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Expression Blend 4: cannot see/switch to design view

19 Sep

If you are using Visual Studio 2012 to create a WPF application, and open it in Micosoft Blend 4, it is likely that you can only see the XAML file, but cannot switch to design view.

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To solve this, in Visual Studio 2012, change the default .Net Framework from 4.5 to 4.0:

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Reopen the solution in Blend 4, it works!

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1 Comment

Posted by on September 19, 2012 in Dotnet/C#

 

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One response to “Expression Blend 4: cannot see/switch to design view

  1. ryan

    March 3, 2014 at 8:50 pm

    how to navigate to the menu where you change the particular setting? :/ sigh!

     

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