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  1. Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 is very slow. Please do something about it.

    Visual Studio Enterprise 2015 is very slow. Please do something about it.

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      12 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow specifying a whitelist of Version Control paths that I want CodeLens to index

      The CodeLens feature is great, but I had to disable it in our main team project collection because this feature impacted our server in such a way that its database was growing out of control. My metrics revealed that I had 3.2 TB of CodeSense files (number of files: 13,199,733) against only 170 GB of VersionControl files (number of files: 1,169,366). Maybe it has something to do with the fact that we're working extensively with dev branches.

      That being said, the "tfsconfig codeindex" command allows TFS administrators to configure a blacklist for a given team project collection (i.e. option /ignorelist).…

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        1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Visual Studio 2015 Community is very slow on starting

        on right-clicking on a text file to load it with Visual Studio 2015 it takes a Long time, although nothing else than the text Editor is required to process that file. there should be some optional start-up Switches, which avoid azure/Cloud/etc... loading when not explicitely needed.
        the fast-Launch Option is already checked, but ist slow anyway

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          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Close Visual Studio On Update From IDE

          When the end user performs a VS update from Visual Studio, is it possible to have the update window close as well as Visual Studio so that the installer can get right to the update?

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              0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • visual studio updater is a hog

              let people select and setup the features they want to install
              download them in the background so people can work at the sane time
              notity when ready
              ms updates are wasting away millions of man hours

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                0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Make the download a lot faster.

                I suggest that you find a way to make the download a little easier to find and try and find a way to make the process a lot faster.

                6 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • VS is busy - Multiple Windows

                  Often getting VS is busy message. Though it is because IDE/Team Explorer tries to access TFS data to display, it would have been nice to have ability to interact with other sections/windows of VS (code editor etc.) Instead currently the IDE in whole is not responding.

                  VS 2015 Enterprise

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                        0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • stop contacting 'Visual Studio Team Services' when no logon info is available

                        stop contacting 'Visual Studio Team Services' when no logon info is available

                        trying to contact will always result in an unneeded delay, and in the message:
                        We were unable to automatically populate your Visual Studio Team Services accounts.

                        The following error was encountered: TF400813: Resource not available for anonymous access. Client authentication required.

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                          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Auto hiding of Solution explorer is annoying after rebuilding a project.

                          Auto hiding of Solution explorer is annoying after rebuilding a project
                          It should be there as it was in visual studio 2012

                          4 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make Quick Find Fast

                            Quick Find (Ctrl F) is extremely slow to open, especially in larger files (in VS2015 and prior). Often it takes as much as 500 ms from the time I hit Ctrl F.

                            Frequently I hit Ctrl F and start typing my search term but my typing goes into my document because the Find window is still loading. It is very frustrating, please consider looking into.

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                            • make the install take quicker

                              I think I said it all above

                              3 votes
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                              • that visual studio must not damage its files which are residing for long time in its foder

                                visual studio tries to connect itself with other applications in the pc i am mself a programmer and just kinda irritated by self destruction of my practice files and when it is connected to other things it creates problems in performance of other applications too it should not connect to other applications thank you .

                                3 votes
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                                • Make XAML designer only update when saving.

                                  Currently the designer tries to interpret the XAML all the time causing Visual Studio to hang for short periods of time.

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                                  • Please add timesheets. It would be nice to see how many hours a user has per day. Helps with team atmospheres

                                    More for Project Management. there should be an easier way to submit hours on a daily basis for a task, item , etc

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                                      • Alert me to the size of a .json file or any file if it's outside the limit size before trying to open it.

                                        Instead of locking me up for a period of time trying to open up a file outside the limits of the JSON editor. Alert me after I click that the size is too big and if I want to continue so I don't waste time opening it up.

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                                        • Have you seen what ScriptedSandbox64 is doing? Run TechNet ProcessMonitor and see!

                                          ScriptedSandbox is basically going crazy reading internet explorer registry keys endlessly, whenever Visual Studio is debugging. Is it really necessary to query the HttpUploadSize hundreds of times per second? Consider caching it and using RegNotifyChangeKeyValue if you are REALLY concerned picking up changes (as if that would be changed, smh). Disappointed.

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