|When I try to start my Visual Studio, it says "The requested operation operation requires elevation."|
I still do not know WHY of the problem. Still, this is how I was able
to start Visual Studio Pro.
Right clicked on the VS logo >> Troubleshoot compatibility >> Start
click 'Next' to save the setting.
PS: I have tried the same admin username and password this time, and
|hybrid apps ctp 3 plugin installation|
You can use config.xml to install Facebook connect plugin. Open
config.xml, go to Plugins --> Custom and select Git. Enter Git url and
hit arrow button and Add the plugin. Note that it takes a while to add
the plugin depending upon your network connectivity.
|DevExpress menu is not available after Visual Studio Community 2013 installation|
I suggest you to go through the below DevExpress Knowledge Base
How to resolve issues with Toolbox items
There is an alternate by manually adding them by creating a new
DevExpress Toolbox Tab and dragging all the DLLs from DevExpress
installation folder in Program Files. check the steps here - How to
use DevExpress components with Express versions of Visual Studio
Hint from: No Toolb
|Vs update result in System.TypeLoadException|
Unfortunately we have the same problem with Update 4, this is probaly
caused by referencing a winmd (C++) component.
We have the problem with the SmoothStreaming SDK for Windows 8.1.
We have reached to Microsoft but no answer yet.
A colleague solved this problem by reinstalling Windows and Visual
Studio. Then he updated to Update 3. (Just removing the update 4
didn't work for him)
I rather avoid
|Visual Studio extension does not load in experimental instance|
This is probably a duplicate question. Just check the Debug options of
your VSIX project. This answer might help: Cannot run VSPackage when
developing on multiple machines
If the automatic registration of your extension works, you should find
entries with your package-id in the registry under the following keys:
|Setup failed when installing Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate with Update 4|
I don't understand what is meant by "I want to install new VS 2013
with Update 4 within Update 3". However, I can provide you the steps
to uninstall an update of VS 2013.
Go to Control Panel->Programs->Programs and Features.
Now on the left you will see View installed updates on the top left of
the side bar as shown below.
Now under VS 2013, you should be able to see all the updates. Right
|UnityVS cannot attach to Unity Editor - Visual Studio 2013 Community Edition|
After several hours I found a solution! The only this I did was to
double click on the plug icon in lower right corner of visual studio
and clicked on the custom IP and then instead of 192.168.0.xxx (My IP)
I entered 127.0.0.1 and for the port I used the port that is shown
already for the unity instance. That's it. :)
|The TypeScript Compiler was given no files for compilation, so it will skip compiling|
You need to make sure that at least one of your TypeScript files is
marked with the TypeScriptCompile build action.
If you click on the file and check the properties window in Visual
Studio you will see the build action - it may be that they are all set
to some other action.
|"exited with code 9009" error while trying to build AngularJSToDo Sample app for Visual studio 2013 community|
The sample projects have been authored in a way that the requisite
dependency frameworks will be automatically downloaded when you run
the project for the first time.
However, the libraries may fail to download in case the script does
not have the right permissions to execute. To fix this:
Open the folder where you’ve downloaded the sample app
Identify the FetchRequirements.ps1 file and right
|How switch between method signatures with arrow keys in Resharper?|
My initial thought is that the intellisense prompt is taking focus
from the method parameter info list.
Trying it out myself I can tap Escape to dismiss the intellisense
prompt and then use the arrow keys to switch between the parameter
As for not automatically populating the closing parentheses I don't
know how to set that up and I don't see why you would want to either.
|Visual Studio "Open as a Web Site" context menu option|
I found a small project that does just what you're asking for:
The complete code can be downloaded here. Once you have the code
downloaded and compiled, to add the “Open as Website” option to
Windows Explorer context menu you'll need to run the .reg file
included in the download. This adds a registry entry in
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesFoldershell that runs the
|Import causing syntax error in scss using Visual Studio|
I found problems such as this all the time, when using Web Essentials
to compile SASS. In my opinion the SASS compiling has always been a
bit flaky in Web Essentials. In fact they have taken the decision to
remove compilation from Web Essentials 2015 (see 2015.0.2 in
In the end I ditched Web Essentials in favour of compiling with Grunt
and using Task Runner Explorer in Visual Studio
|Connect VS 2013 with SQL server 2008 or 2012|
You can connect to your database by using the Server Explorer.
