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How to get a “zoomed out” code view in Visual Studio?

Sublime Text and Komodo IDE both have a very neat feature where you have a preview of the entire file you are working on in a "zoomed out" view that you can scrub up and down to move around your code. ...
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VS 12 Debugging dialog box, not showing

In Visual Studio 2012 when we hit F5, it start debugging, unfortunately I had checked the check box Remember my decision and clicked No. Now I want to start debugging, but VS12 automatically ...
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Why is the Start Page showing in VS 2012 after I Close a solution?

On Startup I have an empty environment in VS 2012. (Settings are set to empty and close start page after load) when I Close a solution, the start page is shown. How can I prevent that?
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In IE after login dialog, focus is not on page again

As developer, using VS2012 and IE10, when a login dialog pops up, entering username & password and pressing OK or enter, the focus is not given on the page, but on VS2012. How can this be ...
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Version control options for research project [closed]

Good day. I know that we're supposed to ask questions that can be answered and not just discussed, so I'll try to make my question quantifiable, even though it's not completely so in nature. I'm ...
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VS2012 Express unable to start correctly in Surface Pro

I have recently bought surface pro. It is running on a 64-bit Windows 8 OS running on Intel i5-3317U with 4GB RAM. By all standards as far as I know it should be able run any program I can run on my ...
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Building LuaPlus with VS2012 [closed]

I've been trying to build luaplus with vs2012 but jamplus report missing files in projects. Vs2012 report same errors when i'm building from the ide. I've checked ...
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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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Visual Studio 2012 'NaN' is not a valid value property for 'FontSize' with SharePoint packages

I don't know what I changed to my Visual Studio (Maybe some extension, maybe some setting?) - but I can't use any "SharePoint" stuff anymore. When clicking on a feature or on a package (something ...
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All .net applications crash “stop working” after Visual Studio 2012 Express Desktop installed

I am running Windows 8 Pro x64. Never had a problem with .net applications and I have a few I use daily for my business. I installed Visual Studio Express 2012 for Desktops. After installing this, ...
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Visual Studio Disable “Want to save changes” dialog

I'm learning web development in Visual Studio 2012 so I am using 'View in browser' very often. Right now to view my file in browser I have to do Cntl-S to save and then Cntl-Shift-W to view in ...
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Visual Studio 2012 not repainting

Visual Studio 2012 is not repainting the screen when an exception is raised: My normal environment looks like this: It doesn't seem to matter whether VS is set to use hardware acceleration or not, ...
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Visual Studio 2012 on thin client environment

We want to teach students to develop apps using Visual Studio. Is it possible to run Visual Studio 2012 Express in thin client environment (Windows 7 x64)?
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Proper IIS uninstall and re-installation of Visual Studio 2012

I'm looking to do a full reinstall of Visual Studio 2012, and every time I try to start up the installer it goes to the splash screen and immediately closes, without displaying any sort of dialogue. ...
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Visual Studio 2012 opens files in Notepad?

I'm having a problem with my VS 2012. I have an open project, and when I try to add a source to it that is inside the project path, it adds it to the project but when I try to open it, it opens it in ...
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How to merge conflicts in Visual Studio 2012 using Visual Studio Tools for Git

I have VS2012 with Update 2 installed. I've installed Visual Studio Tools for Git. Now I want o fetch changes from the remote repository, but they are in conflict with my local changes? How can I ...
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Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2012

recently I have Installed Microsoft Visual Studio 2012, Whenever I try to Install Team Foundation Server It gives me this error: Error : TF400157 : Service Pack 1 or higher is required for this ...
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How to enable scrolling in Visual Studio when it's run under admin privileges

I'm the owner of a Microsoft touch mouse and like it a lot. However it seems that it stops working when I startup Visual Studio 2012 under admin privileges. I read somewhere that I also need to start ...
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How to associate visual studio 2012 with SQL files in Windows 8?

I'm using Windows 8 and I'm trying to make Visual Studio 2012 the default program with which to open my .sql files. I have right-clicked on a .sql file and chosen: Open with... > Choose default ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Run as Admin on Win 8 issues

Whenever I try running VS2012 as Admin, whether through Right Click or Troubleshooter Assisstant, it just hangs. It has a dialog saying opening file and it sits there forever. Anyone else able to ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Acting Weird

I fixed the issued by reinstalling Windows. A fresh install was not needed. But I had to use the "Keep personal files only" option. The "Keep Windows settings, personal files, and apps" option did not ...
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Use Visual Studio 2012 as Text Editor

Is there any way of opening an in memory window within visual studio? I'l like to use it like a text editor ( to modify XML data ), formatting, intellisense etc but I don't want to use File > New ... ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 appears in French?

On my main PC, when I try to install Visual Studio 2012 Update 2, the dialog appears in French: That's fine, but I'm not French, I'm in the UK. It's not clear if I accept this will I end up with a ...
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How to config VS 2012 IIS-express to listen requests from an OS installed on Microsoft Hyper-V?

