Articles tagged under vs2005

Clear your Visual Studio Recent projects list

Clear your Visual Studio Recent projects list If you do a lot of tinkering in VS2005 and you want to clear down your recent projects list, this can be easily achieved by some simple registry editing HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\8.0\ProjectMRUList You will f

Paul Marshall - 46,274 views

Bug in VS2005? Using Typed DataSets with SQL 2005 and stored procedures

Bug in VS2005? Using Typed DataSets with SQL 2005 and stored procedures I have been a fan of typed datasets since I started using them in VS2005. Using the feature with SQL Express/stored procedures, Express/SQL Statements, SQL Server/SQL Statements all generate my DAL just fine. However, I

Dave Howard - 10,075 views

Changing Schema for a group of objects

Changing Schema for a group of objects This script moves all of you stored procedures from one Schema to another. This was really handy when using a Typed Dataset with SQL 2005 and stored procedures. The wizard creates stored procedures in the users Schema (and complains if it does not e

Dave Howard - 11,319 views

Strongly Typed Dataset doesn't always auto generate DELETE and UPDATE stored procedures

Strongly Typed Dataset doesn't always auto generate DELETE and UPDATE stored procedures I found this problem whilst creating a STD that included a many to many relationship between two tables. I created a table consisting of the two foreign keys and appropriate constraints to support t

Dave Howard - 7,232 views

Extending Strongly Typed Datasets

Extending Strongly Typed Datasets Strongly Typed Datasets are a rather nice addition to VS2005 (they don't lend themselves well to acronyms however) You still need to create a database and tables and realationships but using STDs saves a writing huge amount of code. If this code

Dave Howard - 6,196 views

Serializing abstract classes to XML

Serializing abstract classes to XML Digg it: http://digg.com/programming/Serializing_abstract_classes_to_XML_in_c It is often useful to have abstract classes with several derived types to allow use of strongly typed lists and the such. For example you might have a DocumentFragmen

Dave Howard - 22,550 views

Strongly Typed DataSets and GridViews

Strongly Typed DataSets and GridViews If you are anything like me you don't enjoy writing 5 or 6 stored procedures for each business object in your solution. If you do, then click here to read more about T-SQL! http://www.geekzilla.co.uk/Browse.aspx?CategoryID=32 For the re

Dave Howard - 9,637 views

Updating Foreign keys in a GridView

Updating Foreign keys in a GridView A GridView generally shows and allows the user to update rows in a database. They are easy to set up until the values that you want to update is a foreign key. Its not obvious how to send the appropriate value back to the database or how to

Dave Howard - 12,016 views

Missing VS2005 Templates

Missing VS2005 Templates If you are having problems with missing VS2005 templates, then the following command run from the VS2005 command prompt may resolve your problems. devenv /installvstemplates

Barrington Haynes - 4,539 views

System tray and balloon tips

Balloon Tips from the System Tray You can really easily add system tray function to .NET windows forms by dragging the NotifyIcon object onto your form. You can then use this to display balloon tips from the system tray with the code below: myNotifyIcon.ShowBalloonTip(500,&nbs

Dave Howard - 30,673 views

Handy Keyboard Shortcuts for c# 2005

Handy Keyboard Shortcuts for c# 2005 The following keyboard shortcuts I find invaluable. It's amazing how many people still use the mouse to do everything. Document navigation Ctrl+Tab Switch documents Ctrl+Shift+Tab Reverse switch documents Ctrl+kk Drop a bookm

Paul Hayman - 7,576 views

Why not on by defaut? Turn on auto HTML attribute quotes in 2005

Why not on by defaut? Turn on auto HTML attribute quotes in 2005 Holy cow! Why wasn't this on by default??? How annoying is it that when typing in the HTML Source editor window Visual Studio doesn't add the "" for you automatically?? If it's going to complain profusely about the missing quot

Paul Hayman - 5,215 views