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  1. When user copies a collapsed region (i.e. all methods included in the region) and pastes it, the region is expanded.

    The pasted data must be collapsed as the user is aware of what he is pasting. There seems no purpose to expand the data.

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Asp.net web site with Dynamic form builder page type and View creator page will be added advantage

      Asp.net web site with Dynamic form builder page type and View creator page will be added advantage, this i have created in a web application this is very use full and added advantage. this came with inbuilt audit function and field security, this can be name it as Software as Server (SAAS) by microsoft.

      Mostly people working like a common web forms with few specific identical fields types, with this combination of field types and dynamic form builder and asp.net login form will be a very generic advantage for the simple web application developers.

      Actually I have added this in…

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        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Test Manager a possiblity to print selected WIs (from a quary) to the printer.

          In Test Manager TEAM SYSTEM/VS- to give a possiblity to print selected WIs (by quary) to the printer.

          thanks,

          Nir

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          • Lightweight code commenting for all code files

            Sometimes you want to be able to review the code as a whole.

            I wish there was the ability to create Lightweight code commenting for any code file, even if it is already checked in. That way I can let someone examine the whole or parts of the codebase to find any bugs or issues.

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              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Open source winforms tooling

              Winforms is said to be deprecated (26Jan 2012 on this forum). Considering it is still a recommended option in the recent ".NET Technology Guide for Business Applications", can the tooling be open sourced and give the community a chance to move it forward?

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                0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Use same environment for different team projects, or same test agent for different environment

                I have create a standard environment using test manager, and successfully create new build deployment that use this environment.

                My problem, when I connect to different team project, I have to create a new environment since the first one exists for the first team project. And the problem is I can’t create a new environment that use same test agent that used in the first environment.

                I think this is a normal case, since we always use same machine to test multiple application.

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                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make an existing flat query the second layer of a tree query

                  Often I create a flat query only to find I really want the query as the child level. For example I create a complex query to select tasks. Then I realize I want to see the parent stories. Currently I have to reenter the whole thing again. I would like a button that says "Push to child" or something like that.

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                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio 2012 interface incites a desire in me to tear my eyeballs out!

                    My job requires me to spend most of my days working with the new Visual Studio 2012 interface opened and in front of me. With the choice of two ****** themes and an icon set that was obviously designed by extraterrestrials the Visual Studio 2012 interface incites a desire in me to tear my eyeballs out!!!

                    I build software for large complicated financial systems that has a direct impact people’s lives. I have enormous real world problems to solve as a software engineer. Having to deal with this sham of a feckless interface is a disgrace.

                    I have come to…

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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • to add a tool like GNU's strip in order to be able to strip a symbol (from a .lib for example).

                        Currently I must hack the .lib provided by Visual Studio (for example I do a binary replace in kernel32.lib in order to be able to replace a function by linking). Hacking a .lib is ugly, then you should provide a strip function.

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • to add a tool in order to create a .lib with a .dll

                          The way http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;131313 is not very efficient. It will be better to have a tool like imlib.exe with Borland. Otherwise it is a bit difficult to create a .lib only by scripting.

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Stop naming Visual Studio Versions by the year

                            When you name a product by the year (Visual Studio 2013 for example) this puts pressure on you to release a product before that year is over.

                            Many products like this are released in the third or fourth quarter of the year just to make sure it gets out before the name is wrong.

                            If It is Visual Studio 12, call it Visual Studio 12

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                              1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow drag and drop attachments for workitems

                              Allow drag and drop attachments for workitems

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                                1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow Custom Reports with SSRS development for Team Foundation Service

                                Integrate Team Foundation Service with SSRS to provide capability to develop custom reports.

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                                • Imagine you have an Interface with2 methods Read and Write

                                  Imagine you have an Interface IStreamable with 2 methods Read and Write

                                  Using extension methods it is possible for a primitive data type eg Double or String to simulate these two methods.
                                  However as the interface is not supported by the primitive type iterating through a list will not return the primitive type , only the members that implement the interface.
                                  It would therefore be usefull to be able to write:-
                                  Simulate Double as IStreamable
                                  'the appropriate empty methods would then automatically pop up here

                                  Which would then allow a Double to appear to be an IStreamable object.
                                  I can…

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                                  • C # to c disk is too big

                                    C # to c disk is too big

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                                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • add SmallBasic To VS

                                      Why not add SmallBasic to VS - or at least a download link to it?

                                      regards

                                      Guy

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                                      • Export settings default filename candidate

                                        When I export my settings, I would like to have the settings specified with /ResetSettings as default (if vs was invoked like that)

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                                        • Print margin not as plugin

                                          Print margin should be included in the default features of visual studio and not a plugin. It is a core feature in every other IDE. It would be nice if people actually got aware of the fact that shorter lines are easier to read.

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