I'm not sure if I should ask this question here or not. However... I'm using Windows 8 with VS 2012 and IIS-express 8 that is installed via VS. I mean when I was installing VS, it installed IIS and ...
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Configuring XAMPP and “PHP Tools for Visual Studio”

I am using XAMPP and the "PHP Tools for Visual Studio" extension in order to code in PHP. I already configured XAMPP to use xDebug and mod_rewrite. The web site looks OK when I copy everything into ...
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Long 20 minute startup/boot after Visual Studio Install

Yesterday I wanted to get back into a bit of XNA so I installed Visual Studio 2012 Express Desktop and Visual Studio C# 2010. I also installed the XNA framework (which needs Games for Windows on ...
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Why does Visual Studio have completely separate installs for web and desktop

I'm looking to learn VS, so I'm working with the free edition. I wanted to use both Desktop and Web templates. It seems I needed to install completely separate versions. That takes a ton of space ...
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Saving project as a template for future projects in visual studio express 2012?

I have created my own project start up template that I would like to use for most of my future projects building Windows 8 apps with Visual Studio Express 2012. I have looked online but cannot find ...
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Disable indent selection by tab

When I select text in Visual Studio (C++ if it matters) and hit the tab key, instead of replacing the selected text with a tab, it instead indents the selected code. I really want to disable this ...
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Preventing Visual Studio to open files when searching

When I'm searching for some words in my project or solution, VS will keep opening every file where it found a coincidence, even though I didn't find what I was looking for in those files. Is there a ...
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How can I change the “licensed to” in Visual Studio 2012?

I followed the steps in this question. The registry location was different, and in fact didn't contain "Hewlett-Packard". I searched and replaced this in the registry (RegisteredOrganization, Company, ...
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Can't access UEFI after switching from BIOS on Windows 8

I'm currently using an unmodified ASUS K52J laptop running Windows 8 and trying to develop for Windows Phone 8. In order to meet the specifications necessary to successfully run the phone emulator ...
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How to get curly braces autocompletion in Visual Studio 2012. C #

In moste IDEs you can set so if you type for example> if(isTrue) { //and when you hit enter here you get the } automatically But I have not found where you get this behavior in VS Options. Is there ...
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Strange upper limit of CPU usage

Some background info: I'm a .NET developer working on a Dell Precision M4500 notebook (i7 X 940 @ 2,1 | 8GB DDR3 | Details). Tools I use on daily basis (and which are basically open the whole work ...
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Can I make C# Console applications on Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8?

As the question, can I make C# console applications on Visual Studio 2012 Express for Windows 8? I am aware that you can create Windows 8 apps but is there a template to create C# based console ...
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Accidentally deleted all Visual Studio 2012 Win32 files. I need advice

So, I have Visual Studio 2012, and I found that there was no windows form application. No problem, I found that I could download the files and follow the instructions, to get the windows form ...
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Why can I not start Visual Studio 2012 or Catalyst Control Center?

Up until today, I could open and work with Visual Studio 2012 on my computer. Now when I open it, it shows the splash screen, then the main application window without any projects loaded - but doesn't ...
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Visual HTML editor in Visual Studio 2012?

Is it right that Visual Studio 2012 does not have a visual editor (WYSIWYG) for HTML, like Visual Studio 2010 had?
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Visual Studio 2012 still shows as Update 1 after installing ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 Update

I installed ASP.NET and Web Tools 2012.2 Update on my VS 2012 on two machines now, and when I checked Help > About Microsoft Visual Studio, they still show as "Version 11.0.51106.01 Update 1" and ...
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VS2012 new project from existing files

When you Create New C# Project From Existing Files, the dialogue has a dropdown called "Output Type" giving choices of "Console Application", "Windows Application" and "Class Library". None of them ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Installation Error

I have a weird error installing VS 2012 (Premium or Professional) The installer in quitting quickly after starting, the log file for the install is actually stopping at ...
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Installing Visual Studio 2012 for Windows phone on windows 7

I've been trying to install Visual Studio 2012 for windows phone in my windows 7 box. I know that is posible because this page says that the 2012 version is compatible: ...
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Can you set your visual studio 2012 windows to be independently active?

When using Visual Studio 2012 with multiple code windows on each monitor, I would like to be to have only one active code window. If I am browsing a stack overflow answer in my browser and I give ...
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How do I install Visual Studio CTP updates?

I'm trying to install the "Visual Studio Tools for Git" extension in VS2012 Ultimate, but it says I need an update. It takes me to a "VS2012 Update 2 CTP 3" page, with 10 separate files (some big). ...
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Can't start the Windows Phone Emulator

When I try run/debug an app in the emulator I get this error: And in Visual Studio's Error List console it simply says: 0x80131500 I haven't worked on this project for about a week, but it was ...
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Visual Studios commenting plugin / add-in?

Is there a plugin / add in for Visual Studio 2012 that will allow me to make comments resembling the ones made on Google Drive. I enjoy how you can have text highlighted and have the comment outside ...
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cannot drop a cshtml file on vs.net2012

VS.Net2012 does not accept a cshtml file to be dropped on it. And when I right click on the cshtml file and select vs.net 2012 to open, it opens a new instance of the vs.net 2012.
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How to make CTRL + / toggle a comment in Visual Studio

How can I make CTRL + / toggle a comment in Visual Studio, as it does with XCode and Eclipse?
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Access Denied on VS2012 Ultimate Uninstall

I am trying to uninstall VS2012 from my Windows 7 but it is giving me "Access Denied". I have no antivirus installed on my machine plus Windows firewall is also off. Can you help me fixing this ...
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Opening Visual studio 2012

Have installed Visual Studio 2012 Trial, but it doesn't add any icons to the desktop. So how can I open it and then add the icons to the desktop in Windows 8?