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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Remove the hex address from the display of array member variables.

      Currently when you show an object in the variable or watch panes you get the address first, which for 64 bit mode consumes 18 characters. In a tooltip you won't see much more. Just get rid of this printout please.

      I understand that there an issue with finding this address out as the & operator on an array doesn't do much, but how about using teh "raw view" concept to display the address, as if it was a vector or something?

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Development Section on task showing code reviews

        On the team services task/bug you that is associated with a changeset you should also be able to see the code review functionality or at the very least associate a code review to a task or bug in the development section of the card.

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          0 comments  ·  Developer Community  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Make sql clr project for c++

          Anything that would quickly get a c++ clr dll integrated with a sql server like available for vb and cs.

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            1 comment  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Easier way to program save file or load file command..

            Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK Does not work, it conflicts with other commands. Been trying to program a button that can have the option to save or load a file..

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • css Intellisense unselect the current selection in html file after 1 second

                html editor css intellisense timer unselect current selection after 1 second

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                • Build 2015 vNext Triggers - Continous Integration, use repository paths as default trigger

                  it should be possible to have the already defined paths of the repository as the triggering paths for CI Builds.

                  The same as it had been in the former Xamlbased version.

                  If you, for example, have a large list of paths in your repository (maybe >30) and you want them all to trigger your build.

                  dea would be to have a option the check, Use Repository for triggering, or something like that.

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                    0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Resolve Build output path as soon as the file is saved.

                    When setting the Build output path of a VB or C# project, the absolute path is displayed. Then after closing and re-opening the project properties, the path is resolved to a relative path. Please update the value in the Project properties page immediately after save without requiring one to close and re-open the project properties.

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Extension Description

                      Please show the full extension description in the details panel.

                      Like so: http://edge.clients.bmbsqd.net/j/9ye0w.png

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                      • When viewing a data base schema show me the column details

                        In the Schema View of a database project when I open the "Columns" folder under a table I expect to see some information about the columns like I do in the Object Browser in SSMS.

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                        • implement ignore keyword or allow missing catch block in C#

                          Add ignore(...) to use instead of catch(...){...} or allow one to use catch(...) without a following {...} block

                          Please see description at
                          https://zoomicon.wordpress.com/2015/08/23/suggestion-implement-ignore-keyword-or-allow-missing-catch-block-in-c/

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Provide return values in callstack breakpoints

                            If you single step out of a method, you get the value returned from the method. VERY COOL many smiley faces.

                            However, I would expect that if I set a callstack breakpoint, and it looks like I am returning to the same location, that the same value would be displayed.

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                              0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Display a thumb image in the intellisense popup message while hovering over an imagelist item, bitmap-Image or icon variable

                              I always have to go back and check the actual graphics of an image or icon in the resources tab.option when choosing an item from a imagelist inside my code as: Imagelist1.Image(n). It would be faster to display the icon or any image/variable as a small thumb image winthin the intellisense popup message so that I can see the actual graphics of the image that I have selected.
                              I hope this makes any sense ... Thank you!

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                              • Browser apps module bundler to improve Typescript client development and debugging

                                I've spent last 3 days trying to setup VS2015 environment for developing browser apps in React, Redux with Typescript and I made it work. But in order this to work I used Webpack module bundler. So VS2015 compiles .ts files into js and then Webpack bundle it into a single js file (to get all external modules like react-redix, etc available in the js code). So this all works except you no longer able to debug typescript code you wrote because it's all bundled. Not really good for such a capable IDE as VS2015. My idea is that Microsoft could…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • RichText Copy

                                  My addition——Since this is a CTP version. So I'd like you to add an Html Copy from VS directly to blog or Html pages. And when switch a snippet of codes, it should pop-up a Dialog like word so as to let me format codes including backcolor, bold, underlined……

                                  I know it can be done in MSDN forum, but sometimes it's not compatible for all the browsers, and when I bold some codes it will be gone! or somehow not aligned to the other statements……:(

                                  So that's the reason, sinple but useful.

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                                  • Show value names in CSS tooltip

                                    A tooltip when typing padding css value says:

                                    padding: div { padding: 4px 7px 2px 4px }

                                    How does that help? "top right bottom left" would be much more useful and I believe older version of Visual Studio did that.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • When creating a C# project template, simplify updates by using an existing MyTemplate.vstemplate

                                      VS makes it very easy to create a template. However, the process of updating the template once it is created winds up being an ad-hoc exercise.

                                      When I choose File->Export Template..., VS should look in the folder of a project I use for a MyTemplate.vstemplate file, or the same file that gets placed in the template zip file itself. Then, when VS presents the wizard for creating the template, it should pre-populate all the fields from this file, allowing the user to change them at that time, and otherwise preserve this file as it exists.

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add Instrumentation profiling for the process which keeps turn on and off during application run

                                        Allow us to perform instrumentation profiling for the 32 - bit/ 64- bit exe which starts at some point during application run and keeps turn on and off many times during run.

                                        So we can perform complete instrumentation of the process which is not steady.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • I want a thing that i can open the file through navigato window by putting file path in it

                                          in my own MVC project i call the View by passing the full url in the case of multiple themes in a project. in that case if i see default.aspx then i select it and press CTRL + , then i cal open the file by pressing ENTER after see the window.

                                          but it should work if i pass the full path.

                                          like
                                          Themes/theme/default.aspx
                                          when i select it it should show me the file who have the path like this.

                                          can i got it in the Vs next

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