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Cannot log in to Visual Studio IDE

I really need to start working on my c# project again, but Visual Studio 2017 will not let me log in any account of mine. I open visual studio and it looks like this. Then displays this error ...
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android app development with Visual Studio and Xamarin. Toolbox is greyed out

I recently just started android app development and I'm following tutorials on YouTube. However, when the emulator is up I cannot access any of the widgets/items in the toolbox in order to drag and ...
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visual studio 2015 community runs incredibly slow( c complier) [on hold]

I'm very novice to visual studio and coding in general. I'm trying to use visual studio 2015 community to run simple commands. (printf and the likes - the basic of c). It's running incredibly slowly ...
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i got separate code in react after saving in visual studio

this is a react app and after saving the code I got separate tags and code I don't know what is the problem
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(SFML 2.5.1 in VS2017) Many Unresolved External Symbol Errors [migrated]

I'm trying to build a simple SFML program, but I keep getting these errors when I build the program. I tried Google, but the errors were always different than mine. I have SFML statically linked, here'...
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Visual STudio - automatically fill CSS file based on markup

A quick question since I couldn't find such an extension with my search. Is there such extension which would automatically add classes to my CSS file which I define in my html/js file? E.G: <...
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I'm doing a course but the things the lecturer says works don't [migrated]

I have recently gotten into programming and decided to learn C++. I took advantage of the sale at Udemy and bought three courses there, one for beginners on C++, one for game-making and one for the ...
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Copy-Paste “unexpanded” text in Microsoft Visual Studio 2005

I am using Microsoft Visual Studio 2005. How do I copy and paste the text that has been outlined? I would like to copy one list of name and initialization of the method/functions without the actual ...
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Test Results not displayed in TFS 2017 Build Summary

We have several build definitions in which the test results will not show up for us, but not sure what we are doing wrong. This is TFS 2017. Screen shot of "Tests" tab “No test runs are available. ...
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VS 2015 to VS 2017 issue with installation 2015 opens instead

I'm having this issue where I use dPInstaller to install new SQL server and Visual Studio 2017. However, when I try to install Visual Studio 2015 opens up with the Visual Studio 2017 script. I tried ...
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Resharper 2018.3 “Local Variables” rule

I am running Visual Studio 207 Community and have just updated Resharper to version 2018.3.1. I am now getting a lot of warnings about local variable names Name "aaabbbccc" does not match rule '...
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Visual Studio 2017 Installation Error: Unable to download installation files. Check your internet connection and try again

Ive been trying to install VS 2017 for a long time no but without success. When I run the installer I have to click continue and after that it just repeats the same process (downloading, verifying, ...
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Visual Studio Error

Could someone please help me with the Visual Studio installation.I installed it once but saw it was older version so i had uninstalled it.Now when i am trying to install it again, every time oi get ...
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Error related on Tdrdelay Tesla M2050 running on Windows 8.1 [migrated]

I have a C++ AMP program that works fine for small data sets(5K*5K) and large data sets(50K*50K)on a laptop equipped with a single GPU, an NVIDIA GT 650M. It also runs smoothly for small data sets on ...
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OpenGL and GLUT on Visual Studio 2017

A project I'm working on at University requires us to work in Visual Studio 2017 and use the OpenGL and Glut libraries. For reasons, i can't use freeglut. The problem is I have no idea how to get ...
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Visual Studio – New .Net form designer – File is corrupt. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8013110E)

When I open or create a .Net form, I get this exception in the designer. File is corrupt. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8013110E) It was working fine but a couple of days ago.  I re-installed Visual ...
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Can't open my project in visual studio because of the impossibility to write the configuration file in IIS automatically

I'm facing this issue with opening one of my projects in Visual studio 2017 : When I try opening the project, I get the following error I googled the error to see if I could solve it, but to no ...
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How to install Visual Studio 2017 Community Edition on Windows 10 Home S

Windows 10 Home S only installs apps that are verified for the Microsoft Store. For example, Arduino IDE installed just fine. I'd expect all Microsoft products to be verified for sure. However, I'...
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Strange certification verification error on https://go.microsoft.com/

I am currently re-installing my Visual Studio 2017. But the installer alerts my that it cannot download package from https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=94001. And then I try to access this url ...
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Install Nuget Package on VS For Mac

I have a project and am attempting to install a nugget package, but when I click on Project -> Add Nuget Packages I get this error: [nuget.org] Failed to retrieve metadata from source "https://api-...
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How to change font size? non-editor pane

I see how to change the font and size for editor windows in VS and SSMS. I do not yet see how to change the font size in the non-editor window panes such as Properties, Object Explorer, Registered ...
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PowerShell commands not recognized when called from VisualStudio 2017

I've written a function called Deploy-App which our developers use inside VisualStudio 2017 in Build Events > Post-build event command line to publish their application to a network share. I've ...
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GIT For Windows - Failed to receive handshake, SSL/TLS connection failed

There have been many questions asked on this subject but none of them have a definitive answer. I am developing in Visual Studio 2017 (v15.8.5) on a company network, behind proxy with my Git ...
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How to add ident to a block without reidenting it in Visual Studio Code

If I had a typescript file idented by 4 spaces with some SQL strings idented with 2 spaces. function ts_query(){ const sql=` SELECT * FROM table1 WHERE field1 IS NULL ...
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Visual Studio - Change colors from blue to purple

I got this problem where my code editor looks like: while I want it to look like: How do I fix this?
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How to integrate WDK with Visual Studio?

So I downloaded VS installer and wdksetup and runned them at the same time on a PC I left at home. Now I am worried because I have installed WDK even though visual Studio 2017 is not yet installed, ...
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How do I get a solarized color theme in Microsoft Visual Studio?

