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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remote desktop crashes when browse visual studio projects

so I am working on a remote desktop, which is for a remote server(this server is hosting the online version of the web app that I am developing, but I am developing a local copy,also stored on that ...
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Visual Studio 2015 crashes on startup

my Visual Studio 2015 keeps crashing and I cannot find out why. Yesterday I wanted to install the Python Tools March 2016. This included the update 2 for VS2015. After installation Visual Studio ...
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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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Use Redo after mistakenly typing a character in between of Undo in VisualStudio?

Is there a way to continue Redo in Visual Studio after mistakenly typing a character? HELLO Hello Ctrl+ZCtrl+ZCtrl+ZCtrl+Z H Ctrl+RCtrl+RR(mistake) Helr Is there a way to continue to Redo to ...
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CounterStrike Just-In-Time Debugger Error

CounterStrike 1.6 Game has been showing error message and force close. I uninstalled Game and after that I couldn't install it again. So I thought I should remove it from "Uninstall" dir of registry. ...
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Difference between Visual Basic and Visual Studio?

I was wondering what the difference is between installing Visual Basic and Visual Studio?
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Error Loading VB 6 Project In Windows 7 - MSComCtl2

I can't open my VB6 project on any Windows 7 machine. I did a clean OS install on a machine. The OS is Windows 7 Pro SP1 32 bit. All I have installed on this machine is VB6 Enterprise and Office 2007 ...
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How do I verify a Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable installation

I recently installed a (digitally signed) program and the installer launched an internally packaged Microsoft Visual C++ redistributable installer halfway in. I scanned the program and checked its ...
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How do I get rid of the braces around object representations in the Locals window in Visual Studio (when copying)?

In Visual Studio (2015 Enterprise + ReSharper Ultimate), in the Locals window (and perhaps others), all values for class types are displayed with braces around them, as seen here: In the case of ...
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Change location of .gitconfig in Visual Studio

Visual Studio 2015 has Git integration, but it picks up a .gitconfig file used in my Cygwin install that has some problems (for one thing, it is a symlink, but even it if was a normal file it would ...
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How long does it take to Repair/Uninstall a Visual Studio 2015 installation?

Context: Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7280 64bit, Windows 10 Home 64bit How long should I expect 2015 to spend repairing itself? It's been over 8 hours and we haven't moved beyond "Microsoft Build Tools ...
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Visual Studio Emulator for Android fails to install - says Visual Studio is required

I am trying to install the standalone Visual Studio Emulator for Android on Windows 10 Pro. According to the page, Visual Studio 2015 is not required and I've had the emulator installed on running on ...
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How to remove folders from visual studio code

Hi I need to remove folders from visualstudio code folder directory
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Visual Studio 15 not detecting Windows 10 SDK

Today I downloaded standalone installer for Windows 10 SDK which downloaded all the required files of about 700 MB. Then I installed it with a setup file placed within downloaded content. But still ...
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Visual Studio Code is always on top in Linux

I've installed VS Code in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When using it, it always sits on top of other windows. Not only does it sit on top of other applications like the terminal, it also sits on top of its own ...
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How can I export an exe using Visual Studio Community 2015

I just made a simple black window game using Visual Studio Community 2015, but found myself have no idea how to send the program to my friends, who don't have the Visual Studio installed to test. I ...
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NGEN is eating up all my disk space

For a couple months now I've woken up every couple days to find my C:\ drive out of space. After some digging I found my C:\Windows\Temp folder was full of 3MB log files -- ~40GB worth, numbering in ...
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Visual Studio newbie need help making a VB front end to a PS script

I'm a system admin at work and part of the day to day is creating new mailboxes for users in Office 365 and we are forced to use powershell to do this. The only variable in the PS commands is the user'...
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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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How can I get ConEmu, Far Manager and the VS Developer Command Prompt to play nice together?

I'm currently trying to set up my environment such that I can open a ConEmu tab and it will automatically initialize Far Manager and the VS Developer Command Prompt environment. My failed attempt was ...
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How to know cursor position index in an editor

I'm working with an HTML file, and I need to know my cursor position index in the overall file. In Visual Studio, I can see the line number and column number in status bar. In Notepad++ too, in the ...
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How to get the Visual Studio installation path in a batch file

Normally, the path is something like C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\VC\. From Visual Studio, one can use $(VCInstallDir)$ to get this path. Q: But in a batch file, how to get ...
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Github or Git commands for Flatten, Hydrate, Inflate

I'm working on a project that already has a few javascript and css libraries and even some binary files in it and wanted to add a project.json file for the libraries that exist in nodejs or other ...
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Is there a way to (or extension that will let you) set multiple colored column width guidelines

As the title says, in Visual Studio 2015 is there a way to (or extension that will let you) set multiple column width guidelines, in different colors (i.e.: maybe one in yellow at 80 characters and ...
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Changing the font size is automatically reverted in Visual Studio 2015

Symptom: Open Tools | Options window. Select Environment | Fonts and Colors section. Change the font size for Text Editor from 10 to any other size (eg. 11) Click OK button. After a couple of ...
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Visual Express installation aborted at KB2999226 update

I have windows 8.1 installed on my computer. I tried to install Visual Express 2015 on it and the installation get aborted when it tries to install KB2999226 update. Then I tried to install that ...
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Visual Studio snippets' “surround with” overrides selected text

The Issue In Visual Studio 2015 (Update 2), When I try to use 'Surround with' and select any option from the snippets list, the selected text is being overwritten. see screenshot below when ...
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outlook item, drag-and-drop into a program [duplicate]

I would like to be able to drag and drop a Microsoft Office Outlook item into a non-running application or a shortcut: the application must start with the dropped item as start item, without first ...
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Visual studio 2015 codelens packages?

