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  1. VS Themes

    themes for VS are way back, we need to have much richer theme gallery and (or) tool set with which we can create various of themes

    18 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • add a text contrast

      add a text contrast than we can find out what is the difference between the older file and the new file.

      3 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Automatic conversion of C# class to TypeScript

        Automatic conversion of C# class to TypeScript

        18 votes
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          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Visual Studio Online - Completed pull requests should diff to where it was merged instead of to head

          When you view the completed pull requests you get a diff to the head of the branch you did the merge to. It would make more sense if the diff showed your code relative to the place where it was actually merged. Then you could see what changes was part of that pull request instead of just getting "No changes between these branches."

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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Let variables have their associated "labels", with any useful info in them

            Label's possible useful contents:
            > A more formal descriptor of the variable (like 'anNums_o_sName'),
            > Lengthy, informal description of the variable,
            > ...

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Let variables have their associated "labels", with any useful info in them

              Label's possible useful contents:
              > A more formal descriptor of the variable (like 'anNums_o_sName'),
              > Lengthy, informal description of the variable,
              > ...

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 1 vote
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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Show properties info of a class when mouse over

                      Show properties info of a class when mouse over. look at picture attached

                      24 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Hello, when __int128/256 will be available in Visual Studio?

                        Hello,

                        when __int128/256 will be available in Visual Studio?

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                          1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Please bring back the VS 2010 Theme, Colors & Icons!

                          Why did you change all toolbox icons to black and white?
                          Just to make it harder to select the correct one?
                          Color is important to recognize an icon!!!

                          8 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Dependency Tree View for Gulp files

                            Build systems are getting much more complex these days, particularly when you look at dependencies. For example, to build a combined web component file from separated HTML, JS and LESS files, I need to compile the JS and LESS files into a temporary directory, then (once all those are done), vulcanize the components, then (once that's done), concatenate the files together. This leads to a dependency tree that is hard to visualize when you are looking at the Javascript.

                            2 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add a Favorites Section in Source Control Explorer

                              Our team opens all projects from the Source Control Explorer. Currently, you have to drill down through the folder tree in order to get to the solution or project you want to open.

                              It would be wonderful to be able to add files, projects, or solutions to a "Favorites" panel right inside the Source Control Explorer.

                              Here's a mockup...

                              74 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • The Visual Studio FTP client should upload/download files in parellel

                                Publishing a website via FTP is very slow by comparison to publishing it locally and then uploading using eg. FileZilla. If the FTP client could handle multiple files at once in parallel it would really speed things up (and reduce site downtime during updates). This could also be used in other features where FTP is uploading/downloading multiple files

                                9 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • C++14 main() implementation

                                  I know that would not be standard, but it would be nice to see a new main(), the C++ language is changeing a lot, yet we use a C-style main().

                                  In the first time it would be nice to have
                                  int main(std::dynarray<std::string> args)

                                  The return type could be changed to something other than int, like std::error_code.

                                  Maybe if someone breaks the 32-years old main(), the standard could evolve too !

                                  3 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 1 vote
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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add support to SSDT to Azure Sql Databases

                                      SSDT tools such as SQL Schema Compare do not currently work with Azure SQL databases. Please add support for this.

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add "Confirm exit" option to preferences!!!

                                        It is INSANELY frustrating to shut Visual Studio down if one accidentally presses Exit or ALT-F4.

                                        Clumsiness or not, this should not be a problem.

                                        And don't say "rebind keys", because it's does not solve the problem permanently.

                                        69 votes
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                                          6 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • can we remove Tuple object item1 or item2 and puts our custom name

                                          its very hard to under stand every time in Tuple like item1 or item2 which one belong to which column or property, menas every time we need remember like on first string datatype is belong to name or id etc.
                                          if we can put our custom name for tuple object like we can do in generic list name , id , mobile number etc that we will we very helpfull to understand .

                                          4 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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