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Hello- I have a MSDN enterprise subscription through my employer.  If the MSDN enterprise subscription is used to install Microsoft Excel 2010 other software on a machine, would the software stop functioning if the MSDN subscription were cancelled in the future?  

I recently resolved an issue by downgrading Microsoft Office from 2016 to 2010 via my MSDN subscription rather than requesting a standard install through my IT team, so I’m wondering if the software would continue to function in the unlikely event that my subscription were cancelled.  

Thank you.
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Image Magick C# Library throwing exception

I suspect this is an easy one for you to help me solve.

I am trying to run a Visual Studio project that works on my friend's Windows PC, but is throwing a path/library exception on my Windows Visual Studio Community 2015,where Windows is running on my Mac via Parallels.

I verify the file exists, but then I get the following exception...

Message = "PDFDelegateFailed `The system cannot find the file specified.\r\n' @ error/pdf.c/ReadPDFImage/793"

Exception
and here is the code that throws it:

Code that throws exception
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Using:
  • Microsoft Visual Code 1.28.2 x64
  • Python 3.7

I've the smallest code ever
import ldap
print (ldap.__version__)

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And i'm getting the error:
  • Exception has occured: ModuleNotFoundError
  • "No module named 'ldap'

I've installed the Wheel found on Christoph Gohlke web site.
using this command: pip install .\python_ldap-3.1.0-cp37-cp37m-win32.whl

I've checked the dependencies as shown here:
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What am i missing?

Because when i run the following command in terminal, i'm getting "3.1.0" which mean that it can find the ldap module.
python -c "import ldap;print (ldap.__version__)"

Thanks a lot for your help
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Visual Studio 2015, SSDT, Report Authoring, Windows 10

I am having a very difficult time getting my VS2015 installation to include SSDT and Reporting Authoring Extension (for Fetxchxml).  I have tried suggestions from the web, Stack Overflow and downloaded several versions of SSDT and Report Authoring Extensions.  I have uninstalled versions that didnt work, rebooted and tried again.

I am thinking that if I can get the versions from someone where all three components are working on Windows, I should be able to get this working.  I have had this working on other laptops, older versions of VS and other operating systems.

My environment is:
Dell Latitude i7 | 64-bit processor | x64 processor
Windows 10  | Version 1803  |Build 17134.167
Visual Studio Professional 2015  | Version 14.0.25431.01 Update 3

As for SSDT, not having a lot of problems installing this; it is where I try to install the Report Authoring Extensions that I encounter problems.  I am able to get the RAE wizard to run (to failure) using the advice from this link: http://meganvwalker.com/creating-fetch-xml-reports-using-visual-studio/

When the RAE install fails it tells me that SSDT is not installed; I have tried many versions of SSDT, SSDT-BI, BIDS and Report Authoring starting with the VS2015 versions (and earlier versions).

I am just spinning my wheels.

Thank you.
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Hi,

Is anybody already registered to MS Action Pak? I just wondering why it ask for : Organization Url*

I try to get test license because Technet does not exist anymore.
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Jump starting Azure development skills

I am a C#.NET Ful Stack, ASP.NET developer, with limited experience with AWS.

I'd like to understand Azure well enough to talk the talk and land a contract job which requires some experience with Azure.

What training videos should I start with to get me started on this road?

Thanks.
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Need a Windows Forms User Interface to enable OCR User Error Checking

I am in the process of writing a Windows Forms application (in C#) that will use an external OCR module to perform OCR on a PDF containing scanned financial documents. So, I expect there to be errors. But, I want to provide the scanned results to the user in a format where the results can be cross-checked by the user.

Clearly, typing over with the corrected value is key.

What is the easiest way to do this in a Windows Forms program?

Various forms will have different values, so I want this as generic as possible.

Shall I just display the whole block of data as a multi-line text input field?

Any other ideas?

Thanks
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My issue or question is about software development in genereal.

I am currently studying software development and will be studying software engineering shortly. At the same time I am doing an internship have been asked to create an employee database with Microsoft Access. As I am developing this by myself, I will doing it the traditional way: software elicitation/Analysis/requirements/implementation - the way taught at university.

