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Toolbox: Easy File Backup, Exploring Files And Folders Inside Visual Studio, Multiple Monitor Softwa

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If the responsibility for creating, managing, and executing routine backups is yours, these tools will make it easier. Also see how you can browse folders and files from inside Visual Studio.

Scott Mitchell

MSDN Magazine May 2009

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Visual C++: Exploring New C++ and MFC Features Visual Studio 2010


Visual Studio 2010 offers huge benefits for C++ developers, from new C++0x features to MSBuild integration to a revived MFC Application Wizard. Join us for a tour of these new Visual C++ features.

Sumit Kumar

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Toolbox: Database and OR/M Tools, Oren Eini and Custom Visual Studio Tabs


This month we look at tools for enhancing the LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework designers, Oren Eini's .NET development blog, Visual Studio tab customization, and more.

Scott Mitchell

MSDN Magazine December 2009

Toolbox: Microsoft Chart Controls, Visual Studio Automatic Code Snippets, And More


In this installment we look at the Microsoft Chart Controls; Snippet Designer, a free, add-in for Visual Studio 2008 for creating and editing Code Snippets; refactoring SQL applications; and this month's favorite blog.

Scott Mitchell

MSDN Magazine April 2009

Test: Build Quick and Easy UI Test Automation Suites with Visual Studio .NET


The .NET Framework provides a surprising new way to quickly and easily create user interface test automation. By using objects in the System.Reflection and System.Threading namespaces, you can write automated tests in minutes instead of hours. This article walks you through the building of a typical Windows-based application that will be used as the test subject. The author then runs through the creation of a C#-based test tool that simulates clicking the test app's UI controls and checks the application's state. After the tool is built, the author explains in detail how it works so you can modify and extend it for your own use.

James McCaffrey

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C#: XML Comments Let You Build Documentation Directly From Your Visual Studio .NET Source Files


C# allows developers to embed XML comments into their source files-a useful facility, especially when more than one programmer is working on the same code. The C# parser can expand these XML tags to provide additional information and export them to an external document for further processing. This article shows how to use XML comments and explains the relevant tags. The author demonstrates how to set up your project to export your XML comments into convenient documentation for the benefit of other developers. He also shows how to use comments to generate help files.

J. Andrew Schafer

MSDN Magazine June 2002

Visual Studio 2010 Creates Two Solution Files


When I create a new file system based web application in Visual Studio 2010, for example, named as "MyWebSite", two folders were created by the studio: MyWebSite and MyWebSite(2). The second folder only contains a solution file while the first folder has the solution file as well. Is this a new feature? Where is the setting that can avoid the second folder? Thanks,

Chapter 3: SharePoint Developer Tools in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (Inside SharePoint 2010)

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Can Not load WPF project in Visual Studio 2005 on Win7 64 system, says "Project file not supported b

Dear all I am facing an issue in creating new wpf project or loading a WPF project in Visual studio 2005. I have installed Visual Studio 2005 Service pack - 1 (http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=bb4a75ab-e2d4-4c96-b39d-37baf6b5b1dc&displaylang=en) but still I can not see the option for wpf project  while creating a new project. Generally we can see WPF listing under item File -->New-->Project--> ".Net Framework 3.0" in VS 2005. I have few WPF project and when i try to load them it says "Project file not supported by this Installation". My System Config is given below: OS: Windows 7 (64 Bit) VS: Visual Studio 2005 with Service Pack 1 .Net Framework: 3.5 (By default inbuilt in Win7 OS)   I am suspecting something bugging related to .Net framework 3.0 in Win7. We have one option in control panel to alter .NetFramework 3.5 under "Turn Windows Features on or Off" but there I can not see something related to 3.0 :-(.   Kindly suggest how can I load my existing project and how can enable option to create new wpf Projects.   I saw few solutions suggested by people on following Thread bt most of them related to Windows XP or Vista: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/vswpfdesigner/thread/06cf7bca-982c-44cf-aec9-99cf399b3000 Do someone has solution for Windows 7 (64 bit OS)

