Highlighted Text background and foreground – How to change?

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Tools | Options | Environment | Fonts and Colors | Highlighted Reference


HTML 5 Intellisense for Visual Studio 2010 and 2008

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Visual studio 2010, How to solve The name ‘InitializeComponent’ does not exist in the current context

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Typically this is making sure that the “CustomTool” of the .xaml file says “MSBuild:CompileXaml

Thank Shawn Wildermuth for posting at: http://forums.silverlight.net/forums/p/9218/29127.aspx

Visual Studio 2010 runs faster when the Windows Automation API 3.0 is installed

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Tips to optimize design-time build performance for Web Sites in Visual Studio

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There have been a number of posts with tips to improve build performance within Visual Studio 2005.  I’ve consolidate these posts and other tips into a single post of techniques for common problems.
ref: http://weblogs.asp.net/bradleyb/archive/2005/12/06/432441.aspx

Working with LINQ Using Visual Studio 2005

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LINQ is the general-purpose standard query operator that allows traversal, filter and projection operations to be expressed in a direct yet declarative way in any .NET programming language.  The extensibility of the LINQ query language provides implementations that work over both XML and SQL data.  The query operator over XML is called XLINQ and the one over SQL is called DLINQ.  XLINQ is an efficient and in-memory XML facility to provide XPath/XQuery functionality.  DLINQ operator is for the integration of SQL based schema definitions into the CLR type System.

LINQ will be fully integrated with the next release of the Visual Studio, which is named as Orcas now.  The best thing is that the LINQ can also be installed in Visual Studio 2005.  The May 2006 CTP release of LINQ is available and can be downloaded from this link.  Let us see how to create a new web site that uses LINQ features.

Ref: http://aspalliance.com/859

The components required to enumerate web references are not installed on this computer. Please re-install Visual studio

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I got following exception twice in last 30 days.

“The components required to enumerate web references are not installed on this computer. Please re-install Visual studio

This exception occurs when I change existing web reference Url and point to a new asmx. Why is it asking to re-install visual studio? I would like to avoid re-installing vs 2005 if possible.





did anyone get anywhere with this error ?

All was well with my VS2005 until I published a web site – since then I can’t add or update any web references without seeing this error !

—stop press —

solution in post PostID=107222 worked like a charm !

close VS2005, start | run

devenv /resetskippkgs

No more web refrerence errors after this point.



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