Microsoft patches Visual Studio menu problem

Context menus have had scrollbars even when not necessary

By , InfoWorld |  Development, Microsoft, Visual Studio

Microsoft is offering patches to fix a pesky problem with context menus in the Visual Studio 2010 IDE, company officials said this week.

The widely reported problem has had context menus in the IDE containing scrollbars even there is sufficient real estate to show a menu without them, said Matt Kaufman, Microsoft senior program manager for Visual Studio, in a blog post.

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"We're pleased to announce that there are patches available for Visual Studio and WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation) that fix this problem," Kaufman said.

Both the Visual Studio patch and the WPF patch are available at the MSDN website

The context menu issue has been "one of the top reported Microsoft Connect issues with VS 2010," said Scott Guthrie, corporate vice president of the Microsoft Developer Division, in a blog post.

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