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Archive for the ‘Visual Studio 2015’ Category

Need to look at monospaced programmers fonts again

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/05/27

At the time of looking, FiraCode would not work in Delphi but would in Visual Studio. Reminder for me to look at it again: [WayBack] GitHub – tonsky/FiraCode: Monospaced font with programming ligatures.

A cool feature of the font is that it has ligatures for common multi-character combinations like := or ...

Back when scheduling this, I was still at Lucida Console because of its large x-height and small line spacing.

It is time to revisit my font choice, so lets include at least these candidates:

–jeroen

related:

Edit 20200527: observations by Uwe Schuster

Posted in .NET, Delphi, Development, Font, Power User, Programmers Font, Software Development, Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio and tools, Visual Studio Code | Leave a Comment »

emulation – How to safely remove/uninstall Android Virtual Device .img files added by Visual Studio Emulator for Android – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/02/26

Me at [WayBack] emulation – How to safely remove/uninstall Android Virtual Device .img files added by Visual Studio Emulator for Android – Stack Overflow:

Since after uninstalling the “Visual Studio Emulator for Android” component, you cannot get to the “AVD Manager” any more, you have to manually delete this directory:

%LocalAppData%\Microsoft\VisualStudioEmulator

This works for both Visual Studio 2017 and Visual Studio 2015.

In addition, you might want to run “AppWiz.cpl“, then remove “Android SDK Tools”, which is also not automatically removed by the Visual Studio installer (at least not in Visual Studio 2015).

This will get rid of the multi-gigabyte folder %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Android\android-sdk\

If you still need Android emulation, read these:

–jeroen

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NuGet: migrate from packages.config to PackageReference with 3 clicks

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/02/19

Since I often forget to cleanup some bits of a migration: [WayBack] Migrate to PackageReference with 3 clicks:

Related:

–jeroen

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Visual Studio: show whitespace and configure spaces instead of tabs

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/07/11

As I always forgets this and fresh Visual Studio installations favour tabs over spaces, here is how to get it into sane mode:

Related: [WayBackWhitespace: The Silent Killer

–jeroen

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Posted in .NET, Development, Software Development, Visual Studio 2012, Visual Studio 2013, Visual Studio 2014, Visual Studio 2015, Visual Studio and tools | Leave a Comment »

from a WSDL import: empty “Reference.cs” – Google Search

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/01/10

A search for empty “Reference.cs” – Google Search seems to indicate this happens with referenced types that – despite turning off that option – from the Visual Studio 2017 IDE sometimes results in an empty Reference.cs.

My solution: import in an empty project, then move the reference to the existing project and add it.

[WayBack] c# – Sometimes adding a WCF Service Reference generates an empty reference.cs – Stack Overflow

–jeroen

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