This morning, I was asked by my boss how long it will take me to complete this project. As I am doing it for the first time in such a structured way, I would appreciate it if I could get some feedback from you guys how long it can take to complete a smaller Access project -  either each phase of development (following IEEE format) or for the entire project.

Although my boss has worked in (big) projects, they apparently never worked in structured way: not agile, spiral, waterfall etc.. Although the product works, I thought that not only is important to deliver a quality product, but also add quality how I work.

Could it be possible that my approach is too structured and some Projects are indeed never done in a structured way?
Or that what is taught in software development/engineering is not applied in real projects - in other words too theoretical?

Thanks for your feedback

Massimo
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C#.NET:  Need to write to a PDF which I password protect after I write to it.

I'll be creating a WinForms application in C#.NET and need a PDF library to read and write to a PDF and to be able to lock that file after I write to it.

Suggestions?

I prefer free, if possible.

Thanks
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Making a cross platform Forms App for Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android

I just installed .NET CORE for Mac and selected Project > New Solution but was surprised to not find an option for Windows. iOS is iPhone and Mac, true?

Anyway, do I build the entire app once for these four platforms? Or do I build common objects and need to create custom UI's for the mobile side with Xamarin?

Thanks
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How to read contents of a PDF file using .NET CORE?

I am new to .NET CORE but need to find if I need a library, or what I might need, in order to read the contents of a PDF report and turn it into parseable data.

I am okay exporting it to a text file, reading it into memory, or any other option.

Thanks.
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Baby steps into .NET Core

I'm a CE.NET developer who has worked on the full .NET stack, including MVC. I used to program Windows applications using Win Forms.

What do you suggest as my first baby steps into .NET Core?

My intention is to create a cross-platform application for Windows, Mac and UNIX, but I prefer coding in Mac, if possible.

I do have Visual Studio Code on my MacBook, but I also have a Windows partition.

What options to I have for development platform?

What steps do I need to take before I can write my first Hello World application?

Tanks.
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What are the big benefits of .NET CORE?

And how do they differentiate from .NET Framework?
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I have an MDI Form and a Login Form in VB.NET. When the user enters the data correctly, I present the mdi form that is the main one. When the user closes the MDI Form I want to present the Login Form again. So I want to know what to do to be able to present the same instance of the Login Form. I have tried several methods and none of them work for me.

Login_Form calls MDI_Form, when closing MDI_Form, present Login_Form again.

Please give me examples and what would be the best solution.

Regards...
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Please high level what microservices can do?

And from a C# perspective, what is the best way to create them?

.NET CORE?

etc...
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Hi, there is 'using System;' in the beginning of the file.

However  Console. WriteLine doesn't compile and requires System.Console.WriteLine.
Why? How can it be fixed?

Thanks.
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Hello. I need to create Offline Media to install OS and apps on some same notebooks. I need to enable Bitlocker. I have read it possible enable BitLocker in Task sequence in MDT tool. But my question is: where is kept the recovery key of Bitlocker if notebook isn’t connected to domain and all process of deployment is done from usb?
 Do you have any suggestions or best practices in this matter.
Thx in advance
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Hi everybody,

I have a question about in-class initialization and thread-safety. I searched a lot in the net about this but wasn't able to figure it out.

I (accidentally) found a IMO nice way to implement somehting like an instance counter using in-class initialization like this:
// sample 1 using a static class member
struct Test1
{
	static int current;
	int num{ current++ };
};

int Test1::current{ 0 };

// sample 2 using singleton desing pattern
struct Test2
{
	static int& current()
	{
		static int curr{ 0 };
		return curr;
	}

	int num{ current()++ };
};

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Both methods work fine:
void foo()
{
	for ( int n = 0; n < 5; n++ )
	{
		std::cout << "T1: " << Test1{}.num << " T2: " << Test2{}.num << std::endl;
	}
}

// output is as expected:
// T1: 0 T2: 0
// T1: 1 T2: 1
// T1: 2 T2: 2
// T1: 3 T2: 3
// T1: 4 T2: 4

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Now I'm curious if this is thread safe. I know the instantiation of current itself is thread-safe, but I'm not sure what's about the ++ operator call: especially in the second example I would guess the ++ called for the returned reference is not thread safe, but on the other side I think compilers do a lot of complicated things to make statics thread safe, so probably my suspection is wrong.

