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      1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      I want to personally thank you for taking the time to share this suggestion. Since the suggestion you raised has not gathered many votes, the Visual Studio IDE team is prioritizing other suggestions and closing it at this time.

      If you would like us to reconsider this, please create a new suggestion. Again, thank you for sharing with us!

      Mark Wilson-Thomas
      Program Manager, Visual Studio IDE Team

    • "Publish Web" dialog should maintain focus when opened with keyboard

      In VS11 the "Publish Web" dialog should maintain focus when opened with a hotkey. The dialog loses focus and requires additional steps to publish compared to vs2010.

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      • Bring back the VS2010 style at least as an option

        I am a Development Manager with a small but effective team. I feel it is important to say i have worked for various teams and used every version of Visual Studio from version 4 and up.

        However this new interface, quite literally, gives me migraines. I've tried the theme editor, but after several attempts of it crashing my install I broke through and found it made no difference as the icons are still confusing and cause me eye strain to the point that I still suffer from Migraines after using the program for more than 10 minutes. I even tried…

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          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • please provide a method: GC.SetGeneration()

          we can use GC.GetGeneration() to know the generation of an object, but we can't set it. I think if we can set it, we will have more chance to optimize our program. For example, in many cases, we know an object will never be used, if we can set its generation to be zero, then the object may be collected more quickly. Even if we use it wrongly, it will not cause serious problems.

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            1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • sync not work for all settings. only few thing synced.

            https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/details/805454/is-this-bug-or-syncing-is-not-applicable-to-all-settings-that-is-avilable-in-vs-express-2013

            If I unselected the option for preview every file in solution explorer through > tools > settings then it will not sync.

            the problem is next time you still need to do it.

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            • Allow files to be closed from Solution Explorer

              The new filter to display only open files in Solution Explorer is very cool.

              However, I can't do the thing I am most likely to do at this point - selectively close files.

              I would like to see a new item in the right click for items in solution explorer which is "Close". This would be disabled when files were not open.

              Closing and reopening files is a poor workflow because it wipes the undo history (and perhaps other things).

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                I want to personally thank you for taking the time to share this suggestion. Since the suggestion you raised has not gathered many votes, the Visual Studio IDE team is prioritizing other suggestions and closing it at this time.

                If you would like us to reconsider this, please create a new suggestion. Again, thank you for sharing with us!

                Mark Wilson-Thomas
                Program Manager, Visual Studio IDE Team

              • Let QuickInfo show comments too

                Let Quick Info show comments attached to a defined symbol

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                • Graphic operations in .NET framework

                  Some basic operations on images should be available in .NET framework without using external libraries. Operations such as: resize/scale, cropping, changing colors depth, etc.

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                    1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • var for function paramaters

                    C# compiler should allow var as a parameter type for functions. The compiler should allow generic code to be written similar to F# where types of a function are not determined until the call site. In order to have this be a compile time feature only the implied access restriction should be internal or private freeing the compiler to only have to generate code for types know during the compilation of the module that contains the new type of function.

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                      1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • add comment reflow/wrap around with configurable options

                      I like to keep the comments in my source neat, so that they are easy to read, and maintain....this can be time consuming to do by hand/eye.

                      I try to stop them extending too far to the right....by not going past the 80 character position....this helps avoid unnecessary horizontal scrolling in the editor.

                      To do this, I use the CommentReflower addin, as mentioned here:

                      http://www.kynosarges.de/CommentReflower.html

                      Problem is, it's not really maintained, and it would be nice for a "comment maintenance/flowing" feature to be added into the IDE out of the box.

                      This would help greatly in reducing the time used…

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                        2 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        I want to personally thank you for taking the time to share this suggestion. Since the suggestion you raised has not gathered many votes, the Visual Studio IDE team is prioritizing other suggestions and closing it at this time.

                        If you would like us to reconsider this, please create a new suggestion. Again, thank you for sharing with us!

                        Mark Wilson-Thomas
                        Program Manager, Visual Studio IDE Team

                      • "new Default" while decalre fields

                        SomeType a = new SomeType(Params....)

