Handy little Visual Studio shortcut key for Wix/Votive developement

If you use Visual Studio to edit your Wix projects (either using Votive or just the plain XML editor), you may be interested in this handy little shortcut key. If you turn on pedantic checking for your WiX files, one of the warnings will be about having mixed-case GUIDs. The easy fix is to select…

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Missing project/item template files after installing Votive

I recently installed Votive on Vista and noticed that the project templates weren’t showing up when going to File/New Project/WiX. I haven’t dug into it deeply yet, but I suspect that it has to do with running devenv.exe /setup as part of the setup and devenv.exe is not being run as an administrator. Consequently, it…

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