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A hotfix is now available for issues most commonly described as "I make changes in Design view but Source does not get updated" and "After certain actions designer inserts a lot of in the page".
This hotfix can be downloaded from:
Please do not be surprised that update is named Office2007-xxxxx since designer (aka Microsoft Visual Studio Web Authoring Component) uses Office 2007 components, similar to Expression Web and SharePoint Designer 2007 and hence update comes as Office 2007 update.
The update addresses the following Connect bugs:
http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=362593: DropDownList ListItem Collection Editor doesn't save changes to aspx source file when DropDownList is inside a container
http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=390933: Changes in design view not sychronized to source view in VS2008 SP1
http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=376368: Edit template in design mode adds many " " strings
http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=376528: HTML Markup in ASP.NET Web Designer breaks if <asp:Literal> is used in <head> tag
http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=411158: HTML (Source code) not updating to match Design view
http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=386027: No Property Serialization When Control is within an Editable Designer Region
http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=404359: VISUAL STUDIO 2008 SP 1 still has HTML editor bug where it corrupts aspx/html code.
As well as issues with DevExpress controls not persisting changes to HTML and various related issues reported in forums.
Download and install this latest Microsoft hotfix which corrects the dreaded 'property serialization
A hotfix is now available for issues most commonly described as " I make changes in Design view
This couldn't fix the problem that devexpress control : ASPxGridView , when we change the properties in design view, it dosen't have any changes in the source view.
my email: email@example.com
Park - I will contact you by email. Thanks. --Mike
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Why is this? can you send me the file @firstname.lastname@example.org
Page for the hotfix is still not availaible. Does someone know when it'll be back and fixed ?
We need this patch cause it corrupts html code seriously!
Any news on when this patch is going to be re-released? I'm spending too long removing " " from my code :(
Pretty pathetic job here. This issue has gone on for months and still no stable hotfix?
We have been working hard to get this hotfix ready. Our ETA is early next week.
I appreciate everyone's patience on this.
Any news on the update? I keep correcting the Urls that gets changed for no reason in my files...
I'm not sure if I had less problem before or after this fix. Should I uninstall it?
The update will be going out tonight or tomorrow at the latest. As soon as its published, I will post here.
the hotfix is not available anymore. Where can I get it? anyone has it? please send it to me (email@example.com)