DataGrid is missing from Visual Studio 2010 Toolbox

My machine is a Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition. I am trying to convert an existing project to .NET 4 with Visual Studio 2010 Professional. All updates and service packs are applied. My project is a WPF Forms Application. In the application properites, the Target framework is set to .NET Framework 4 Problem:  I am trying to add a DataGrid, but the DataGrid is missing from the Toolbox!   1.  Open Toolbox   2.  Notice that under "All WPF Controls" DataGrid is missing.   3.  Right-click title bar of "All WPF Controls".   4.  Select "Choose Items" from menu.   5.  "Choose Toolbox Items" Dialog box appears.       Put a check in the DataGrid box.   6.  Hit OK At this point the Dialog Box disappears, but the ToolBox menu is not updated. There is no DataGrid item under "All WPF Controls", and I cannot add it. Any help or suggestions will be greatly appreciated. Charles

How to create SharePoint workflow[Visual studio] with Infopath multiple views?

Hi Every body,I have Travel Request infopath form with 3 views(Requester/Manager/Traveldesk).Ones the user submitt the data then workflow will be start. In manager view he will select next level approver also. Ones manager approve/reject then pass to Traveldesk and they will forward travel inforamtion to user.I am new to workflow so How to approach my requirment any ideas and examples.Thanks in advance  

SQL Server Management Studio cannot save new files to SharePoint folders

If the file already exists I can save changes to the file. But I cannot save new scipt files to a SharePoint 2007 drive.

SQL Server Management Studio cannot save new files to SharePoint folders

If the file already exists I can save changes to the file. But I cannot save new scipt files to a SharePoint 2007 drive.

BUG: Exceptions propagation behaviour is different if the application is run inside visual studio.

I'm going crazy. I have a simple application: one form, one module. The project is configured to start from sub main. The module contains: Module Module1 Public Sub main() Try Application.Run(New Form1) Catch ex As Exception MessageBox.Show(ex.Message, "Fatal Error") End Try End Sub End Module Form1 contains one button and one event: Public Class Form1 Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click Throw New Exception("operation aborted") End Sub End Class I run the application inside visual studio... A new instance of Form1 is shown. I click the button. The exception is propagated to the sub main and the messagebox is shown. RIGHT!... I close visual studio (without recompiling anything) and I run the SAME .exe that was generated before... A new instance of Form1 is shown. I click the button. The exception IS NOT propagated to the main sub and a dialog appears: System.Exception: operation aborted in textexception.Form1.Button1_Click(Object sender, EventArgs e) in C:\Documents and Settings\Lino Barreca\Documenti\Visual Studio 2008\Projects\textexception\textexception\Form1.vb:riga 4 in System.Windows.Forms.Control.OnClick(EventArgs e) in System.Windows.Forms.Button.OnClick(EventArgs e) in System.Windows.Forms.ButtonBase.OnKeyUp(KeyEventArgs kevent)

Parsing flat files or tab delimited files.csv with Visual Studio and or Biz Talk Server.

Hello msdn community, I need help with finding the proper Microsoft application that will allow me to parse a .csv  flat file / tab delimited file for its text, The data will be queried client side dynamically populated to my web page form with Visual Studio 2008.  I have read that a MS Biztalk Server will perform a similar function, I am still checking on this. Has anyone in the community had experience with flat file parsing with Microsoft software and or hardware? Any and all help will be appreciated in helping me resolve this issue because I am not well versed with the Microsoft products. Spidaweb Web Designer /Webmaster Virtual Web Dev, LLC.

How to merge sheets from multiple excel files into one .xls file?


 I have several excel spreadsheet fils, each of them contains multiple work sheets that may storing images or data.

 How could I merge all of these work sheets to just one .xls file and keep their original layout and style using asp.net?

 Thanks in advance.

Multiple databases backup/restore in a transaction, if possible, into only one file


Hi dear,

I have three databases named XDW, XOLTP, XOLTPSchema. All of these are for only one application. In the application, user should do backup/restore using GUI.


1. How I should do backup/restore in one transaction? i.e. all of three actions should be success elsewhere all of them should fail.

2. Is it possible to backup them into only one file e.g. X.bak?

3. Or, What is the standard solution in this condition?

Thanks in advance.

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