VS11 Developer Preview bug: textRanges of EditPoint.FindPattern returns incorrect values for second occurrence

January 6, 2012

This is another issue caused by the VS 11 and the new Find feature with .NET regular expressions change that has been acknowledged and closed as fixed (supposedly in the next build): Add-Ins: textRanges of EditPoint.FindPattern returns incorrect values for second occurrence https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/details/712348/add-ins-textranges-of-editpoint-findpattern-returns-incorrect-values-for-second-ocurrence


VS11 Developer Preview issue: EditPoint.ReplacePattern in add-in causes COMException 0x800A00B9

January 6, 2012

The VS 11 and the new Find feature with .NET regular expressions change not only affects the EditPoint.FindPattern method, it also affects the EditPoint.ReplacePattern method. I have found an issue that I reported to Microsoft Connect as a bug but it has been closed as “Not reproducible”. Anyone can reproduce it and post a comment?: […]


VS 11 and the new Find feature with .NET regular expressions

January 5, 2012

When Microsoft released Visual Studio .NET and the .NET Framework 1.0 back in 2002, one of the quirks of the IDE was that while the .NET Framework has one syntax for regular expressions, the Find dialog has another syntax for them. This has been so for ten years and five Visual Studio releases (2002, 2003, […]


Happy New Year 2012 and MVP again!

January 1, 2012

Happy New Year! I have just received the Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award again!. It’s always great to start a new year with this award, something that has happened to me the 9 last years As always, I am very grateful to Microsoft for this recognition