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How to install and use a project template using dotnet CLI

I recently made a reddit post in which I was asking about how to disable implicit usings in Visual Studio 2022. From that post I understood a couple of things: This can only be done per project basis ...
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Visual Studio on M1 Macbook using Parallels

My Intel Macbook broke. I was using BootCamp to run Windows and create Windows Forms Applications (so with .Net Framework) using Microsoft Visual Studio. I wanted to buy the new M1 Macbook Air but I ...
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Visual Studio closes solutions immediately after upgrading to 17.2

Yesterday I upgraded Visual Studio 2022 from 17.1.x to 17.2. Now, when I try to open a solution, I can see the the Solution Explorer being populated with the projects, and files I had open previously ...
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Visual Studio 2022, 2019 Community Edition: can not be installed

I am trying to install Visual Studio 2022 Community Edition on my Windows10 notebook. Unfortunately it always run into an error during the install phase. I have tried the usual things: reboot ...
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Unable to run project on Docker from Visual Studio

So after many hours banging my head I decided to write. I started a very simple console project on VS2022 <Project Sdk="Microsoft.NET.Sdk"> <PropertyGroup> <OutputType&...
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Can't fully uninstall Visual Studio 2019 - how do I clear the app list?

I have uninstalled Visual Studio 2019 but it still exists in the App list in Windows 10. If I select it from that list and click Modify or Uninstall the VS installer opens as expected but displays the ...
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VSCode Double SSH with dynamic PORT and IP

VSCode Double SSH with dynamic PORT and IP I can use below configs in my VSCode ssh config file if the PORT & IP are known before-hand Host serverA HostName serverA_ip PreferredAuthentications ...
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How do I get a newer version of Windows? [duplicate]

I currently have version 1511 of Windows 10. I want to install Visual Studio 2022 Community Edition, which requires version 1909. I "Check for Updates" on my PC and it says Windows is up ...
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Visual studio 2019 has been removed from PC, but it still stays in "Best match"

Visual studio 2019 has been removed (via installer) from PC, but it still stays in "Best match": Why? How to completely remove it? Extra: if you click on it, nothing happens. OS: Windows 10 ...
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Can't build projects anymore after installing visual studio 2022

When VisualStudio 2022 is installed on the system I cant build projects anymore that have .resx References like this in the XAML code: {x:Static local:Resources.ITEM} It shows the Error: Error ...
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Is there a way to customize the IntelliSense icons in Visual Studio?

Our project has a lot of styles defined in our custom bootstrap.css, as well as other styles from other style sheets. It would be convenient to be able to spot the ones coming from Bootstrap at a ...
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Setup Failed Fatal Error during installation (0x80070643) SSIS Projects

I installed Microsoft visual studio 2019 and wanted to add the SSIS extension but got the following error. Microsoft AS OLE DB Provider for SQL Server 2016: An error occurred during the installation ...
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No agent found in pool XXX which satisfies the following demand: visualstudio although vs2022 community is installed

We have a build agent (a self hosted buildserver) which apparently satisfies msbuild, but not visualstudio so we tried to install vs. I installed vs2022 community on the server and restarted. Still ...
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Visual Studio 2022 Stuck in Authorization Loop

I have a solution in Visual Studio 2022 that continually asks me to re-authorize my Microsoft account in a loop, which seems like it is once per project in the solution. This happens if I want to do ...
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Install VS Code extensions in another directory

I have very little local disk storage and I need to install the VS Code extensions to another directory. Is it possible to do it? How can I do it?
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"Explorer" window not visible in Visual Studio

I am learning the basics of Django on a Windows 10 system. The video tutorials I am working through use Visual Studio as the development environment – I’m sure they are many other equally capable IDEs....
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Shift tabbing in Visual Studio 2019 does not work when selecting an entire line

