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  1. Make the Mouse Back Button work

    As of VS15 pressing the mouse back button does some strange navigation. I cannot figure out what it does. It seems to jump backwards but kind of randomly to different files and locations.

    Please make the mouse back button do what, I believe, everybody expects and wants: Move the caret to the previous edit location.

    No fancy, unpredictable heuristics please.

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      1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Create a region window or show list of regions

      I often group methods/ functions/ subroutines using region directive. It would be nice to be able to see a list of regions and clicking the list item brings you to the start of the region.

      I'm aware that Ctrl + M, O will collapse all thus we can see the list of regions, but then to get to the start of each region, we need to expand it. And using Ctrl + M, P will expand all, so we lost the list view.

      Thus a dedicated window or region drop down will be nice to have.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • searching with Ctrl+F a word in exactly the lowercase/ uppercase letters

        I have made an error in orthography by ínterchanging lowercase and uppercase in one word and copied that a lot of times. So I Need to search all instances of one word with exaxctly this lowercase/ uppercase letter.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make the snap-link icons different colours to make it easier to see what's linked

          The XAML editor uses tiny black 'chain link" icons to indicate when controls are bound to their parents. Clicking on such an icon causes it to change from a link to a broken link. Sometimes this is VERY difficult to see. It'd be great if these icons were green/red (or even black/red) depending on their state.

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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • TFS Workspace mapping - Map only and Map & Get

            Team Explorer - when setting up a workspace, the only option is to "Map and Get",

            Give the user the option to "Map (only)" or to "Map and Get".

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              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Different icon for VS2015 when running a project?

              For example a small arrow like for "play" in a music player.

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                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • put some WWE games on all of the windows phones plus i have a windows 8.1 NOKIA Lumia phone

                Add more cool new stuff & plus add alot of movie apps & all windows phones needs a lot of updates on game graphics Mack the graphics better & ever

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                  0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • It would be really great if we can extend the Widgets in the TFS Team Project Dashboard.

                  It would be really great if we can extend the Widgets in the TFS Team Project Dashboard. I feel the options to customize the widget seems limited so looking to enable the option to publish our own dashboard using API.

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                    0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • allow using diff when asking to save or discard changes if a file has been modified outside VS

                    When files are changed outside VS, it will let you know about it and ask whether to save the changes or discard them. However, it will not let you see the changes. Sometime the change is just a whitespace or something that was changed and then changed back to its original state. You can never be sure.

                    I would like a "See differences" button that will open the selected merge tool and allow me to choose which version to keep.

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                      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide an overload for OrderBy with no argument

                      I find myself writing a lot of

                      Dim Lst = {"A", "C", "D", "AA", "X", "3"}
                      Lst = Lst.OrderBy(Function(x) x).ToArray

                      i.e. using the identity function. It would be great to be able to do the following instead:

                      Lst = Lst.OrderBy.ToArray

                      i.e. omit the argument and the identity function is implied. Or alternatively provide an extension with a different name ("Order" would be an obvious example):

                      Lst = Lst.Order.ToArray

                      After all you already do this for some other functions like Max, Min.

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • UWP: LauchedArguments to contain info about the state of the tile

                        LauchedArguments to contain info about the state of the tile

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                          0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add git support to checkin policy

                          I checked the latest TFS2015 update 1 version. seems for TFVC, it does support the check-in policy. like link the workitem to the changeset. however, for Git, there is no such features. any plan to support it? or any workaround? thanks.

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                            0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make adding commands to toolbars not make you want to hit something

                            In VS2008 Customising the toolbar was easy. "There's this option in the menu I use all the time, I'll go into customise mode, and drag it from the menu onto my toolbar."
                            It was so simple and so logical.

                            Now you have to use a non-drop and drag environment, where finding the option you care about is absolutely impossible.

                            If you just added searchbox, this screen would be usable.

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                              1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • hi. how about making the tool box in tools, so it reads with the list of objects with jaws, currnetly it does not do this. also if i try to

                              hi. for jaws to read the list of objects, and in the tools, tool box, items, just reads the tabs, in previous versions would read this. also if i try to add a reference, does not read the list of objects to add in the reference editor. did work in vs 2010, 2012, 2013. you have broken accessibility again. any ideas to fixing this with jaws, go and grab the latest jaws 17 demo, and try these options on a project. using c # wpf, universal apps, running windows 10 64 bit pro.

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                                1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Cannot expand regions on touch screen in VS 2015

                                On a touch screen, there is no way to expand / contract #regions in the code editor. This makes browsing code especially difficult since much of the rest of the text editor works well for touch.

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                                • Cloud Explorer login to Azure should be automatic when user is on AzureAD-joined Windows 10 device

                                  When I'm logged in to my windows 10 AzureAD-joined device using an Azure login I shouldn't have to enter credentials when using Azure Cloud Explorer. That's the point of AzureAD-join.

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                                  • Automatic importation of javascript modules when referencing them in code

                                    PHPStorm and Webstorm from Jetbrains currently does this. When you are creating an Angular 2 component, and you reference a directive... if it's not already added as an import at the top of the file it will be if needed.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • add test in code analysis c++ for virtual destructor in the parent class when inherited class has data

                                      When an inherit class declares data, the parent class should include a virtual destructor. When the parent does not declare the destructor virtual the data in the inherited class does not get destroyed and can leave lots of garbage around.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Flatten the TFS merge UI

                                          Merging changesets between branches is done today with a wizard which opens in a modal window. Consider a use case of a user doing a partial merge, of several changesets. E.g. only changesets of closed bugs. You open the wizard from the source branch, then select if to merge everything or select changesets, then select target branch (imagine having multiple target options), click Next, select the changesets, and click Finish (or Next and then Finish, if you want to waste more of your time). Then you repeat all of the above for every changeset you want to merge.

                                          This is…

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