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  • today Expression Blend Preview for silverlight 5 expired again. any body knows ho to fix this, or did micorosoft say something about it? ?


    Tawfiq Injass


    • Edited by injass Monday, July 1, 2013 7:45 AM
    Monday, July 1, 2013 7:39 AM

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  • a friend  found a work around for this,
    the work around is to change the system date something before 1st of july.

    this work around will make blend preview to run.

    Tawfiq Injass

    • Marked as answer by injass Monday, July 1, 2013 2:10 PM
    Monday, July 1, 2013 2:10 PM
  • Blend for VS 2012 with update 2 supports silverlight 5 development. This is a fully supported RTM release instead of a preview.
    • Proposed as answer by Chuck HaysModerator Monday, July 1, 2013 1:43 PM
    • Marked as answer by injass Monday, July 1, 2013 2:08 PM
    Monday, July 1, 2013 1:43 PM
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  • Blend for VS 2012 with update 2 supports silverlight 5 development. This is a fully supported RTM release instead of a preview.
    • Proposed as answer by Chuck HaysModerator Monday, July 1, 2013 1:43 PM
    • Marked as answer by injass Monday, July 1, 2013 2:08 PM
    Monday, July 1, 2013 1:43 PM
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  • Thank you very much for your answer.
    but i wanted a solution without the need to install VS2012 or its updates.

    Tawfiq Injass

    Monday, July 1, 2013 2:07 PM
  • a friend  found a work around for this,
    the work around is to change the system date something before 1st of july.

    this work around will make blend preview to run.

    Tawfiq Injass

    • Marked as answer by injass Monday, July 1, 2013 2:10 PM
    Monday, July 1, 2013 2:10 PM
  • While it will open the the project, and allow me to edit the xaml code - I do not get the design preview which is what I need.


    Monday, July 1, 2013 4:02 PM
  • Could you clarify Sharon.Taylor.Sogeti? 
    Monday, July 1, 2013 4:03 PM
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  • Yes

    Blend for 2012 would not allow me to see a design preview - until I installed the most recent (third) update to Visual Studio 2012.

    Once I installed that update - I can now see the preview in Blend.

    Thanks for the quick reply :)

    Monday, July 1, 2013 4:18 PM
  • Just in case anyone else comes across this post, VS 2012 update 2 added support for WPF and Silverlight in Blend. Update 3 of course also has that support.
    Monday, July 1, 2013 5:33 PM
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  • What do I need to do if I'm still using Visual Studio 2010?  We have no plans, at the moment, to upgrade to 2012.
    Monday, July 1, 2013 5:44 PM
  • I believe the only officially supported option then is to use VS 2010 instead of Blend:

    http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=28358

    Monday, July 1, 2013 5:55 PM
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  • So basically, Blend will no longer work with VS 2010.
    Monday, July 1, 2013 6:00 PM
  • What do I need to do if I'm still using Visual Studio 2010?  We have no plans, at the moment, to upgrade to 2012.
    I agree make Expression Blend Preview for silverlight 5 open ended is all that is required. 
    Wednesday, July 3, 2013 8:28 PM