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  1. Create constructor alias

    Create constructor alias. I suggest for two reasons:
    * Hiding information (OOP principle).
    * Transform our code more readable.
    ie.
    public class FooClass
    {
    constructor: public void MakeFoo(parameters);
    constructor: public bool MakeAnother();
    public void MakeFoo(parameters)
    {
    }
    }

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow pre-download of components before instalation

      It should be able to pre-download the components of the installation without locking V.S. and then install the downloaded components.

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        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Documents->Options should have a box to select that new files (File->New) are saved in the directory of currently active document

        When one is adding a class or .h file it is almost always in the directory you're working and unless you're working on small project almost never in the project directory.

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        • Add a compile option to C# projects

          The ability to compile single files seems limited to c/c++ files in visual studio. It would be nice to have the same ability for cs files.
          Maybe it is technically not possible but surely it should be possible to run project builds instead and limit the displayed output to things relevant to the file being "compiled"?

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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Visual Studio 2015 compatible with Expression Web project

            Visual Studio Community 2015 it's a Platform for multi Language. Why don't ad a retro compatibility with old project of Expression Web? Add a possibility to process .dwt file of EW in Visual Studio 2015.

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              • Be more serious about bugs reported on https://connect.microsoft.com/visualstudio

                Hello,

                The bug database on https://connect.microsoft.com/visualstudio is poorly designed and poorly managed:
                Research is a mess: cannot filter by sub product for instance.
                The bug report form is too simple.
                Bugs reports are often only receiving a generic message and are not classified.
                Bugs fixed or "not a defect" are often forgot.
                Overall there is a lack of human management on the bug status.

                I'm pretty sure (hope !) you get a better bug management internally, so I guess you see how poor it is.

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • allow search and ordering on document outline window when editing a datset that have multiples tableadapters

                  It will be great if i could search and ordering the document outline window when editing a datset that have a lot of tableadapters so i can easily find it by its name

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                  • How to disable "live visual tree" when I debug in my VSTS2015? I don't need it

                    does any expertise know how to Disable "live visual tree" when debug in VSTS 2015? As I don't need it! when my app UI appear, I only want to click my function button of my App.
                    Thank you.

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                      1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Solution explorer obeys .gitignore

                      Have the solution explorer obey .gitignore files. This way certain file types could be excluded and the file tree could be generated automatically.

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                        0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make working reference array please

                        struct phone{
                        char* model;
                        char* manufacture;
                        int date;
                        char* form_factor;
                        char* network_type;
                        char* SIM;
                        };

                        phone arr[5];

                        void findBy(char* data, char* by, phone &arr[] /*error*/, int struct_count){
                        // Do something
                        }

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • to change the behaviour of the Search fonctionnality

                          Visual Studio 2015

                          When using CTRL F3 and F3, at the end of the Search in a given file, VS jumps to the following one. It's irritating. Make it an option: Jump to the Next File containing the Search Data

                          The search in the output window is not working (at least since I upgraded to the last repair)

                          The search in file not included in the project is not working. It was before I upgrade to the last repair.

                          Th

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                            • Add hotkeys for custom build tasks c++

                              There is a nice new feature in the VS2017 - open folder. It allows open any folder and customize build/clean/etc tasks. But one can not build a folder using standard hotkeys nor assign custom hotkeys. It is not productive to invoke context menu to call build task.

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                              • get with the times - make so any change to the website auto-reloads the browser during development

                                web developers expect that any time they make a change to a page that the site will automatically reload in the browser. Once you are used to this sort of behavior, using the old 'F5 to refresh' paradigm just seems cumbersome. See tools like reload, nodemon, browserfy, webpack-dev-server .

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                                • tweak to process memory graph

                                  Please continue provide out to the MB precision in the process memory graph for process memory use greater than 1GB - right now if your application uses 953 MB, it reports 953 MB... but the instant your program uses 1GB or more, it suddenly decides to label the used memory as simply "1GB", and you cannot see 1MB increments. So, if my program even has a massive memory leak, say, leaking even 1 MB a minute, I cannot see it at all on that graph (if my application's overall memory use is greater than a GB). Thanks.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • show assembly qualified name in .cs properties window

                                    show assembly qualified name in .cs properties window

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                                    • IDisposableEx.Disposed enhanced debugging

                                      To make it easier for developers to follow the release of system resources:

                                      1) add a new IDisposableEx interface to .NET Framework that extend IDisposable with the bool Disposed {get;} member.

                                      2) replace in .NET classes, all IDisposable implementations by IDisposableEx and implements bool Disposed { get; }

                                      3) In VS debugger windows gray/strikethrough/... (Local, Watch) disposed objects

                                      4) In VS debugger, add an "Search objects" window allowing to filter in heap objects by type and/or by "[X] Not disposed". The search button in this window will work like the GC and retrieve objects. In the case of IDisposableEx objects,…

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                                      • Many Bugs with VSO

                                        Hello, Visual Studio Online currently doesn't allow users to submit bugs, this was the only place I could find to post them.

                                        1. We can't access source control from Visual Studio with a corp account.

                                        2. None corp accounts get 404 when they try to clone.

                                        3. corp accounts have a limited number of licenses, meaning everyone I add to my projects is only being added as a stackholder.

                                        4. Visual Studio Online bug submission page currently says 'you are not allow to submit bugs' blocking me from reporting issues.

                                        I'm sure you realize how broken VSO is. Is there…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • HTML intellisense from typings

                                          It would be so awesome if HTML files knew about Typescript typings for classes I have in my project or classes I've imported type definitions for.
                                          When writing an Angular 1 or 2 component/directive/controller with some data bound HTML, I often misspell or forget variable names & class properties I'm working with. See screenshot for what would be the coolest thing ever.

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