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Disable all caps menus in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012

If you are interested in changing the Visual Studio’s 2012 menu from this

Visual Studio 2012 menu all caps

to this

Visual Studio 2012 menu normal
Follow the instructions below.

How to disable all caps.

  1. Open up regedit. (Start -> Run -> Type regedit)
  2. Navigate to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0\General.
  3. Add a new DWORD value with the name SuppressUppercaseConversion.
  4. Set its hexadecimal value to 1.

That is all, simply restart Visual Studio and the menu should not be in all caps now.

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3 Responses to Disable all caps menus in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012

  1. Gerulf Tapio says:

    This is exactly what I was looking for, thanks

  2. Aleksey says:

    i was looking for something like this. I dont like the all caps menu to be honest

  3. Þórleikr Jedidah says:

    fantastic post ! Thank you

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