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  1. email body limitation characters go to url iif

    Hi,
    I have a problem, but i didn't find any help. Maybe someone could give me advice!

    I created a report with an action "go to URL". It creates a standardized email with a different content. sometimes it's a bit longer. If I want to create a email with about 1200 characters the hyperlinkt does not open like with a smaller content. is there any limitation of characters for such a email configuration? when I open it with the preview of VB 2008 the email gets generated, but the text ist cut off.

    Please help me!!

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      0 comments  ·  Office/SharePoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make MVVM easier to implement

      SO MUCH BOILERPLATE CODE, and need for third party tools, it's ridiculous. You need to make it dead simple to implement all aspects of MVVM, from databinding, to commanding, to navigation, and state management. I shouldn't need to add so much basic stuff for something MS is encouraging everyone to do.

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Button/Shortcut for "last edited" position

        Jump to last edit. Often, you find yourself in a situation where you have edited in one document, while you currently find yourself in a completely different document. How do you get back to the place where you were last editing your code? That is likely to be the place where you want to get back to, in order to do some more editing.
        Whenever you click Ctrl-Q, the last edited document is found, and the cursor lands on the line where the last edit took place. Alternatively, you can click the button in the toolbar.

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          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Scroll horizontally using Shift + Mouse Wheel

          Many applications (e.g. Visio) and editors (e.g. EditPlus) have Shift+MouseWheelScroll wired up to a horizontal scroll action.

          This seems like a useful convention to adopt in Visual Studio for the text editor (and others)

          21 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • add option to not trigger Quick Info by mouse hover over symbol

            Many times Quick Info is unintentionally triggered when the mouse pointer is over a random symbol. This is distracting, and I would like to turn this automatic behaviour off.

            Many automatic intellisense options can be disabled so that they must be explicitly invoked to show them. For Quick Info this is Ctrl K + I.

            3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Have an automated way (command line) to run a load test and still see the results

              I know we can run a load test using mstest in an automated manner (using a script or command line). However the big problem with running a test using mstest is that the test is totally hidden, you can't view the run in Visual Studio if you want to while the test is running.
              Hence is there an easy way to run a loadtest using Visual Studio Ultimate in an automated manner (using auto hotkey / command line arguments). I can figure it out but wondering if someone has ventured here before?

              As per discussion at http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/ce532249-eda7-41e1-a0c9-1c2288dc1a53/is-there-an-automated-way-to-launch-a-loadtest-in-visual-studio-ultimate-using-a-scriptcommand-line?forum=vstest#ce532249-eda7-41e1-a0c9-1c2288dc1a53

              16 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support dependent debugger breakpoint

                Ofter useful set breakpoint that will only trigger after another breakpoint. Please support set child breakpoints that will trigger only after parent breakpoint trigger.

                For example bug in often called function F2(), that called indirectly from function F1(). I can't set breakpoint directly to F2() because it's called very often before F1(). So I need set breakpoint to F1() and then when it triggers to F2()

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                  2 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Stop asking to install plugins that are not supported on my OS

                  I check my Extensions and Updates manager regularly to ensure that my Visual Studio install is kept up to date. However there is now an update listed in there that I cannot possibly install. Why is Visual Studio asking me to install an update that is not supported on my Operating System? You could at least have an OS-level compatibility check before nagging me about updates.

                  In case you want to look at specifics, I'm running VS2013 Pro (Update 4) and I'm being asked to install Windows Phone 8.1 Emulator, which I'd be happy to do except this is a…

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                    0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Folders in breakpoint window

                    So, in visual studio 2013 there is a window "Bookmark window", and there is a window "Breakpoint window".
                    Basically what I want is the breakpoint window to be similar to the bookmark window.

                    I'd like to be able to make folder for my breakpoints, so I can group them, and then enable or disable them depending on what feature I'm working on.

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                      0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • ConcurrentDictionary and Dictionary: Please add methods to retrieve original key with value

                      Currently there's no way to retrieve the original key that was in use when value was added to ConcurrentDictionary (same apply to regular Dictionary). Please add overloads that allow to retrieve original key together with the value.
                      For example, today ConcurrentDictionary has TryGetValue(TKey key, out TValue value) and the new overload would be then TryGetValue(TKey key, out TKey originalKey, out TValue value).

                      This functionality is very useful if the dictionary has custom comparator. For example for strings it may be StringComparer.OrdinalIgnoreCase. And then for every string, with different case that matched by comparator, dictionary would report that it has value…

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                        1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Official opening of WTL support

                        Total is well known, WTL based on ATL, it was an excellent Win32 application development framework. Relative to the MFC,WTL a more lightweight, high efficiency, the links generated by the small size of the program. My only regret is that while WTL is initially within Visual Studio release, WTL is not supported by the Visual Studio official. I think, Microsoft to retain developer, especially C++ developer, in UI framework Shang does needs efforts, MFC bloated and old, ATL does not too for GUI program, pure SDK of program complex degrees too high, most manufacturers in using Visual Studio using C++…

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                          3 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • d:DesignInstance should support F# classes

                          Currently ( up to including Blend 2015 Preview ) you can't use F# projects in Blend. This means that if you write your ViewModels in F# like I do you can't use these for your design time data. i.e. d:DesignInstance won't recognize F# classes or even C# classes that derive from an F# base class.

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                            0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow Release Management to connect to Visual Studio Online

                            Simply allow Release Management to connect to Visual Studio Online

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                              0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • autosave

                              Haven't you ever had when you had just made a long text. And you accidentally press 'don't save'? I came up with this idea.
                              The autosave function.
                              What is does is actually the same like in the videogame
                              Grand Theft Auto 5.
                              When playing the game, it will ask you to autosave.
                              Say 'yes' and is automatically saves your progress now and then.
                              Say 'no' and saving is your own problem.
                              My idea is to let MIcrosoft Word autosave every 10 minutes or so and will be saved under the files names with '(autosave)' behind it.
                              In this way you…

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Office/SharePoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • mediaelement

                                List all audio devices and allow choose an audio device other than the Default DirectSound in MediaElement, see WPFMediaKit MediaUriElement

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                                  0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • I want the ability to like exceptionally good code

                                  In order to give credits/cudos to good craftsmanship, in git pull request, I want the ability to like exceptionally good code.

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                                  • TFS Integration Platform support for TFS 2013

                                    Currently TFS integration Platform only support upto TFS 2012. We upgraded to 2013 which most users will. now TFS integration platform doesn't support TFS 2013.

                                    https://tfsintegration.codeplex.com/

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                                    • Analyse PROJECT for Code Clones

                                      In a Solution I also have my testProjects and Ofcourse I have Code Clones with the Project under test. So I get False positives !
                                      So give me the possibility to choose specific Project besides the analysis of the whole solution.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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