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  1. Ability to run/debug test methods from the code editor itself

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351806/ability-to-rundebug-test-methods-from-the-code-edi.html
    Resharper adds a unique capability where you there is a small icon besides every Test Method and Test Class which allows you to run the either all the test methods in that test class or a particular test method right from the Code Editor. Even in VS 2017, you have to find the method in the Test Explorer and then run/debug the tests. It would be nice to have a feature parity with Restharper in this.

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      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 希望能在endregion上显示region块的名称提示,这样方便知道这是哪个endregion

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      希望能在endregion上显示region块的名称提示,这样方便知道这是哪个endregion

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 希望能在endregion上显示region块的名称提示,这样方便知道这是哪个endregion

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        希望能在endregion上显示region块的名称提示,这样方便知道这是哪个endregion

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Chatbot Integration

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          https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351803/chatbot-integration.html
          Hi Team,
          Can we get an option of chatting with an assistant from the tool itself?
          At any point if I have questions like which transformation (SSIS) is best suited for a specific requirement, how to create report from an excel file (SSRS) or any kind of basic tool related questions can be obtained from the assistant just by conversing or asking right question.
          I have a few suggestions around the solution and design to achieve this, in case if it is required. …

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            0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Microsoft support policy for VB6 programming

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            https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351773/microsoft-support-policy-for-vb6-programming.html
            Microsoft support VB6 programming, here is their support statement:-

            Support Statement for Visual Basic 6.0 on Windows
            - Note: The support policy below has been updated with Windows 10 version 1709 support information.

            The Visual Basic team is committed to "It Just Works" compatibility for Visual Basic 6.0 applications on the following supported Windows operating systems:

            Windows 10
            Windows 8.1
            Windows 7
            Windows Server 2016
            Windows Server 2012 including R2
            Windows Server 2008 including R2

            The Visual Basic team’s goal is that Visual…

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              1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Team Explorer needs better support for multiple Git accounts and repositories across VSTS and Github

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              https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351802/team-explorer-needs-better-support-for-multiple-gi.html
              Most developers have multiple accounts across VSTS and GitHub. Additionally within a single VS instance they may want to use different accounts for different sets of repositories both inside and outside VSTS. Currently you can only be signed in to a single Git account at a time. You have to remember to sign out before trying to connect to another repo that uses a different account. It seems like the account association can be managed better such that we can specify which account…

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                0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Open source or update VB6 programming

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                Open source or update the VB6 programming environment.

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide a VB6 programming language for Android and iOS

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                  Provide a version of the VB6 programming environment for programming Android and iOS devices.

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                    0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Zoom in windows program visual studio

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                    I think it is very useful to include the possibility of magnification and reduction also in the window of visual design as well as in the programming window in visual studio

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                      0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Open source VB6 programming in 2019

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                      Open source the VB6 programming environment in 2019.

                      Microsoft have wasted 20 years on the failing .Net languages. Without success.

                      The top 10 languages for Enterprise Application Development in 2018 are:

                      Java ................58%
                      JavaScript ........57%
                      C++ ................ 46%
                      C# ...................26%
                      Python ............ 25%
                      PHP ................22%
                      VB.NET............17%
                      C .....................16%
                      Visual Basic 6 ..16%
                      VBA .................15%

                      Open source the only successful Microsoft language - Visual Basic 6.0

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                        1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Contain too much time too install

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                        • Make shutting down VBCSCompiler.exe in local bin\roslyn project configurable and enabled by default in Visual Studio 2017

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                          https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351798/make-shutting-down-vbcscompilerexe-in-local-binros.html
                          Make shutting down VBCSCompiler.exe in local bin\roslyn project configurable and enabled by default in Visual Studio 2017

                          On many occasions, I’ve been unable to clear and reset the contents of a project directory created and updated by Visual Studio as the VBCSCompiler.exe located and copied to my project's bin\roslyn directory is not shut down after I close my project/solution, and even shutdown Visual Studio 2017.

                          Before posting this suggestion, I found and reviewed the post "Closing Visual Studio 2017 gets stuck on or…

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Properties window not following dark theme

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                            https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351797/properties-window-not-following-dark-theme.html
                            The dark theme on a projects property window needs to also follow dark them. Right now it does not.

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                            • Add an option in VS & Blend to create StaticResources instead of DynamicResources in WPF projects

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                              I would love to have an extra setting in which you could tell Visual Studio and Blend to use StaticResources instead of DynamicResources. In WPF projects the tools always uses a DynamicResource in XAML. I would love to use the faster StaticResources as default.

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                                0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Exception of type 'Pdb2Mdb.PortablePdbNotSupportedException' was thrown

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                                Xamarin.Android when trying to run in debug the app i get Exception of type 'Pdb2Mdb.PortablePdbNotSupportedException' was thrown

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                                  0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Please don't develop anything new

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                                  Please don't develop anything new, just keep working on the errors that so many users already frustrated of, it's been 2days, I'm still unable to find a solution to my problem, I'm still not able to install Visual studio even though I already spend about 50GB trying to download all plugins, iso files. Even iso file which needs to acts as an offline installer asks for files from online, what a savage :(, either you stop building new things, or provide a solution…

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                                    0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Using the Verify option to re-run multiple tests (when associated to a single bug)

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                                    The 'verify' bug option is fantastic when there is a 1:1 link between a test and bug, however where bugs that apply to multiple tests (i.e you associate an existing bug via the runner), if this was capable of re-running all associated tests when verifying a fix I would love you forever and ever.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Make highlighting "using" declarations show the class names that require this particular import.

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                                      Visually selecting any symbol in the editor will highlight other symbols that correspond to it because they are the same class, parameter, or in other ways related to each other.
                                      Now when you select one of the "using" declarations near the top of the file, this should highlight all usages of this particular import everywhere in the file so that you know which symbols depend on this namespace. This should work the other way round aswell, i.e. highlighting the "using" line when a…

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                                      • Access Grid Splitter between XAML Editor and XAML code with keyboard

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                                        I think it would be a great help if the Grid Splitter between XAML editor and XAML code were accessible with the keyboard just like the Grid Splitter between Folders and Local Path in Source Control Explorer

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Subindisación de eventos ya existentes

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                                          La subindisación de eventos ya existentes por ejemplo Button6_Click y Button6_Click_1 trae mas problemas que soluciones debería ser optativo

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