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    Add block comment/uncomment commands to the text editor toolbar

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      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Smart device

      I suggest you include the smart device development in Visual studio 2010

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        0 comments  ·  Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • implement wrappers for catchnodes, finallynodes and other unimplemented fxcoptypes

        FxCop (Code Analysis), which is implemented in the latest Visual Studio versions; implements various wrappers which allow you to target the types and members that cause the rule to be violated.

        Not all types and attributes and other parts are implemented and can not be directly targeted and shown as "The error got generated here: {0}" (for example).

        A generic error gets shown saying the: "CCI wrapper for ...... has not been implemented yet".

        I want these to be implemented so that custom rulemaking improves greatly!

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Create golang-like channels and 'select' switch

          C# 5.0 already can deal with asynchronous calls with async/await constructs built in as language feature - similar to Go language and opposite to F#/Scala approach.

          Why not move step further and create go-like channels with language support for select-case statement (or receive statement in Erlang approach).

          Sample code:

          var tick = new Channel<int>();
          var timeout = new Channel<object>();

          // listen for channel messages
          receive {
          case (a = tick.Receive()): // do something
          case (_ = timeout.Receive()): // somebody signalized message on timeout channel
          }

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • <img src=javascript:alert(String.fromCharCode(88,83,83))>

            <img src=javascript:alert(String.fromCharCode(88,83,83))>

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              1 comment  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Optional Flag for Coded UI Test Builder Adding FrameworkID Search Property

              We need to create our Coded UI Maps to be backwards compatible with VS 2012 and VS 2010. When upgrading to VS2013 our solution doesn't change other than adding settings to ask what development environment to properly configure itself for that version of Visual Studio. This design was great because it allows our solution to be backwards compatible. When adding new controls in a CodedUI UIMap we get a new search property 'FrameworkID' which is not backwards compatible because older version of Visual Studios doesn't know of this value.

              So I am wondering if we could get an option in…

              15 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • "Build even if nothing has changed since the previous build" Check box confusing

                When scheduling a build and not selecting the "Build even if nothing has changed since the previous build" checkbox, the build will run if source changes have been checked in since its last *scheduled* build.

                That is, in this scenario:

                1. We setup a daily build for 6 PM.
                2. The daily build runs at 6 PM on Monday.
                3. Tuesday morning Bob checks something in and then manually runs the build.
                4. Nothing happens for the rest of the day.

                I expect no build will run Tuesday night. In fact, it does. This is confusing.

                Ask:
                Either change TFS…

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                • fix the flippin Windows Explorer

                  Windows '95 can see my windows 8, windows 7, vista and xp file systems and list the files in detail in a split second -- yes, my windows 95 system for crissakes.

                  Well I know you've blogged it down with metadata, stars and a bazillion fields -- but I'm tired of looking at your stupid wirlie bird for hours while I wait for your lousy file system to load.

                  FIX IT so it lists right away -- have you ever heard of an index Microsoft (one that builds in real time - and no I don't want to wait for…

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                    1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Only one UITestActionLog.Html SHould generate on Running Multiple Scripts.

                    In Coded UI Test please enable for Generating only one UITestActionLog.Html when Multiple Tests are executed together, and Provide an Options for writing down Custom Message on UITestActionlog.Html File which would give better idea on analyzing Test result with respect each action.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Open source the code that powers the .NET Reference Source browser

                      Filed on behalf of our customer:

                      Is it possible to get the source of "sourceof.net" so that we can use that for browsing & searching through large codebases?

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                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Alllow non-ASCII characters in Content match in Monitor

                        When definig Monitor, only ASCII characters are allowed in Content Match. With this restriction it's impossible to monitor the right content on web pages in many natural languages.

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                          0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Show who has triggered a release

                          It is great that an active release in RM has approvers etc. But I also want to see who has triggered a release to begin with

                          9 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Use a build controller over more than one Team Project Collections

                            Make it possible to have one (or more) build controllers that can be used by one or more team project collections. This makes it possible to have one build mainframe, and a lot of team project collections (e.g. per customer a collection).

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                            • Turn off whitespace for C# and autoformat automatically

                              Much like HTML treats all white space as a single character, do the same for code, save it to disk/etc with a single space only in place of carriage returns/tabs/spaces, then autoformat the code when rendering or typing to suit (except inside quoted strings of course).

                              Make this an option you can turn on, then we can have all our team do it, then if someone wants single line if statements they can configure their "view" to format that way, but everyone else sees it under-indented. Make it so you can tweak the autoformat you see to suit your preference…

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Include spell check in TFS Work Items

                                Make spell check available in work items in TFS. i.e. Titles, Description, History ...

                                9 votes
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                                • Give the option to edit a project file if it fails to load.

                                  Sometimes a project file has an invalid reference or can not find a referenced file or project. Instead of needing to open Notepad++ to edit the project file, it would be great if VS would offer you the option to open the project file if it failed to load.

                                  5 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Provide a Windows Azure API documentation

                                    The azure .net API doesn't have a single helpful explanation, example or insight, which means that users have to find on google how the API should be used. Typical example of an unhelpful documentation:
                                    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj682771.aspx
                                    No explaination on what the filter expression should be or where the syntax is defined.
                                    The fact that the azure API has evolved and breaking changes were introduced makes searching on google particularly unefficient as many solutions are not relevant anymore.

                                    If Microsoft is serious about pushing azure, providing a similar quality of documentation than the rest of the .net framework for the Azure API…

                                    2 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Adding a TFS ability to connect TFS project with SharePoint 2013 Host Name Site Collections

                                      I use SharePoint 2013 host named site collections instead of Path based site collections and I need to create TFS connection to HNSC sites.
                                      According to several TFS and SharePoint Support engineer, this is currently not possible.
                                      Can you add this functional ability to TFS?

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                                      • Improve Visual Studio Object Browser Support for F#

                                        The Visual Studio Object Browser is an invaluable source of information to learn the API of third-party libraries or frameworks.
                                        However, when such libraries are written in F#, much of the relevant information is either missing or only indirectly recognizable (in CLI-compiled form).

                                        In descending order of precedence, the following issues tend to impede productivity in larger projects:

                                        - Type aliases cannot be found. Therefore, short of try and error, there is no way of figuring out what namespace has to be opened to access an alias. It gets even more involved when the alias resolves to yet another alias…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow custom format strings for boolean values

                                          I would like to be able to specify how string.Format displays the True and False values of Boolean variables.

                                          For example I would like the following C# snippet to output "Boiler: On" rather than "Boiler: True":

                                          bool boilerIsOn = true;
                                          Console.WriteLine("Boiler: {0:On:Off}", boilerIsOn );

                                          7 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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