If I highlight an entire line of text in Visual Studio 2019, including any leading whitespace, the Shift+Tab hotkey does not decrease the level of indentation. It only works if I select everything ...
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Can't uninstall msbuild community tasks Win10 program

I'm trying to remove MSBuild Community Tasks program from my Win10 laptop but keep getting the error below when uninstalling. I've never used it and want it gone. Any idea how to get rid of it?
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macOS repeated "Wants to use System Keychain" 9 times when building iOS and archiving Xamarin projects

I've run into this extremely annoying problem where I have to enter my login credentials literally 9 times. 9 when I build an iOS xamarin project. 9 when I create an archive and publish it in VS Mac. ...
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Can't connect to WSL2 from Visual Studio

I've got a Windows 11 computer with Visual Studio 2022. I can connect to the ssh server inside WSL2 through localhost with putty. But when I try to add a connection for WSL2 inside Visual Studio ...
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Pin taskbar icon using VBA in Windows 10

I have a VBA script that a does a few things before installing a visual studio desktop application. Last line of the VBA script is: CreateObject("WScript.Shell").Run("""\\...
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How do you make git tortoise and visual studio work on a git repository inside wsl2?

How do you make git tortoise and visual studio work on a git repository inside wsl2? I git pulled a repo inside my WSL2 Ubuntu instance, but because the application tortoise and visual studio are ...
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IIS not using CSS when published from VS

I am using the new Visual Studio 2022 with an ASP.NET C# Web Application. My CSS changes work fine when viewing thru IIS Express in VS on Edge and Chrome, but when published to IIS they look like the ...
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How to edit an icon in Visual Studio

In VS6 one could edit .ico files. Today I've tried to do the same in VS2019. It seems it can't now. Is this feature removed or am I missing something? Any replacement as simple as VC6? I've tried GIMP ...
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Remove empty lines or other editing features in Visual Studio

In order to use column mode in Notepad++, you press the ALT button and start dragging. In order to use column mode in Visual Studio, you press the ALT button and start dragging. To my humble opinion, ...
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VisualStudio - Disappear right click context menu

The context menu disappears when you hover the cursor over it. before over cursor over Any idea why?
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Prevent each vstfs link from opening a new instance of Visual Studio

We have a code review report which shows open code reviews; who raised it, what the state is and whether it has comments. Each row in the report has a link similar to the one below vstfs:///CodeReview/...
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I can't change the font of the text editor in Visual Studio 2022. The size changes, but the font itself doesn't

My problem is described in the title. I can't get the editor to change fonts. Here's a screenshot: If I change the size of the font, that works, but the font itself doesn't change. Also, strangely, I ...
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Cannot Install visual studio installer (vs_community.exe) and always run into dll error

Please note I don't want to reinstall windows on my PC or reset it So, I had visual studio 2019, 1 month ago working just fine. I wanted to install more packages so I ran the installer_shell.exe and ...
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Select debug browser in Visual Studio 2022

There used to be an option to select the browser you wanted to debug in. There "play" debug button also used to be available on debug toolbar. Are there settings to get this functionality ...
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SSDT with Visual Studio Professional Edition vs Enterprise Edition

We need to setup SSDT for SSIS on SQLServer 2019. We would like to understand what is the difference if we go for Visual Studio Professional edition versus Visual Studio Enterprise edition. I see no ...
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Recently reinstalled Visual C++ Redistributable, many programs are now broken, how do I fix?

Ever since I reinstalled my Visual C++ redistributables in an attempt to fix another issue, many of my programs that use this dependency have become nonfunctional. I am infuriated because every single ...
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32-bit colored icons not available on Visual Studio

I want to add an icon to my project and the icon is working, but Visual Studio (I've tried both 2019 and 2022) won't let me use 32-bit colors to create an icon. The icon editing tools are greyed out ...
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How to remove the space on left side of the editor in visual studio

I'm using Visual Studio Community 2022. I want to conserve the space on the left in the editor shown in this screen shot: More generic question is how to customise the chrome of Visual Studio ...
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Clion vs Visual Studio Community 2019 for c++ dev work

So Iam having a hard time choosing between visual studio 2019 community and clion, mainly because Iam debating if I should get m1mac mini or a windows machine. Can someone explain the main difference ...
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In Visual Studio 2017 or later is there a setting to control which document tab is selected next on closing the current tab?

