How to disable uppercase/capitals menus in Visual Studio 2012

If like me you're not a fan of the uppercase/capitals menu in Visual Studio S 2012 (previously VS 11), then fortunately there's a simple registry fix to stop the UI shouting at you.

You just need to set a DWORD value of 1 in the registry here:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0\General\SuppressUppercaseConversion

Alternatively, you can run the following PowerShell command.

Set-ItemProperty -Path HKCU:\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0\General -Name SuppressUppercaseConversion -Type DWord -Value 1

If you're using Visual Studio Express 2012, then the same key is at

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VSWinExpress\11.0\General\SuppressUppercaseConversion

(VSWinExpress instead of VisualStudio)

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