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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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Visual Studio Code for Mac IntelliSense “Console” not working

Microsoft announced today that they have released Visual Studio Code for Mac, Linux, and Windows. I am trying to use IntelliSense for the keyword "Console" but nothing is showing up. I have tried ...
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Visual Studio Settings not Synchronized

According to Synchronized Settings in Visual Studio, When you use the same personalization account to sign in to Visual Studio on multiple computers, by default your settings are synchronized on ...
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No Visual Studio 2013 settings migrated to Visual Studio 2015

According to this, when I have Visual Studio 2013 installed and I install Visual Studio 2015, my settings are migrated (I use the same account as well). Settings are not synchronized between ...
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How do I hide the editor margin that displays the “lightbulb” icon in VS 2015?

I am talking about this: Takes too much space and is a bit annoying. Is there any way to hide the margin and the icon?
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Windows Explorer crashes if I click a specific file generated by Visual Studio

I have this .dll file I just can't delete: C:\Users\Alisson\Source\Repos\portal-do-guitar-flash\PortalGuitarFlash.Web\obj\Debug\PortalGuitarFlash.Web.dll I have admin rights and the only way of ...
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Can visual studio arrange my properties in alphabetical order?

Can visual studio automatically rearrange my class properties in alphabetical order? I have a class with about 40 properties and I'd rather not do it by hand. for instance I start with this class ...
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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 correctly copy and paste programming code from PDF to editors?

I'm reading a pdf book that contains programming code, when I copy the code and past it in, say visual studio, the doulbe quotation marks changes from this(") to this (”) which leads to syntax errors. ...
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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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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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Can't install .NET framework 4.0 on PC

We have 2 different types of computers here at college: computers that anyone can use which have restricted access. computers that only students that follow a computer science study can use (I'm one ...
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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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Are there ways to customize Visual Studio code assistant?

Whenever I press ctrl + space in Visual Studio, it provides me a list of properties, methods, events, all that in a big list. Is there a way to filter the list to only show e.g. Events or Methods? ...
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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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Can we use Visual Studio 2013 & Visual Studio 2015 simultaneously

Generally it used to be happen that if any one version of Visual Studio is installed in any PC then installing another version of Visual Studio in the same PC will combine with each other. I've ...
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Visual Studio 2015 not showing CSS properties

I just installed Visual Studio 2015 Community Edition. I'm interested in using it for web development, so I opened a CSS file and expected to see the CSS properties, but they are not shown, see below: ...
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MonoDevelop can't import VS2013/2015 solutions

I'm opening a .sln file that I transferred from Visual Studio 2013 into MonoDevelop. When I attempt this, however, it gives me the following error(s): 1. Project 'foo' has a different ToolsVersion ...
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Visual Studio Txt file opening

I'm running visual studio in parallels on a macbook air. First time I'm using C++ to open txt files and it seems to work only when debugging but not when I run without debugging. example code: ...
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Visual Studio 2013 doesn't display font correctly

I'm using Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64 on my computer, and I'm also using Visual Studio 2013 Premium. For some reason, VS won't display/render the font that I want to use correctly. I'm trying to use ...
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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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How do I completely wipe all TFS mappings from my machine?

Over the past few years, I have ended up with multiple projects mapped all over my hard disk haphazardly from VS 2008,2010,2012,2013 Is there an easy way to unmap (and delete local files of) all TFS ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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IDE does not recognize file path on mac parallels

I am trying to create a project on Atmel Studio 6, which is similar to visual studio, but when I run the code, I get the errors: No such file in directory. No input file I am using Atmed Studio on ...
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How to stop windows processes being created with the same id?

I am trying to compile a big project using Visual Studio 2010 express. This is one big project with like around 700 other sub-projects compiling. Now during the compilation some times the ...
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Getting Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word

I am having great trouble getting: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word and Microsoft.Office.Interop.Core I am trying to run my program on another laptop and it needs these files. I downloaded and ...
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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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Loading guest OS's (Windows) localhost through my host's (Mountain Lion) browsers

For work, I have to develop in Visual Studio, which I run via VMware's fusion 5. I really want to test via my mac's native browsers for a multitude of reasons. that is, view the IIs web stuffs that ...
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Visual Studio 11 launches 2 conhost.exe processes

I am running Visual Studio 11 now for a while. I really like it, it has a lot of new features which makes the workdays for a (web)developer a lot easier. But when I look at process explorer, I see ...
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Why VC++ IntelliSense doesn't refresh error list?

Why VC++ IntelliSense doesn't refresh error list? There's an error in the code. IntelliSense shows it up. I fix it, and press F7 to re-compile, the compilation result is successful. But now ...
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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 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 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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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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Issues with Viewing Markup in Visual Studio Development Environment

I have inherited a project from previous developers who left me zero documentation, and I am trying to figure out what is going on with the code in the projects I am reviewing. The projects are ...
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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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Is there some way to predict how much space Visual Studio will consume on my boot partition?

One of the major annoyances of visual studio installation is that the filesystem requirements are almost completely opaque. I'm aware that granular package selection is possible with the unattended ...
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Compiled Visual Studio Programs will not run?

This issue just started the other day. I have many compiled projects from Visual Studio in different languages. Every project works completely fine when running from within Visual Studio. After I ...
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Is there a shortcut to select words in Visual Studio Community that is like VSCode/Atom?

On VSCode and Atom there is the shortcut CtrlD CtrlD that selects the word occurrence. Is there something similar on Visual Studio Community/Pro/... ?
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Recover an older version of the file

My laptop just shutdown unexpectedly when i am doing my project work on Visual Studio 2010. At that time I was editing a css file. After the system was restarted i see that css file was corrupted and ...
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How to change the background color in Visual Studio Work Items page?

I'm trying to change the background color of description panel in Visual Studio work item page: Work item description: I can change text background for a part of the text, but not for the whole ...