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  1. copy files/folders from one studio to another studio

    Hi

    Currntly files/folders are not get copied if we perform from IDE.
    which required we open folders & then copy it to another IDE.

    It will be great feature to allow copy files/folders from 1 IDE to another IDE.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Treat WPF with the respect it deserves and fix its performance issues

      It's clear that WinRT/NET is the future. And it's clear migration from WPF to WinRT/NET won't be that difficult. But WinRT/NET for desktop won't be available for Windows 7, although I'm sure you'll push it to Win8.X when Win10 comes out. Considering Win7 adoption it will still take at least 5 years before we can ship products just for WinRT/NET!

      Hire another 20 developers and fix WPF! Specifically fix the performance! Rendering needs to be a lot faster!

      I can't understand why MS is saving on WPF by investing only in WinRT/NET, at the same time pushing away millions of…

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        0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Set the default namespace of generated Unity projects

        The default namespace which is set in a project file is erased each time the projects are re-generated.

        It is used e.g. for ReSharper code generation and clean up steps, so a correct default namespace is really useful and it would be great if it could be set in the UnityVS configuration.

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          under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support project templates and item templates for SSDT database projects.

          Our team uses established patterns for designing and publishing databases using SSDT and database projects. Much of the work that we do when designing a new database involves copying folder structures, files and script templates into a new database project. It would be great to distribute an SDK that automates the process in Visual Studio.

          4 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • What if a developer is able to create a Centralized Repository

            Problem:
            No Centralized Repository
            No Version System
            No Collaboration among Team Members

            Solution:
            A Cloud Solution, making able a developer to create his own centralized repository.
            Team will be able to collaborate.
            System will be able to maintain different Versions of the Code.

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              1 comment  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • ENUM SQL server

              Make it possible to define a look-up Enum for the same thing both in code and in SQL server.

              Say I have a list of something I want to be able to hard code a default value in some of my system's states from an Enum selection in code but, I also want this value represented in the database. because maybe I am logging something like which application did something. I don't know if the value should be the primary key from the look-up table or the value from the enum, but I don't like having to copy this value…

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                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • JSON string Escaper

                JSON formats have gargles of characters to escape when building strings it would be nice if there was something like @"{dfsfsdf..." that could tell the compiler to escape a string JSON style.

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                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • CreateInstance generic Type

                  Create Instance won't work when I create things with generic types until the type is defined it would be easier to work with reflection in generic classes if CreateInstance(T) worked better.

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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Enum Inheritance

                    I have lists of things that I want to set up in shared classes for other developers to work with and Enums work great for that, especially since they enforce uniqueness(as long as values are not defined for the members, but that is another issue).

                    It would be cool if I could have a way to set up hierarchical lists of things that are still unique but allow for a level of categorization in their definition.

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                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow ClickOnce or create a similar technology to deploy Windows Modern apps that are meant for use inside a company/enterprise only

                      Right now deploying modern apps that aren't meant for the store takes some amount of work - having something like ClickOnce to do the hard work AND keep users updated without having to go through the ropes on every little fix added would go a long way to making modern apps a better option when building Line of Business (LoB) software

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Please add Multi-select drop down tool

                        Please add Multi-select drop down tool to use in ASP.Net applications

                        Thanks
                        Ramesh

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • SSIS - Add a Stage instead of linking via arrows.

                          SSIS - Add a Stage instead of linking via arrows. Make it so that the program does not execute code till all parts of the stage are complete.

                          Have a small circle with the stage number at the top right of each box. This will help with presentation.

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Invariant culture string interpolation

                            Please, make both invariant and current culture string interpolation first-class citizens. Something like

                            $"Current Culture String"
                            $i"Invariant Culture String"

                            They both are very common scenarios, and both deserve short-hand syntax.

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • "IF(Min < x < Max)" instead of "IF(Min < x & x < Max & Min < Max)"

                              It makes the code more readable and clean.

                              Maybe there is a way to combine OR-statements too:
                              "IF(A | B == x)" instead of "IF (A == x | B == x)"

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • TFS on Azure IaaS v2

                                Extend the v1 guidance with the following Topic:
                                - Setup VPN Connection for DEV and TEST Clients
                                - Reduzing cost by using the Azure Feature Automation for scheduled VM start and stop
                                - Backup and Restore TFS SQL DB with Azure Feature Recovery Service

                                26 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Rangers Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide JavaScript Console window for Web Apps

                                  Currently, the functionality of the JavaScript Console window is restricted to developing Windows Store Apps, but this functionality could be immensely useful when debugging Web Applications that use JavaScript in Visual Studio as well.

                                  Therefore, the JavaScript Console should not be restricted solely to Windows Store apps but should be extended to support Web Applications as well.

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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Make FxCop freely available

                                    Make FxCop freely available so that it can be used with any edition of Visual Studio for static code analysis and can also be compatible with the upcoming changes to the compiler platform in Visual Studio 2015.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • unchecked unsigned

                                      Provide a way to bypass the need for "unchecked" when casting from a hex literal. Perhaps introducing a new hex literal type for signed int's...

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                                      http://stackoverflow.com/a/26686362

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add support for Web Driver Test Recorder in Spartan browser

                                        Add support for Web Driver Test Recorder in Spartan browser

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow alerts to be created based on queries

                                          Currently alerts are created based on own queries (assigned to me, new item created, etc) but would be nice to receive an alert when an item is removed or added to a teamquery

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