JFI: I'm not sure since which C++ standard this can be used, I use C++17 (VS 2017), but maybe it works with older versions too.

Does anyone of you know better?

Best regards,

ZOPPO
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background: had vs2010, 2013, and 2017 community.   Just uninstalled 2010 and 2013 because of issues.  

I have a project with a component that we wrote, in vs2010 & .net 4.0.  I've created a new solution, imported the old projects within the solution.   It now have .net 4.7.1 since 4.0 is not available in the list anymore (and not downloadable apparently).   This component was using the Extensibility Tool (which i've installed on vs2017).

But i still have some errors, all related to this component:

CS0616	ProvideToolboxControlAttribute' is not an attribute class
CS0641	Attribute 'AttributeUsage' is only valid on classes derived from System.Attribute

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Note: within this file, beside System and System.Globalization, all the other "Using" are greyed out, like if they where not used.  

Anyone can help?  These classes are deprecated? (AttributeUsage?)  How can i solve this issue?

Thanks
ProvideToolboxControlAttribute.cs
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Whenever I perform a search within a document in Visual Studio it always highlights this characters below, besides the word I searched for, which makes it very hard to find what I was searching for:
 <%
%>

How can I disable highlighting those characters ?
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Hi
I need your help . I think there is possible to use something in Visual Studio Net (2017, C#) to calculate FFT, FIR and IIR filters.  I remember I read it somewhere but
I don't remember what was it.
Do you know what can I use for very fast process?
Looking forward for your suggestions.
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Hello Experts,

I have a problem with deploy a desktop application in a  client machine without installing crystal reports or visual studio.

I searched on the internet and i find a lot of suggestion , but i can't find the correct way ( i can't find the files of runtime for crystal reports)

Thank you.

Regards,
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When I manually move an email to a #folder I want a popup asking me if I want to create a rule called #folder to always move mails from its #sender to the #folder.
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I created a custom ContextMenuStrip at runtime on an overrided RichTextBox control (to enable Cancel, Cut, Copy and Paste basic functions on my overrided RichTextBox) - since the RichTextBox doesn't implement this out-of-the-box.
At runtime, I do get my ContextMenuStrip popping up when I right click on my overrided RichTextBox and the menus work well, BUT when I move the mouse over the ContextMenuStrip, I don't see the selection tracker over the menus. Why so? And how can I fix this?

       
        private void CreateContextMenuStrip()
        {
            _cms = new ContextMenuStrip();
            _cms.Items.Add(new ToolStripLabel("Annuler", null, false, cms_Clicked, "mnuCancel"));
            _cms.Items.Add(new ToolStripSeparator());
            _cms.Items.Add(new ToolStripLabel("Couper", null, false, cms_Clicked, "mnuCut"));
            _cms.Items.Add(new ToolStripLabel("Copier", null, false, cms_Clicked, "mnuCopy"));
            _cms.Items.Add(new ToolStripLabel("Coller", null, false, cms_Clicked, "mnuPaste"));
            _cms.Items.Add(new ToolStripSeparator());
            _cms.Items.Add(new ToolStripLabel("Tout sélectionner", null, false, cms_Clicked, "mnuSelectAll"));
            _cms.Items["mnuSelectAll"].Width = 150;
            _cms.Opening += new CancelEventHandler(cms_Opening);
            this.ContextMenuStrip = _cms;
        }

        private void cms_Opening(object sender, CancelEventArgs e)
        {
            // check to see if we can 

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I have developed a form in Fastfield forms. I am trying to use Zapier to send the Fastfield form as a text message after the form is filled out.  The text message is being sent, but the form with the information is not in the form. the question that I have is: Does Zapier interface with Fastfield?
Help is greatly appreciated.
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Microsoft Development

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Most development for the Microsoft platform is done utilizing the technologies supported by the.NET framework. Other development is done using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) for programs like Access, Excel, Word and Outlook, with PowerShell for scripting, or with SQL for large databases.