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    Saving searches in VS CTP release

    If you have played with Help in CTP, you would have noticed that there Help Favorites has a node called “Searches ”. However, it is not discoverable how to store a search. At least, Kevin was not able to find it .You can save a search by ...
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    Keyboard Shortcut Consistency

    One fine day, I get a call to help in investigating failures in few of the automated tests. After some investigation, we figured that failures were happening because somebody decided to assign “F2” as a keyboard shortcut to build. What is wrong with that...
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    RadioButton doesn't resize when you increase the Font size

    Sara forwarded me a customer question asking why radio button doesn’t resize when one changes the font on a Winform’s RadioButton control. Well, the simple answer is that is how underlying Windows control behaves and Winform’s control...
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    Issues around "Hide underline letters ..." checkbox

    Sara talks about effects of “Display Properties -> Appearance -> Effects -> Hide Underline letters ..” . The check box controls two behaviors: - first the underlining of the mnemonics (keyboard accelerators), and second “startup”...
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    Relief from CE Documentation

    I believe that the following is going to be my claim to fame. Every Visual C++ developer has a pet peeve about CE documentation convoluting their help experience. There is no hack free foolproof way to get rid of CE documentation, but the following...
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    Howdy Everybody...

    Hello World, I am developer on Visual Studio's Core IDE team. The following is a short introduction about me. Code Monkey Extraordinaire. Primary Function: - Help Integration in Visual Studio. (Come on, everybody uses Help, right!) Other Expertise...
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