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Visual Studio 15: remove double CTRL+S as a short cut of save file as

Not only me but many developers are in the habit of pressing ctrl+s many times to save the file. Here comes the visual studio 15 that open a dialogue to save file as if you press the control+s more ...
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Visual Studio recent file path

We use Visual Studio for coding across multiple solutions and workspaces. One way that I was easily able to reopen a solution in a different workspace than one I have open was to right click the ...
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How do I stop the “configuring Visual Studio…” message when opening Microsoft Office applications?

Ever since I installed Visual Studio 2012, when starting any Office application, I get a box that says "Please wait while Windows configures Visual Studio 2012..." and I have to sit around for about a ...
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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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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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Cant open corrupted .cs file

So my computer crashed while Visual Studio 2012 was on and my .cs file got corrupted. In Notepad++ there are just many 'NUL' words in black font and in simple notepad just white spaces, file had taken ...
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Visual Studio 2012 SQL editor missing tool bar

I have a number of SQL script files in a database project. When I open some of them, the editor includes a toolbar, with options to connect to database, execute the script, etc. However, when I open ...
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Make visual studio solution files(sln) always executed as administrator

I have solutions in Visual Studio which are configured to use IIS or to update SQL server database. If the solution is not run as administrator the project which is configured with IIS doesn't loads, ...
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Editing PHP in Microsoft Visual Studio Express 2012

Is there a way to install something in VS Express so I can edit PHP in VS Express Web and have the program color the text like in HTML and JS?
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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 ...
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Visual Studio Performance problems when writing XAML

I've dealt with Visual Studio performing terrible for too long now. Now I'm past the point of being emotionally broken and need help. I can't figure out how to fix the issue of the Visual Studio ...
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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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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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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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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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Make visual studio stop reporting search results multiple times

Visual studio reports my search results multiple times. I searched for DataConfig and it reported DirectoryFiles.wxs lines 21-25 multiple times each. It does this frequently but I haven't figured ...
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Unable to install Visual Studio 2012 error displays

Every time I try to install visual studio 2012, this error always occurs. And I do not know why. Can someone please help me?
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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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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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Keyboard shortcut to move line up/down in Visual Studio 2012?

Is there a shortcut to move a line up/down? Visual Studio 2010 Productivity Power Tools had this feature, is it built-in on Visual Studio 2012? Is there perhaps a light extension that adds this ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Cannot disable DPI scaling for Visual Studio 2012

I would like high DPI enabled for most of the applications that I use on my 14" 1920x1080 laptop, except for a few like Visual Studio that benefits from the extra space. However, setting "disable high ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 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 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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ManicTime and Visual Studio 2012: Tracking documents/files

I do most of my work is Visual Studio 2012. I also use ManicTime to help me get an idea of how much time I spend working on certain things. However, I'm having trouble getting these two programs to ...
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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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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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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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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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Visual Studio 2012 Microsoft Ergonomic 4000 keyboard back/forward buttons not working

I have the back/forward buttons configured with the Microsoft keyboard software to go to previous / next songs in my music app. If Visual Studio is the active window then the buttons don't do ...
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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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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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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 ...