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  1. Add support for Unity Testing Tools

    Modify the solution generator to put files found in Editor -> Tests folder hierarchies in a separate project. This way the Visual Studio test explorer should pick up the Unit tests created for Unity Testing Tools (provided the NUnit Test Adapter extension is installed)

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      1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi!

      Thanks for this suggestion!

      I’m afraid supporting running Unity Testing Tools from the Test Explorer is not as easy as simply creating a Test projects for the Tests, as the code needs to run in the context of Unity.

      We could however implement a custom test adapter to run the Unity NUnit tests remotely inside Unity. We will investigate the matter.

      Jb Evain, Senior SDE Lead, Tools for Unity

    • Line Spacing

      Please allow the line spacing to be adjustable with the editor. Thanks.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Report designer really needs to handle page breaks for Duplex printing. I suggest you add the option "Add Break on Even Pages When Duplexin

        Report designer really needs to handle page breaks for Duplex printing. I suggest you add the option "Add Break on Even Pages When Duplexing" in Group Breaks in Reports. A large number of printers now support duplexing and this option is critical for business printing. The only other option for duplexed reports is to write as a document and handle in code or use 3rd Party report writer. Neither option is really a good one, Hard verses lots of money for small business or individuals. And we all want to save Trees :).

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          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support Ribbon for WPF

          Inner support Ribbon Design for WPF

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            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Semi-Transparent Floating Windows

            It would be nice to have an option to make the floating windows in visual studio semi-transport.

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Typed DataSet Comments

              Add XSD properties to allow Strongly Typed DataSets to add Summary comments when classes are generated.

              It is not possible to describe fields.
              I use VisualStudio 2010 autogenerated XML documentation to provide Library information for third-party companies that uses our DLLs.

              It would be wonderful to have that!

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 2 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add more support for immutability to .NET (especially C#).

                  Since the introduction of LINQ in .NET Framework 3, C# is supporting more and more functional programming features. Mutability of data is an important functional paradigm, which should definitely be there as an option in C# for those who would like to harness the power of the functional paradigm without moving to pure functional languages like F#.

                  What I suggest is:

                  Retain the support for mutable state as a default, since C# is first and foremost an Object Oriented language, while adding full support for immutability, which should be optional for developers to exercise or not as they choose.

                  Immutability…

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                    1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio Online "Backlog items to Tasks" view...keep the "Order" column on the left. Switch from Backlogs view hard to find BL items.

                    When using Visual Studio online to review/edit the backlog in the default "Backlogs item" view there is an "Order" column on the left which is great. But I often switch to the "Backlog items to Tasks" view to review tasks for BL items but the "Order" column disappears making it hard to find items that I was just looking at the Backlog items view.

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                    • Wrong translation of backlog into French

                      The current translation of "backlog" into french is "journal des travaux en souffrance" however it has no meaning (especially the "souffrance" part that would mean "suffering") and gave me a hard time understanding what it is.

                      A better translation would be "travaux en cours".

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                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • TAG prioritization in the TFS Build system

                        This request is to add TAG priotization to the TFS Build Agent/Build Controller/BuildDefinition system as an addition to the existing very simple TAG filter approach.

                        If the above TAG priorization approach cannot be made for some reason, "static" Build Agent prioritization could instead be added to the TFS Build Controller and its user interface. As the prioritization then cannot be made per BuildDefinition, this approach would be less flexible.

                        Possible uses of this:
                        - Prioritize a fast (physical?) Build Agent over a slow (virtual?) Build Agent, i.e. give always you the best build performance and keep the redundancy of having…

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                        • Generate Web Performance Test Result in readable format (word, text) that make the documentation easier.

                          We can have an option to generate a test result/report of the web performance testing result or even load test result to a format that can be documented for example the text file, note, or even Microsoft's own Microsoft Words.

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Combine multiple checkins for Code Review

                            Usually, my team do code review after a user story is completed. This may involve multiple checkins. Each checkin has new or updated file changes. It would be a lot easier if I can combine multiple checkins, and when user compare the file, it will pick the origin (before any checkin) and the latest (combined all of the checkin) when doing code comparison.

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                1 comment  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Bring sampling based on CPU counters back to Visual Studio.

                                Currently it doesn't work on Windows 8 and above.

                                9 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Export test results with different configurations to an excel sheet in MTM 2013

                                  Exporting test results with multiple configuration to an excel sheet would be useful to view same test case result for different configuration

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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Make SqlBulkCopy.WriteToServer work off a minimal interface

                                    The IDataReader is a huge interface to implement if you want to load data in a streaming fashion. We could do with a minimal interface that would feed SqlBulkCopy.WriteToServer the data it needs.

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

                                      Can you please include context menu in the find dialog (copy, cut, paste etc).

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Make the .NET compilers find IDisposable abuse accurately, and make it a compiler error rather than needing to use code analysis

                                        Finding leaks caused by not disposing IDisposable objects is probably one of the hardest, time consuming issues with .NET code.

                                        The fact that the code analysis warning CA2000 is plagued with false detections and worse - situations that it misses entirely, means that people don't find their mistakes at compile time (when they should).

                                        If the compilers found IDisposable abuses correctly (and it was a facility of the core compilers rather than having to use code analysis), it would raise the bar considerably to ensure that people write correct .NET code first time rather than having to spend man-weeks finding…

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                                          2 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Move user settings out of .fsproj file

                                          Command line parameters for debugging are stored in the F# project file. This makes it hard to keep your commits clean.

                                          My suggestion is to do the same as C#, where this information is stored in .csproj.user, which is not put in version control.

                                          This doesn't really have anything to do with the language itself, but it *is* part of the package.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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