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Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It supports many different programming languages.

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How to generate .sln files manually in Unity

I'm using git with a Unity project of mine. I'm working on my home machine and also on one at school. I started it at home and it works perfectly on my machine. Once I cloned it at school it opened ...
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Unreal doesn't see Visual Studio 2019

I have Visual Studio 2019 installed, with all of the tools mentioned in the Unreal documentation installed, and when I try to create a C++ project in Unreal Engine, I get "No compiler was found. In ...
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Visual studio alternatives for unity as intellisense not working [closed]

I am new to unity and unity tools for game dev are unavailable in vs community,i also tried vs code.So what are some alternatives for vs for unity scripts for a beginner?
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Need help with a 'Read access violation' exception in an SFML/C++ project:

I'm recently learning to make a 2d game in SFML using a tutorial series on youtube by Suraj Sharma(Video 57): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwd_AVCkvXE&list=PL6xSOsbVA1ebkU66okpi-KViAO8_9DJKg&...
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Prefabs x coordinate of position is getting mysteriously updated after destroying and reinstantiating them

Project brief I am trying to make a gamified version of to-do where the player enters tasks and is rewarded with points and a tree grows with the progress. What I am trying to do I have a list of ...
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How to extract data from a resource compiler script in c#

I need to know how to extract all data from a resource compiler script to a folder or the desktop. the .res files are compiled and added to an exe file. .res is the file extension. and if that is ...
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Why are Visual Studio and VSCode not giving me a dropdown list of methods and options etc?

I am using VSCode but I have also tried Visual Studio 2019 to write code for Unity, but when I'm writing the lines I don't get dropdown menus with for example the methods this class holds. Or objects. ...
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Can't open scripts in Unity 2019.2.11.f1 version

I'm using Visual Studio 2017, Unity Hub to 2.1.3 and just created a project using Unity's 2019.2.11.f1 version. Once trying to open a script in Unity, it doesn't open and then I'm forced to use Task ...
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Need help with a Lnk2019 error in an SFML/C++ project

I'm currently making a 2D video game using the SFML library on Visual Studio 2019 community with the help of a Youtube tutorial series by Suraj Sharma: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdKZpv6xqdw&...
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Need help with sluggish sprite movement in an SFML-C++ project:

I've recently bought an SFML course on Udemy.The course is teaching me to make a game where you are chopping a tree while avoiding falling branches. Right now i'm learning to animate moving clouds ...
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Need help with an 'Exception thrown:write access violation:this was nullptr' in a c++ - SFML project

I'm currently learning how to program a 2d game with SFML using a tutorial series by Suraj Sharma.This's his channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2i39AOpDSlO1Mrn1jQ8Xkg The tutorial series: ...
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Help setting up bs::framework

I've successfully done all the steps by following the bs::framework setup guide, but when I try to run my project it cannot find the BsEntry.h file and indeed it's not in the project or amongst the ...
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Need help with a C26495 warning and E0513 error in a C++ SFML class

I'm currently learning to program a game with the SFML library.I dugged up a bunch of SFML tutorials on Youtube and found a really good one by 'Suraj Sharma': https://www.youtube.com/channel/...
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Getting a control name/Displaying tooltip text

I am developing a character creator using Windows Forms (because apparently I can't create menus in Unity), and I want to display some tips and descriptions in a ...
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SpriteBatch.Draw has Padding on Monogame.Android

I am using Monogame to create a small Android game. I am trying to draw a sprite to the Android screen but it seems to have a padding of some pixels. The same game works fine on desktop. How can I ...
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Intellisence doesn't show the ECS API Summaries

I am not sure if this is more of an ECS topic problem or packages in general. but it would be really helpful for ECS programming with all the summaries the Unity has provided. For unity engine methods,...
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Find out reason for automatic break

Soon after I press the Play button, the Unity break button automatically gets activated: Unity gets into Pause mode: I have attached the Unity debugger to my C# code, but Visual Studio doesn't break. ...
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How game engines generate single executable games?

I was taking a look at Cryengine's and Unreal's code and when built both engines generates lots of dlls. Inside Cryengine's System code I could see that it calls LoadLibrary to load the dlls and ...
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ForceMode in AddTorque in Unity game development

In UNITY game development platform while programming in C# I came across a method to add torque to component: public void AddTorque(float x, float y, float z, ForceMode mode = ForceMode.Force); In ...
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How to get past Visual Studio “Setup Error” for Unity development?

When I launch Visual Studio from Unity on my laptop, I get the following error: Setup Error The setup for this installation of Visual Studio is not complete. Please run the Visual Studio ...
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VS2017 (and 2019) Community Intellisense only showing part of the Unity class/method information, missing descriptions

If I hover keywords like Input.GetKeyDown, for example, I know it should tell me something about using it for autofire. I get autocompletion and the syntax ...
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How can I launch Visual Studio via a double-click on a C# script in Unity?

This is my first time using Unity and I am following the tutorial for the 2D RogueLike Game. Everythings seems to be working properly, apart that I cant get Visual Studio to launch, if I'm double ...
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Set / Get UserPointer - What Do They Do?

I see a lot of talk about glfwGetWindowUserPointer() and glfwSetWindowUserPointer() but I can't for the life of me understand what these functions actually do. From http://discourse.glfw.org/t/what-...
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Character Controller + Lag = Massive Teleportation Through Walls

I'm working on a fairly robust game with another developer and we've been having a really serious issue with (I believe) the character controller. Specifically, if there's ever a large lag spike (as ...
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Is unzipping SDL2 necessary to set it up on a Visual Studio project?

