An expand button appears even if the screen has sufficient space to display all the shortcut menu items in Visual Studio 2010

SYMPTOMS
When you open a large shortcut menu in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, an expand button appears even if the screen has sufficient space to display all the shortcut menu items. Therefore, you have to point to the expand button to view the other menu items. 
RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Note You can also download this hotfix from the following Microsoft Connect website:

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2010 installed. 

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.

File Information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

For all supported versions of Visual Studio 2010
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Microsoft.visualstudio.shell.ui.internal.dll10.0.30319.365634,256 03-Oct-201017:55x86

WORKAROUND
To work around this issue, adjust the screen resolution to a higher resolution.
STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Properties

Article ID: 2345133 - Last Review: 11/02/2010 08:58:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional, Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate

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