Category Archives: 9583

Too many hyperlinks in your XAML ?

If you are editing XAML code in Visual Studio and seeing a lot of the code underlined as a hyperlink, the problem is you most likely have the “Enable single-click URL navigation” option selected.  It is best if you uncheck … Continue reading

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Updates on the Snippet Editor

First the good news : The February release of the Snippet Editor has now had 10,000 downloads ! Now for bug fix news: There were a couple of issues with the paths per language.  A problem with Express Editions of … Continue reading

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Snippet Editor 2.1 screen-cast

I’ve just uploaded a new screen cast: Snippet Editor Tips and Tricks Enjoy (oh and don’t forget the “buy me a beer” button)

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New release of Snippet Editor

Snippet Editor 2.1 is now released on codeplex: http://www.codeplex.com/SnippetEditor   Apart from the few minor bug fixes, it includes improved search and now support for Visual Studio 2010 as well as 2008 and 2005. I’ve also added a “buy me … Continue reading

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Work around for MsChart 6.1.89.12 and 6.1.89.13 bug

Last month (December 2008), Microsoft released some security updates for VB6 components such as the MS Chart control The first update http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932349 updates MS Chart to 6.1.98.12.  The second update http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957924  updates MSChart to 6.1.98.13. Both these versions have a … Continue reading

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So what is a “Library” ?

Earlier I posted what I hope wetted your appetite for some more info about Libraries in Windows 7.  So  what are libraries you ask//I ask Well I hope the following provides some insight.  caveat emptor: this is still just my … Continue reading

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Xelement : more Value in that Value !!

XML is very flexible and somewhat permissive in what it allows. Consider this piece of XML:       el = <item>some values<first>one</first><second>two</second></item>   The element named item can contain both child elements and a text value.  Thankfully this kind of XML … Continue reading

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XSD’s in Visual Studio: Past, Present and Future.

  When I was going through the snippet editor code to put it on CodePlex, I wanted to grab a screen shot of the snippet schema.  immediately I was confronted with there being no visual designer for schemas in VS … Continue reading

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