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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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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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Visual Studio 2012 showing duplicate files in Solution explorer on a branch

I have a very strange issue with Visual Studio 2012. On one of the branches in our SVN repository, some files appear duplicated in the Solution Explorer tab. The files do not cause problems and both ...
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Visual Studio 2012 installation hangs in Windows 8

I've just done a fresh install of Windows 8 and I'm now trying to install VS2012 but the installation always hangs at seemingly random points. I've tried reinstalling countless times, cleaning the ...
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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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Visual studio can't find file

I'm trying to revert Sticky Notes back to Segoe UI (I don't even know how it ceased to be in that font in the first place) so I'm trying to edit C:\Windows\System32\en-US\StikyNot.exe.mui o Visual ...
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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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VS 2012 updating all my .sln?

This is really starting to piss me off. I've got VS 2012 installed and I feel like it's taking over EVERY solution on my freakin hard drive. Meaning it's converting the solution it seems to VS 2012 ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Intellisense choosing the wrong item

This minor annoyance has started to really irk me lately. When coding, Intellisense often selects the wrong item from the autocomplete menu. This behaviour is common, but not completely consistent. ...
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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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“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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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 2012 cursor behaviour in locked files

When I'm using VS 2012 and I'm running my web application, Visual Studio locks all (compiled) source files and prevents me from editing them. Which is fine, as the debugger is attached and I will ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Very Slow Typing

I have a problem. After SP1 update, passing some time, VS 2012 becomes very-very slow when typing text. Solution size is not big, PC is quite powerful, it has 16GB of RAM, SSD drive, and i7-2600. I ...
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Visual Studio 2012 Live Preview Auto Reload

It looks like VS2012 offers some what of a live preview mode when coding HTML/CSS via Page Inspector. However it doesn't really help me much because I just see a prompt like the following which means ...
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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: “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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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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How to suppress Output window from appearing while publishing?

This's been en annoyance since day one. When I publish my site using the PUBLISH file I got from my Azure site, Output window open and lists everything that is being done. This was nice at first and ...
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Visual Studio 2012 cursor jumping to begin of line after mbox “Edit and continue” showing

In Visual Studio 2010 position of cursor remembered always. In Visual Studio 2012 when application is running and I press Enter VS shows me a message "Edit and continue" After I press OK cursor ...
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Visual Studio: Tables always added offscreen when editing EDMX files

I have a number of ASP.NET projects which utilise .edmx files to access tables on the relevant database for each app. If I add a new table, I have to open the .edmx and click Update Model from ...
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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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How can I change the font color of the VS2012 Source Control Explorer window?

I am using Visual Stuido 2012 Integrated Shell with Team Explorer. I would like to change the default font color of the mapped and not mapped folders in the Source Control Explorer (in the treeview). ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Heap corruption error after language pack installation for Visual Studio 2012

I have installed the german version of Visual Studio 2012 Premium on my german windows machine and installed the english language pack vor Visual Studio 2012 Premium and it works great but after I ...
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Visual Studio 2012 installations hangs at SQL Server 2012 Feature Pack installation after power failure

I was trying to install VS2012 Ultimate. During the installation, there was a power failure. I restarted the PC, and started the installation again. The installation starts but it hangs on Microsoft ...
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Why can't I open any DirectX samples in Visual Studio 2012?

I have a Dell Studio XPS running Windows 8 Pro. I upgraded it from Windows 7 shortly after Windows 8 was released. I also installed Visual Studio 2012 Professional shortly after it was released and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Keep formatting while pasting to Visual Studio 2012

I'm having trouble keeping special formatting while copying from Notepad++ to Visual Studio 2012. I can't paste it here either, so I've made some images. Notepad++ Notepad The characters in ...