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

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Microsoft (VS2010) TFS and Excel - can not save credentials

When I try to open xlsx file located on TFS server using Team Explorer (VS2010 Pro), naturaly it asks for credentials; and each time I check "Remember my credentials" - but credentials remains ...
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Visual Studio 2010 DON'T CLEAR Query if doesn't succed or syntax error

In VS2010 when you perform a query against database if the query itself has any syntax error the VS by default clears all text from screen. This makes you to type again the text and resolve syntax. ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 SQL Querys how to set BIGGER default font

By default, the default font when you perform a query on a table by going to right click over table -> New Query is very small, you can increase it pressing ctrl+ but when the query is execute the ...
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Connecting an existing project to TFS

I am using Visual Studio 2010. I have files that make up a project in TFS. They are not in a VS project, they are just loose files. I pull them from source control to my machine and then created a ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 won't compile/create new projects

My Visual Studio 2010 Professional with SP1 installed won't compile anymore. The shown error is: TRACKER : error TRK0005: Failed to locate: "CL.exe". The system cannot find the file specified. ...
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Harddisk advice: Run Visual Studio in Windows 7 in Parallels on external drive

I just bought the latest MacBook Air. I'm running Parallels with Windows 7 and Visual Studio 2010. Since I'm running out of disk space, I want to move the VM to an external drive. Since I will be ...
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Saving long ASPX files in Visual Studio 2010

I'm hoping someone can help me out because I'm extremely close to completely bugging out in the office right now... So here's the deal; we use Visual Studio 2010 (Ultimate) for web development. The ...
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Assign a shortcut for “Next tab” in Visual Studio

(Using Visual Studio 2010 Express) When you do CTRL+Tab on the editor of Visual Studio, it navigates to the next document window (the name of the shortcut is Window.NextDocumentWindowNav). Should you ...
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Connection to Oracle database via Visual Studio Server Explorer crashes Visual Studio

I am trying to create an ADO.Net entity Data Model of an existing oracle 11g database, however I cannot even get past the step of Database Connection. Every time I attempt to test the connection ...
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Make Visual Studio remember my login and password

I'm using Visual Studio 2010 with source control (TFS). Each time I open new instance of Visual Studio and connect to Team Explorer, it asks me for my credentials. I'm already logged in to Windows ...
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Why visual c++ 2010 express fails to install on windows xp service pack 3?

I downloaded the web installer here but when trying to install it just fails: Setup could not install the following component: Microsoft .NET Framework 4 Or is it true that VCE2010 can ...
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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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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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How do I install Visual Studio 2010 Express somewhere besides C:?

I have a SSD as my primary (C:) drive, mainly used for quickly loading games. It's pretty small (~30 GB) so I want to keep things that don't really need a speed boost off of it. I attempted ...
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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 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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How to remove registration information of VS 2010 from a computer without reinstall Windows

I want to remove visual studio 2010 from a computer i am selling but even after uninstall, it looks like my product key is still around - if you re-install it it will use the product key... How do I ...
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DreamSpark is really giving me free software? [closed]

So basically I heard today that with a CJP card (a Dutch card for cultural activities etc.) I can download Visual Studio Professional from DreamSpark. It was all simple, I went to www.dreamspark.com, ...
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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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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 Fails to Install VC 9.0 Runtime

Those of you who've seen this: Completely Uninstall Visual Studio 2010 will know I've been having some VS2010 issues the last week or so. Well I finally managed to get my computer to a stage where I ...
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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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Is it true Visual Studio 2010 will support PHP for free?

I have read this here http://www.codeplex.com/php4vs but can't find any official confirmation.
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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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Visual Studio 2010 slow debugging

I have a problem with vs2010, when i start debugging it works slow. Internet explorer opens but website loads extremely slowly. I stopped my anti-virus program but it couldn't be resolved. My workmate ...
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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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VS2010 Productivity power tools and messed up menus

In VS2010 I have the Productivity Power tools installed. Mostly they are great. However, recently, my menus are all appearing in the uppermost left corner of the screen, and my files appear blank! ...
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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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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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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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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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Microsoft ClickOnce Deployment with SFTP possible ?

I know that we could use FTP, Remote Website and Desktop to deploy our applications. I would like to know if anyone could suggest how to use SFTP instead? Are there any plugins that exist for this?
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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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Can't install Visual Studio 2010 SP1 from an .ISO file I downloaded. Error inside

This is the error: [Window Title] C:\Users\Sergio\Desktop\Things\Setup.exe [Content] The version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you're running. Check your computer's ...
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VS2010 highlight color setting?

I have a problem with my color settings - here's a picture to visualize my problem: As you can see I have a theme with a black background and if I do a single click on a variable, it highlights all ...
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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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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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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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Visual C++ 2010 is extremely slow/unusable. Can't type and have to minimize to refresh the window/view code

I downloaded Visual C++ 2010 express and am shocked at how completely slow/unusable it is. I have a pretty beefy computer (4 gigs ram, 3.2ghz dual core, Radeon hd4890) and I literally cannot even type ...
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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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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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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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VS 2010 Security Warning When Opening My Own Projects

Whenever I try to open my own projects in VS 2010 Express, I get the following message: You should only open projects from a trustworthy source I can click OK on the message and open the ...