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  1. Allow the user to filter list of procedures in module by public/private/friend in rhs drop-down

    the VB editor shows a list of procedures at the top right-hand side of the editing window. Each entry marked by an icon showing private/public property. It would be useful to selectively exclude e.g. private entries to make searching easier.
    Also, a mode to only show active control properties in this dropdown would be helpful.

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      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • .ToInteger

      As with Integer class and his .ToString Property, why not a ".ToInteger" in other classes (String, Decimal, etc.) ? Would return Null when not possible to convert. Will avoid writing "CInt(***)"

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add support for regular expressions in Solution Explorer's search

        Add ability to search at least simple expressions with . + *.

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        • Make the textbox ,lable and other user input control to Multilingual and also to set culture accordingly in properties window

          Make the textbox ,lable and other user input control to Multilingual and also to set their culture accordingly in properties window. so the developer can easily develop the multilingual application in local languages and which will easily manageable by SQL also.

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          • Show application icon when running under debugger

            When running an application in debug mode, a default icon is shown (as I understand, it's a part of MyApp.vshost.exe). A suggestion is to copy the icon, as defined by MyApp, into vshost.exe, so a real icon is shown.

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            • automated tests on multiple machines

              I have seen this closed as a feature for a future release (closed in 2011), but in our environment, we have to test in a large number of operating system configurations.

              We want to run the same set of coded UI tests on multiple machines. Today, it appears the only way to do this is to have separate environments, one per configuration.

              This either means we have to create a ton of build configurations, or alter the lab workflow to let us specify more than one build/deploy/test configuration.

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              • Extend TFVC Shelfset/Changeset functionality to allow patch generation

                There are a number of scenario’s where I’d love to be able to take a changeset that was checked in somewhere and convert it into a shelfset.

                1) A changeset that was rolled back, but now needs to be re-applied. It’s quite hard to do this (Get-specific, check out all files, shelf, get latest, unshelf).
                2) Apply a changeset as a patch from one branch to another without in a baseless fashion (I suspect that a baseless merge with the specific changesetid would work as well)
                3) Transplant tip of one branch to another branch (say from feature a to…

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                • "DISCUSSION": A Compilation For Developers. "The New Way For You To Design".

                  I am Stephen Dion, Sound Designer & Composer. With the Holiday Season in full effect, I would like to initiate the giving and receiving principal. By providing the link to my complete compilation "DISCUSSION", I would like developers to design with this creative and inspiring compilation. "DISCUSSION" by Stephen Dion.
                  https://soundcloud.com/td-beats-1/sets/discussion

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                  • Support GUID Constants

                    A syntax for defining a constant GUID. This would allow GUIDs to be used directly as Attribute parameters, rather than converting from constant strings at runtime. This would also make referencing the same guid in code and attributes much easier, as such cases will often run into what would otherwise be avoidable runtime evaluation.

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Digest Version of Alerts for TFS (similar to SharePoint)

                      Currently, I receive dozens of e-mails from TFS related to Alerts. Many of these alerts, I would prefer to receive in a digest version (summary of all alerts) on a daily basis instead of anytime the alert is triggered (by case). SharePoint 2013 has this capability, but TFS does not. It would help having the ability to select the digest version for important (but not critical alerts) and individual alerts for critical alerts only.

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                      • to do something so that the objects inside javascript client control are accessible

                        I m having one webapplication.When i click on button then a popup is getting displayed whose control are not accessible using Test builder and not even I am not able to view its source code,please suggest something so that I will be able to perform actions insite the Client whindow kind which may be a javascript applet window

                        Browser Used: IE

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Debugging XDesProc

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                          When the VS designer crashes (witch is half the times) it is nearly impossible to guess why. You have to debug XDesProx and is really painful, sometimes it does not load PDB files. Please improve the designer to support InDesignData better.

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                          • Add a DataDisabledField Property Like DataValueField and DataTextField in DropDownList

                            Add a DataDisabledField Property Like DataValueField and DataTextField in DropDownList; that would be a boolean field from the datasource to disable listitems where matches

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                              • 'Reset test to active' at test plan or test suite level rather then testcase level

                                At present we maintain 2 current test plans in MTM - 1 for the current sprint and an ongoing regression test plan - it's a large project with multiple browser and platform support with a mixture of automated and manual tests.
                                The regression test plan has multiple test suites - some query based and others manually planned. We just re-name the regression testplan for each release and don't create a new one as it's easier.

                                We re-run *most* of the testcases at the end of each sprint but sometimes want to be selective in the areas we re-test at the…

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                                • control toolbox description

                                  In visual studio 2008 there was a description for each control in the toolbox but in 2013 nothing like that, please get it back :)

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                                  • Integrate with Qt for C++ UIs

                                    Since MFC is old and awful and Qt is new, nice, and cross platform, consider integrating with Qt for UI development similarly to how you have done with Python, and Unity3D.

                                    I know there are already plug-ins to allow Qt to work within Visual Studio but it would be better for Microsoft to embrace it so that all of us waiting on a next-gen C++ UI toolkit from MS can move forward.

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                                    • Attach to process on Android

                                      It should be available to attach to any process on Android in MSVS 2015+.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Multi-Device Hybrid Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Global variables at release management

                                        At release management it would be great to use "globale" build varaibles. For example build path, build name, drop location. Also define variables at release template to use this for more custom tasks. Also fixed variables like, date, time and so on.

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                                        • Please Remove Developer Licence in Some Parts Of Visual Studio.

                                          I like create and develop modern apps bud we need to developer licence ! it' very bad for windows free developers.

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