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  1. Give some way of resetting the Unit Tests status to not run

    Give some way of resetting the Unit Tests status to not run without having to close the solution and re-opening it. There are some times I want to just see the unit test I currently am working with in the failed or passed section but to get there I have to change to another solution or close and re-open my current solution. It would be nice to have a menu item at the top of the test explorer or a right click option on the tests to reset it for specific tests. I would say if it gets reset then…

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Update VSAE for Visual Studio 2015

      Visual Studio Authoring Extensions are the best way to write SCOM management packs. Currently this isn't available for VS2015. Please can you sort this as its the last thing stopping me updating to VS2015.

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      • property and event setting block attached to C# type instance

        Instead of having to write in C#

        speechRecognizer = CreateSpeechRecognizer();
        if (speechRecognizer != null)
        {
        speechRecognizer.SomeProperty = someValue;
        speechRecognizer.SomeOtherProperty = someOtherValue;
        speechRecognizer.SpeechRecognized += SpeechRecognized;
        speechRecognizer.SpeechHypothesized += SpeechHypothesized;
        speechRecognizer.SpeechRecognitionRejected += SpeechRecognitionRejected;
        }

        I'd prefer to write:

        speechRecognizer = CreateSpeechRecognizer() {
        SomeProperty = someValue,
        SomeOtherProperty = someOtherValue,
        SpeechRecognized += SpeechRecognized,
        SpeechHypothesized += SpeechHypothesized,
        SpeechRecognitionRejected += SpeechRecognitionRejected
        }

        that is after any Type I'd like to be able to add {...} block with assignments to its properties, like I can do when I create a new type.

        Do note that I also would like this syntax and the existing new Type(...) {...} syntax…

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • ability to select the source version (changeset number) when queuing a new build

          This would be very useful in many cases, for example:
          - When having to test old versions to check something specific, without having to revert an entire development workspace
          - When having to "replay" a specific Build with other parameters
          - If some Build artifacts have been accidently deleted.

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          • totally test plan deletion in MTM2013

            I want the delete plan action and delete plan effect in MTM2013 like in MTM2010,

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • New projects in Visual Studio 2015

              I installed VS2015 and Windows 10 and read all new notes about changes in VS2015 and I am wondering why VS2015 is only for development for Windows and not for developing Windows Itself?

              Why there is not projects like:

              Windows 10 menu extend project

              Windows 10 toolbar extend project

              Windows 10 Media extend project

              Windows 10 Desktop extend project

              List is infinite.

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              • Add a ReadOnlyCollection( ICollection<T> collection) constructor

                At the moment ReadOnlyCollection can only wrap Lists. It would be rather useful if it could wrap other generic collections such as HashSets too...

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                • delete test plan

                  VS2010 had the ability to delete a Test Plan. This was removed for VS2013.

                  I want the ability to delete an test plan just like in VS2010.

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • automatically create getters and setters on TypeScript

                    generate getters and setter by right clicking on a variable

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                    • Make Visual Studio a Cross Platform Development Tool

                      Visual Studio is the best IDE I have come across. The only thing that I don't love about Visual Studio is it's limitation to only able to run on Windows Platform.

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                        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enable change of emulator image files location

                        Using emulators required a lot of space on our hard drives, which is difficult, when using laptop or SSD. Please enable us to change folder where emulator files are stored.

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                          0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • TFS Build 2015: Add reports and statistics

                          Add reports and statistics for TFS Build 2015. Examples could be chart of build duration over a certain period, Artifact size over a certain period, Number of warnings over a certain period, Code Analysis results over a certain period, CPU & Memory usage during a build, etc

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                          • TFS Build 2015: Show pending commits for build definitions

                            It would be nice if on a build definition all the new commits since the last run of the build definition would be shown. This would help to see what has changed for example for deployment definitions.

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                            • TFS Build 2015: Support build failure conditions

                              Add the possibility to define conditions when a build should fail. Possible conditions can be non-zero exit code, drop size changes about a certain amount, duration changes about a certain amount, number of code analysis warnings have changed, code coverage has changed, etc

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                              • Proxy Settings Have to be Specified Several Times

                                For those working behind company proxies, there are now several places where we now have to specify proxy settings:

                                - NPM - NPM has its own proxy settings stored in a few places. Environmental variables or .npmrc files.
                                - Bower - Bower has its own .bowerrc file that lives with the bower.config file and you seem to have to create one for each project.
                                - Git - Yet another set of proxy settings.
                                - DNX - The DotNet Execution environment has it's own proxy settings that stops package restore working.
                                - DNVM - Requires setting up proxy settings to allow…

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                                  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow screenshots to be copied to the clipboard

                                  When you take a screenshot of the emulator, your only option is to save it to a file. I open paste screenshots in chat and email, and it's a few extra steps to save to a file, open file, copy.

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                                    0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Disabling breakpoints with middle mouse button

                                    I'd love to disable/enable breakpoints by middle clicking on them

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                                    • Enable dependencies for code snippets.

                                      Allow for code snippets to have dependencies on other code snippets. (similar to what nuget does). For example. Code snippet c has depends on code snippet b which depends on code snippet a. When you install code snippet c all code snippet get installed/used.

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Create StaticResources instead of DynamicResources (WPF)

                                        I would love to have an extra setting in which you could tell Blend to use StaticResources instead of DynamicResources. In WPF projects Blends always uses a DynamicResource in XAML. I would love to use the faster StaticResources as default.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Provide ability to add comments to check-in files

                                          Just like it can be done with the reviewed files. In my opinion, it would sometimes help.

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