Meta:resource keys. How to remove them quickly

I was starting a new project and when I was copying some webforms over to the new project I found loads of Meta:Resource tags like this:


To simply remove them all from your ASPX pages open the replace window (Ctrl+H).

Type this in the 'Find what' box:


Leave the 'Replace with' box empty.

Open up the find options at the bottom of the replace window en check the Use: Regular Expressions option.


And then go and replace/delete your meta resource tags.

Error 1 Reference.svcmap: Could not load file or assembly xxxxxxx etc

I recently got my new Dell XPS 15 laptop with Windows 8 64bit on it. After installing all my programming software I ran into an interesting compiler error in Visual Studio 2010:

Error 1 Reference.svcmap: Could not load file or assembly 'antlr.runtime, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=1790ba318ebc5d56' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. App_WebReferences/TranslatorService/

I Googled a bit, but there were no usable solutions out there, so I investigated a bit more myself. I noticed the error mentioned the Reference.svcmap, and the only service reference I had in my project was to the Bing translator service. I opened the configuration screen and noticed the red highlighted checkbox you can see in the screenshot below: 'Reuse types in referenced assemblies'. I didn't really know what the setting did, but I tried to uncheck it, hit OK and guess what... the project compiled and ran just fine!

After reading up some documentation on the setting, I actually got more confused. If you ask me, this error should have occurred on my Windows 7 + Visual Studio 2010 setup just aswell as on my Windows 8 + Visual Studio 2010 setup. Only the latter gave me the error though...

I hope this might help some of you out there.


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