• .NET

    Visual Studio: “Error Creating Control”

    December 24, 2008 Share
    I’ve run into this error before and last night it reared its ugly head again. You’ll find it from time to time when switching to Design View in Visual Studio to work with custom server controls. The bug is in Service Pack 1 of VS and can be quite annoying.   It has been submitted to Microsoft and they claim to be working on a solution which will “fix it in subsequent releases” of Visual Studio. Unfortunately, developers (like me) don’t want their productivity to suffer while we all wait for a fix from Microsoft. So here are a couple of steps...
  • .NET

    SQL Server 2008 Error: 'Saving changes is not permitted.'

    November 15, 2008 Share
    Tonight I ran into the following error message when using a freshly installed version of SQL Server 2008 in a new project. Saving changes is not permitted. The changes you have made require the following tables to be dropped and re-created. You have either made changes to a table that can't be re-created or enabled the option Prevent saving changes that require the table to be re-created. The error appeared after I created a new table, set up it's primary key column, clicked save, and then tried to modify and re-save the table again. The reason this error dialogue is being...
  • .NET

    Tip of the Day: Remove the most annoying Visual Studio shortcut - F1

    June 19, 2008 Share
    Have you pressed F1 in Visual Studio? Did you wait a couple of minutes cursing it? I did. And I found a cure, a very simple cure - remove the F1 shortcut. Here are the simple steps: in Visual Studio -> Tools -> Option -> Keyboard -> find Help.F1Help shortcut -> remove F1 key binding. You are cured!...
  • .NET Web

    Visual Studio 2008 SP1 Beta is now available!

    You can check the post of Web Developer team for more detailed info. Here are few RadControls related details: ... Issue Many NBSPs added and tag name corruption when editing a page that uses Telerik controls (popular custom controls) Description When there are multiple register directives for the same namespace in different assemblies, multiple NBSPs may be generated in your page and your markup could possibly be changed incorrect. This can be ...