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Windows Forms App does not create a solution RRS feed

  • Question

  • I am trying to create a new windows forms app using Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise. I click on new project and I get this screen. There is no option to save a solution nor determine where it will be saved. Proceeding with this seems to only generate one form only. I have VS installed on another computer using VS Community and when clicking on windows forms app, it shows the solution and save location options. Can anyone give me advice on how to get this screen? I already re-installed with no luck. Thank you in advance.

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    Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:36 PM

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  • Hi

    Are you referring to this screen?


    Regards Les, Livingston, Scotland

    Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:43 PM
  • Yes. When I get to that screen, it only shows Name and Framework. I do not see Location and Solution Name.
    Sunday, March 31, 2019 3:45 PM
  • Hi

    I have tried to emulate what you say you have by changing various options - I can't cause the Location line not to be shown.

    Maybe someone else can help.

    BTW: I am using the Community version - maybe there are different Options available in the Enterprise version?

    Regards Les, Livingston, Scotland

    Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:21 PM
  • Thank you anyway. I am going to try a complete uninstall and reinstall. Before this, I did a repair.
    Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:29 PM
  • I am going to try a complete uninstall and reinstall. Before this, I did a repair.

    I assume that you did the install with "Run as administrator"?

    If the problem persists you may want to post in this forum:

    Visual Studio Setup and Installation
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/home?forum=vssetup&filter=alllanguages

    - Wayne

    Sunday, March 31, 2019 8:01 PM
  • Hello,

    The following is for Enterprise edition of VS2017.

    Look under "Other Project Types", use "Visual Studio Solutions", select "Blank Solution". After that add a project by showing Solution Explorer, right click on the solution name, select add new project, select a Visual Basic project.


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    Sunday, March 31, 2019 10:58 PM
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  • It appears as if it tries to save the solution folder to C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temporary Projects. I don't know why it would do this.
    Monday, April 1, 2019 5:35 PM
  • Hi

    Is the Options->Projects Location set up correctly?


    Regards Les, Livingston, Scotland

    Monday, April 1, 2019 5:47 PM
  • With Enterprise you get a choice when creating a new solution


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    Monday, April 1, 2019 6:03 PM
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  • With Enterprise you get a choice when creating a new solution

    In the Community Edition there is also a "Browse" button for Location,
    as seen in Les' pic above. (Assuming of course that the Location section
    of the dialog actually appears.)

    - Wayne

    Monday, April 1, 2019 6:22 PM

  • Is the Options->Projects Location set up correctly?

    In case you're not familiar with the menus in VS, the "Options" setting to
    which Les referred and posted a pic is found under the "Tools" menu item in
    the IDE.

    - Wayne

    Monday, April 1, 2019 7:57 PM