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  1. type providers

    Implement type providers for c# & vb.net

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Remove/ ignore events in Application insights

      Add an option to remove or ignore events in the diagnostics view of Application Insights

      69 votes
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        5 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Provide a standard WPF Project type for F#

        I have heard that you can do WPF in F#. I have even seen downloadable project extensions for it. Aside from being buggy, they were not as fully featured as their C# counterpart, particularly for the designer.

        If F# is really a first-class citizen in the .NET world, then it needs to be treated like it. It needs to have a Microsoft standard F# WPF template that works and is fully functional out of the box, just the same as its C# counterpart.

        36 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • support utf-8

            in the narrow win32 api
            in the console output
            everywhere!

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • support compiling with "utf-8 without bom".

              I am in trouble when developing, because there are many tools that do not support the bom.

              I would be grateful, if you could add the compiler option that you can set default language which used in compiling.

              28 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • I did not ask for windows version 8 and I want the original windows 7 back. I do not want Visual Studio on here as cannot do a thng I want o

                I have a computer with windows 7. I believe something has been updated to windows 8. I'm old and want nothing new. I do not want this Visual Studio as it comes up as home page.

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                  0 comments  ·  Help  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • The Find by Status feature does not list files that are checked-out in a local workspace.

                  For VS 2012/TFS 2012, the Find by Status feature does not list files that are checked-out in a local workspace. This feature works OK for a server workspace.

                  Can this be corrected in a future update?

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                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • candidate changes

                    I suggest that the Promote Candidate Changes window allow changes to be ordered by file modified times. When there are a lot of candidate changes and I've just saved a file to disk it can take a while to find it in the list and promote it to an included change.

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                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Bring back C++11 user defined literals

                      http://www.stroustrup.com/C++11FAQ.html#UD-literals
                      I believe that you already had that in the VisualStudio2013RC. Why did you take it out in the VS2013 release?
                      User defined literals are awesome, and we need them!

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Can you try to make streaming live inside the VS? maybe someone want to see what other people coding, and other people maybe want to share t

                        Can you try to make streaming live inside the VS? maybe someone want to see what other people coding, and other people maybe want to share what they coding... Or something like this, you got the idea.

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Finding what I want on your website is not a pleasant experience and needs to be changed.

                          I suggest that you use a flow chart to find your visual basic products, your current system is to confusing and difficult to follow.
                          When I entered my email address below the underscore character did not print. The underscore character does not print in this box eithe, fix it.

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                            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • to enable setting default value for AreaPath

                            When one team is working with multiple projects, with multiple AreaPath's, it is a good feature to leave AreaPath feald without any value, so tester need to select one of the offered values.
                            Defect created from TM should have defalut plan AreaPath as it is now.

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Display plugins/addons memory usage

                              It's possible to see the memory usage of different add-ons in Firefox using `about:addons-memory` command. It would be great if we could have it in VS.NET too. Also having the `help menu -> restart with add-ons disabled` option would be handy (instead of using the command promept).

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add font, font size, align left, align center, align right, justify to TFS 2012

                                When doing copy-paste from some text to team web access (description for some bug,product backlog item etc.), I can not change font size. If the text that I copied is really big or small, I can not find a way to decrease or increase its size.I could do this while using old TFS. It was better.
                                And also , there is no way to use "SHIFT+ENTER" while writing some text. Listing is one of things I usually use. When I write an item, sometimes I want to write another else exactly under it without putting listing mark. On TFS 2012,…

                                16 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Associate Multiple CodedUI test methods to single testcase in MTM

                                  Currently we can't associate multiple test methods in a Coded UI test to a single testcase in MTM.

                                  This will be useful since , generally we wont try to automate a testcase as a single testmethod.
                                  Fo ease of understanding and maintenance, we split them into small steps.

                                  Testmethods are written as Step001, Step002,Step003 etc

                                  But in MTM when trying to associate, we can select only Step001 or Step002 but not multiple steps.

                                  So it would be great if we have an option in MTM to associate the required steps or dll containing all steps.

                                  Thanks,
                                  Vishnu V. Potti

                                  12 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Auto-filled numbers in the IDE

                                    It's fantastic in VS IDE that we can mark a block of text by selecting a rectangular area with the Alt key pressed. I believe it could be more fantastic if users can fill with series of numbers vertically. Imagine you mark a vertical, thin area in the IDE, press Ctrl-M, N (or anything like this), then a series of numbers is automatically filled in that area (like line numbers). This could be used when you need to generate a series of numbers sometimes.

                                    It could also be helpful if you, say, press Ctrl-M, L (or anything like this) and…

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • change color of team favorite box query when it exceeds a value

                                      When you mark a query as a team favorite, it is always a green box in the home page. it would be good if we can customize it so if the query exceeds over the number you specify, it turns red.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • spell checker

                                        I have a great idea implement a spell/suggestion checker for all text that go on the UIs be it forms/web pages all UIs ,,,, many times when creating UIs developers tend to forget to check spelling errors

                                        12 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support Raw HTML5/JS Apps

                                          It would be great if there was a template for a raw HTML5/JS application. This would essentially be a web project that would have no association to ASP .NET or IIS 'built in', except for the fact that it could be served by IIS.

                                          We would start with an html file and build up only from there. Rather than using Nuget for packages like bootstrap etc, it would be superb to see at least basic support for Bower. Ideally we would be able to load an html page with a bower.json file and Visual Studio would understand how to handle…

                                          20 votes
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