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  1. 9 votes
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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow me to filter work items by whether their associated Pull Request has been merged or not.

      My team uses VSO. I would like to be able filter work items by whether their associated Pull Request has been merged or not. I work in QA, and sometimes I have a list of items that resolved and assigned to me to test, but they happened to get to that point before they are merged into the branch that I test. It would be much easier if I could filter those unmerged items out, or set up a column to give me a hint about whether they're merged yet... or even associated with a pull request yet. Thanks!

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        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Show list of keyboard shortcuts

        Provide a button in the interface to pop-up (either in the interface or even load in a browser or whatever) the documentation for the list of emulator keyboard shortcuts (for rotating the device, triggering hardware buttons, etc.).

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          0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • In printing code add/re-add the following features some of which used to be there:

          In printing code add/re-add the following features one of which used to be there:
          - Don't print collapsed code option
          - Print the current method/function only (as per where the cursor is placed)

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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Updates install should handle the issue within VS

            So, within VS you go to updates (as you got a notification to install them) and click on one of them to install - this then starts the process, at which point it asks you to shut down VS. Now, why would I need to do that since it was VS that started this process? Shouldn't VS be able to do all of the work and then restart as needed (or ask before you click on the update?

            Even worse, one of the updates then said I needed to *REBOOT* the computer. This is an application - a process that…

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              0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Have a way to show the preprocessed source for a file

              Have a way to show the preprocessed source for a file.

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Additional to this.GetType().FullName I need nameof(this) or nameof(thismethod)

                Hello!
                The idea of nameof is useful. But if I write nameof(myMemberfunction) I could write "MyMemberfunction" in the string. nameof is more useful, if I could write the same with a variable (like this) indicating the name of method. At the Moment I do not know if I really need all, which I could do with nameof.

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                  1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 1 vote
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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow testers to add a new .cs file to a Test Suite by dragging and dropping it into the Test Explorer.

                    Allow testers to add a new .cs file to a Test Suite by dragging and dropping it into the Test Explorer. Right now - there is not an obvious way to do this.

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                      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Sort files in Solution Explorer byt file name first, extension last

                      Files should be sorted like this

                      * Module.cs
                      * Module.Attachments.cs
                      * Module.Extensions.cs

                      not like this

                      * Module.Attachments.cs
                      * Module.cs
                      * Module.Extensions.cs

                      Thus sort the file list by filename-without-extension first

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                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Would be nice if I could roll multiple VS product updates into one install

                        Currently when there are multiple product updates available via the notifications toolbox, I have to click to install, then close VS, then install. Open VS, click to install, then close VS then install. This process repeats until I've installed all desired updates.

                        It would be nice if I could select multiple updates to install, and those are "queued" up to install one right-after-the-other. This way, the overall update process is much less burdensome.

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                          0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • signed projects fetched to new machine

                          I have a soution under source Control in TFS. When I do a get latest onto a new development machine I have some issues,

                          All Projects in the solution are signed with a pfx file. These seems to be stored in some local repository. I have to re-map to the existing pfx file and enter the password again. I wish that VS could handle this by itself.

                          I have a cuple of web Projects which I have set to specific ports. On the new machine it is replaced by a random port on all web Project. The selected port should…

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Support labels on loop control statements

                            Allow break and continue statements to specify which loop they refer to, rather than always binding them to the innermost loop. For example:

                            FileLoop:
                            foreach (string fileName in fileList)
                            {
                            . . string[] lines = getLines(fileName);

                            . . for (int lineNum = 0; lineNum < lines.Length; ++lineNum)
                            . . {
                            . . . . foreach (string word in splitLineToWords(lines[lineNum]))
                            . . . . {
                            . . . . . . if (word == targetWord)
                            . . . . . . {
                            . . . . . . . . Console.WriteLine(fileName + " has the target at line " + (lineNum…

                            4 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • VSTS: Backlog items - reordering from the board

                              I would very much like to be able to reorder by backlog items (within a sprint) from the sprint board. I can drag and drop tasks nicely - but I cannot drag around the backlog items themselves. I end up switching to the backlog view, moving my backlog item up or down, then switching back to the board, scrolling around until I find the row that I am interested in again, and then adding/removing tasks.

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                                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Put vb.net in a good way to c#

                                The proposed vb.net error handling "ERR goto On" approach to c#.
                                Automatic in front with a space.
                                Automatic add "()" as "VB.net 2010"
                                ......... More intelligent

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • VSTS: Backlog items with no tasks are collaped

                                  New backlog items appear collapsed on the 'board' because they have no tasks associated with them. Backlog items being collapsed or expanded is a great visual indicator of completedness - but the effect is hampered by this one small flaw. Backlog items with no tasks are inherently 'not yet done' and should be expanded by default.

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                                    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Visual studio express 2015 for windows desktop cannot be downloaded.

                                    Visual studio express 2015 for windows desktop cannot be downloaded. It didn't react after I pressed the download button.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Support keyboard shortcuts in the C# interactive window

                                        I wish it would work more like a shell allowing me to press up on the keyboard to reuse my existing code block/statement

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • More support when editing a Project files

                                          More support when editing a Project files.
                                          I think it's good when all support functions of the Project File and the Solution File are also supported on the Properies. Without open the project file always in Text-Editor to Change importend things. For example, the Build Configuration or ClickOnce settings. Other sample changing a projecttype in Project file, for example, from "WinForms" to "WPF" (without manual change the Guid)

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