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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow peek to view definition from the references linked within CodeLens.

      It would be nice to open a peek window from the "References" CodeLens to view the full definition of the code referencing said method.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Diagnostics logs should show the vstest.console command line

        there are times we need to run the vstest.console manually so we can duplicate an issue on a Developer's machine ... but we cannot see the vstest.console command line in the diagnostics logs

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          1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Tool that will allow TFS server to TFS server syncronization of work items and codebase. Either on-demand sync or automatic sync.

          Tool that will allow TFS server to TFS server syncronization of work items and codebase. Either on-demand sync or automatic sync.

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            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Integrate with Deskpro

            Add integration with Deskpro and visual studio online so you can create work items from deskpro bugs and also resolve them.

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              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow edit and continue on CTRL+F5'd debug build after attaching

              If I start a debug build of a C# console app with CTRL+F5, then attach to it, edit and continue is not supported. I'm starting the app with CTRL+F5 because this seems to result it running much faster than if it was started with just F5 atleast while the debugger attached.

              I would like to have ability to run the process with high perf and if something isn't right, then attach and lose some perf to get more debugging. Theoretically it should be possible to build a fully optimized build and then when attaching debugger, substitute the code with debug…

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                0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Sql Server Object Explorer filters for database objects.

                Sql Server Object Explorer needs to have filters for database objects. When filters are added they should not be like the filter options

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                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Enhance the Find feature

                  Currently the Find feature only works as a text search tool. It does not do a contextual search where the token being searched for is bound to a specific data type, structure or language feature. For example, if I'm searching for "ComputeStats", I'll get results such as the class named ComputeStatsEngine, the method ComputeStatsForDataset, the boolean variable _computeStatsFinished and so on. If I know beforehand that I'm only looking for a method with this name, I should be able to specify that and my results should reflect that. Alternatively or additionally, I should also be able to filter my results…

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • enhance some feature in visual studio

                    hello sir.. i am c# developer i'm using IDE visual studio 2012 i think you should put some a little bit feature just like e.g("",'',{},()) when i write a code some times i create method but at the time of calling method i confused it is method or builtin class when i select this from intellisense it will show like this ("add") so i want to say that whenever i create method and then i select through intelisense it will create parenthesis and semicolon automatically like this (add();) .. and also when i write method or class name e.g add…

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add events to be able to know when a new Team is created

                      We want to be able to customize a few things when a Team is created, if we could hook up to and event here like we can with builds and work items, that would enable us to do a few more things.

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                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Rename old local git commit message

                        Encapsulate the complexity of this task(*) on a button in the detail area of the commit, or even open the message for editing.

                        Remembering that whoever performs this task must have a minimum of knowledge about VIM editor.

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                        git rebase -i <commit number>
                        git commit --amend -m "<message>"
                        git rebase --continue

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • python syntax for other languages

                          The python syntax is excellent, and it would be great if it could be used in other languages too, ( c#for example..), I know it is not all possible, but using indentations instead of brackets, having the and word instead of && and some more things like that (maybe keeping the static typing but being able to drop the var word), so if there could be some option in visual studio that would allow using python syntax on other languages it could be really great, or even be incorporated in the c# language that would be terrific.

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Release a sample on using Projection Buffers with Embedded Languages

                              Projection buffers are a powerful tool that allow developers to extend Visual Studio in incredible ways. However, there are no available samples explaining how to use them. This deters most developers from extending Visual Studio in cool ways.

                              I'd love for there to be a sample on how to correctly use projection buffers, particularly with embedded language services (ie. C# and VB .Net)

                              This issue goes back to Visual Studio 2010: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/e536bce3-30f9-4e7f-b322-b3835a487bb0/how-to-create-an-editor-with-a-projection-buffer?forum=vsx

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                                1 comment  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • i would like AI to cook my breakfast

                                i would like AI to cook my breakfast

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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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                                    • 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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                                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  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 →
                                        • 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 →
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