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VS 2008 - Microsoft Visual Studio Web Authoring Components install failed
Receiving an installation error as soon as Visual Studio 2008 starts to install Microsoft Visual Studio Web Authoring Components? If you're lucky, you just need to uninstall "Microsoft Office InfoPath MUI (language) 2007 (Beta)" To uninstall: msiexec /x {30120000-0044-0C0A-0000-00... In our case, this package was installed by the Microsoft Office Enterprise 2007 *SPANISH* installer, which includes a beta version of it: "Microsoft Office InfoPath MUI (Spanish) 2007 (Beta)" In other cases, ......

Posted On Wednesday, September 10, 2008 1:27 AM

Consolas Font Pack for Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
I can no longer write code in Visual Studio with New Courier without sorely missing this font: "Consolas is intended for use in programming environments and other circumstances where a monospaced font is specified. All characters have the same width, like old typewriters, making it a good choice for personal and business correspondence. Optimizing the font specifically for ClearType allowed ......

Posted On Sunday, October 8, 2006 9:34 AM

Quasi LINQ today

If the following snippet catches your attention, you ought to check The Last Component. It's real, and they don't touch the compiler, they do it overloading operators. Brilliant.

Posted On Monday, December 5, 2005 6:18 PM

Free XP Themed Common Controls

The SteepValley.NET: XP Common Controls are a collection of themed and unthemed controls that are currently missing from the Visual Studio IDE.

This project is available for free including the source code.

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 1:30 PM

Google Deskbar Plug-in Development Kit FOR .NET!
With the Google Deskbar API, you can write plug-ins to add your own features to the Google Deskbar. Plug-ins can be written in any .NET language, such as C# or Visual Basic.NET.

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 10:58 AM

Code Snippets functions suggestion
I've posted a suggestion for the Visual Studio team about Code Snippets. This would allow to generate the whole definition for a class Property having the user only enter its type and name, by means of converting the entered name to camelCase and ProperCase (checking the property name is properly cased while on it). So if you like the suggestion or already thought of it, click on "Vote on this suggestion" (an rate it as important!) in the following link: Suggestion Details: Code snippet Function ......

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 10:54 AM

Add Custom .NET Assemblies to the Add Reference Dialog

...\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio <yourversion>\Common7\IDE\PublicAssemblies

(-OR- add a key under HKLM\Software\Microsoft\.NETFramework\AssemblyFolders where the default value is the path to an additional directory).

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 8:08 AM

Application Pool Identity permissions
Important When you configure an identity for an application pool by using a configurable account, you must add the account that you created to the IIS_WPG group in order for the worker processes serving the application pool to run. Check: ......

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 8:03 AM

HOW TO Enable ClickOnce Compression on IIS
ClickOnce supports using HTTP compression for the file downloads, a Web server technology that uses the GZIP algorithm to compress a data stream before sending it to the client. The client—in this case, ClickOnce—decompresses the stream before reading the files. This results in shorter download times for your ClickOnce deployments. If you are using Internet Information Services (IIS), you can enable HTTP compression easily. Enable Compression in IIS From the IIS snap-in, right-click on ......

Posted On Wednesday, November 30, 2005 7:11 AM

Krypton Tookit
Component Factory has released a free set of Windows Forms user interface controls. It's called the Krypton Toolkit and it's targeted at Visual Studio 2005 and .NET Framework 2.0. It's free for commercial use. It includes several controls: Krypton Button Krypton Group Krypton Header Krypton HeaderGroup Krypton SplitContainer Krypton Panel Krypton Label ......

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 3:18 PM

How to make custom assemblies visible in Visual Studio (eg the Add Reference dialog box, or make control Designers available to the IDE)
From " can add a registry key, such as the following, which points to the location of the assembly [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE... MyAssemblies is the name of the folder in which the assemblies reside.NOTE: You can create the this registry entry under the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE hive. This will change the setting for all of the users on the system. If you create ......

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 3:08 PM

"The test form is only available for requests from the local machine"
If you simply open the web config file and add the following, you will be able to access the test form outside of the localhost:<configuration... <system.web> <webServices> <protocols> <add name="HttpGet"/> <add name="HttpPost"/> </protocols> </webServices> </system.web> </configuration> --> dp.SyntaxHighlighter.Highli... true, true); ......

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 1:57 PM

DataGridView cells focus-rectangle
| From: "Juan Ignacio Gelos"| Subject: DataGridView| Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 14:07:46 -0300| Lines: 11| | Hi,| | Any simple, non-overcomplicated way of preventing the focus-rectangle| from being drawn in cells? By the way, and in case this wasnt corrected in| the latest builds, this should be the default behavior when SelectionMode =| FullRowSelect.| | Thanks,| Juan| In Beta1 build you handle the RowPrePaint event and set the CellsPaintFocus to false. In Beta2 builds you can leave it the same or handle ......

Posted On Monday, November 28, 2005 7:58 AM

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