I know in VS2013 CodeLens was only available on Ultimate. I've been using the 2015 preview and I'm wondering about the availability of CodeLens once the product is officially released. Has there ...
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Looking for Visual Studio 2010 Context Menu Scrolling Workaround - Perhaps I Can Reduce Menu Height?

Visual Studio 2010 is driving me mad, mainly because it insists on scrolling context menus even when there is more than enough room to show all of it. It is particularly bad in the solution explorer ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Application properties window null reference error

When I click on the properties of a solution the visual studio writes me: An error occurred trying to load the page. Property accessor 'TargetDescriptions' on object 'Microsoft.VisualStudio....
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VS 2015 Community - No property pages for C++ project

Every C++ project that I open with Visual Studio 2015 Community edition shows the following when trying to open project properties: I've tried fully reinstalling (deleting folders in documents, ...
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Microsoft Visual Studio Community 2015 setup blocked

While installing Visual Studio Community 2015, the setup was blocked and I received a message that told me that Visual Studio was already installed. Visual Studio Professional 2015 is currently ...
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Visual Studio 15 Preview: Xamarin installation

I'm trying to install Xamarin to the Visual Studio 15 preview. I keep getting the following error: I have Visual Studio 2015 Update 2 installed, probably it causes this issue. Is it possible to ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Drag and drop not working in .xaml

This is probably a very simple setting I accidentally changed, but every search returns about using drag and drop controls in app not in the visual studio Xaml designer editor. In WPF I used to be ...
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How long can I use a product-key version of Visual Studio 2015, offline?

Background Our company is looking to start using Visual Studio 2015. We are planning to buy the perennial 5-license version of Visual Studio 2015 PROFESSIONAL. Our problem is that we have a bunch of ...
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Opening VS2015 Community when both Community & Professional are installed?

I have both VS2015 Community and VS2015 Professional installed. How do I start VS2015 Community? I can't seem to find a link that opens it.
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Visual Studio 2015 warning dialogs don't render correctly

My Visual Studio 2015 warning dialogs appear to not be rendering correctly. They have (seriously) over-sized icons and the text is cut-off... And if cancelled and opened a second time, the dialog ...
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Visual Studio 2015 remove keyboard shortcut

Sometime within the past week my F2 keyboard shortcut in Visual Studio 2015 stopped triggering Refactor->Rename. So I went into keyboard mappings and re-linked it, but it still doesn't work. I see ...
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Visual Studio 2015 Community Failing to Download Package

I am trying to install VS2015 and got the downloader from here - https://www.visualstudio.com/products/visual-studio-community-vs I am running it and it keeps giving me this download error: Before ...
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What is the Visual Studio Standard Collector process, and why does it use 10GB of RAM?

Hopefully this is the right stack exchange site to post on... Didn't feel like it was a programming question for SO. Anyway, I'm running Visual Studio 2015 and got a notification to from Windows to ...
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Visual Studio Keyboard Shortcuts

Does Visual Studio have a way of joining lines? I want the same functionality that Ctrl+J provides in Sublime Text
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Installing Visual Studio across multiple Operating Systems

So I as many people have a copy of Windows 10 installed but I have Windows 7, I prefer Windows 10 over Windows 7 (it runs faster than my Windows 7 install). The problem is that I have a lot of IDE's ...
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Where can I download Visual Studio 2010 Web Express? [closed]

I'm searching Visual Studio 2010 Web Express, where can I download it ? Edit: All the search results for Visual Studio 2010 Web Express are redirecting to the latest Visual Studio (currently, 2015 ...
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Test run crashes OS

This sometimes happens on Windows 10 when I'm running NUnit tests which use postgresql from ReSharper test runner. The test doesn't finish and I see a very strange behavior in all applications. ...
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Visual Studio Code on Linux 32-bits

Microsoft launched the Visual Studio Code versions for Linux and Mac, but the documentation is a little poor. I downloaded the Linux version (which is a binary) and when I came to run the program, I ...
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How to edit SSRS 2008R2 Reports in Visual Studio 2012?

I'm a report writer who's been able to edit/update reports in Visual Studio 2008 (we use SSRS2008R2). I've just installed Visual Studio 2012 and when I go to convert my reports project it's not ...
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Always start Visual Studio as an Administrator on Windows 8

Whenever I start Visual Studio 2012 in Windows 8 it always needs Administrator permissions to access IIS meta data and debug local web applications on IIS. If I turn UAC off, I cannot launch the ...
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I can't find my Visual Studio 2015 Community edition executable

I am running windows. I have three different kinds of Visual Studios, Ultimate 2013, Community 2015 and Enterprise 2015. When I go to the list in control panel > Uninstall a program, I can see that I ...
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Can't install Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 in Windows 7

When I'm trying to install Visual Studio, it shows an error. It says Windows Installer package: vs_setup.msi could not be opened. What should I do?