I'm used to using my IDE with the Solarized Dark color theme. I recently switched to Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 and want to continue using that color theme. When I search for solarized in the ...
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Where can I download Visual C++ 2015 Build Tools? [closed]

A program I am installing requires Visual C++ 2015 Build Tools. However, I am unable to find these anywhere. The link they provided 404s. So I tried googling it. The top result: https://blogs.msdn....
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Visual Studio: Start ASP.NET application and open webbrowser with currently selected folder as URL

I had no idea how to word this and thus no idea how to search for it, so hopefully this is not a duplicate. I have an ASP.NET MVC5 application and let‘s say a Transaction.cshtml file that is in the ...
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“Format Document” command doesn't format JSON

I have a JSON document opened in Visual Studio Community 2017 on Windows 10. I am trying to format the document using the "Format Document" command (Ctrl+K,Ctrl+D). When I do that I get the following ...
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Is it possible to make IntelliSense in Visual Studio 2017 autocomplete typing text only by pressing TAB key

Sometimes IntelliSense behavior is very annoying. For example, typing in c# editor "Random[SPACE]" resulted "Random3DDataGenerator" in my code when the is no "using System;" in the code. I had to ...
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Visual Studio: set focus to text editor

Is there a shortcut to set the focus easily to the editor where my code is? I don‘t want to cycle through anything or hide something else, I want a direct shortcut to jump with the focus to the editor....
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Is it possible to get Visual Studio Code IDE debugging of apps on Rails 5.2 to work?

Expected behavior In VS Code (or other IDE); add break point to first line of [app root]/ config/application.rb; require_relative 'boot' start debug. debugger should stop at breakpoint Actual ...
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How to start a “Recent” shortcut from a pinned app in admin mode?

I pinned Visual Studio to the taskbar and in the Properties and I set it to run as an Administrator. That works: when I click on a icon, it opens VS in Administrator mode. However, when I right ...
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Prevent the generation process and execute

Using Visual Studio, Keys like [F5], [CRTL+F5], [F10], [F11] will generate and execute your code. So any fat finger [F12], or any "reflexe" [F11] to enter the function definition, will excecute the ...
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Directories can only be deleted after clearing its contents

I have this really annoying issue with deleting directories in Windows for some time now. I'm a software developer using Visual Studio and I usually have a common build output directory for one ...
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Visual Studio 2015 title: Current User in title bar

I've seen questions about how to attach "(Administrator)" to the title bar https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/user-permissions-and-visual-studio?view=vs-2017 When Visual Studio ...
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Intermittent issues connecting to a SQL CE Database

I'm trying to work on a local development copy of a website in Visual Studio 2017. This website uses a SQL CE database in an .MDF file, and I run the site locally through VS using IIS Express. When I ...
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Why does Iosevka look so awful as editor typeface in Visual Studio 2017?

Iosevka has been my default go-to typeface for source code of any kind anywhere. Naturally I tried to use it with Visual Studio but the rendering looks just awful (you'd have to view the images with ...
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VS Studio 2017 CE - Cancel Update

After trying to cancel the update, I can no longer open vsstudio. How can you get back to the previous state before the update is triggered? The related MS ticket is: https://developercommunity....
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Debugger.Launch() on Visual Studio 2017

I have Visual Studio Professional 2017 Version 15.8.2, I'm trying to use Debugger.Launch() but I can't see VS2017 on the list of possible debuggers in the Visual Studio Just-In-Time Debugger window. ...
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Program output redirected to file, but file remains locked for a fraction of time after program ended

The problem When I run the following command in a Command Prompt: devenv /? > out.txt & del out.txt I get the following error: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by ...
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Only one Windows Software Development Kit installed at a time?

I use an SSD so I don't have a lot of storage space but Microsoft always seems to install multiple Windows Software Development Kits wasting tons of space: And yes, I'm a software developer so I need ...
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What is the correct SQL command to use when “?” doesn't work as a parameter reference to a spread sheet in Excel?

When I changed the hard coded date (highlighted) to ? It returned conversion error message. What is the fix? Appreciate all the helps i can get. SET NOCOUNT ON DECLARE @lastdayofweek DATETIME ...
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SQL Server Manager Studio keeps creating Visual Studio 2015 and Vulnerability Assessment Reports folder in which both of these folder are empty

I'm using SSMS 2017. However, there is a problem. As soon as I open the app, it will create two folders: SQL Server Manager Studio (with Vulnerability Assessment Reports emptied ) Visual Studio 2015 ...
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Generate ctags for gVim to replace visual-studio intellisense

I am trying to generate ctags to use within gVim that would allow me to get the same kind of experience I get while using visual studio. My problem is that when I generate ctags inside my project, ...
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vs_communitycore.msi can't be executed - error code 1619

I'm having problems with my old VS 2015 installation on Windows 7, I cannot repair/uninstall it, It seems the packages were corrupted after I migrated my operating system. I have manually ...
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Windows Form crashes when VS is switched to designer view

I am using VS VS 2010. Whenever i switch to designer view, the form crashes. I have not written any code in the form.It is at its default form! Still it crashes.Even when i add a new form it crashes. ...
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How to use MPIR with Visual Studio?

I am an academic and I need to develop some numerical algorithms which require functions from a package called MPIR http://mpir.org/downloads.html. I downloaded the 3.0.0 version and I am trying to ...
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Setting open multiple solutions by Visual Studio when starting Windows

Every morning, I open my computer (Windows 10) then I open two instances of Visual Studio (one for GUI solution, other for Service solution) for coding reasons. I wish it can be automatic. For ...