                        when the type name of ‘SomeType' is very long, i want:
                        SomeType a = new Default(Params....)

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Bring back the Visual Studio 2010 interface, at least as an option

                          I am a Development Manager with a small but effective team. I feel it is important to say i have worked for various teams and used every version of Visual Studio from version 4 and up.

                          However this new interface, quite literally, gives me migraines. I've tried the theme editor, but after several attempts of it crashing my install I broke through and found it made no difference as the icons are still confusing and cause me eye strain to the point that I still suffer from Migraines after using the program for more than 10 minutes. I even tried…

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                            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • make visual studio open source

                            Why don't you make VS open source. This way the bugs you introduce are ACTUALLY FIXED for once. I have yet another case of "stupid developer" on my hands. I have validation errors in EF6 and the message conveniently says "Validation failed for one or more entities. See 'EntityValidationErrors' property for more details."

                            when I look at the EntityValidationErrors property it says this:
                            {System.Data.Entity.Validation.DbEntityValidationResult}

                            so I hereby ask that you make VS open source so this kind of "bugs" get handled as soon as they're discovered instead of begin written off as "low priority" and get shipped in the "never…

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              I want to personally thank you for taking the time to share this suggestion. Since the suggestion you raised has not gathered many votes, the Visual Studio IDE team is prioritizing other suggestions and closing it at this time.

                              If you would like us to reconsider this, please create a new suggestion. Again, thank you for sharing with us!

                              Mark Wilson-Thomas
                              Program Manager, Visual Studio IDE Team

                            • Stop rearranging XAML when using designer

                              When editing my XAML using the visual designer, it often rearranges my XAML markup by putting tags previously on one line on multiple lines. This can greatly increase the number of lines in code, make the code harder to read, and definitely require more scrolling. I don't care if the designer creates new elements on one or multiple lines, but when it rearranges my entire document, it makes me very hesitant to use it. Please make rearranging of code optional through settings (or stop rearranging it altogether, since VS has the ability to do that manually already).

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                                closed  ·  1 comment  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Make specific context menu for WPF projects

                                When working with a WPF project on any edition VS, the context editor should replace the "Add Form" (from windows forms projects) to a WPF Add Form. Same with user controls.

                                Also, you should add a "View Markup" when selecting a .xaml file.

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                                  0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Use Live ID for User Voice Authentication

                                  Allow me to use my live Id on User Voice.
                                  I'm using it for authentication on TFS Online and MSDN

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                                      closed  ·  0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add syntax highlighting into collapsed code tooltips

                                      It would be nice to have keywords highlighted inside collapsed code tooltips. That would greatly increased readiness of code within them.

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                                        1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Thanks for taking the time to share this suggestion. This item has been around for a couple of versions of Visual Studio and we haven’t acted on it. Looking at the VS “15” plans, we’re not going to take action on this item, so we’re going to close it. If the suggestion is still relevant, please either take a look to see if there’s another suggestion that’s similar that you can vote on, or open a new suggestion.

                                        - The Visual Studio Team

                                      • Visual Studio File Publish

                                        In earlier version of Visual Studio like 2010 and prior whenever we used to publish the files to the FTP or anywhere, it used to only publish those files which have been changed locally, but after the new releases like 2012 and 2013 it now publishes all the files. This creates lot of headache when the project is too big and uploading all files takes lots of time. There should be an option to control that.

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                                        • Solution Explorer 'Edit Code' button should be available form project files

                                          Often, it's necessary to open a project file to see or edit the msbuild code directly.

                                          To do this, you currently have to right click, then unload the project, then right click again and choose edit. 4 clicks! The 'Edit Code' button is available on the toolbar of the Solution Explorer for other items, it should apply to projects too. 1 click.

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                                            2 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Thanks for taking the time to share this suggestion. This item has been around for a couple of versions of Visual Studio and we haven’t acted on it. Looking at the VS “15” plans, we’re not going to take action on this item, so we’re going to close it. If the suggestion is still relevant, please either take a look to see if there’s another suggestion that’s similar that you can vote on, or open a new suggestion.
                                            - The Visual Studio Team

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