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Mayank Sharma July 2009 Entries
Remove Projects in Visual Studio recent project list
As such, you cannot remove the projects that are listed in the Visual Studio recent projects list on the Start page. One option is the find the projects which you want to remove in the location specified by the shortcuts, then either delete them or rename them and come back to VS and click the project name, you will get a message box asking you whether to remove the entry from the list. Another option is to edit the registry entry (Warning! All registry edits should be done at your own risk). I found ......

Posted On Thursday, July 16, 2009 10:30 AM

Open / Create Website menu item missing from Visual Studio 2008 Start Page
I recently installed a third party control and it had an option to add the control to my Visual Studio toolbox. When it installed the control to my toolbox, I noticed that the "Open / Create Website" option on the Start Page was missing. I tried everything from repairing the install to uninstalling and installing VS 2008 all over again. Nothing worked, but then a saw a comment on resetting the VS settings. For some, it may not be an option but I had only a few custom settings which I could change ......

Posted On Thursday, July 16, 2009 10:21 AM

asp:Menu rendering problems in IE8, Safari and Chrome
I was caught off-gaurd today when a user of one my applications reported that the asp:Menu was not rendering properly in her IE browser. I checked the version and it was IE8. I changed the application to compatibility view and the menu rendered just fine. Since I cannot tell each and every user to view the app in compatibility view when in IE8, i started digging for solutions. It looked like a z-index problem to start with. The problem was that since the new IE8 is moving closer to standards, the ......

Posted On Wednesday, July 8, 2009 9:00 AM

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