Visual Studio 2012: remove auto caps on the menu

Since Visual Studio 2012 the menus for this one are in uppercase:

Visual Studio 2012 shift menu

It can be quite confusing at first, so if you want return to a classic viewthe manipulation is as follows.


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1) Open the windows registry (regedit.exe), and position yourself with the key [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0\General] :

Visual Studio 2012 regedit uppercase menu

2) It is necessary to create the key SuppressUppercaseConversion Of type DWORD :

Visual Studio 2012 uppercase key creation

Visual Studio 2012 uppercase edit key menu

3) Set the value to ” 1 » :

Visual Studio 2012 uppercase edit key menu

4) The modification will be visible at the next restarting Visual Studio 2012 :

Visual Studio 2012 small menu