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rpalma
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Belgium
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Posted - Jan 08 2020 :  10:30:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
There seems to be a problem with the positioning of the VA navigation bar in VS2019.
When switching tabs, the navigation bar often jumps to the top of the VS window, while still displaying a stale, unclickable instance in its desired location. This happens very frequently, like every 5 minutes or so. Not all tabs are affected when this happens, other tabs still show the navigation bar in its desired location. The only solution is to close the tab with the VA navigation bar on top. Very annoying, as the VS menu bar is totally covered with it.

Just updated to VS 2019 version 16.4.2 and VA version 10.9.2358, this is when the issue started.
Before I was using VS 2019 version 16.3.8 and VA version 10.9.2353 and never encountered this issue.






License: Standard (***********************) Support ends 2020.11.26
VA_X.dll file version 10.9.2358.0 built 2019.12.19
DevEnv.exe version 16.4.29613.14 Professional
msenv.dll version 16.0.29607.1
Comctl32.dll version 6.10.18362.535
Windows 10 10.0 1903 Build 18362.535
8 processors (x86-64, WOW64)
Language info: 1252, 0x813

Platform: Project defined
Stable Includes:
C:\Git\vcpkg\installed\x86-windows\include;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\NETFXSDK\4.7.2\Include\um;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.18362.0\cppwinrt;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.18362.0\winrt;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.18362.0\shared;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.18362.0\um;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Include\10.0.18362.0\ucrt;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\VC\Auxiliary\VS\include;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\VC\Tools\MSVC\14.24.28314\atlmfc\include;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\VC\Tools\MSVC\14.24.28314\include;

Other Includes:

Stable Source Directories:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Kits\10\Source\10.0.18362.0\ucrt;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\VC\Auxiliary\VS\src;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\VC\Tools\MSVC\14.24.28314\crt\src;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\VC\Tools\MSVC\14.24.28314\atlmfc\src\atl;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\VC\Tools\MSVC\14.24.28314\atlmfc\src\mfcm;
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Professional\VC\Tools\MSVC\14.24.28314\atlmfc\src\mfc;

feline
Whole Tomato Software

United Kingdom
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Posted - Jan 09 2020 :  10:14:10 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
This is very strange, and I don't think I have ever seen this happen before.

Are you working on a single monitor, or on a multiple monitor system?
Do you have any other IDE extensions installed?
Does this only happen to files with a certain extension? Your picture shows it happening in a .cpp file, so I am wondering if somehow this is programming language dependent?
The code files this happens to, are they saved locally? On a network drive? I am just wondering if there is anything "odd" or "different" about the files this happens with, to see if this gives us a clue.

zen is the art of being at one with the two'ness
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rpalma
Junior Member

Belgium
21 Posts

Posted - Jan 13 2020 :  06:30:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am working with 3 monitors. In this case the instance of VS was displayed on the primary monitor.
The only other extension I am using is CodeMaid.
Code files are all saved to local disk.
I have the impression that it has to do with the display of the .txt files, which don't show the VA navigation bar. Then when navigating back to a tab that contains a .cpp file, the navigation bar sometimes jumps to the top of the screen.
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feline
Whole Tomato Software

United Kingdom
16280 Posts

Posted - Jan 14 2020 :  04:41:37 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Are all of the tool windows for the IDE on the same monitor?
Is the IDE spread across more than one monitor?
Are you using any software to help you manage multiple monitors? Personally I use Display Fusion to help me work with multiple monitors.
When changing tabs between the txt file and the code file, how are you doing so?
Ctrl-Tab? Mouse click on a tab? Using the Window menu? Something else?

It would make some sense if multiple monitors were somehow a factor, but multiple monitors on their own should not be triggering this problem.

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