VS 2013 > View > Server Explorer
Click on the Plug Item (Connect to Database)
Great Tutorial for CodeFirst
|How to fix '"CheckAttributes" task could not be loaded'-error after installing Visual Studio 2013 Update 4|
Found the solution via this
TransformXml task web.publishing.tasks.dll error
In my case, I had Visual Studio 2012 installed on an E: drive already,
so I found a copy of Microsoft.Web.Publishing.Tasks in
E:Program Files (x86)MSBuildMicrosoftVisualStudiov11.0Web
So I copied that file, and Microsoft.Web.XmlTransform to here:
C:Program Files (x86)MSBuildMicrosoftVisualStudiov12.0Web
and now all
|TypeScript 1.3 protected error|
It didn't work for me too. What I did to fix it was installing VS2013
Update 4 and after that, I executed the TypeScript 1.3 setup again and
did a repair.
Also, you should make sure you don't have
your csproject defined. Set it to 1.1 (not 1.3) or remove it entirely
(then it will use the latest one). Hope that helps!
|Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 - Tools and Extensions Not reaching the internet|
So, I thought I would post my solution to this annoying problem.
My proxy settings for access behind my company's firewall had been
removed with the update.
C:Program Files (x86)Microsoft Visual Studio 12.0Common7IDE
find this file
edit system.net to include this:
<defaultProxy useDefaultCredentials="true" enabled="true">
|Visual Studio Solution Explorer not showing files and folders|
Check this out:
To quote... "This issue is because of a MEF cache corruption.
Installing the feedback extension (or installing any extension) will
invalidate the cache causing VS to rebuild it."
Link to bug report:
|Visual Studio 2013 Update 4 - How to Stop Annoying Notifications|
LATEST UPDATE (Nov-21):
We have now released a patch for this bug. You can download it from
I'm leaving the rest of this answer as is but there should no longer
be a need for any workaround once the patch linked to above has been
I'll start by apologizing and confirming we've got at least one bug
here (if not more). There are several of us actively investigating
|TypeScript 1.3 for Visual Studio 2013 missing SDK directory (tsc.exe)|
Does anyone know why the 1.3 folder was not included in this
This comment clarifies it :
You should have the 1.3 language services with a tools version of
1.1, and the 1.1 folder should contain the 1.3 compiler. I realize
this is confusing
|Extend visual studio code editor|
You need to create a command in your VSCT, handle it using
MenuCommandService, get the active text view, and replace or insert
text into its buffer.
|OData Default company and adjusting Service Config Files in Silverlight App being built in MS Visual Studio 2013|
I had to add additional code within Visual Studio to reference the
company, for example:
ServiceReference1.NAV nav = new ServiceReference1.NAV(new
nav.Credentials = new System.Net.NetworkCredential("user", "password",
|Visual Studio 13, "edit hotkey"|
Ctrl+Z and than again Ctrl+Space.
So you can create a macro for your own use that combines the commands:
Edit: I just see that you asked for VS-2013, this version does not
support macros any longer. So the only way to perform this action with
one keystroke is to create an addin.
|Giving error while running code for windows emulator WGA 512MB|
Looking into the error message it seems program failed to find any
emulators at all for WP8. CPT2.0 used CordovaDeploy.exe to get the
list of available WP8 emulators/devices which was buggy. It seems this
issue was fixed in latest release of Visual Studio Tools for Apache
Cordova -- CPT3.0. Follow the below steps to install CPT3.0
Uninstall Visual Studio Apache Cordova Multi-Device Hybrid App CP
|WinRT App's package family has more than one package installed.|
Hard to guess how you did that. Double-click the Package.appxmanifest
file in your project. Select the Packing tab, you'll see the Package
family name for your app. It is made up from the package name, a
guid, and a hash of your publisher name. The guid is supposed to make
it unique, make sure you didn't change it.
Installed Store apps are recorded in the HKEY_CLASSES_ROOTLocal
|ctrl + enter doesn't work after installing resharper|
Resharper re-maps CTRL+Enter to Resharper_ForceCompleteItem. To get it
back just map it back to Edit.LineOpenAbove (in
Tools->Options->Environment->Keyboard in Visual Studio)
Alternatively, if you know the Vi keys then install the VsVim
Extension and use SHIFT+O to insert above and O to insert below the
|Switch between text editor and other windows|
With help by Mark's comment, pressing Ctrl + Tab, then use arrow keys
(right and left) to switch between tools and files.
|Publishing lightswitch app via command line does not work|
First, you should manually publish your LightSwitch application from
within Visual Studio. That will set the appropriate properties in the
LightSwitch application project file.
