a process in Windows?

Occasionally when investigating SQL Server issues I find it useful to be able to attach the Visual Studio debugger to it and try and figure out what it is doing by looking at the call stack (the ...
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How to collapse custom files in Visual Studio 2010, using existent solutions?

In Visual Studio projects, I often use partial classes to extract specific and uniform data, such as database queries or trace IDs, from the code. Example: public partial class GremlinsProvider { ...
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Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express error loading Silverlight

What's going on?: After selecting Silverlight Navigation with Accent Color from Online Templates in Microsoft Visual Studio C# 2010 Express, I am receiving the following error message. Error: ...
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Can't create new projects nor items: Visual Studio 2010 dialog initialization exception

Whenever I do Add>New Item, Add>New Project or File>New Project VS2010 is throwing a dialog initialization exception, preventing me from creating new projects or classes. Any idea on what could be ...
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Microsoft Update - how to make it work properly?

I`m using a wide range of microsoft products - Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP1 included, Microsoft Project, SQL Server 2008 R2 and Visual Studio 2010. After doing a full OS reinstall I tried using ...
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Windows Phone 7 Emulator is very long to load

I have the Windows Phone 7.1 SDK on my computer with Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate. I have developped an application but when I want to start it in emulator, it takes about 2 hours to load it, and it's ...
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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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Do you need to purchase TFS separately if you already bought Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate?

I have a copy of Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate (single license). I want to use Team Foundation Server (TFS). Do I have the right to install TFS on the same machine than Visual Studio 2010, if I would be ...
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How to run VS2010 Express and VS2010 Ultimate from MSDNAA on one machine?

Is there any possibility to run two different editions of Visual Studio 2010 on one Windows 7 installation? I have a MSDNAA version of VS2010 Ultimate, but need VS2010 Express for work. I am using ...
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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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Horizontal scrolling in Visual Studio 2010

Does anyone know if there is a hot key I can press to activate horizontal scrolling with my mouse wheel in Visual Studio 2010? e.g. Pressing 'ctrl' while scrolling the mouse wheel would scroll the ...
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How to make Visual Studio 2010 Express highlight identical, selected words in editor? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make Visual Studio 2010 highlight identical, selected words in editor ? How do I get the Express version to do what's explained here: How to make Visual Studio ...
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How can I remove items from the “Look in:” combo box in Visual Studio's “Find and Replace” dialog?

I have inadvertantly added some entries to the "Find and Replace" dialog in Visual Studio 2010. See picture below: I want to remove \r\n, Double, etc. How can I do this?
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Visual Studio 2010 - Text cursor disappearing

I'm just editing .cs usual classes and my text cursor is often becoming usual cursor. This doesn't make VS useless, but is pissing me off. There is some hock to restart the cursor without need to ...
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Will the installation of Visual Studio 11 Express overwrite Visual Studio 2010?

I want to install Visual Studio 11 Express Beta to to create some metro apps, just for fun. I still want to keep Visual Studio 2010 as my primary development environment and have no intention to ...
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devenv.exe doesn't unload properly when left open for an extended amount of time

If I leave Visual Studio 2010 SP1 open for an extended length of time (say, 4+ hours) and then attempt to close it, the solution I am working on is closed and the window goes away, but the process ...
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Running Visual Studio under Parallels get error with Create on Strongly Typed View

I Get the below error when using Visual Studio to add a strongly typed view. Visual Studio is running via Parallels and the code is store on the Mac (I assume the problem is down to this) - Anyone ...
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Internet Explorer 8 suspended and debug command line options

I have Internet Explorer 8 set as my default browser and whenever I start my web application in Visual Studio 2010 with debugging it starts Internet Explorer 8 with the following command line ...
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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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Why does Visual Studio unit test code and result view open in two different window panes?

This question is best illustrated with a series of screenshots: ..the class file with the test code opens ..and the Result view opens in a different area: Super annoying! Anyone know how to ...
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Weird red border around windows

For some reason, when I was working in visual studio earlier today, this weird red border appeared around my windows. It is only appearing around the windows built with Visual Studio (and not just one ...
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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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Visual Studio colors mess up

Every once in a while, Visual Studio decides to mess up my colors. This is what happens: It should look like this: I'm not sure what is causing this, but I hope someone else has experienced ...
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I need more advice on this data addition issue [closed]

I have a test program consisting of a textbox (textbox1), a button (save), and a connection to a database and a table called TestDatabase.mdf and TestTable (respectively). I am trying to save the text ...
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How can I change the font of the VS2010 Source Control Explorer window?

The Visual Studio 2010 Source Control Explorer window displays quite nicely on my Windows 7 box. The only problem is, it's quite hard for me to see the difference between the bold and regular ...
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How to make Visual Studio 2010 highlight identical, selected words in editor ?

I would like to enable (if it exists) an option in Visual Studio 2010 that would highlight the same identical words to the selected ones. There is a feature like this already implemented e.g. in ...
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Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2010 wont install

I was having some issues with this so I uninstalled everything associated with VS 2010 and .NET Framework 4 and reinstalled everything, well except Service Pack 1, which will not install. Without it ...
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Visual Studio 2010 looks like Hot Dog Stand

This is what my Visual Studio 2010 window looks like. Obviously not ideal. I used to have C# 2010 Express installed, all was fine, something happened, and then the colors went like this. I ...
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Visual Studio SP1 update wont install

I've been trying for a couple days now to install Update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 (KB2635973) and continue to get this error I even tried a manual download & install and ...
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Lagging windows and mouse pointer in Windows 7

I'm using Windows 7 and on top of it I have installed Visual Studio 2010 and SQL server. For some time now I have been experiencing a laggy behavior. Explorer windows minimize and maximize with a ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Takes More Than 40sec To Load

I'm having troubles to load Visual Studio 2010 for the first time. It takes more than 40 seconds to load for the first time, after the first time it loads in 12 seconds. the machine is core i5-520M ...
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Visual Studio clean/build/rebuild solution not working [closed]

This seems to affect only when I'm trying to perform this action on either the root solution that contains all the others, or a subfolder with multiple solutions in it. I right click on the node I ...
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Graphical problems with Visual Studio 2010

I get graphical problems with VS 2010 were the text editor blanks out sections of the code and docked tool windows do not draw properly. You can see this in the image below, the Resharper File ...
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Is it possible to download Visual Studio 2010 Updates?

When we change Windows we have to download all Visual Studio 2010 updates with Windows Updater and install them again. Is it possible to download Visual Studio 2010 Updates in an installing pack ?
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How to install SQL Server Express?

While installing Visual Studio 2010, I saw an option to install SQL Express. I checked that option assuming it would install SQL Server Express as well, but apparently it didn't. When I type ssms.exe ...