Frustrating new bugs in commandbars of VS 2010 Beta 2

October 24, 2009

I can’t express how disappointed, frustrated (and more things!) I am with VS 2010 Beta 2 regarding correct behavior of commandbars for add-ins. It seems that once a bug is fixed in a VS 2010 build and an add-in can pass that point, new bugs surface that prevent its correct loading (and I have tested […]


VS 2010 RC/RTM fixing " ‘Object must be the same type as the enum’ exception calling CommandBars.Add from an add-in" problem

October 24, 2009

Microsoft has reported that this problem will be fixed: ” ‘Object must be the same type as the enum’ exception calling CommandBars.Add from an add-in” http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=462766 Notice that the “Embed Interop Types” property seems to have been renamed to “Isolated” in VS 2010 Beta 2, in one of those renaming changes that make things more […]


VS 2010 Beta 2 certainly supporting RGB=0,254,0 as background color for command pictures as in previous versions of Visual Studio

October 24, 2009

FWIW, I have verified that VS 2010 Beta 2 certainly fixes the issue of supporting RGB=0,254,0 for transparent color in 24-bit command pictures that I mentioned here. So, if your add-in targets VS 2005, 2008 and 2010 you can use that color for the transparent background color of command pictures and they won’t appear with […]