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  1. Add folders for Visual F# Projects

    Realted to this post: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5918534/why-cant-i-add-a-subfolder-in-a-f-project

    When using type providers, you ofen need to keep a static file to declare the type. Having a folder where I keep all of these files (versus scattered in my project's main folder) would be very helpful

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      2 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Bring up IntelliSense in the cref attribute for a <see> tag

      It's a real pain trying to get the correct syntax for a <see> cref value. IntelliSense would help.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          • Add the source control capability back into Access 2013

            Up until Access 2010 we had the capability of interfacing with Source Control Software. Then, for some unknown reason, that option was removed in Access 2013. This needs to be put back into Access 2013. We have a very large Access database that we have been using with SourceSafe for over a decade. Now we cannot move to Access 2013 because of the lack of Source Control integration.

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              0 comments  ·  Office/SharePoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • allow the ID of MTM test running automation

              Allow an automation script to use the test ID of the calling test to set the MTM test case as a data source without having to hard code the id
              this would allow the automation team to write one generic script that could then be used by multiple test cases all providing different parameter values. Currently I have to hard code the ID when creating the data source which results in having to recreate the test for each test case I want to automate in MTM when all that is changing are the values of the parameters being passed. Here…

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Alphabetized order of <Compile...> entries within <ItemGroup> in csproj

                Compile entries within <ItemGroup>s within the csproj file should be sorted in a consistent order.

                As described in http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20563017/sorted-order-of-files-in-csproj, maintaining a consistent sorted order of <Compile> entries would mainly benefit the resolution of merge conflicts.

                It would always be clear where a file belongs, and simply changing order (e.g. Remove a file from project, re-include the file) would not lead to visible changes in a diff.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  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 →
                  • 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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                    • 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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                      • 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 →
                        • 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 →
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                              0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  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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                                • 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.

                                  *:
                                  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 →
                                  • Implement a button in VS to clear all of the cache the VS is currently using.

                                    We need this asap, i just can't get bothered to roam through the hidden folders in appdata to clear the cache of visual studio every time there is a cache problem. Please implement this, we need it alot. And by clearing all of the cache i mean inter alia intellisense, xaml designer, assembly, etc...

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                                      1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  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 →
                                        • Show Constant Value Tooltips When Not Debugging

                                          While NOT debugging, it'd be great if we the tooltips for constants which show their type also actually showed the value of the constant.

                                          This value should be known due to incremental compilation and could be displayed just like it is while you're debugging.

                                          It's just really annoying to have to F12 all the time in a constant heavy environment and then jump back to the location after seeing what the value is.

                                          Thanks!

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                                            1 comment  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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