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  1. Support the _String_length_ annotation, officially

    supporting it for std::string/std::wstring would be even better

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • support localization in "new format string"

      With C#, it should be possible to use "Hello \{Firstname} \{Lastname}" instead of string.Format("Hello {0} {1}", Firstname, Lastname);

      The change is welcome, but it does not support localization of text messages as I can see. How would you put the string in a ResX?

      If the string is not localizable, then I do not see the point. The developers ought to know the correct syntax. That syntax would be great for translators.

      Since there is now a "nameof" operator, is there a chance that string.Format will accept such named paramters as well?

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        1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add more detail to Visual Studio installation choices

        Visual Studio installations even up to 2003 were very granular and allowed developers to select exactly what they wanted on their systems. However, since around 2008, Visual Studio installers have been non-permissive and installs pretty much everything in the bundle whether or not someone wants the features. The install / studio also opens up a whole bunch of ports in the Firewall, without even asking if the user is interested in those features (consider Remote Debugging).

        Bring back granularity in the Visual Studio component install. Okay, may not be all the way back to the levels of VS 6.0 (which…

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          1 comment  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add the ability to create portable libraries in ALL Visual Studio Express editions

          While this was clamed to be comlete here (http://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/3230383-add-the-ability-to-create-portable-libraries-in-vi) it is really only enabled for the Windows 8 Store version, which does not work on Windows 7. I would like my co-workers to be able to open solutions where I use portable class libraries.

          3 votes
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            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add tools in Visual Studio online for collaboration with translators

            I don’t really know how it should work but it would be nice to use Visual Studio Online to work with translators. They should have access to some great tool with a database to strings to my applications. And then it should be possible to generate resource files from this database. Or something like that :-). Again, not really sure how it would work but Visual Studio Online feels like a natural place for this.

            6 votes
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            • Add intellisense support to "MonoBehaviour" Class specialy the "Messages"

              t will be very helpful to see what Messages are available in MonoBhaviour Class, such as "Update, Awake, OnCollision...., etc"
              instead of always referring to this link:
              http://docs.unity3d.com/ScriptReference/MonoBehaviour.html

              9 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi!

                Thanks for this suggestion!

                As Sébastien noted, you can already use our wizards today to generate MonoBehaviour messages.

                We do have plans to investigate if we could use the new Roslyn based IntelliSense infrastructure to have an even smoother workflow.

                Jb Evain, Senior SDE Lead, Tools for Unity

              • Provide a Release Management API

                Teams using Release Management could really benefit from having an available API to expose the RM data for reporting and custom integration with existing workflow engines.

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                  0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • See what rule triggered an alert

                  The current email alert supplies a short note a the end describing that the notification was sent due to a subscription created by "Person X" which is not always true if it was a team alert that triggered the notificean.

                  It would be very beneficial if the note included a URI type information.

                  this could be in the form of [Server]\[TeamProject]\[user or shered]\[name of rule]

                  That way it would be possible to identify what rule triggered the email and if multiple notification was received where only one expected it would be possible to find the source of the unexpected notifications.

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                  • Support the wpf toolkit on codeplex or kill it.

                    Either support it or put it out of its misery. It is a joke at the moment. Look at the people list, it has 3 people as developers, none of which have visited the site in the last 60 days. And of the 25 people listed as coordinators, one has been there in the last 2 months. Support it or kill it.

                    48 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add project-wide xmlns declaration and apply to all xaml files similar to aspx project-wide imports

                      Avoid having to repeat xmlns:foo in every xaml file in a project.

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                        0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 42 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Depricate WPF & settle on evolving Silverlight ONLY! Too difficult building apps for both!

                          Please let's just get rid of WPF now, and work on extending Silverlight to have everything you would want in a desktop app as well as a web app. It's too difficult having to worry about building for a superset/subset paradigm.

                          33 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Improved/rewritten RichTextBox especially dictionary languages

                            The current RichTextBox implementation is buggy, especially regarding listitems. It is also almost impossible to extend (throwing exceptions on an "unrecognised" DP anyone?) with the biggest culrpit being the SpellCheck which has massively limited language support, but has no way to extend/replace the default checker.

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                              0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow strongly-typed ViewModels, as in ASP.NET MVC.

                              It would be nice to let us specify the type of a ViewModel, as in ASP.NET MVC - this would allow us to catch a whole swathe of binding errors at compile time.

                              29 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 21 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Smoother Animations

                                  Even running on a powerful computer without transparency and framerate set high, animations are stil a bit choppy.

                                  This might be to the fact that there is no VSync, anyways smoother animations would be great

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                                    0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add multi-selection support in ListCollectionView (and friends)

                                    A ListCollectionView keeps a "SelectedItem" to track selected item in a collection, it would be really nice to extend it so it also has a "SelectedItems"-observablecollection that tracks more than one 1 item. And of course keep "SelectedItem" for the "most selected item" kind of.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Do Not Collapse Comments

                                      It would be nice if the comments simply did not collapse with CTRL+M+O. That or if there is a blank space between two blocks of comments. Do not treat them as 1. But instead it will collapse the entire section even though comments may not be a part of the one above it (obv limitation of VB because they do not have multi-line comments). I'm sure if we could just have a more robust commenting system. Things would have been peachy and I may not have switched to C#.
                                      This should be simple, and to me already done as the…

                                      10 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • iOS and OSX support

                                        We're fighting a loosing battle when trying to port applications to iOS and OSX. How about helping some ppl out there that are already trying to allow cross platform support (Xamarin?). Even if it's just silverlight. I'm not sure if this is just a restriction from Apple's side... but it makes it very difficult to build consumer based applications in WPF when many of our customers are running apple products. Telling them to install windows as a virtual machine also doesn't make things that much easier (and cannot be done on iOS).

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                                          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Better custom chrome support for Window

                                          It's without a doubt that custom chrome apps are becoming popular, with office as being a leader, and other MS apps.

                                          It would be great if full support was baked into the window, I am speaking in terms of:

                                          - Better drop shadow support for borderless windows
                                          - Retaining animation for minimizing, maximizing windows
                                          - Aero snap support
                                          - Fixing issues when WindowStyle is none and maximizing causing it to be in Kiosk mode.
                                          - Inherent and native support for extending glass into non client area.

                                          There are far too much hacking, pinvoking to be done just to achieve these…

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