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  1. Support for qbasic

    It would be cool if we can add qbasic programming in visual studio.

    "consol.qbasic"

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      0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • CTRL R+E Field Encapsulation at cursor position

      Revert back to method of formatting Field Encapsulation where inserted code is on line after cursor instead of end of file. In VS2015, I now have to go to the end of the file, select, cut, and go back to my insert position an paste. Makes the advantage of automatic field encapsulation worthless.

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support Code Coverage and IntelliTest for Universal Windows

        Since Universal Windows is the development platform for all Windows devices; it would extremely helpful if Visual Studio 2015 supported Code Coverage and IntelliTest for Universal Windows applications.

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Microsoft should replace the default practice of people

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          replace notepad.exe with codepad.exe [a superlight weight visual studio]
          wordpad.exe with a superlight MS word

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            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • make the html editor faster

            the html editing is pure pain with large (1000+ rows) files. It is pure pain especially when debugging.

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              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Improve edit window scroll.

              Make it scroll horizontally when you hold SHIFT and scroll mousewheel

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                0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Delete the entire soultion from Soution Exploprer

                I think it will be a nice touch if you allow us to delete the entire Solution with all projects inside if from Solution Explorer window.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add an option to increment Assembly File Version build and release fields ONLY on the TFS build server

                  I would appreciate an option that increments the Assembly File Version on the TFS build server (that is to say for the official builds), but NOT on the developers' workstations.

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                  • Make Visual Studio with Solution without upgrading it unless necessary

                    If I open older solution VS will upgrade it to the most recent version that won't run on previous versions, thru the only difference is version line for SLN and toolchains for VCXPROJ.

                    This makes collabaration inconvenient, as its pain to have project files for different version. If VS could work with older SLN/PROJ files and maintain them, it would be great.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Check in incremental changes and keep a document checked out

                      I am required to keep documents in TFS source control.

                      It should be possible to check in incremental changes on documents and have an option to keep the file checked out. This would make it possible to backup incremental changes to any type of file.

                      Based on what I have seen in my searching other people are asking for this for other files types.

                      The behavior would be the same as that in Visual SourceSafe when you check the option shown in the attached picture.

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                      • Update plugin support to use npm and Cordova CLI v5.0.0

                        Cordova CLI v5.0.0 has changed the way plugins are declared in the config.xml file and will be hosted under new IDs through npm. The existing plugin registry will be operational until at least October 15, 2015, so the Visual Studio extension needs to be updated to use this new repository.

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                          0 comments  ·  Multi-Device Hybrid Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Default collection initializer

                          In the case of something like:
                          List<string> data = new List<string>();

                          Why not make it:
                          List<string> data = new();

                          3 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make WPF Cross Platform

                            Make WPF built apps work on the big 3 (Windows, Linux, Mac). This would make using Visual Studio and the WPF framework a slam dunk for UI tasks!

                            As it is, I am using WPF primarily for prototyping (by only one developer). When it comes to actual development we ditch Visual Studio and use cross platform frameworks and IDEs.

                            5 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add "Compile on save"

                              Please add an Option to activated Compile on Save, so while typing the Computer isn't so busy to check for errors and runs faster. It would be very useful for useres with slower CPUs.

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add a tool like Postman(Which is available in google chrome extensions) or Fiddler.

                                Add a tool like I mentioned above. So the user don't have to switch between these software and Visual Studio while checking for HTTP requests.

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                                • 5 votes
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                                  • Have VS calculated dependencies respect <ProjectReference/>s generated by MSBuild Targets during BeforeResolveReferences

                                    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171468.aspx “Within Visual Studio, the solution file and project build ordering are controlled by Visual Studio itself.”

                                    Because MSBuild targets are much easier to develop and customize than VS Extensions, and VS is merely an IDE, it should respect customizations to the build process that MSBuild respects.

                                    In my case, I have MSBuild targets that can dynamically discover optional projects. I can have an MSBuild target run at BeforeResolveReferences and create ProjectReference items dynamically. MSBuild respects these and automatically builds and copies the optional projects and their dependencies no differently from if I had manually altered the .csproj to contain…

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • TFS plugin for Eclipse 4.4

                                      A number of embedded IDEs for example ALTERA have moved on to Eclipse 4.4 - the TFS plug-in is currently not compatible with Eclipse 4.4 which means developer experience is sub-optimal with TFS source control. Please add support for Eclipse 4.4

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                                      • support the Inline method

                                        the C++ has the inline keyword to make some method copied and pasted to another method.
                                        why the C# language does not contains such a feature.

                                        the benifits of that could be increasing the performace without changing the good parctice of coding (like seperation of concernces)

                                        you can make a some restrictions for the method which marked as inline like:
                                        1 - make them as static method
                                        2- restrict the lenght of the method to maximum of 3 statements of code.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • AdaptiveTrigger add MinScreenSize and MaxScreenSize

                                          Although many devices has a small physical size screen, but the resolution is large. so when we use the control of SplitView, we should show "content" only.

                                          1. a device has a 4" screen, the resolution is 1280 x 800, in this case, we only show "content".

                                          2. a devoce has a 8" screen, the resolution aslo is 1280 x 800, in this case, we should show "pane" and "content".

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