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i have a problem.
i have VS 2012 Express.
i have a little storage space.
So i am not able to install full version of visual Studio.
can i connect to sql server 2008 r2 with visual studio 2012 Express .
if yes ok.
if no Is there a way doing that?
Updated 13-May-13 8:22am
Richard C Bishop 13-May-13 14:26pm
Yes, just make sure your connection string points at that server.
mahmoodof 13-May-13 14:34pm
you mean that i wont have problem with that like vs 2008 Express.
because i could not connect to sql server .
see link.-->
there is no "sql server" in list.
it means in vs 2012 "sql server" is in it Right?

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Yes. But read this:[^] - you can get problems if you install them in the wrong order. (I did, with VS2008 years ago and it took me a day to sort the mess out)
mahmoodof 13-May-13 14:43pm
ok - thanks
OriginalGriff 13-May-13 15:37pm
You're welcome!

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