Friday, November 14, 2008

VS2008 does not allow multiple select

TOTALLY INCOMPREHENSIBLE decision by VS2008 product management, but you cannot select more than one control on a web form in Visual Studio 2008.

Microsoft confirms this in a couple places, like here (scroll to bottom, note the correction to the documentation) and here

WTF? Can you release an IDE that doesn't support multiselect? I guess so.

Maybe it's the same product managers who added UAC to Vista? Who else could release "enhanced" security that you disable to make the operating system usable.

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