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Can't find Entity Framework in VS 2012 Express for Web

I installed a VS 2012 Express for Web and after that I installed Entity Framework 6 for VS 2012. My question is how would I know/verify if my VS2012 Express has the EF now? I can't see it in NuGet ...
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Visual Studio (most versions) - arbitrary cursor position on empty line

I inherited a VS solution with a bunch of unorthodox settings. I'm not at liberty to wipe out all those settings and start over. So there is 1 setting I want to change back to VS default but cannot ...
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Can I have multiple lists of Pending Changes in Visual Studio?

The pending changes are segmented into two lists, Included Changes and Excluded Changes. When juggling multiple changes simultaneously, it would be useful to put the files into multiple lists, such as ...
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Is it posible to change the template of the “Unhandled Exception” error page in .NET?

Our client wants to be able to redesign the page which displays an "Unhandled Exception". We're using Visual Studio 2012 with C#.NET (ASPX). Is this possible to do?
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Why doesn't EditorConfig trim trailing whitespace in Visual Studio 2012?

I have EditorConfig installed on my VS 2012 installation. It does not trim trailing whitespace, or add a line at the end of a file the doesn't have one. Here's my .editorconfig file. The sln file is ...
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visual studio- cannot scroll file width

I work in visual-studio 2012 softwere. Suddenly, the scroll button become disable, only for js files. The code lines are cut, and it is really uncomfortableand. I don't know how to enable it.
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Embedded browser control in Visual Studio pops up errors

When I open the intranet JIRA pages in the embedded browser contol in Visual Studio 2012, I get countless popups with Javascript errors, but the same pages work flawlessly when opened in the IE11 ...
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Can i run visual studio and SQL Server for ASP.NET inside a virtual machine in Linux Mint 17.2?

I have linux mint 17.2 and windows 7 on my dell inspion n5050 laptop.As , I am a linux enthusiastic I love linux mint very much. Currently, windows 7 is occupying 167GB, linux mint is of 167GB, ...
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VMDebugger gives exception for visual studio 2012

Everytime if I startup Visual Studio 2012, I have the following error: Why have I this messages form the VMDebugger in Visual Studio 2012 or must I start a virtual machine to solve it? At the ...
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Can't connect to django runserver from my phone using pycharm but it works with visual studio

I'm trying to connect to my development server (local django runserver) while running from pycharm. I have a custom build of an android app that points to my ip address and the phone is on the same ...
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“C:\ProgramData\Package Cache” missing - how can I completely remove Visual Studio?

I am in the process of migrating some projects from an on-premise TFS server to Visual Studio Online. Somehow, someone has removed the package cache folder (C:\ProgramData\Package Cache) from our ...
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How can I delete or permanently disable IE browser in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012?

More specifically, is there a specific file or dll in Visual Studio which I can delete to disable the browser from within VS?
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How to enable my internet filter (like k-9) to filter web pages accessed through Visual Studio 2012 web browser?

I have an internet filter on my system which blocks inappropriate sites accessed through any of the common browsers including Internet Explorer. Any sites I access through VS however are not blocked. ...
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Uninstalling VS2012 hangs on system restore point

I am trying to uninstall VS2012 on my dev VM and have tried the following so far: -Turned off Windows Defender completely -Disabled restore point creation in System Settings -Used the cmd prompt ...
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Visual Studio overwrites settings

A chkdsk snafu rendered my computer unbootable, so IT gave me a new one. Now I have to reinstall and reconfigure everything to my liking and Visual Studio 2012 gives me grief. I managed to lift most ...
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Visual Studio 2013 sticks on splash screen for half an hour

I have Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2013. All of them take ages loading up and when they do are very slow. The used to work find but became incredibly slow after I installed a version of Power Tools. ...
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Instant reboot on Windows: how to help analyzing the issue for Microsoft?

So, I accidentally found a critical issue on Windows: the ability to instantly reboot the system from an application. I already reported it on connect.microsoft.com here and on Windows Feedback. But: ...
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Computer restarts while using Visual Studio 2012

I have Windows 7 Enterprise edition and I have installed Visual Studio 2012 and Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Management Studio. Whenever I start Visual Studio to work on my project the computer restarts ...
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Program built with MVS2012 “missing MSVCR120D.dll”

I started programming on Visual Studio Express 2012 instead of Code::Blocks, which is way more beautiful, but now I have a HUGE problem: My goal is to release a free OpenSource project with plenty of ...
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Force Visual Studio to open unknown filetypes as plain text

I have a file with the extension .tcts with the following contents <script language="javascript" runat="server"> var someServerSideJSVariable = ""; [% Dim someVBVariable ...
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Windows 10 Preview and Visual Studio

I want to install Windows 10 Preview, and want to know if Visual Studio works on it. I assume that libraries would work if that happens, but I want to be sure if it works.
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Why does Visual Studio spontaneously collapse the “Find Symbol Results” result trees?

