How to change the title bar text of Visual Studio

I just created a small Visual Studio extension that can help: This small extension will detect whenever two instances of Visual Studio are running and change the window title of Visual Studio to include the parent folder name of the solution. It will therefore change SolutionFolder – Microsoft Visual Studio into SolutionFolderParent\SolutionFolder – Microsoft … Read more

VS 2017 : The security debugging option is set but it requires the Visual Studio hosting process which is unavailable

This solved my issue: Most likely, you have accidentally gotten the bit flipped to debug with ClickOnce security settings. Can you get the project properties for your app, go to the “Security” tab, and make sure to uncheck “Enable ClickOnce Security settings” or check the “This is a full trust application” radio button.

How to Enable WiX Projects in Visual Studio 2017

You can manually enable Visual Studio 2017 compatibility with WiX 3.10 or earlier: Close all instances of Visual Studio. Copy C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 14.0\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\WiX to C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Enterprise\Common7\IDE\Extensions\Microsoft\WiX (In the destination path, replace “Enterprise” with “Professional” or “Community” depending on your edition.) You may need to provide Administrator permission: The result … Read more

Nuget – Don’t see allow nuget to download missing packages during build

The option to give consent in the UI has been added with NuGet Package Manager 1.8. It’s the 3rd item under Tools-> Options-> Package Manager-> General : “Package Restore : Allow NuGet to download missing packages during build”. Please make sure NuGet is up-to-date in Tools->Extension Manager. Alternatively you can give consent by setting the … Read more