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  1. In Breakpoints window add column for date/time when breakpoint was added

    Often I have tons of breakpoints in my breakpoints windows which I disable rather than remove because I may reuse them in the future. It would be cool to have an additional column which shows the date/time when the breakpoint was added or last modified.
    Then you could also sort by that column and see easily what were the breakpoints with which you worked most recently.

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      2 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • C# language: add capability using 1/0 as true/false for Booleans

      I've wrote millions of C# lines and if every time typing 4 chars for a bool value begins to seem like throwing away 75% of time to tell a BIT value to the compiler/language!

      I suggest, if is possible, to add the recognition of '1' or '0' as true/false in C# and for Boolean type.

      Thanks.
      Davide.

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • if someone writing his code then their should be some source code too it make easire for begginer

        please put a source code too ,if someone start his own coding or doing assignment. it should be make easier to him. for example if somebody want to write a table it should just give a heading then you gaive him a source code or example for suggestion just like other software using sport how to play that shot so just like there

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Sordid wiggles are opressive and incorrect

          I have written before about oppressive wiggles and lamps and the rest of these creeps. About how they want to help without asking.
          So at least make them accurate. Where is it not accurate?
          If a class function is expressed within a macro, you get the green wiggle. He is not aware the function exists.
          Making the graphics less ominous, like change the colors, is hard to do. This is technological oppression!

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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Lambdas In The Error Messages

            There is a problem with lambdas in the compilation error output: they are represented by a GUID-named functors and if we've got the several lambdas enclosed in the function it's a really pain to distinguish them.
            So, my proposal is, include in the error description a file and string number where is lambda definition is started.
            Thank you for your patience.
            Serge Kork.

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Restore ability to dock the Find/Replace box instead of always locating it on top of the source code

              I like the more compact Find/Replace panel in VisualStudio 2013 but I want to dock it under the solltion explorer on the right side of the screen where it can be always available and not cover any of my source code.

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • type inference for lamda

                mplement 'var' type inference for lambda expressions in C# similar to equivalent functionality in VB.Net

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 希望添加工作台功能

                  在做全栈开发的时候,有时针对某一个功能可能需要打开好几个代码文件,可不可以有一种类似工作台的功能,一次打开我设置好的相关文件。这样我可以在多个工作台之间切换,不会因为多个功能打开一堆文件了

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • saioakkar@outlook.com

                    [0e10:0008][2017-01-22T00:32:39] Error 0x80004003:
                    at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Cache.InstanceRepository.GetInstance()
                    at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Cache.CacheRepository.<GetInstances>d__27.MoveNext()
                    at System.Linq.Enumerable.FirstOrDefault[TSource](IEnumerable`1 source, Func`2 predicate)
                    at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Engine.VerifyInstallationPath(IServiceProvider services, String installationPath, IInstance instance, IQuery query)
                    at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Engine.Install(Product product, String destination, CancellationToken token)Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

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                      0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add source code line numbers to error messages in template files.

                      Right now, if I have a typo in a make_shared call or some other template calls, the ONLY way to determine the line that caused the error is to 'divide and conquer', commenting out half my source code at a time until I can find the usable line number. If that's too difficult, please add in the class or something that I can use to figure out where the error actually is.

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • add wpf user control to a wpf project

                        When working on a WPF project the popup menu in solution explorer can add -> user control. (or windows form) This should add a wpf user control for wpf projects.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 深色主题环境的白色文字太剌眼

                          在“深色”主题环境下的“菜单”、“解决方案资源管理器”等工具的文字为白色,太剌眼了(亮瞎眼),且无法改变颜色。建议将文字设置为灰色或其它柔和一点的颜色,可以参考Android Studio的Darcula主题。

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                          • [C++]The program shall be considered as ill-formed if compiler can not generate `defaulted` move construtor

                            class Base
                            {
                            public:
                            ~Base()
                            {
                            // so compiler won't generate move constructor for class Base
                            }
                            }

                            class Derived
                            {
                            public:
                            Derived(int a)
                            {
                            // So no generated copy constructor
                            }
                            Derived(Derived &&) = default; // well, it's a `defaulted` move constructor
                            }

                            auto d = std::make_shared<Derived>(std::move(Derived()));

                            When I compiler this program fragment in VS2015, it reports the error "trying to reference to deleted function Derived(const Derived&)"

                            As far as I know, the perfectly-forward with:
                            std::move(Derived())
                            in std::make_shared selected the copy construtor instead of the move constructor.

                            But the user may not know what's the matter(because he declare the…

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                              • Pending Changes Related Work Items Resolve/Associate should default to the last used state

                                In my opinion the current behavior of the Team Explorer > Pending Changes > Related work items Resolve/Associate drop down is a usability issue. At the moment it always sets it's state to Resolve, which is generally not the correct state. Most developers will try to check in multiple time against a single work item. Which means in most cases, this state is incorrect. Associate is the most used state in place of work, and because users are not prompted in any way, this results in many work items being closed that should not be. Work items that take a…

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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • improve text search(ctrl + shift + f)to show heirachy and type of file found. https://github.com/controlflow/resharper-gotoword

                                  Lets face it the search all files functionality has not been updated since.. ever. It would be nice if we could search similiar to the extension https://github.com/controlflow/resharper-gotoword

                                  which allows users to search immediatly for any word, or view a heirachy of files including the word in a find dialogue. This allows for easily navigating to the specific occurence of the word instead of overloading the user with too much information.

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                                  • No need one big ISO file but...

                                    let me select my workloads and components from the GUI installer and press "download to local".
                                    It's too complex to download offline installer from command line with soo many components and flags.

                                    And please, when i use the bootloader just for downloading make it work without admin rights.

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                                    • Make extension methods more powerful

                                      It would be helpful to be able to extend static classes, for instance the Console class, to make your code easier to read, or just simplify it.
                                      And if static extension methods were implemented, I would be happy to see extension operators and indexers as well, because they also need to be static methods.

                                      for example:

                                      public static class Extensions
                                      {
                                      /// <summary>
                                      /// Gets a digit of a number at the specified index
                                      /// </summary>
                                      public static int this int n[int index]
                                      {
                                      return int.Parse(n.ToString()[index]);
                                      }

                                      /// <summary>
                                      /// Writes the specified string value, right-aligned at the specified position…

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                                        • "new window"

                                          Enable "New window" for HTML files! EXTREMELY frustrating that I cannot navigate around the file like a person. I can open copies of editor windows for other files — why on earth not HTML files?

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