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  1. 7 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Shortcut to duplicate the actual line to the next line

      I miss a shortcut like ctrl+D to qickly duplicate the actual line (where the cursor stays) without marking the line and not touching the copy/paste buffer. I know, it's possible with copy+paste but it's not quick like Zend-IDE. In VS you must use pos1, mark the line, ctrl+c, move cursor to next line, ctrl+v and then modify the new line.... would be quicker to simple use only ctrl+d and modify the new line.

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        2 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Make Dependency Matrix View available in Visual Studio 2013

        In Visual Studio 2010 there was an option to switch from graph view to matrix view in an dependency graph. This feature has disappeared from 2013. Please make it back.

        See http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee842620%28v=vs.100%29.aspx for details

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Declarative drag and drop framework

          The framework which enables declarative implementation of drag and drop feature on XAML. It allows to make control moving in container, import ing external resources, putting data to clipboard, and so on.

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            0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • More controls

            - Numeric updown
            - Sidebar
            - More navigation controls (sidebars)
            - Explorer bars

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              0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow time estimation in MS Test Manager / Professional

              One of the most important parameter is the effort/time required to execute the test case. Currently there is no where to input the time estimate for a test case. It's really painful to write test cases and then keep another spreadsheet to estimate the time required.

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Visual Studio can have “Go Offline” option besides “Go Online”

                TFS consumes a lot of memory usually. Therefore, using Visual Studio to connect to TFS makes CPU 100%. When I make it offline , everything is working properly. I hope Visual Studio can have “Go Offline” option besides “Go Online”

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add a database modeling tool similar to the ERWin or ERStudio products. Do not use the SSMS Diagram tool or Visio as an example.

                  Make sure the tool supports physical notations such as IDEF1X, IE, and DM. The tool needs to be as sophisticated as ERWin and ERStudio and not a non-standard tool such as SSMS Database Diagram tool or a generic drawing program such as Visio that is essentially useless for creating Enterprise ERDs.

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Entity Framework Update Wizard: Allow entities to be excluded

                    I'd like to be able to mark some store entities so that they aren't updated with the rest of the entities when the Update Wizard is run.

                    This would be useful in situations where custom changes are made to an EDMX file that the designer does not support. Users would be able to make custom changes to some entities, while maintaining the ability to keep the rest of them automatically in sync with the database.

                    In my particular case, I want to use a DefiningQuery directly against tables instead of going through views. The Entity Framework itself doesn't have a…

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                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • VS2012 colored icons

                      Microsoft, you make a serious error, making VS2012 in a grayscale style. Users must have a choise - use new interface or old, with colored icons.

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Rename the project folder when renaming a project

                        When renaming a project an option to rename the project folder will popup

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add ability to merge Code Coverage Data from command prompt

                          When running code coverage analysis in automatic tests, merging coverage results from different test suites should be automatic. But nowadays we have to do it manually inside IDE..

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                          • Color Code PerfTips by Threshold

                            From Tarun Arora:
                            I would like to colour code the PerfTips, I see numbers all the time and after a while stop paying attention. However, if I could set a threshold & colour code the threshold, it would be easier to identify what requires attention.

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                              0 comments  ·  Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Refactor in ASP.NET MVC Views

                              The "Refactor" menu option is not available in View files in an ASP.NET MVC solution (CSHTML).

                              It would be fantastic if I could highlight code within a Razor View and get Visual Studio to refactor this into a new partial view.

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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Setting Code Change Notifications for Team Rooms by Path

                                When configuring notifications in team rooms,
                                currently I can only select an entire Teamproject for code change notifications.
                                It would be desireable to filter by Paths instead.
                                E.g.:
                                + "$/PROJECT/team1/source"
                                + "$/PROJECT/team1/docs"

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                                • The "Find and Replace" window needs a "Skip File" button; I often find myself caught in compiled script files or dbml backends, etc.

                                  The "Find and Replace" window needs a "Skip File" button; I often find myself getting caught in compiled script files or dbml backends, etc. while looking for a term that should be easy to find with the exception of those few files that hold multiple uses of it.

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                                    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow Release Management Client to Connect Multiple Servers

                                    Ability to connect to more than one Release Management Server.
                                    Release Management Client can ask for which server to connect to on startup, just like TFS connection in Visual Studio or SQL Server connection in SSMS.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • PLEASE allow for easy copy of VSTF work item number within a template!

                                      My area switched to an out-of-box template and one of the "features" is completely missing: ability to copy the work item ID number from the template.

                                      Since my area has switched to this new template, there has been at least a dozen or so occurrences where someone misread of fat-fingered the work item ID number when sending out an email.

                                      An easy solution would be to put the work item ID number within a template field so it can easily be cut/copied/pasted.

                                      See attached file for visual explanation.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • solve problem writing text contain english and farsi

                                        solve problem writing text contain english and farsi
                                        writing text in farsi(right to left language) no problem
                                        writing text in english (left to right language) no problem
                                        any time want to add some english word in farsi text (or add farsi word to english text)not easy and some time not posible !!
                                        because location of words changes itself automaticaly

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                                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Enable Smart Unit Tests to generate tests for ASP.NET vNext projects

                                          In VS2015 Preview, Smart Unit Tests does not support generating tests for ASP.NET vNext projects. Please extend this feature to enable generating tests for ASP.NET vNext projects.

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                                            1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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