Some tutorials, such as the one on WikiHow.com, suggest to download SDL and use it without unzipping it. The instructions there read as such: Download the version for Visual C++. It is SDL2-devel-2....
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How could I format my C# code using Checkstyle?

Is there any possible way to check my C# code with Checkstyle in the context of Unity?
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Problems setting up Epic online services in an Unreal Engine 4 project

I have been attempting to get the new Epic online services APK working in a UE4 project. When I add the header files and the .lib file to the project, Visual Studio does recognize the various ...
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Using Azure with Unity

I currently use Unity 2018.3.9f1. I would like to hook up my Unity program to an Azure service, so that I can store/analyse information about user behaviour. As a primer, I tried to import the ...
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How would I move something around inside of a sphere without it going outside of the sphere?

I want to be able to do this, but not go outside of the 4.4 meter limit, the radius is 4.4 meters, and it has zero gravity and no friction. I have a hard time explaining this, but imagine holding a ...
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Integrate Stripe with Unity

I'm trying to install the Stripe API Library through NuGet Manager in Visual Studio but it installs it inside packages folder of the Project (I.E. before Project's Assets folder) doing this I cannot ...
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Getting Position of a Player in a grid

So I am making a pacman-like game. the game has tiles/grid. I keep the node data in a struct: ...
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For PC game development with Visual Studio, how do AAA developers reconcile their dozens-of-GB games with VS's 4 GB memory limits?

As far as I understand it, Visual Studio is the de-facto standard for Windows development in C# and C++, but it is limited by the fact that it's a 32-bit application and thus only has access to 4 GB ...
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Full-screen window hangs when debug break or crash (Windows/GLFW/Cocos2D)

I run into an issue if my game application becomes unresponsive when running in fullscreen on Windows. This mostly applies when I want to use breakpoints in Visual Studio, however if the application ...
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FormatMessage not working for HRESULTs returned by Direct3D 11

I am using Windows 7 x64 and Visual Studio 17 (v15.9.7). Say I try to create a swap chain using IDXGIFactory2::CreateSwapChainForHwnd and pass in ...
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initialising constructor

I am using the SFML library to create a 2D grid. i use grid cords so I can place my players on the grid: I use struct to hold information of the nodes ...
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Visual Studio can't handle my unity scripts

I have created a new project in Unity 2018.3.4f1 with Visual Studio Community 2017. I can't edit scripts properly in Visual Studio because of a bunch of errors related to .net framework. How can I fix ...
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How do I compile a namespace to a .DLL in Unity?

I'm developing a core library that I will use in my other games. I've only heard of using Unity .DLLs recently, and have spent some time putting my core scripts into a namespace. If I understand .DLLs ...
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Game development with Unity option is Unavailable

When I am trying to download"Game development with Unity" from the visual studio 2017 the option says it's"Unavailable".. How to download this? So question is : Ques. : How to select the option ...
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Disabling, overriding or hooking a VS warning to Unity's Vector's ToString()?

I've just spent 2 hours debugging a misbehaviour because ToString() truncates to 1 digit by default. I want to disable the parameterless version so I won't use it by accident and I will always have ...
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Getting “System.Int32 is not defined or imported” in Visual Studio 2017 with Unity

I have been working well with Unity 2018.2 & VS2015, the only issue was the constant VS2015 reloading but I was putting up with it. When I upgraded to Unity 2018.3 an issue came up when trying to ...
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Multiple errors on brand new C++ project

I've just started a brand new project and created a created a new C++ Character class. However Visual Studio 2017 shows 140 errors. The project still builds fine, however the syntax highlighting and ...
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error not all code paths return a value unity bool c#

I'm new to unity, so I've been having problems with my code here: ...
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workload not availble on visual studio 2017 setup

i use vs2017 with unity but now when io want to install it on new pc there is a message says: workload unavailable right now. required conditions are not satisfied. not win10 threshold number1 and ...
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How do I allocate to a C# dictionary having a string key and an integer 2D array or transform for value?

I'm working in C# on a Unity 2D game that spawns a shape that has only one correct landing place. There are 7 basic shapes but the component 4 squares of each shape are unique, with each bearing, say, ...
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System.Net.Http.dll and Unity 2018.2.1, 2.2, 2.3 are conflicting, assembly reference keeps being deleted in VS 2017, any suggestions?

I'm looking for some suggestions on how to fix a strange bug i've been getting with System.net.http.dll. For the record, builds work fine as i have the mcs.rsp file in the /Assets/ folder with "-r:...
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Upgrade to Unity 2018.2.2f1 resulting in missing file errors from Visual Studio

After being prompted by Unity to upgrade and doing so, Visual Studio is now giving me a long list of errors in the project about missing files. ...
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Monogame Per Pixel Collision scale texture

I have a problem: I am learning the Per Pixel Collision, because I am very new to Monogame. Everything works thine, but my texture (image) is too big, so I scaled it down to 0.5f. Now it doesn't work ...
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How can I take ingame images and videos?

I’m using MonoGame and Visual Studio Community on my Mac to develop a game for iOS. I want to take ingame images and videos of the gameplay while the game is running on an iPhone/iPad. Afterwards, I ...
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Why is my call to SetDisplayMode not supported?

I have some legacy DirectX code that always returns DDERR_UNSUPPORTED. I originally developed the code using DirectX3, and I am porting it to DirectX7 after ...
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Nuget in Unity with Mac OS

I have moved over to Mac for Unity development, and am aware you can still use Windows .dll files in your project. I use NuGet as a secure method of getting specific dlls, and have usually done this ...