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Quickly Changing Your Visual Studio Theme

Do you have multiple personalities in Visual Studio?  I do.  And so do I.  I like to code with a dark background;I like to send people code snippets using more traditional colors. Awhile back, I wrote about how to quickly change profiles in Visual Studio, but with Visual Studio 2010, the approach changes slightly.  Here’s an update for how to toggle VS between different font/color themes, or other settings. Here’s what we’re going to do: Write a macro to export the current settings, to allow for easy backups Write a method...

posted @ Tuesday, March 9, 2010 1:51 PM | Feedback (2)

Quickly Change Profiles in Visual Studio

Phil Haack was at my desk today and saw something that I’ve set up in Visual Studio 2008 for quickly changing my profile.  It’s a trick that Sara Ford taught us in her infamous Visual Studio Tip of the Day series.  I use toolbar buttons to quickly change profiles in Visual Studio. I work in 2 different codebases, and as it turns out, they have different formatting guidelines; one uses KnR and the other uses Allman. 1: // KnR 2: if...

posted @ Tuesday, March 31, 2009 3:29 PM | Feedback (2)

Still cannot open a VS 2008 solution from explorer

Well, I jumped the gun.  I saw the post that was referenced during This Week on Channel 9 and I thought it would solve my problems.  It did not.  I still cannot open a VS 2008 solution from explorer. My issue does seem to be that I have the UAC turned on.  In order for VS 2008 to open cleanly, I have to run it as Administrator.  If I don't, I get this message when I try to open a web project. This means that I must always run VS 2008 as Administrator.  I've updated the shortcut's compatibility...

posted @ Sunday, February 17, 2008 10:32 PM | Feedback (0)

Open a VS 2008 solution from Explorer

Andrew Arnott : Why double-clicking on an .SLN file doesn't always launch Visual Studio I thought this was because of the UAC, but it has nothing to do with that.  Glad to have a fix! Technorati Tags: Visual Studio,VS 2008

posted @ Friday, February 15, 2008 7:10 PM | Feedback (1)