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Empty lines or lines with symbols only have smaller font size in VS2013

In Visual Studio 2013 source code editor empty lines or lines with only symbols, such as '{' or '#', have smaller font size than lines with alphanumeric characters. I'm using "Classic Console" ...
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Visual Studio plugin which shows using of symbol in a contextmenu

Is there any Visual Studio (or Resharper) Plugin, which shows the usings of a symbol in a context menu? So I can move my cursor above a symbol, hit a shortcut to open the context menu, select an ...
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Ctrl+Tab not working in any programs

Visual Studio, Sublime Text, Chrome, Firefox, you name it. All the apps with tab-cycling on Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab are no longer working on my Windows PC - that is, Ctrl+Shift+Tab still works, ...
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NuGet package manager settings

I added my local feed to the package sources in the Nuget Package Manager Settings window. There is already an official feed from Nuget. There are two arrows which can be used to change the order of ...
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Where is Visual Studio getting unicode characters from?

I've noticed that I can paste all kind of unicode characters into Visual Studio 2013 and they show up just fine. But if I try the same trick in Notepad++, using the same font, they don't show up. So ...
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Visual Studio 2013 + Business Intelligence SSDT and missing Reporting Server templates

The other day I have installed Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools - Business Intelligence for Visual Studio 2013 (SSDT: Replacement for BIDS) and started using reporting features in VS2013. However, ...
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How to disable Javascript Debugging in IE11?

I am building an ASP.NET Web Forms application (not site) and whenever I debug with Internet Explorer, I cannot seem to disable the integrated Javascript debugging with Visual Studio 2013 Pro. How do ...
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Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 Hangs with “Waiting for Operation to Complete” Message

I am experiencing an issue with Visual Studio Ultimate 2013 hanging with a "Waiting for Operation to Complete" message whenever I launch it. This dialog appears every time I launch Visual Studio ...
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Associate and view XML files - Visual Studio

Visual Studio can be used as an XML editor. For example, I can go to File>New>XML File. I can also create an XML file as part of a project and view it via the project manager. Proof you can use it ...
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How can I change the way VS 2013 formats Razor inline code?

Whenever I format a Razor document (via Ctrl + K, Ctrl + D), sections that have inline code, such as this, are pulled to the left. How can I stop or change it?
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Visual Studio 2013 Update setup blocked

I was installing Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 2, but i got the following error: "Update 2 does not apply, or is blocked by another condition on your computer." I was performing a clean ...
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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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Clean reinstall SQL Server Management Studio

I am on Windows 8.1, Professional edition. I installed SQL Server Management Studio 2012 x64 and everything worked well. I installed Visual Studio 2013 and everything worked well. Then, I installed ...
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Term for the text editor feature to have fixed pages

PDF viewers and word documents are separated by pages. If you wanted to, you can view page by page like a book. For coding purposes, I think it'd be more efficient for me to see code like that- page ...
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Dual-boot or virtual machine for Linux programmer that does some Visual Studio development?

The scenario: I am a freelance software developer that mostly develop on Linux (Python, MySQL, MongoDB etc.) My work computer is a Lenovo laptop w/ a i7 processor and 8GB RAM. Big HD + 128 GB SSD. ...
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Tool to generate Class Diagrams from code (Visual Studio)

Title says it all, really. I'm hoping there's some extension out there, or full blown software, that'll automatically generate class diagrams from my code. I looked over the Extension Gallery website ...
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Where to set Visual studio 2013 property macros

I'm a new VS user. I've received some sample C++ projects working with a 3rd party API. They were saved in VS2012 format, but I have VS 2013. After conversion I find that there is an API specific ...
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How to use MSBuild.rsp or otherwise specify default Visual Studio MSBuild.exe command line switches

I would like MSBuild.exe to always use the /MP option so that projects are always built with multiple cores. I tried adding /MP to the last line of my MSBuild.rsp (in the same directory as the ...
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How do I get back Solution Explorer when the debugger is running in VS Express 2013?

I don't know what I did, but somehow my solution explorer disappeared in Visual Studio 2013 Express for Web whenever the debugger is running. I have to stop running my app any time I need to open a ...
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Visual Studio carriage return goes to far left in JS editor?

I'm not sure what happened, but when I perform a carriage return, the cursor ends up at the far left of the editor. I've already reset the settings but it still happens. Any ideas?
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How to customize Visual Studio C/C++ indentation/formatting beyond None/Block/Smart (Like Eclipse Can)

Is there a way to customize Visual Studio indentation/formatting in detail? There seems to be just three options: None, Block, Smart (in Options > Text Editor > C/C++ > Tabs). There are a couple ...
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Colorizing specific window tabs in Visual Studio?

Is there a simple extension that would allow me to colorize these window tabs? I find myself spending a second or two getting to the right tab, especially when they're in a different order between ...
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Various parts of Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2013 get “blocked” by possibly common cause

Everything started when I tried to open a project in Visual Studio 2013 and it freezed right after this was opened. Later, I found out that parts of Windows 8 aren't working either, like the firewall ...
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Problems After Upgrading Visual Studio 2013 to UPDATE 2; Windows Store, Store Apps Stop Working

I just upgraded my Visual Studio 2013 Update1 to Update2, which took long time to finish, then suddenly, I can't start any App in the Start Screen. Event Windows Store Stops suddenly. I tried to ...
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Can't un-associate .css extension from Visual Stdio 2013

In - Control Panel\Programs\Default Programs\Set Associations under .css file , it has Microsoft Visual Stdio 2013 as Currect Defualt - I try to change its current default under the Change ...
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Visual Studio - Using GIT and SVN

Work uses SVN. I want to use GIT for private use. I was also exploring TFS, but it doesn't seem to cooperate with multiple collections, so I stopped looking into it. Currently I use AnkhSVN. I want ...
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Visual Studio 2013 - Hardware requirements and GPU accelaration

On some of the computers in my company Visual Studio 2013 didn't work at all because the onboard graphics card wasn't good enough. I checked for the requirements and found this: This isn't so ...
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Virtual Machine in Windows causes mouse pointer artifacts

I feel like I've seen this problem with multiple virtual machines with Win8 and Win7 on multiple physical machines using VMWare and Visual Studio Tablet Simulator. Once you start using a virtual ...
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Windows 8.1 comes with SQL Server and Visual C++?

