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Unable to star a new project from Blend/XMAL/Blank App, Grid App and Split App

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  • Appreciate anyone to advise how to resolve the bleow, and thanks in advance..

    Just installed the VS2012 Ultimate from the web, while upon starting the Blend for VS, unable to open a new XAML project for the 3 typs of Apps, i.e Blank App, Grid App and Split App,

    only got the message of "An Unhandled Exception has occurred", and

    1. Unable to reload the designer per suggestion from the software

    2. Got the long long message Details

    System.InvalidCastException: Unable to cast object of type 'MS.Internal.NamedObject' to type 'System.Windows.Media.Brush'. ---> System.InvalidCastException: Unable to cast object of type 'MS.Internal.NamedObject' to type 'System.Windows.Media.Brush'. ---> System.InvalidCastException: Unable to cast object of type 'MS.Internal.NamedObject' to type 'System.Windows.Media.Brush'.....

    Also try to open a XAML project whcih built in VS2012, while still have the above message...

    Friday, July 27, 2012 2:42 PM

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  • Can u tell me which operating system you have VS installed on ?. It would help us a lot if you can send the Dxdiag of your machine to harikm@microsoft.com.

    Dev@Mic

    Sunday, July 29, 2012 7:31 PM
  • Dear Harikrishna:

    Thank your reply, have sent my Dxdiag via mail.

    Best Regards

    Albert

    Monday, July 30, 2012 3:35 AM
  • Dear Harikrishna:

    do you find the cause of failing to open a XMAL project from Blend?

    thank you...

    Albert

    Friday, September 28, 2012 1:51 PM