Dec 18 2017

Microsoft Visual Studio 2017: Option Strict On Disallows…

Problem 1: You open a Visual Studio VB solution / project and you have a bunch of red squiggles that tell you, “Option Strict On Disallows…” something or other.

Problem 2: You double-click My Project and click the Compile tab to check the Option Strict option and it isn’t even set to ‘On.’

Fix: Set Option Strict to ‘On’ and close the My Project tab. Reopen the tab, set Option Strict to ‘Off.’

Red squiggles should go away.

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Aug 12 2016

VB style divider lines for C# in MS Visual Studio

If you are a fan of the horizontal lines dividing the subs in Visual Basic, you can turn them on for C# by going to Tools>Options>Text Editor>C#>Advanced and selecting ‘Show procedure line separators.’


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