My friend got a new Windows 8.1 laptop. I am helping her cleanup things that came "free" from HP (games, etc). In the list of programs installed, I see "Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition" and ...
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How to disable LESS intellisense in Visual Studio 2013?

I hate that VS intellisense tries to autocomplete nested selectors as attributes. How can I disable just this feature for LESS? -OR- How can I disable LESS intellisense entirely?
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Adding a type before an existing parameter name auto-deletes the name in VS2013; how to disable this?

I just upgraded from Visual Studio 2012 to 2013. Previously if I had a line of code like this: void foo(const char *s) { ... } I could select the "const char *" and type "std::string <space>" ...
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Prevent Visual Studio from opening a new Firefox window when pressing F1?

I have Visual Studio 2013 (tested with Update 1, 2 and 3) installed on two completely seperate machines, one is Windows 7 SP1 and one is Windows 8.1. Both are running the latest version of Firefox and ...
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Paste From Clipboard not always working

So, this has been driving me crazy for a bit, but now I have a repro: On my work machine, I cannot copy/paste some text into some applications. Example: If I click on the address bar in Windows ...
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Visual studio 2010 installation to use silverlight application

I have to learn working on Silver light application of VS2010. I have never used VS Studio before. When i try to install VS 2010 from this link ...
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Improving/Resolving keyboard input lag with Visual Studio 2013

I'm having a slight delay (50-200 ms estimated) with keyboard input (code editing) from within Visual Studio 2013. The problem does not occur with Visual Studio 2010. When typing, there is a slight ...
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Visual Studio 2013, installation stuck every time at the same point

I'm trying to install Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 ultimate version on my laptop, but every time the installation stuck at the same point like in the image below: My laptop specification: ...
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Visual studio 2013 ultimate, WebMatrix 3 and WAMP server in same machine

I want to use Visual studio 2013 ultimate and WebMatrix 3 in the same machine that i run WAMP server on it, but some problem happen to WAMP server and (IIS when test using Webmatrix) if i do this, ...
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How can I export my color settings from Visual Studio 2013 and import on Visual Studio 2010?

At home I use Visual Studio 2013, however at work sometimes I have to use Visual Studio 2010. I would like to use the same colors on both environments. I want to export the default Dark Theme from ...
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Add View dialog missing from Visual Studio 2013

In Visual Studio 2012 I use to be able to write a new controlled method, right click on it and create the view automatically. In Visual Studio 2013 I can't seem to do this anymore. How can I easily ...
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VS2013 Test agent and controller not communicating

I have a Windows Azure VM running VS2013 Load Test Controller and a second Azure VM running 2013 Load Test Agent. I have not been able to get the two communicating successfully. I added the hostname ...
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windows visual setup cannot run

I tried installing Visual Basic C++ using the web installer (vc_web.exe). I chose to install on my C: drive, but had to quit during the process, due to the slow speed of my connection. Now when I ...
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Emulate a network connection in Windows 8.1

I have no idea if it's possible but I need a way to simulate a network adapter that thinks it is connected. The issue is that I am trying to give my Windows Phone 8 emulator internet access through my ...
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How to compile application with Visual Studio 2008 in Windows XP for Windows 98 SE

I have Visual C++ 2008 installed in Windows XP. Compiled applications doesn't work in Windows 98 SE. How do I configure my compiler that it compiles Windows 98 compliant applications in Windows XP? ...
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Visual Studio crashes on Parallels Desktop 8

I have a macbook pro with 16GB Ram, as a frequent visual studio user I installed Parallels Desktop so I can use visual studios on my mac. Whenever I open visual studios its very slow and it eventually ...
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Where is “dynamic help” feature in Visual Studio 2013

Where is "dynamic help" feature in Visual Studio 2013? I don't find any replacement of showing API when I click class name in source code.
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Quick file search for text

I was forced to use Visual Studio and wave off my favourite Notepad++. Now after coming back to Notepad++ I can see how slow it searches for fiels, where Visual Studio had "Solutions" where files ...
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Delay notification in Visual Studio 2008

In Visual Studio 2008 Professional, when I close the project I get the error as shown in the image below. This is a project which connects to TFS. So why do I get this message? If I click on continue ...
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Visual Studio Command Prmpt hang on launch

I am getting fairly frequent hangs when inlaunch the visual studio command prompt on. The only thing that the VS prompt does that differs from the normal cod prompt is to launch a batch file that sets ...
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Why Excel doesn't ask(prompt) to Save the file which is modified while closing

This is what happens, I open an Excel (2013) file (of any kind) Make changes to the file. Close it. Before, it used to ask if I want to save the file sine it's modified. Now, it closes the file ...
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How to access an ASP.NET app though a Virtual machine

I'm developing a web app with Visual Studio 2013. I'm using a Macbook pro and decided to install a copy of Windows 8 on a virtual machine using VMWare Fusion. I have a static IP Address and I'm ...