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  1. Actually implement Exception.ToString correctly. E.g. AggregateException.ToString() { foreach( exception in InnerException )

    Actually implement Exception.ToString correctly.

    E.g. AggregateException.ToString() { foreach( exception in InnerException ) print out exception.ToString(); }
    Exception.ToString() { print out error message and stack trace; }
    WebException.ToString() { print out the error response; }

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      1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • integrate/bundle the PixelSense SDK API into WPF or at least use some of its best ideas and provide a "touch" simulator

      Integrate/bundle the PixelSense SDK API into WPF or at least use some of its best ideas.

      It's not always practical to buy every piece of hardware with touch capabilities or not possible (e.g. people using MacBooks and BootCamp to develop....touch screen doesn't exist).

      Also if you are doing testing/development in virtual machines, you are unlikely to have any virtual "touch" hardware available.

      So please provide a "virtual touch simulator" as provided (or used to be provided) in the PixelSense SDK. Let it run on Vista, Windows 7, etc....and think about testing...e.g. how can we record gestures and touch events, so…

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        0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • More Project Templates for ASP.NET MVC

        We want a project template, using Identity 2, Dapper and only Stored Procedures for data access (no EF at all).
        I had recently started implementing that and I had to re-invent the wheel (and it is not a complete wheel yet…)…

        Also, we would like the user table to use INT instead of a GUID.
        If there’s is a reason for using GUIDs (e.g. security issues and for preventing people guessing the next user succeeding another user), we want to know about it (as far as I am concerned, I haven’t seen any articles online explaining why the Identity tables…

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          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Lightswitch Export to Excel all data, not just current page.

          Currently when you use the default Export to Excel feature in a Desktop Lightswitch App, you only get the currently loaded view/page of a multi-paged set of data rows.

          If you data is paginated, export to excel currently only exports the current page.

          The desired behavior is to export the entire dataset that matched the current view or filtered view even if the number of dataset rows exceed the page size.

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            0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Direct Printing Support to Windows 8 Store Apps for LOB (line of business) Purposes

            Add Direct Printing Support to Windows 8 Store Apps for LOB (line of business) Purposes

            For example, we want to print a label or receipt immediately after a user presses a touch screen button without getting the Windows8 OS Printing Dialog. We want to set print sizes and select the printer in code, then immediately print directly without opening any dialogs or UI..

            This worked just fine in our WPF version of the app, but we moved to Win8 Store App to get better touch support. Now we can't directly print or set print settings in code without seeing the…

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              0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Named Tab-Wells

              I want a new feature. The rest of your users want it too, just they don't know it yet. This is it:

              You support tab-wells in VS. (blogs.msdn.com/.../document-well-2010-plus.aspx)

              That is, you allow to undock tabs from the main VS window and let them be displayed in a separate window (that you can move to another screen and so on).

              What I want is two things:

              1) Make those tab-well-windows able to be minimized. In VS2013 you can't do that and it is VERY annoying. Perhaps it is better not to minimize them on the taskbar, but just minimize their size…

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                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Tagging tasks. The default tags from backlogs, features, and bugs, do not carry over to the tasks. These should be visible.

                Tagging tasks. The default tags from backlogs, features, and bugs, do not carry over to the tasks. These should be visible.

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                • Task view to show state when a backlog is opened

                  When you have a backlog open and click on tasks, i should be able to identify by color or update which are Done or still open. Currently have to scroll the right browser window down and then scroll the task window right. Gray out the completed items for easy identification.

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                  • In the bug/backlog views, post how many tasks are not done in parenthesis

                    In the bug/backlog views, post how many tasks are not done in parenthesis

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                        0 comments  ·  MSDN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • WPF window designer: always show height on auto grid rows

                        Currently, in the WPF Window Designer, only larger height rows show their actual height when set to Auto - it would be really helpful if you could find a way to extend this to smaller height rows, especially as eg data entry type forms generally have most grid rows in the 20-25 range of height. I'd

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow multiple CommandLine Arguments to be specified.

                          In Visual Studio, regarding the Project Properties Panel, within the tab "Debug" there is a TextBox to enter CommandLine Arguments.
                          If i want to test the application with different commandline arguments, i will have to remove the previous entered commandline arguments in order to enter new commandline arguments. Please allow multiple tabs to switch between multiple commandline arguments. Thank you.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add support for the "Custom Tool" design-time file property in shared projects

                            I've posted about this here, initially believing it to be a bug rather than an apparent design decision: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/be5b601d-1a80-40f5-8ed8-a2a833f99f40

                            When building universal applications that require the use of design-time custom tools (such as Razor preprocessors), the inclusion of the "Custom Tool" file property in shared projects would be a tremendous workflow improvement. At the moment, this feature is only available in executables and libraries, which can lead to ugly dependency issues when used in conjunction with shared projects.

                            See attached images for a comparison of the File Properties panel in a PCL project and the same panel in a shared…

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                              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add counter to TFS History

                              This would help bring attention to the History section if something has been added there. It would only populate if information has been added to this section by a user and exclude count if a PBI has been copied or something auto generated by TFS.

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                              • menu editor in VS

                                working with menus it's annoying to open each dropdownmenu and strech the window to show all properties with one glance.
                                Saving the layout of first menu editing window and it will be mutch faster to work in a menu structor.

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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Multi-select drop down

                                  Looking for a multi-select dropdown control to use in web form.
                                  The other plugins out there are not dependable and have compatibility issues.

                                  Thanks

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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Cordova projects in Visual studio follow different folder structure and flow. Can we keep the folder structure same

                                    By breaking how a normal cordova app folder structure is built using command line as per cordova documentation, it is very difficult to switch from command line to vs and vs to command line. Can we follow what cordova folder structure dictates?

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                                      0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • WinForms Designer DPI Lock

                                      Provide an option to lock the WinForms Designer to work in a fixed DPI, such as 96 DPI. When opening a project in Visual Studio on different computers (with different resolutions and display scaling) the WinForms designer causes the forms to resize and otherwise behave badly. Sizes and positions are also inconsistent between different resolution/scale combinations. For example, a form of size 513x544 (on a 96 DPI 100% scale display) will show as 1040x1063 opened on a display that uses 200% scaling. I have found numerous posts around the Internet about this problem and the accepted solution is to always…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        • There should be a Visual Studio edition for young developers

                                          There should be a Visual Studio edition, dedicated to young developers, providing them with templates to start their coding right away.

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