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My Pretty Listing is going haywire...

I've got a serious problem. I've got Visual Studio 2005 installed, and of
course I'm using the Pretty Listing formatting function. When I start up VS,
everything is fine, but after a while (which can be one minute or one hour)
the Pretty Listing starts acting weird. For instance, if I start writing
"for...", it changes it to f(o) r" or something like that.

When that starts happening, I can't code at all and have to restart VS.
Sometimes that helps - some times I have to do it more than once.

If I turn off Pretty Listing in the VS Options, I can code normally, but
then of course I don't benefit from all the nice fringe benefits of using
Pretty Listing. So I don't want to keep it turned off.

What the heck can I do - is this a bug? It started after I installed the
latest SP (1) for VS 2005. I've never had the problem before. I cannot say
for sure that it has to do with the SP, but chances are that it does...

Anybody else have the same experience?

Cheers,
Johnny J.
May 22 '07 #1
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Sorry, wrong group - I meant to post this to the VB.NET group (C# doesn't
have pretty listing)

/Johnny J.
"Johnny Jörgensen" <jo**@altcom.sewrote in message
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I've got a serious problem. I've got Visual Studio 2005 installed, and of
course I'm using the Pretty Listing formatting function. When I start up
VS, everything is fine, but after a while (which can be one minute or one
hour) the Pretty Listing starts acting weird. For instance, if I start
writing "for...", it changes it to f(o) r" or something like that.

When that starts happening, I can't code at all and have to restart VS.
Sometimes that helps - some times I have to do it more than once.

If I turn off Pretty Listing in the VS Options, I can code normally, but
then of course I don't benefit from all the nice fringe benefits of using
Pretty Listing. So I don't want to keep it turned off.

What the heck can I do - is this a bug? It started after I installed the
latest SP (1) for VS 2005. I've never had the problem before. I cannot say
for sure that it has to do with the SP, but chances are that it does...

Anybody else have the same experience?

Cheers,
Johnny J.

May 22 '07 #2

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