The current behavior from a fresh install with only a couple options changed (no preview files, and open new tabs to the right of existing) if you close a tab the next one selected is the previous one ...
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How can I use eclipse keymaps in visual studio?

I have been an eclipse user, and when I switched to intelliJ I simply used the eclipse keymap in intellij. Now in my work, i need to use Visual Studio 2019. I noticed that it doesn't have eclipse ...
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Install VS 2019 on Windows Server 2019 throws virtual memory low error

I try to install my VS 2019 on my Windows Server 2019 VM Ware. This VM Ware is given as a fact, so I can't switch this server or OS. The main install is okay, but when try to install the APS.Net ...
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Why doesn't Visual Studio launch all of a sudden?

My problem is that I was coding a lot in VS, but I haven't used it for a month and I need to use it again but whenever I try to open the application after install, it displays an error message once ...
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How to really completely uninstall visual studio?

I am trying to make the computer as close as possible as if Visual Studio would have never been installed on it. I used its own installer to remove all the Installed components. Then I went to Apps ...
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How to fully reset all Visual Studio settings to factory defaults?

I have Microsoft Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio 2022 installed. This is Community Edition, I am logged in and registered with my Microsoft Account. It is important. I removed all "Visual ...
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Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup keeps appearing in root of E:\

Should I be worried? is this malware? I deleted it once but it appeared again, I have no idea what is causing this.
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Use fixed (not variable length) tab sizes in Visual Studio 2019

Using Visual Studio 2019 Professional. When you have multiple files open, the filename is the tab title in the main IDE (see image). The horizontal size (number of pixels) for each tab is variable, ...
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Visual Studio 2019 has errors after cleaning the VS extensions folder in the Temp directory, cannot even install VS installer

I was cleaning up useless files from my disk when I came across the dreaded Temp folder. It had all the extensions used by the Visual Studio installer to add Xamarin functionality to Visual Studio (as ...
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Visual Studio installation problems with TextStudio in Windows 7

I heard that Visual Studio is a very good C++ IDE, that's why I wanted to install it. Btw I have installed TextStudio (it's a famous latex editor) before it (this installation is not related to C++, I ...
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Is it possible for VS 2019 to use more than 4GB RAM?

From time to time I see that in my computer ( 64 bit Windows 10) Task Manager, Processes tab that VS 2019 uses more than 4GB-- sometimes it can go up to 5GB, but not more than that. (I use VS 2019 ...
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Do I need Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86) even when I install Visual Studio (Desktop development with C++)

Do I need it? If I don't need, how can I install visual studio? I mean should I install visual studio then delete the package or delete the package first, then install visual studio? And can I really ...
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Whats up with my VS2017 edit toolbar and the repeated buttons

[VS2017, v15.9.36] As you can see below, I get multiple copies of the same buttons (2 or 4 of each) And in the quick edit mode, it is the same But in the customize view, it is normal. Additionally, ...
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cv2.cuda.getCudaEnabledDeviceCount() return 0 after visual studio build and with_cuda is set true for opencv using windows10

I want gpu to work in opencv , after CMake with_cuda true and build of (ALL_Build, Install) with no errors I found GPU not detected I use windows 10 I tried 3 times to build opencv , but Gpu not work ...
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The request was aborted: Could not create SSL/TLS secure channel in Visual Studio 2013 for Windows Desktop

I am facing a small problem .. unintentionally uninstalled the NuGet Package tool from my Visual Studio 2013 where I use it to install frameworks, libraries, among others .. however when trying to ...
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