Visual Studio is Microsoft's IDE (integrated development environment) offering for developing on its platforms, such as Windows, Windows Phone and Xbox. Out of the box, it supports C++, C#, VB.NET and F# for programming, as well as XML/XSLT, HTML, CSS and JavaScript for web development. Many other ...

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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 big project can visual studio online version can handle? [closed]

Just found out that visual studio has online version. Can online account really do professional work? What is the limitation?
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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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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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Why are consecutive int data type varaiables located at 12 bytes offset in visual studio? [migrated]

To clarify the question, please observe the c/c++ code fragment: int a = 10, b = 20, c = 30, d = 40; //consecutive 4 int data values. int* p = &d; //address of variable d. Now, in visual studio ...
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Gitignore vs BTS SyncIgnore

I'm currently trying out BTS (Bit-Torrent Sync). I've been using Synology Cloudstation, but I'm unhappy with the lack of "exclusion" options and some other quirks that just leave me not One thing I ...
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Installing Visual Studio Express on Windows 8.1

I've been trying to install the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio Express from their website to toy around with the IDE and C# development in general. I have a relatively fresh and completely ...
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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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Experiencing delays in keystrokes for Visual Studio over RDP

Does anyone have a suggestion for tweaking the performance of VS2010 over RDP? I'm not even convinced it's an RDP issue, as VS is the only app that has lag between actions (sometimes several seconds ...
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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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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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Delete a line in Visual Studio without copying it?

There is the shortcut Shift Del to delete a line, but I want to delete without modifying what is in the clipboard. Is there some way to configure it or another shortcut?
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Toolbars don't stay in their positions after exiting debug mode

In Visual Studio, you have two 'environments', I don't know their proper terms so I'll call them Debug Mode and Code Mode. In Code Mode, I'll position my Solution Explorer, Toolbox, Property Window, ...
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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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Connection Reset error trying to set up HTTPS locally using VS and IIS Express

I'm trying to set up Facebook authentication on my application, so I tried following the steps at this page: ...
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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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How to get Product Key for Visual Studio 2010 from MSDNAA without downloading?

I've installed Visual Studio 2010 Professional Trial from the public ISO download site. Then I noticed that I don't have a Product Key yet so I logged in to DreamSpark with my MSDNAA login (that is ...
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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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What happened to design view in Visual Studio 2013?

Visual Studio has the option to view html in 3 views: design, split an source. (image from VS2012) All 3 options seem to have disappeared in Visual Studio 2013. Any ideas?
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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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Windows 7 access denied to executables.. by what?

Ever since I started using Windows 7 this problem has been bothering me. From time to time I see similar questions popping up on misc forums, but never did I see an answer. Here are two scenarios that ...
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How do I install a VSIX file in Visual Studio?

I just downloaded a VSIX file from the Visual Studio Gallery. How do I install it in Visual Studio?
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Mouse scroll wheel causes “back” in IE and Visual Studio

I am running Windows 7 64bit and the machine is connected via a KVM, so I have to use PS2 mouse connector (the machine is about 20' behind me in the office somewhere) as the KVM doesn't switch USB. ...
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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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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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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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How to change the namespace of a class in all of its partials?

In VS2010 is there a simple way to change a class' namespace and have it make the change to all of the partial classes its composed of in different files? ie. change it in MyClass.cs and have it ...
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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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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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Getting Visual Studio to auto-format code

Is there a way to set Visual Studio to auto-format code how I like? For example I want my opening bracket for a method to start right after the signature, but Visual Studio likes to create a new line ...
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Installing Windows Mobile SDK without Visual Studio

Is it possible to install the Windows Mobile SDK without having Visual Studio? I am using SharpDevelop to write a Windows Mobile application, but I need to use an assembly in the Windows Mobile 6.0 ...
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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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Visual Studio 2010 fails to install with “Error occurred during setup” on Microsoft .NET Framework 4

So I had several versions of Visual Basic / Visual Studio on my PC. But there was nothing that wanted to start anymore, so I decided to delete all. Here after tried to reinstall everything(Visual ...
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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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VS11 Black Background when printing

When I try to print my Sourcecode from Visual Studio 11 RC, the Code gets printed as white on black, not the other way around. I tried searching for it in Enviroment- Colors- Printer, but I don't see ...
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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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Why does Visual Studio run in “Always on top” mode?

My copy of Visual Studio seems to be set in "Always On Top" Mode. It runs this way by default; there seems to be no way of changing it. Visual Studio runs as Administrator/Elevated, but that really ...
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Why would 'special keys' affect regular key presses

This problem arose while developing in VS2013. I have code that captures shortcut keys using ProcessCmdKey and code that captures press and hold keys using Key_Down and Key_Up events on a canvas ...
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Plugin to view an Image in Visual Studio while debugging

I'm looking for a plugin similar to this: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/e682d542-7ef3-402c-b857-bbfba714f78d Except compatible with VS2010. Ideally, I'd like to be able to simply ...
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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 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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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 ...