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  1. Move reference, author comment on top of class up if there are any attributes on that class

    For readability it would be great to move the grey line with reference, author, ... above attributes if any. See attached image for more details.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      • Allow specifying IDE elevation in the solution file

        Some of my projects require elevation while others don't. Will be good if this was a flag on the solution so that the IDE automatically restarts elevated when such solution is loaded.

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        • How do I set the default folders in VS 2015,which sync-ed on OneDrive

          I'm trying to have my Documents folder be the sync-ed folder on OneDrive. How do I point VS 2015 to there for the folders: ArchitectureExplorer, Backup Files, Code Snippets, StartPages, Visualizers? As well as any others that haven't hit it yet?

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          • multiple inher

            Please add multiple inheritance to C#, just like it is for C++.

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              1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 'AttributeTargets' enumeration should be able to distinguish 'ref' parameters

              When defining a new Attribute class which specifies AttributeUsage(AttributeTargets.Parameter), it would be more useful to restrict application on the basis of whether a method parameter can possibly be altered by the callee, and thus return a value to the caller, i.e. 'out' or 'ref' semantics in C#. Considering the gigantic difference in semantics between [In] and [Out] parameters (especially if working towards a comprehensive system for usefully attributing concurrency effects, which are inherently non-local), having only "AttributeTargets.Parameter" to cover both cases is insufficiently precise, vague, and/or just plain useless. This would require extending the AttributeTargets enumeration to include a value…

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                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Idiot visual studio tried to restart my PC without my consent, I was in a middle of an important document and now its gone!

                Idiot visual studio tried to restart my PC without my consent, I was in a middle of an important document and now its gone!

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                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • EF seed identity

                  Allow EF to use IDENTITY_INSERT when creating new entities. Also allow users to set the default seed and increment values on identity fields.

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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio should be capable of unlocking Windows 10 Mobile devices' screen when depolying an app for debugging purposes.

                    As of now I have to touch my Lumia 950XL to keep it active before depolying a freshly built application. If screen is locked, VS raises an error message stating that device is locked. That's really hurting. Android devices have a developer option to stay active while connected but VS surely could unlock W10M devices when the developer hit F5.

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                    • dynamic types in C#

                      if i declare a dynamic type and keep on changing its types, can you allow va intelisense of type which i assign till i assign a new type value?

                      dynamic t = "hello";
                      c.w(t.ToUpper);

                      t = false;
                      if(t)
                      {
                      }

                      t = 10;
                      t.getBytes();

                      suggestion is like allowing opposite of var declaration, where i can allow to assign new value as well as getting the respective properties n methods intelliense!!

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Visual Basic.NET 中的 #Region 是否可以

                        Visual Basic.NET 中的 #Region 是否可以随着代码自动缩进, 而不是停留在代码第一列? 这样看起来非常不整齐.

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Load opened .sql files into seperate tab

                          Open .sql files into new tabs rather than opening seperate instance of Visual Studio. This would allow double click of a .sql file and have it open in seperate tab as can be done with many other file types (html, css, aspx, etc.)

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                            0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Let cursor up/down *always* move in the text editor even if an IntelliSense list is open; use Strg+Cursor for moving in IntelliSense List

                              This is a re-post of a closed suggestion, as it is still *so* annoying if I just type a blank in front of a dot or keyword, IntelliSense pops up (I don't need it right now), and cursor up/down moves in the intellisens list instead of in the text editor.

                              I kindly suggest to add this at least as an option in the text editor settings. I would be *so* glad just *every* day about it.

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                • Add easy,

                                  Add easy, but functional code in Visual Studio for user guidance
                                  Like BMI

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                                    0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • nuget partial match

                                    in nuget search box if I not enter the package name exactly it not found if partially inserted, example
                                    "sharpdx.direct3d1" no match
                                    while
                                    "sharpdx.direct3d11" matches

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                                    • Move the Run To Click button

                                      I like the Run To Click button concept, but I find myself hitting it when trying to insert C++ code in front of an existing line.

                                      Could it be moved to the left, outside of the area used to enter source?

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                                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Warn the users before installing Visual Studio on a FAT32 or vFAT drive

                                        You should warn the user before letting them install Visual Studio on a FAT drive. Visual Studio gets correctly installed, but later this leads to unexpected permission errors. (I don't know where to report this)

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                                          0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • TF225001 creating a build definition requires a build controller be defined for this team project collection. there may not be any controll

                                          I am using VS2012
                                          TF225001 creating a build definition requires a build controller be defined for this team project collection. there may not be any controllers configured or you may not have permissions to view them. contact your team foundation server administrator

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