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  1. ask about DOB before UIX (country a plus)

    read above (aka jump) risc

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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        0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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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        • Create a SDK Manager in Visual Studio

          I have installed at least one Windows SDK but it is difficult to find it. I tried to find it by installing it again but the setup just says it is already installed but not where it is installed. It would help if VS had a tool for installing and listing installed Windows SDKs. Android does it for Android, right? Except the Android tool is separate from VS of course. The Windows SDK tool could be separate from VS but it seems totally appropriate for it to be another of many tools in VS.

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            0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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 →
              • Add "git.autofetch" feature so that we can see how many commits is the origin branch ahead

                I love the feature in VS Code, where I can see incoming commits in the status bar. Add it to Visual Studio 15+ as well.

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                  0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  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 →
                    • change the source and target names in rebase operation to branch names

                      When doing a rebase you inevitably end up with conflicts. This means on the Team Explorer tab, you use the Resolve Conflict area. On that screen there is a list of files with conflicts and when you click on one of them, it expands to show you options like Merge etc. And at the bottom of that box it shows "Edited on Source | Diff | Take Source" and "Edited on Target | Diff | Take Target".

                      What the heck is Source and Target??? I can never remember which is which when I am doing a rebase. Why make me…

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                        1 comment  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  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  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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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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                                0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 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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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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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                                        • Enable executing Powershell on Azure Web Apps

                                          While working on continuous deployment scenarios performing azure tasks on a Web App is quite cumbersome.

                                          For example, simply copying files from a storage account to the web app takes too long from VSO. It requires met to add those files to my zource tree. If the files could be copied from the storage directly to the Web App, this would speed things up considerably.

                                          I believe there are many more scenarios that would benefit from this feature.

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