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  1. Allow suppression of a specific Warning on a specific object in a Database Project

    I have a few stored procedures in my database project that reference local temporary tables created in another stored procedure. The procedures throw SQL71502 Warnings, that tell me the procedure has an unresolved reference to the temporary table. There is no way to resolve these Warnings within the Database Project, since there is no way for the Database Project to "see" the temporary table created in the other procedure. Therefore, the only choices I have are (1) keep the Warnings in the solution or (2) suppress all Warnings of type SQL71502 in the project. Neither approach is optimal. Keeping these…

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      4 comments  ·  SQL Server Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Toggle enabled addins & extensions between different solutions

      I often switch solutions I work with which are very domain specific. Some solutions mostly focus on C++ code with some addins build specifially for that code base, while I sometimes switch over to small C# applications where I want to use extensions that only work for C#. My problem is that right now I have to run both my c++ addins and C# addins at the same time ,some of them even conflicting with each other (VisualAssist and Resharper for instance). It would be very useful to switch what addins are loaded by default for a given solution for…

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        0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • SPA Template in Visual Studio 2012 & 2010

        Please add the single page application template back to MVC 4

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          2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make document management within VS much better so that we do not have to use Team Portal

          Under both VS2010 and VS2012 working with shared documents is a pain. Adding a document is easy, but checking existing documents out / in requires using Team Portal via web browser. I already have too many windows open so that an extra browser window is not desired. It should be easily possible to check share docs in and out via VS. Works fine for code.

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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Enum.TryParse not only gerneric but also by passing object type

            Currently only

            Enum.TryParse<TEnum>(String, Boolean, TEnum&)

            is available.

            But if the enum type is known only at runtime and not design time, this method is of no help and only

            try { Enum.Parse(...) } catch {}

            can be used, which is not so good for performance.

            Please expose a wrapper on the private

            Enum.TryParseEnum(Type, String, Boolean, EnumResult&)

            which accepts the enum type as a parameter.

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              0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • TEST LIST Editor of VS 2010 ultimate, need in VS 2012 also

              In VS 2010 ultimate, we have TEST LIST Editor where we can run .ordertests / selected tests (.vsmdi) and see the results Pass/Fail count.

              This should be in VS 2012.

              Thanks,
              Suresh

              15 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • I would like that changed values of attributes (so that they are not default anymore) get a different background color (light blue or so).

                Since there are so many attributes and values in SQL Server (Management Studio Table options), SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, Visual Studio it would be convenient to see when they have been changed. So when the value is not a default value anymore pleas change to background color of that value.

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                  0 comments  ·  SQL Server Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • In TFS 2010 Web Access,when send work item as email,I can overtype 'FROM' email address,

                  In TFS 2010 Web Access,when send work item as email,I can overtype 'FROM' email address,
                  Can you give admin to protect 'FROM' email address?

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                    1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Provide a Way to Create View,Controller and other Methods at one click from Model

                    My ideal is to provide a way to combine different features of MVC at one click
                    Currently MVC have a View creator wizard,A Controller Creator wizard
                    So do provide a wizard like view creator that can create controller as well and can access to database as well in a single click .
                    The idea is to create a way which will help developer to do no coding.
                    means all code regarding accessing of data from DB should also get created.means a view to DB flow should get created at single click
                    example
                    i want to Create student table so i…

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                    • support other "Error line number" format when double click in Output window

                      in makefile project, I wrote a .bat file for the "build command",
                      in this bat, it helps me to compile a android NDK project.
                      the following info is from NDK compiler.
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                      1> Compile++ thumb : demo <= main.cpp
                      1> ./jni/main.cpp:34:1: error: 'ptest' does not name a type
                      -------

                      double clicks on here -> "1> ./jni/main.cpp:34:1: error:............"
                      VC IDE can open up the source file but didn't take me directly to the line localtion

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make the PowerPoint Storyboarding Tools Available In The Express & Professional SKUs of Visual Studio 2012.

                        I think that the PowerPoint Storyboarding tools that are included in the Ultimate, Premium and Test Professional SKUs of Visual Studio 2012 should also be brought to the Express & Professional SKUs too.

                        It isn't only people who are working in teams who need to generate low-fidelity prototypes of their ideas, individuals do too and the Storyboarding tools included in those higher versions would be very useful to individuals too (and may encourage indviduals to get early feedback on ideas so they can be refined before coding begins).

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                        • Add Scheduler Control in Metro UI

                          Microsoft can create A scheduler control , kind like calendar we have in MS Outlook where we can create appointments , send the appointments using the Icalendar format and the most important be able this control to embed it in oour Metro UI APP and be able to save through this scheduler control in the Local Scheduler of the machine.

                          16 votes
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                          • Make all web development documentation available off-line

                            There is no web development available off-line, for people working part time desconnected would be great to have that available, also for those with low bandwidth or just to save organization bandwidth.

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                            • add "Format Document" for t-sql code

                              Add "Format Document" for t-sql code similar to formatting C# code via Edit -> Advanced -> Format Document or Format Selection.

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                              • Improve debugging of nested statements

                                If I'm debugging a statement looking like this:

                                FunctionA( FunctionB(), FunctionC() );

                                and I step in to this statement, I don’t want to jump directly into FunctionB. Instead I would like the debugger to move the yellow highligt to only highlight FunctionB(), and give me the choice to step into FunctionB, or step over to move the highlight to the next sub statement FunctionC().

                                This would also be nice to have when tracing back in the call stack to see exactly what sub statement a call originated from, not just the entire line of code.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Problem: in Visual Studio 2010. While in Source Code Explorer. I right clicked on a folder and choose "Get Latest Version", VS then"

                                  Problem: in Visual Studio 2010. While in Source Code Explorer. I right clicked on a folder and choose "Get Latest Version", VS then returns an error window that says "All files are up to date. Files have been previously downloaded. To force, use the overwrite all option." LOL.

                                  1. I don't have these files. Maybe I downloaded them months ago, but I want them now.
                                  2. There was no overwrite option, I used right click.

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                                  • Shared steps to multiple test case

                                    Hi,

                                    I have more than 50 Test case that use common shared steps. i have Test case imported using Test case Migrator and i created a new shared step in MTM.

                                    Now i have to assign this shared steps to each of the Test case. I know how to do it manually one by one but i was looking if there is a way i can assign this shared steps to all of the Test case at once.

                                    Doing manually one by one for 50 test case will take away lot of time.

                                    Thank You

                                    Anup Timilsina

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                                    • Publish Visual Studio icon pack as editable and resizable images

                                      Visual Studio 2012 uses a beautiful and useful icon collection that it seems many of programmers may be interested to use that icons in their apps. In the other hand, the icon pack is published a few weeks ago. But the published icon pack, contains small icons only (most of them are in 16 and 32 px). I suggest you to publish editable and re-sizable images (e.g. in PSD format) or even better is to publish them in a vector (.svg or .eps) format. Thank you so much.

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                                      • confirm before rebuild

                                        Please make Visual Studio prompt to confirm before rebuilding an entire project. "Build" and "Rebuild" are right next to each other in the context menu and it's so easy to accidentally click Rebuild instead of Build and end up killing a bunch of time waiting for a large project to build from scratch. This should be SO easy for you guys to implement; very little of your time could save the rest of the industry thousands of man-hours. Please!

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                                          5 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Setting to disable scroll wheel font size zoom.

                                          Add a setting to disable scroll wheel font size zoom . To me and others it often happens accidentally :).

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