Last post Nov 08, 2012 12:50 AM by Angie xu - MSFT
Oct 25, 2012 05:31 PM|DavidTaylor|LINK
The "Format the whole document" feature is not working in Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate. Can anyone tell me how to fix that?
Thank you in advance.
Oct 26, 2012 03:38 AM|Ruchira|LINK
Make sure you don't have any errors in your source code.
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Oct 26, 2012 10:24 AM|DavidTaylor|LINK
Good suggestion Ruchira and thank you for the quick response. The problem was actually a setting in VS2012.
TOOLS > Options > Text Editor > HTML > Formatting > Text wrapping > Check the box next to Wrap tags when exceeding specific length.
Nov 02, 2012 05:25 AM|Angie xu - MSFT|LINK
It's confused if your source codes is ok, you could give more information about this, or it hardly troubleshot.
Nov 02, 2012 10:48 AM|DavidTaylor|LINK
Here's an example from Visual Studio 2012:
November 2, 2012
Please note: The tutorial/Q&A/help
session will be held in room J-103 not 102. That's Wednesday, November 7th, at 6:30 PM, in room J-103. Most of my classes are held in 102 so I didn't want any confusion over the location.
October 31, 2012
>End of Example<
When selecting the "Format the whole document" icon (Ctrl+K, Ctrl+D) in Visual Studio 2010, the lines would all be moved to the leftmost column, blank lines would be removed, and if a line of text was less than 80 character but continued on the next line
(such as the line in the example that begins with, "Please note") the format would bring the lines together then wrap at 80 characters.
Notice in the example there are blank lines before "November 2, 2012 and October 31, 2012.
Also note that there are four extra spaces at the beginning of three of the lines in the example.
In 2010 those blank lines and extra spaces would be removed.
Thank you for your help.
Nov 08, 2012 12:50 AM|Angie xu - MSFT|LINK
I have tested the codes in Visual Studio 2012 Ultimate, it really act as what you said.
You could submit this issue from Connect site (
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