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  1. Enable VS 2013 MVC Scaffolders for all project types

    Enable the use of VS2013 MVC Scaffolder on project types different that web projects. It will be really usefull to have this scaffolding tool for other projects like library class project. With this we can easly automate code generation.

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      0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Expose Project [/Team] Iterations through VSO REST API

      We currently have a custom sprint dashboard that we use to run our projects. A big piece of that is being able to pull iteration schedules from VSO, which we currently do through the standard .NET API. This is primary issue preventing us from transitioning the dashboard to using the REST API to simplify deployment.

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      • Add memberof operator in C#

        Add "memberof" operator same as "nameof" operator usages.

        The "memberof" operator returns, MethodBase, FieldInfo, PropertyInfo, EventInfo, or Type.

        An advantage is the same as a "nameof" operator. Better safe coding in meta-programming.

        Moreover, since the compiler can change the result of memberof into tokenindex directly, it is efficient.

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Change selected items to a bindable property on listbox

          MVVM for multi select list boxes would be a nice addition.

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            0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add MaxLines property to TextBlock and Label

            It's possible to do this in WinRT and it can be helpful so please add it to WPF.

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              0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Better multi Window support

              Making a docked panel to its own window comes along with some toubles using one monitor. the extracked window is always on top which is bad in some cases.

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              • DataBind SelectedItems property to ObservableCollection<T>

                The problem is that the SelectedItems property on ListBox is not a DependencyProperty. This is pretty bad, since you can't bind it to something in your ViewModel.
                The first approach is to just put this logic in the code-behind and break MVVM approach.

                http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1297643/sync-selecteditems-in-a-muliselect-listbox-with-a-collection-in-viewmodel/1584718#1584718

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                  0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • DataBind to SelectedItem property in TreeView

                  This property exists: TreeView.SelectedItem

                  But it is readonly, so you cannot assign it through a binding, only retrieve it.

                  http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1297643/sync-selecteditems-in-a-muliselect-listbox-with-a-collection-in-viewmodel/1584718#1584718

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                    0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • full style and color options for fonts in customize styles the text editor (language oriented)

                    Currently It's just possible to customize methodnames and so on in "font familiy", "bold"-style and "color", but what I am missing is italic.
                    IntelliJ can that and that makes code better readable for me.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Semi-Transparent Floating Windows

                      It would be nice to have an option to make the floating windows in visual studio semi-transport.

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                      • Find references to Controller Actions from Javascript files

                        It would be great if Visual Studio would find references to Controller Actions from Javascript Files. Like already has inside c# classes. This would be great to detect when a action is in use or not in our project.
                        We would be able to see if one specific action was in use in our javascript files in ajax calls.

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • make it easier to create FK's when working with SQL Database proejcts

                            Make it easier to create FK's when working with SQL Database projects in Visual Studio
                            Either bring back the Database Diagramming tool like SSMS or at least bring up dialog box where I can select the column and the related table. VS does stand for "Visual" and developers shouldn't have to type in text to generate the FK relationship.

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                            • Make visible the Tracker-ID per app

                              Once I created one it displays the tracker id, but once created it is impossible for me to find it, I hope is not gone forever, my intuition would say that when I click the app, it should allow me to find the tracker.

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                                0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add text hyphenation support to WPF

                                WPF does not support automatic hyphenation of text. As WPF otherwise has excellent text layout features, that is a shame. It not particularly bad for English, but for languages like Danish and German, which use long compound words heavily, it makes for very bad text layout.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Stop installing Windows Phone images by default

                                  Wen installing only the web features, windows phone emulators are installed to. Takes lots of space on small ssd and is not required for everyone. Please stop auto installion with every VS update

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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Horrible User Interface: Solution

                                    As you may have noticed, some people like the new VS2012+ user interface and some prefer the VS2010 one.
                                    Personally, I hate the new flat boring indistinct gray icons. Bah.
                                    There was nothing wrong with the way VS2010 looked (if it ain't broke, don't fix it)!

                                    I can't image that Microsoft threw away the old code so why not just put a checkbox so we can choose ourself the user interface we want?

                                    Checked: one agrees with the new VS2012+ default user interface.
                                    Unchecked: one desagrees and get the VS2010 user interface back.

                                    That will solve everyone's UI problem!

                                    Gr, …

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                                      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Show location of words matching the word under the caret on the enhanced scroll bar in VS 2013

                                      The enhanced scroll bar in VS2013 shows interesting code spots as markers (as in the Productivity Power Tools prior to VS'13).

                                      What I'm missing are the markers for "Occurrences of the word unter the caret" - a useful marker type in the scroll bar in the PPT, that for some reason was not migrated to the built-in solution in VS'13.

                                      So, I'd like to suggest to port this one, too.

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