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      0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow additional spaces in VB code.

      Sometimes multiple spaces make code more readable: numbers can be aligned right and in table like initializations of Dictioary objects etc., but VS just deletes most unnecessary spaces like http://stackoverflow.com/questions/25731512/multiple-spaces-in-vb-net-code demonstrates.
      However, the option to avoid this behavior (see link) also disables useful features.
      I wished there was an option to allow these (just not delete) spaces.

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Show full important attributes in collapsed outlining for xml

        We use xml files with our custom code generators, and when working with the collapsed outlining, the name attribute is truncated. For this particular application of xml, the name attribute is the only useful attribute to show in the outlining. It would be nice to enhance the xml with a processing directive or other property to signify which attribute(s) are important and should not be truncated in the collapsed outlining.

        Example:
        <COMMAND name="MyImportantCommand"...
        <COMMAND name="MyImportantCommandWithALongerName"...

        is collapsed to:
        [+]<COMMAND name="MyImportantComm">...</COMMAND>
        [+]<COMMAND name="MyImportantComm">...</COMMAND>

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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Show test description (DescriptionAttribute) in Test Explorer

          Unit tests can have a useful Description attribute that allows tagging tests with a short description. Currently, this information is nowhere shown in Test Explorer and it's inconvenient having to navigate to the source to lookup the description of a test. I propose showing the description if present in the lower pane in Test Explorer when selecting a test.

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Play back recordings for Exploritory Testing in MTM 2013

            Hi

            I have made the migration from MTM 2010 to MTM 2013. And I am so enjoying myself. Learning on forums, Youtube etc. How to do all the new stuff. I have been watching how to do the Exploratory testing and recording my actions. Including snapshots and comments.

            I have set up many test cases and I am able to run through these When we have a major build/development. But I do a whole load of exploratory testing. If I find a bug, would it not be a good, even great idea for a developer to view a recording of…

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make the Start Page dockable again

              In 2010, the Start Page could be marked as dockable, and docked to the tools tab, along with the Solution Explorer, Toolbox, etc.

              In 2013, this is no longer an option, and the page must be either left open, or must be opened manually every time you want to use it.

              Please make this page dockable again.

              Thanks.

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                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Visual Studio Online - expand the Basic license with Tests

                Expand the Basic license with a part of the Testhub...
                We have a test team and one test leader. The test team run only manually tests, like excel spreed and mark the tests passed or not, and report bugs.
                The test leader creates and writes the test specifications.
                Create and write test cases should be in the Advanced license (existing feature).
                But running manually tests and create bugs should be in the Basic license as well. My suggestion is to expand the Basic license with running manually tests and create bugs when running these tests.

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                • Add a work item rule to allow for a range to be specified

                  We are adding a new field that only requires a range of values. The range is large enough that using the ALLOWEDVALUES rule would not be beneficial. If a RANGE rule could be added this would be very useful.

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                    • Add support for Git over ssh in Team Explorer

                      Add support for ssh transport when syncing with Git repositories. libgit2 has ssh support now, so this should be fairly straightforward.

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                        2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Copy summary from interface definition to class when auto-implementing

                        After defining an interface with summary on all properties and methods, it is strange that this isn't copied when using the "Implement interface"-functionality in the Visual Studio Editor.

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                          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Easier Option To Debug ASP.NET Websites On The SSL Port

                          When staring an ASP.NET website with IIS Express hosting in the debugger, by default Visual Studio will start the website on the HTTP port.

                          If you have your website to only ever server content over HTTPS (e.g. with the [RequireHttpsAttribute] in your global MVC filters), then you just get a page cannot be displayed error in your browser.

                          Whilst you can work around this by using the "Start URL" option in the Web tab of the debugger, this removes the "Current Page" etc. functionality from you as you're now stuck with a specific page.

                          You also generally don't have the…

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                            1 comment  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make command line tools doing exactly the same as their visual studio pendants.

                            Some command line tools like MSTest or MSBuild behave slightly different than their pendant functions in visual studio. It would be great to have all these functions as scriptable command line tools that behave exactly like VS.

                            21 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Coded UI : Verify text or sybol color

                              Hi,

                              I want to verify the color of the symbol displayed in the UI, but not able to locate the control, the symbol is part of another control as displayed in below screen shot :(Note : Blue marked section is one control located by coded UI)

                              Please refer attached screenshot. Similary how to verify text gets highlighted or in bold?

                              Please let me know is it possible to verify the color of symbol "$" with the control property provided?

                              Best Regards,

                              Sunil

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Assign an interface color to a workspace, allowing you to see quickly which workspace you are operating in.

                                Especially if you have more than one instance of VS running at the same time it would be useful to quickly identify which workspace a particular instance was connected to.

                                4 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Give "Build current project" a sensible shortcut key.

                                  This is one of my most-used custom key bindings. I build the current project all the time; I could use Ctrl+Shift+B, but that rebuilds all projects whether they need it or not. I almost always need only the current project (and its dependencies) to be built, and then only as needed. Building the current project is much faster than any other alternative.

                                  I'd make Ctrl+B the key for this. Very few use bookmarks enough for that shortcut key to be useful.

                                  4 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add user preference for Breakpoints > "Sort by" > Disable sorting. Allows use of Breakpoints and Bookmarks in one tool window.

                                    Add user preference (remember user past selection on Visual Studio startup) for Breakpoints > "Sort by" > Disable sorting. Allows breakpoints to be used as breakpoints and Bookmarks. I Have used Bookmarks but find it easier to use Breakpoints as both breakpoints and Bookmarks in one tool window.

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                                    • Specify the agent location for Cloud Load Test

                                      I have been asked by several customers to enable specifying the agent location for Cloud Load Test. Filing on their behalf.

                                      Charles Sterling
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                                        1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Fix the stack trace display in Application Insights events

                                        Recording exception events in Application Insights typically includes a stack trace to provide the developer with additional context of the exception.

                                        Currently, only a tiny snippet of the stack trace is shown. Currently the developer must use the web browser Inspect Element feature to view the entire content.

                                        Please provide a simple way to see the entire stack trace in the web page.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • allow us to have more than 3 projects listed in the project drop down list (TFS Web)

                                          I have many TFS Projects. Basically, when I want to switch to another project, I pretty much always have to click 'Browse All' because the drop down list only shows the last 3 accessed. It would be great to configure how much projects are listed into the drop down list.

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