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  1. Find all assignments

    A feature similar to "Find all references", but only includes assignments.

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      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Web deploy parameterization in website project

      Web.config parameterisation is not working for "website project" in visual studio 2013. I have created Parameters.xml and tried “webdeploy” as mentioned in http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff398068.aspx.
      Based on my test, the data that in our own parameters.xml file won’t be added to the generated parameters.xml and SetParameters.xml files when I created a web deploy package.
      Big “web site” projects are hard to convert to “web application" project type. Lot of people may face the same issue.
      I would suggest incorporating web.config parameterisation featured with "Website Project" as well.

      38 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Web deploy parameterization in website project

        Web.config parameterisation is not working for "website project" in visual studio 2013. I have created Parameters.xml and tried webdeploy as mentioned in http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff398068.aspx.
        Based on my test, the data that in our own parameters.xml file won’t be added to the generated parameters.xml and SetParameters.xml files when I created a web deploy package.
        My project is very big and it is difficult to convert to "web application" project. Lot of people may face same issue.
        I would suggest incorporating web.config parameterisation featured with "Website Project" as well.

        3 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add a TypeArgumentException class

          Sometimes when you have a generic method you need to perform an additional type argument check as the type argument constraints can't handle all situations. It would be useful to have a TypeArgumentException class that could be thrown in such situations. I'd expect it to be quite similar to ArgumentException in purpose but methods argument and type arguments are quite different and in my opinion there should be a separate exception type for both cases. It's not difficult to implement TypeArgumentException yourself but since I've needed to use this type in many situations and different project I think having it…

          3 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Send Object and related type info to repl from running process

            I want the ability to run arbitrary code using an object from a running process, except that I want the object to persist past the end of the process so I can continue to play with it. Something like an immediate window, except with better code editing support and not tied to the running process.

            3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow option to always build for gated check-in. (No prompt)

              Add a check-box to always build with these options on the first gated check-in build. We use gated check-ins for all our projects so I'm familiar with how it works. I never preserve my changes or bypass the build and would rather not be prompted to do so.

              3 votes
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              • In App.config & web.config

                In App.config & web.config would be nice to add in %computername% in the URI. Example :<endpoint address="mex" binding="mexNamedPipeBinding" name="http"
                contract="IMetadataExchange">
                <identity>
                <dns value="%computername%" /> <!-- Works -->
                </identity>
                </endpoint>
                <host>
                <baseAddresses>
                <add baseAddress="net.pipe://%computername%/Microsoft/Dynamics/GP/eConnect/" /> <!-- doesnt work -->
                </baseAddresses>
                </host>

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                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make FileInfo.Length a method that could take a "format" parameter for the units ("B", "K", "M", etc),

                  Make FileInfo.Length a method that could take a "format" parameter for the units ("B", "K", "M", etc),

                  5 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Scroll horizontally using Shift + Mouse Wheel

                    Many applications (e.g. Visio) and editors (e.g. EditPlus) have Shift+MouseWheelScroll wired up to a horizontal scroll action.

                    This seems like a useful convention to adopt in Visual Studio for the text editor (and others)

                    12 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Enable Intellisense to print clearer function information

                      Working with the standard library in C++, intellisense has had a huge positive impact on my ability to work with and understand functions and classes from other libraries. However, the verbosity of highly templated code can become completely unreadable in intellisense.

                      A clear and simple solution is giving users the ability to step up and down the number of levels of templates that intellisense will print.

                      Lowering the verbosity of function information with some kind of step up and step down key during the function tooltip would be invaluable to programmers all over.

                      An example of its function and usefulness…

                      3 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • let users to trim log files so that only error lines are displayed in the log file and not the entire content

                        Say, we created an application but it throws an error, the first thing we check is the log file to know where the error occurred and what caused it, but it becomes difficult to go through the entire log file to search that one error line. Is there a way we can achieve to trim the log file every time it generates when the error occurs

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Typescript intellisense

                          In Visual Studio in JavaScript IntelliSense you have an option to unmark "Statement Completion - Only use Tab or Enter to commit" this is very nice because it then works like in C#. But why isn't this option in TypeScript? I really hope you will add that.

                          23 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Horizontal splitter between controls in TFS Work Item Type

                            In the layout of a TFS work item type you can use a vertical splitter between two columns. Why isn't there a splitter for horizontal divides between two controls in a column?

                            Please extend or provide the splitter for horizontal support, Thanks :-)

                            12 votes
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                            • Provide integrated JavaScript debugging in Firefox and Google Chrome browsers

                              Currently, integrated JavaScript debugging with Visual Studio is only possible with Internet Explorer. Even though you can do a bit of JavaScript debugging with external tools in Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, the experience for debugging is not nearly as good as the integrated JavaScript debugging experience available with Internet Explorer. However, JavaScript errors often cause the IE browser to crash, thus making it very difficult to provide a great JavaScript debugging experience with Visual Studio. Therefore, Microsoft should provide integrated Visual Studio debugging experiences with Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome as they are the most popular alternative browsers in…

                              95 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Improved Code Analysis Sorting And Reporting

                                The addition of sorting Code Analysis Warnings in VS2013 is very welcome, but it needs some enhancements to be truly useful.

                                While it's possible to sort by "File Path", there's no way to see the file path in the output... so you have no idea which files are all in the same folder. This is also the nominal way to sort by project, but it would be really nice to be able to sort by project explicitly.

                                And finally, it would be VERY nice to be able to get the counts by sorting groups... most importantly, I want to be…

                                2 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Checkboxes in acceptance criteria

                                  It would be great if I could insert checkboxes in acceptance criteria (or in any rich text editor) of the user store. Similar to github: https://github.com/blog/1375%0A-task-lists-in-gfm-issues-pulls-comments

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Change Update Service Reference to a Background Process

                                    With large web services, updating the Service Reference sometimes takes 10-15 minutes. This would be perfect to complete in a background process, so one could continue working in the IDE.

                                    7 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Expose Project [/Team] Iterations through VSO REST API

                                      We currently have a custom sprint dashboard that we use to run our projects. A big piece of that is being able to pull iteration schedules from VSO, which we currently do through the standard .NET API. This is primary issue preventing us from transitioning the dashboard to using the REST API to simplify deployment.

                                      11 votes
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                                      • Use generics for DependencyProperties, Converters, and many other XAML-related objects

                                        It annoys me a lot whether I have to cast values and check for null references all the time, and also makes the code less readable.

                                        Using DependencyProperty<T> and Converter<T1, T2> would make XAML-friendly class constructions more efficient in performance, and comfortable to use in IntelliSense functions: For example, we should only be able to convert strings to ulongs by a class which implements Converter<string, ulong>.

                                        For DependencyProperties, the GetValue() and SetValue() functions should also only accept arguments which the property specifies. Making DependencyProperties generic would also make the registered 'typeof(T)' argument useless.

                                        15 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • When adding a button, select the 'Write my own method' option when clicking on the associated text box

                                          When adding a new button in the LightSwitch screen designer, it would be useful if clicking the Method textbox under the 'Write my own method:' option would automatically set this option as selected.

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                                            0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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