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Visual Studio 2012 - Cannot open xml, web.config, or app.config by Rbdb51


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Type: Bug
ID: 771558
Opened: 11/18/2012 5:46:11 PM
Access Restriction: Public
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I have encountered an issue that whenever I try to open an xml based file; *.xml, web.config, app.config, etc I get the error "Value does not fall within expected range". This happens with all files regardless of project or solution. I have reinstalled visual studio and still get the same error. Additionally I have tried starting a new solution and new project and have the error. I have added new xml files as well and also get the error.
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Posted by Microsoft on 3/19/2013 at 8:33 AM
Thanks for your feedback. This problem will be fixed in the next version of Visual Studio. We're also looking at including it into an update for Visual Studio 2012.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/19/2012 at 9:37 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 11/19/2012 at 9:51 AM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(http://support.microsoft.com)
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Posted by damianLeroux on 12/5/2012 at 10:13 AM
I had the same problem: I deleted the hidden solution .suo and project .user files and I can now open the files.