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  1. Pinned Tabs Export/import/Save for specific project

    It would be great for me and I'm sure for many others, to been able to export import save pinned tabs of a project in cases like mine where I have a project with 20-40 files and I have pinned some of them for some reason... The current cached pinned tabs system of VS it works when you reopen a project with pinned tabs but some times after a while (days, or months) Visual Studio gets crazy and cannot load the cached pinned tabs of that project. Also if you change folder name or path of the project then pinned…

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Please bring back the Illustrator import and Photoshop option in Visual Studio Blend 2017

      Please bring back the Illustrator and Photoshop import option in Visual Studio Blend 2017 that was in Visual Studio Blend 2013.

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        0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Rewrite your DTE code so that property references do not cause an exception.

        Rewrite your DTE code so that property references do not cause an exception.

        Example: if (dte.ActiveSolutionProjects != null){...}
        This throws a Com exception if no solution is loaded into the environment. Instead, as a property reference is should return a null value when ActiveSolutionProjects has no value. I can wrap this in an exception handler but that can become very expensive in terms of performance.
        A little bit of defensive programing on the VS DTE side of things would go a long way. Com Interop does not have to fail this way!!!

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          0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Visualize source control to show the branches as a tree and not flat view

          The view should show sub-branchs as you have in a directory tree view, not flat.

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            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • ask about DOB before UIX (country a plus)

            read above (aka jump) risc

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            • VS 2015 - SQL Server Object Explorer - Connect should respect the "connect to database" and not fail for users with a bad default database

              When a user has a bad default database, a typical work around is to provide the "connect to database" option in the connection GUI. This works in SQL Server Management Studio, but doesn't work in Visual Studio 2015's SQL Server Object Explorer. I suspect that VS is connecting to the default database and ignoring the provided setting or it is ignoring the setting at connection and then switching databases after the connection. This does not work for users with a bad default database.

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              • Fix all the lame bugs in Visual Studio

                Fix the bug where when you start typing in the search bar (ctrl-comma) it places the first few characters you type at the end of the search, thus ruining your search and causing frustrating. Some of us type faster than your code can handle.

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                • Block Web broser

                  Add a way for a admin(teacher) to block the web browser in Visual Studio. We had to move to another program because students abused the web browser and it's ability to access any site, where as our school blocks many sites.

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                    0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • зделать програмку чтоб Тесла

                    при возникновение нестандартных ситуаций на дороге не сама думала что делать а по skype звонила и мы ей говорили и управление могло переходить на ручное с планшета или телефона

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                      0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • to **** yourself

                        **** yourself with a ***** or just with your ******* fingers

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make CodeLens not take up lines in my code.

                          I find the space taken up and different font size more distracting than code-lens is worth. Currently the feature is always off for me.

                          Maybe add an icon to the left of the line, like Resharper does? Or maybe provide a mouse-over?

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

                              Sixth Step
                              Summary:
                              In this article suggests that we change section of programming to graphical and virtual
                              In fact suggests that make new computer languages with name virtual graphical languages or alias VGL
                              Background:
                              For graphical and virtual programming section must Formed tool box that total tools need for programming exists in it.
                              Article:
                              Tools and controls must exist in tool box As follows
                              1- Program bloke
                              2- Condition bloke
                              3- Error check bloke
                              4- Method bloke like program bloke has a binary input for run and has a binary output that when run correctly get one and has another…

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • put some WWE games on all of the windows phones plus i have a windows 8.1 NOKIA Lumia phone

                                Add more cool new stuff & plus add alot of movie apps & all windows phones needs a lot of updates on game graphics Mack the graphics better & ever

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                                    • different build result of vs2012 and vs2015

                                      1. new a default MFC application
                                      2. change settings, change "use unicode" to "not use", and set "/Clr"
                                      3. add d3drm.lib into additional reference, add path of include and lib
                                      4. add "#include <d3drmwin.h>" into mainfrm.cpp
                                      5. build, VS2012 build ok, but in VS2015 fail

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Offer a Z option for the default Build and Revision of AssemblyInfo.cs

                                        [assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.0.*")]

                                        Suggest a new option:
                                        [assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.0.Z")]

                                        A horror story (well ... not that horrible):
                                        I had to debug, from the continental US, via TeamViewer, a package in Tonga.
                                        I resorted to downloading MSVS Express, copying some source and logging intermediate values.
                                        The on-site engineer archived the build and went swimming.
                                        For several hours, that build was "newer" than anything put in place, subsequently.
                                        Tonga is on the other side of the International Date Line.
                                        Essentially, compared to ConUS, Tonga is always "tomorrow."

                                        The default Build and Revision facility in AssemblyInfo.cs uses local time. Probably, it should have been…

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                                        • Pending changes should default to Show **Solution Changes**

                                          The Pending Changes dialog defaults to Show All (changes). This makes it far too easy to accidentally check-in changes from a different solution to that which is loaded. This is especially probematic on large solutions with many pending changes, as its not always obvious what the dialog is showing.

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