I am running Visual Studio 2012 (Version 11.0.61030.00 Update 4), working on a moderately sized C++ project. When I highlight a symbol in the editor and click "Find All References", the "Find Symbol ...
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How to add photos to specific cells in my Excel worksheet from my computer? [closed]

This is the code which I used : Private Sub Image1_Click() Range("C1").Select Application.Dialogs(xlDialogInsertPicture).Show End Sub Private Sub Image2_Click() Range("D1").Select ...
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Make Visual Studio use a SSH tunnel

I have a RHEL Linux instance with MySQL running. I have the connectors and I'm trying to setup a new connection to the database in Visual Studio 2012. Problem is, it's on a corporate remote server and ...
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Cannot connect to remote SQL Server with SQL Server Management Studio with Visual Studi

I'm developing a small app on my own and I am trying to install a database on a local machine that I will be using for development. So far I have done all of these things: Install SQL Server ...
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Unable to open or edit resource file in Visual Studio

I am having some problem with my resource files. If I open it in VS2012, it doesn't show up. It just displays a stupid icon, and no error message or anything. The same file, I can open in notepad, ...
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Error: Cannot find one or more components. Please reinstall application

I'm running Windows 8.1 and wanted to install the visual studio 2012 ultimate (I ran it as administrator, if that helps). It finished installing correctly but when I'm trying to lunch the program I ...
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Visual Studio corrupted my Windows 7 after power failure, in the middle of installation

I was at the middle of Visual Studio 2012 installation that the power went off! after I turned my computer on, Windows 7 boots up with welcome screen and an empty dialog like the picture below: ...
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devenv.exe. Revert back to non-administrator mode

I wanted all the programs in VS 2012 to run as administrator automatically . I found an answer by @TigerShark here ...
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Decrease the height of title bar in Visual Studio 2012 on secondary screen

I have two screens on my VS2012. No problems with title bar on the main screen, on the secondary however, the title bar takes up lots of space - see screenshot attached. In VS2010, for example, the ...
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Converting VS 2008 Coding and VS 2012

I have a Project in my system VS 2008 , Now I want to start a Project in 2012. If i Installed VS 2012 then my older project of Vs 2008 also changed to VS 2012 Now i could not open my older project ...
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NuGet GUI Manager Button Disappears

My NuGet GUI button sometimes disappears from the Tools menu. Why does this happen, and how can I fix it when it does? I have Visual Studio 2012 and I'm using Windows 8.1 in a VirtualBox-created ...
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Disable Record Macro in Excel 2013

How can I disable the 'Macro Recording' option from the Customize Status Bar, so that the user can't enable it by clicking on the list? Or How can I remove the item 'Macro Recording' totally?
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How do I customize the template used by Visual Studio 2012 when a new file is added to a project on a solution level?

When I add a file using the "Add New" context menu, I get a screen where I can select various predefined templates. Can I replace or add to(replace preferred) these templates on a solution level in ...
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Black folder icons in Windows 8 when try open files by Visual Studio

When I try to open a file from within Visual Studio or SQL Management Studio, within the browser dialog, all the icons are black as per the screen shots below. When I right click and go to ...
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Mapped folder not always accessible

(I suspect the problem is not with my code but with Windows and access issues, which is why I think this question is more suitable for SuperUser than StackOverflow) I have problems accessing a mapped ...
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Visual Studio: “Go To Definition”, inconsistent behavior

In Visual Studio, to view a class' code, you can: right click the class > Go to Definition. Ctrl + Click the class name in code file. F12 Each of which are used to navigate the definition. ...
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How to set Visual Studio 2012 as default for opening *.json and *.md files?

I tried to do that in Control Penel in "Set Default Programs" but there is no option to check one of these files and no option to add other ones. When I right click on those files and click "Open ...
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Is there a better way to edit context menus in Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate?

I've installed a bunch of extensions in VS2012 and now there are way too many items in my context menu (i.e. right-click in code window). I know I can edit the menu in Tools -> Customize -> Commands, ...
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visual studio 2012 project creation failed

I have successfully installed Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop. Whenever I try to create new C++ project it says: ... projet creation failed. Whenever I try to create Visual Basic ...
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Prevent Visual Studio from adding projects to Recent items in the task bar

Whenever I pick up an individual project in Visual Studio (e.g. to add it to a solution) the project is added to the "Recent" items in the task bar. For me, this is totally useless, because I never ...
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Cannot uninstall, install or repair Visual Studio 2012 & 2013

I have Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2013 installed, I want to uninstall 2013 however both 2012 & 2013 have gotten corrupted. However, when I run the install files the installation just hangs. ...
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Visual Studio 2012/2013 Express offline installation/activation

One of my computers is not connected to the internet. Right now it has Visual Studio 2008 Express installed which doesn't require an internet connection at all. Can I install and activate Visual ...
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How to use the font “c8514fix.fon” in Visual Studio Express 2012 under Windows 7?

I have the font (it comes with the OS). There appear to be 2 problems: The font is a "hidden font" that is usually only available under certain circumstances. I do not want to change system ...
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Why is more ram needed if you're running on a VM?

I was reading through the hardware requirements of visual studio 2012 professional hardware requirements and it says: 1 GB of RAM (1.5 GB if running on a virtual machine) Why does running on a ...
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Attempting to check in code through TFS results in “Value was either too large or too small for a UINT32” error message

When attempting to check in code through TFS in visual studio 2012 or 2013 sometimes results in displaying an error message "Value was either too large or too small for a UINT32" error message. What ...
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Change the font size of Visual Studio Solution Explorer

In Visual Studio (2012 in my case), is it possible to decrease (or increase) the font size of a user's Solution Explorer? I'd like to decrease it to save screen space a bit.
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BSOD - Hollow file with actual size

I was working in VS 2012 on a cpp file when I got a BSOD. When the pc turned back on, I couldn't see the contents of the file again. These are the details: when I open the file I was working on ...
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Visual Studio application name doesn't update taskbar name after renaming project

I have a visual studio 2012 express application that was re-named mid project. The 'Assembly name' in the project properties is the correct name now and all references to the old name have been ...
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tfs Source Control Explorer>File>Advanced>unlock disabled

I'm sure I have given all the rights to my account and I'm the Project & Build Administrator for my project. All our work machines have recently been formatted, and VS2012 has been installed ...