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

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Backspace and arrow keys not working as expected

Most of the time Visual Studio seems to work fine. But occasionally, it gets into a funky editing state. I can still type, but I can't move the cursor with the arrow keys. The arrow keys instead seem ...
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Visual Studio 2010, how can I start only one web project in a solution when debugging?

In Visual Studio 2005, choosing to debug a specific web project only starts an ASP.NET Development Server for the project selected. In Visual Studio 2010, debugging starts an ASP.NET Development ...
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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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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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Recover Visual C# 2010 Project

I have spent a lot of time writing a project in Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express. While creating it i used multiple computers and opted to store the files on a external hard drive. While finishing my ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Stops Building Randomly

I made this post over at StackOverflow and they directed me here, here is the original post I made there about this problem: I am having a problem with Visual Studio 2010 as of late that I can't ...
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KBXXXXX does not apply, or is blocked by another condition on your computer

I have uninstalled VS 2010 and many other apps that I don't use anymore, and reinstalled it after. I have also reinstalled VS 2010 SP1. I'm now down to 3 updates, of which I am getting the error: ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 locking referenced Assembly

I have a sandbox app that is built from the simple WPF Application template. This sandbox references an assembly that I am also building which contains the definition of a UserControl (WPF). I am ...
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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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slipstream Visual Studio 2010 service pack 1

Visual studio 2010 is great and SP 1 is adding flavor to it. I am planning to install Visual studio 2010 with SP 1 in quite a few system. Visual studio takes only about 20 mins to install but SP1 ...
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How do I save a project to a specific directory in Visual Basic 2010 Express?

I'm using Microsoft Visual Basic 2010 Express to create a project and in the near future a solution. But it creates the files in the wrong place. I can't see a Save As button for Projects or Solutions ...
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Which laptop specs to target for Visual Studio 2010 [closed]

I have three days to get a new laptop that can run Visual Studio 2010. Normally I have two instances open, an instance of SQL Management studio, IIS and a few web browsers. What are the specs I ...
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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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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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Why does code pasted from Visual Studio to Word and from Word to Gmail keep colors?

Why, if I copy code from Visual Studio directly into Gmail, all styles are removed but if copied first to Word and then from Word into Gmail then all styles including fonts and color are kept?
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Hosting under Development Website in Visual Studio to show it to someone over Internet

I am new to this one; I am currently developing an application over .Net in visual studio 2010. And I wish to show the ongoing work to my group partner... when I debug my project in visual studio it ...
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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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Install Visual Studio on Windows Thin PC

Can I install Visual studio 2010 on Windows 7 Thin PC?
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Install entire visual studio on ramdisk?

How would i go about installing visual studio 2010 and all of its dependencies entirely on a ramdisk? I have 16GB ram in my computer and a 4GB ramdisk just for visual studio. If i just try to ...
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How do I stop Visual Studio from running as administrator?

This morning I set the devenv.exe to run as administrator. We are now getting problems with TFS and want to stop the Visual Studio running as admin. However even though I have disabled all of the ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Professional - repair installation, will it lose updates?

This is a specific example of a general question that often puzzles me on Windows. I am having problems with Visual Studio 2010, so I need to try to repair it. There are two items in the Programs ...
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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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Visual Studio search and replace within subfolders

Is there a way to search only a subset of folders in visual studio? I would like to find all instances of console.log in my code. But, I don't want to search 3rd party *.js files.
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How to disable line highlight in Visual Studio 2010?

Look at how awful this looks: It's very hard to read on the line you're actually working on. Is there a way to disable this highlighting feature?
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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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“Unable to start debugging on the web server” MSVSMON.EXE failed to start error in Visual Studio 2010

I have a real problem getting VS2010 to debug IIS, using Windows 7 64 Bit. I've searched on the internet for a few days now and tried every single solution I can, going through every IIS setting ...
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Visual Studio 2010 - setting default form preferences when designing forms [closed]

Is there any way to set the default fonts preferences used in Visual Studio 2010 controls, such as in labels, textboxes, comboboxes and so on? For example, all textboxes that I add to my form will ...
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Create a standardized installation package to install Visual Studio 2010 for multiple developers

What would be some ways of creating a standardized installation of Visual Studio 2010 which would include a set of add-ons and extensions? This would be used to install VS2010 in a standard way for ...
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Microsoft Visual C++ 2010, 2008, 2005: removeable?

I have about one million different Microsoft Visual C++ Runtimes installed... 2005, 2008, 2010. Can I remove some of them, or will I have issues?
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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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Visual Studio 2010 won't build the project

I have the Visual Studio 2010 premium installed (iam a student and I have the vs2010 installed from our msdnaa). I wrote a small windows form application. When I try to compile and run the program ...
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Windows with Visual Studio 2010 on virtual machine under Ubuntu

Has anyone used Windows on a virtual machine under Ubuntu? How does Visual Studio 2010 work on it?
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how to color print out the code in APSX/CS files of visual studio?

As you know that when you edit the ASPX or CS file they are formatted in different colour to show different objects, but when I try to print out these source code or files, the output is black & ...
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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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Visual Studio has a red overlay when running on OSX through VMWare Fusion

I am having an interesting issue that is displayed below. Essentially I have a bootcamp partition of Windows7 loaded in OSX Lion via VMWare Fusion and everything seems to work swimmingly with the ...
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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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What to install on SSD? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I install on each disk? SSD vs HDD I am contemplating getting an SSD for my desktop system. I will install Win7 on it, and am wondering if I should install ...
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Problem installing Visual Studio 2010

I had to reinstall Windows 7 on my computer. I reinstalled everything except VS 2010. Trying to install it, the install wizard looked like it had been corrupted. Another VS 2010 DVD however showed ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio C# Express 4.0 download help files

I go to "Help" click on "view help" and am directed here. How do I install local help?
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Skip Visual Studio Version Selector

I have created a C# project under Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional. Now I use Microsoft Visual C# 2010 Express to edit my project. I have no problem for that, I can open, edit and save ...
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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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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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How to start VS 2010 from Run dialog

Typing "devenv.exe" in my system's Run dialog starts VS 2008. I also have VS 2010 installed. How can I start VS 2010 from the Run dialog? I'm running Windows XP.
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Installing SQL Server Management Studio on Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate edition

FYI, I have BOTH Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate version AND express edition(Visual web developer) installed on my computer. I open up Web Platform Installer and select "SQL Server 2008 R2 Management ...
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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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Where can I find the file 'DotfuscatorCE_5.0.2500.msi'?

I'm trying to install the Service Pack 1 update for Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. However, it cannot locate the file DotfuscatorCE_5.0.2500.msi Does anyone know where I can find/download this file? ...
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Chrome, Safari, Firefox won't open, but IE and Opera will

I have Chrome 12.0.742.100, Safari 5.33.21.1, Firefox 3.6.16.0, IE 9.0.8112.167421 and Opera 9.51 installed on my Vista machine. UAC is on. Recently, Visual Studio 2010 has been hanging up on me ...
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SQL Server Express Failed to Install

I am attempting to install SQL Server Express (as part of the Visual Studio 2010 Professional installation), but it is failing. I am receiving this error log. [06/22/11,16:31:39] Microsoft Visual ...
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Visual Studio 2010 Crashing Upon Solution Load

I recently installed Visual Studio 2010 Professional on my Windows 7 machine. When I did so, I had some problems with SQL Server Express 2008R2, so I uninstalled the version installed with VS2010 and ...