LightSwitch projects do not have publish profiles, so unfortunately
you can't make use of those in your scenario. You would need to
override any of the properties defined within the LightSwitch project
by using the /p sw
|Can't install Windows Phone 8.1 Emulator|
So it turns out that HP Pavilion laptops support all that is needed to
run Hyper-V, however it looks as if HP is blocking the SLAT
functionality from working properly with Hyper-V thus not allowing it
to run correctly. This looks like it's blocked at the BIOS level.
Updating the BIOS doesn't solve the issue.
The way I came to this conclusion is that Windows Server running
Hyper-V runs the Window
|XAML Designer Error - Intellisense Missing|
Windows 10 is currently a technical preview and is not meant for you
to develop up on, you need o wait for the Windows 10 Developer Preview
so that you can start coding on Windows 10 (which will probably come
out near the BUILD 2015 event in my opinion).
As they say here:
"Windows 10 Technical Preview for Enterprise is an
|How to add service references in VC++ with VS2013?|
Run wsdl.exe with the /language:cpp option from the Visual Studio
by Hans Passant
|Restful service always returns null value in Xamarin Forms|
Yup, this is how async methods work. When an async call (await
keyword) is made they exit and continue from that point when async
calls is completed.
Try putting a breakpoint in "return result;" line.
|Visual studio MFC|
In Control PanelPrograms and Features select Microsoft Visual Studio
Right click to bring up the context menu.
In the resulting dialog box, press the Modify button.
|Recommended Cross-Platform (Windows and Android) Project Set Up using OpenTK|
It does not seem like OpenTK has its logic inside of a PCL in the
first place, so your plans on putting it there are going to get hard
However, if you split out your code, such that most of it is contained
in classes, which are not highly dependent on the underlying platform,
you will be able to create a Class Library Project for each platform
and link your files between the platform
|Read modelproj in vs 2013 professional|
Visual Studio Professional 2013 should be able to open Class Diagrams
(*.cd) in read only mode.
It is available as one of the options in the FILE > Open >
For the rest you are probably out of luck, same as before (see also
Visual Studio Pro 2010 - Modelling Projects?) and you may have to
think about a way to deliver your designs and prototypes to the rest
of your team in a di
|Build always takes forever|
You're dealing with what can be a painful issue. Have you tried
creating another agent? You can specify which agent to use when
queuing the build. If other agents work and not this once, you may
have encountered a bug that requires updates to your current version
If new agents consistently fail or don't fail always, then you're
dealing with a bigger issue that can be due to performance
|Visual Studio 2013 SSDT Project Configurations|
An workaround would be to create different publish profiles - from
Publish window, after configuring the target database etc., "Save
Profile As" [database name].debug.publish.xml, [database
If you want to deploy all databases at once, use a batch script to
Let's say, for the test environment the command for each database
"C:Program Files (x86)Microsof
|MSBuild Errors while building VSTO Addin's|
I ran into this issue. The problem is that Update 3 of Visual Studio
2013 moved some things around, so you need to use the MSBuild that is
now installed with Visual Studio 2013 (or the standalone build tools
for build servers). You need to make sure that you're using the
correct MSBuild (currently at C:Program Files (x86)MSBuild12.0Bin),
and it should work.
|VBOLEDB data connection not recognizing all the .DBF files|
Without seeing your connection string, I can only suggest posting it.
However, I would also preemptively guess that your connection string
is pointing to a specific .DBF file which connects to a single table.
Your connection should point to the LOGICAL DRIVE / PATH and not
explicitly name a .dbf file.
The other possibility is that if the files are part of a database
CONTAINER (via .DBC file ext
|MVVM Light Code snpipet not appearing after update in windows phone 8.1 universal app|
After updating MVVM Light to latest version 188.8.131.52. installer removes
the previous folder of code snippets and adds new folder for it. To
fix this issue open Tools-> Code snippet Manager
Select Visual C# in Language and click Add
go to your code snippet folder. e.g
hjcywkk3.v4k and select MvvmLightCSharpSnippets folder for C#