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  1. Auto-implemented properties in the Visual Studio Class Designer

    Visual Studio Class Designer creates the properties as

    public string Name
    {
    get
    {
    throw new System.NotImplementedException();
    }
    set
    {
    }
    }

    It would be much better if you give us option to choose if we want to get it as auto-property like

    public string Name { set; get; }

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      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Visual Studio Online must support console projects

      Visual Studio Online must support console projects and work not only for Azure. I want to be able edit C# file in browser

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      • Open source tfsseacrh

        Dear Microsoft please buy Black Duck Code Sight TFSSearch, intergarte it into Visual Studio, place all your C# code into TFS and allow everyone to use TFSSeach by your C# code and allow everyone public theirs code into THE WORLD TFS SERVER.

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          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please add the RadialGradientBrush to Windows Store / Universal App XAML

          This brush is missing in XAML/C# though there is createRadialGradient in WinJS

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            0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Filter option for Test Manger Results page

              On the Results page, the Test Results Details filter should have an option for "Run by"

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Allow extended text formatting in the Description field of work items when using Team Web Access

                Extended text formatting is available through Visual Studio 2013, but not Team Web Access. Formatting in TWA is limited to bold, underline, italics, and alignment. We have multiple users who use work items only through TWA and need to change font colors, highlight, size, etc.

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                • 1 vote
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                    0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Sync extensions across multiple devices, using the synchronized settings feature

                    Keep the installed extensions and pluings in sync in the cloud, using the sync feature.
                    Useful when reinstalling VS or when using multiple PCs.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add support to Visual Studio to register a code signing certificate that will allow you to sign a Powershell Script on Save.

                      Since PowerGUI is now under the control of Dell, it is broke and un-useable, as it tries to load help from a site that has apparently been turned off.

                      The best feature of PowerGUI in my opinion was a plug-in that allowed me to register my Code Signing Certificate. Once registered I could press CTRL-S-F (which would Sign and Save the .PS1/PSM1).

                      The plug-in that allows for PowerShell Intellisence in VS is great. Please make it better by having a way to sign/save in one step.

                      Alternately provide the same sign/save functionality in the PowerShell IDE.

                      Support in both would…

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Alerts based on Discussion additions

                        Utilizing the discussion field in the history section of a Work Item allows teams to have a conversation about the work item and have it documented in the work item, which is great! However, there is no way to notify the owner of the work item that there is a discussion happening in the work item.

                        Setting up an alert for this would seem to be the most logical way to accomplish this, however there is no way to create an alert based on the discussion field itself. Creating an alert on History changes creates too much noise from other…

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                        • DB Deployment Security

                          As per SSDT 11.1.40403.0, when we are passing the below parameters to sqlpackage.exe
                          /p:IgnorePermissions=true
                          /p:DropPermissionsNotInSource=false
                          /p:DropObjectsNotInSource=true

                          its dropping logins also. We have around 5 various environments, security will differ environment to environment.
                          Security will be maintained by DBA.
                          Schema will be maintained by Developers.
                          Need to enhance functionality. when we pass /p:DropPermissionsNotInSource=false it should not drop any logins if its not available in source.
                          dropping and recreating the login will affect applications availability.

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                            0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow charting on fields other than "count of work items" such as effort or work remaining

                            When creating a chart based on a TFS query, the only option for Values is "count of work items." I would like to create a pie chart grouped by state where the value of each sector is the total effort for the work items in that state.

                            9 votes
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                            • Allow 0 item in recent used list

                              Add a feature that allows the user to remove items from the recent projects list in Visual Studio.

                              3 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Dynamic generic calls and type conversions

                                Let C# do:
                                1. dynamic generic calls.
                                2. dynamic type conversions.

                                Example:

                                public void Method(object a)
                                {
                                int r = ExternalGenericFunc < a.GetType() > ( // dynamic generic call.
                                (a.GetType())a // dynamic type conversion.
                                );
                                }

                                // In another DLL, in a non modifiable code:
                                public int ExternalGenericFunc<T>(T data)
                                {
                                return ...; // do something on data.
                                }

                                7 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Offer FREE Deployment servers

                                  When I complete a Desktop application by Visual Basic in Visual Studio 2013, comes the time for Publishing and Deployment.

                                  I want to publish my project somewhere where I can give the users the link of so they are directed to the download link of the setup.exe of my project, but as I understood, I need to get an FTP server to publish the "install" and it's also the same as the "updates" lookup place so it installs the desktop app's updates automatically or as I set in the "Project Properties". What I do now and I don't like is…

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • bring old musoc hub back or add option for recently added and revently played music......improve photo hub and add background photo in hub

                                    Bring old music hub back or add option for recently played and recently added music.
                                    Bring back the background image in photo hub.
                                    Add option to connect windows phone to smart tv as usb device.

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                                    • Enhance reflection support on the new C# 6 property expressions

                                      The property expressions proposed for C# 6 look great. They would become significantly more powerful and useful if the following addition could be made to their implementation:

                                      Allow us to get, via reflection, an expression tree that represents the body of the property.

                                      In other words the compiler would do two things when it sees a property expression:

                                      1. It would compile it into MSIL (as per current proposals), AND
                                      2. It would create MSIL that generates the equivalent expression tree, and there'd be something added to the reflection API that would allow this expression tree to be retrieved.

                                      Why…

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow super simple updating of interface when changing a method in a class implementing a interface.

                                        Quite common is that I change the definition of a repo method. I now change it, then remember to go change it in the interface as well as any place using it.

                                        Some easy way of updating the interface as well as showing a list of all places that use the old signature, enabling me to easliy go trough and update.

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Provide banner (similar to SharePoint) that can be displayed in TFS clients (VS, Eclipse, Shell) to communicate message to all users.

                                          Provide banner (similar to SharePoint) that can be displayed in TFS clients (VS, Eclipse, Shell) to communicate a message that will impact all users of the system. For example to communicate upcoming system outage of TFS.

                                          4 votes
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