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Menu Entries

The DevExpress Menu is displayed in the Visual Studio menu bar, and provides the capability to run additional DevExpress tools.

The DevExpress Menu contains the following parts.

Expanded All Platforms

The All Platforms sub menu contains items available for all platforms.

Expanded WPF Controls v18.2

In the WPF Controls v18.2 sub menu, you can enable or disable DevExpress design time extensions: Smart Tags and Instant Layout Assistant (for VS 2015 and earlier).

Expanded Project Converter

This sub menu item shows the list of avalaible Project Converters based on DevExpress components versions installed on the current machine.

The Project Converter is an extension specially designed to update project references to the most recent version of DevExpress .NET components.

Expanded Repair ToolBox

The Repair ToolBox item is responsible for the tool box repair process. After clicking, you will see the Repair ToolBox dialog.

Here, you need to click the Repair ToolBox to start the repair process or Cancel.

To learn more about how to resolve possible ToolBox issues, refer to the How to resolve issues with Toolbox items KB Article.

Expanded Receive update notifications

The Receive update notifications option determines whether or not Visual Studio shows a corresponding notification about newly avalaible versions of DevExpress .NET components in the Notifications window.

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