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  1. intellisense popup groups

    Intellisense popup groups :

    1. Regions (if they defined)
    #region text , when group is : text
    without text group : noname
    out of region methods group : free

    2. Object level (groups : this, base)

    for example group can be a label (non selectable and bold or colored)
    finally a combination of these.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Confusing "new project" dialogue

      Set out to create an ASP.NET Core template - more options than was expecting

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        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Improve the feedback system

        It really sucks that it opens a browser.

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          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Калькулятор цен.

          Мне и не только необходимо знать цены на устанавливаемые продукты в установщике Visual Studio. Я бы знал сколько денег готовить по окончанию пробного периода. Я установил версию продукта бесплатную для указанных категорий пользователей и условий использования продукта. Я давно не занимался программированием, пользовался Fortran, Бейсиком. Хочется сделать инструмент для работы себе, поскольку аналогичные продукты стоят огромных денег (MicroCap,....). Полезность результатов моей работы для других людей сомнительна пока. Конкуренцию составить производителям подобных программ не смогу. Платить за устанавливаемый продукт много не имею возможности.

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            0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • When already have a product installed, need more relevant information, not other products that I'm not likely to install.

            At the moment I have VS 2017 pro installed, underneath, it's got information other available products, VS 2017 community and VS 2017 enterprise. Why not have other more relevant products / nuget packages there that might be worth me installing, I already have the version of VS that I want.

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              0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • I suggest you break this down into much smaller discrete installation packages. Far too complex.

              All I am trying to do is to install the successor to the excellent Visual Web Developer Express which installed very quickly and did the job.
              I thought I was downloading a comparatively small Visual Studio Community and ended up with a 15gb behemoth that probably has every bell and whistle imaginable. Complete waste of time and space.

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                0 comments  ·  Developer Community  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Tool Box "Search" - RESULTS

                The toolbox Search is fantastic. What is not fantastic is that it opened every branch of every category in the toolbox when looking for the searched item. Most developers like their UI "just so" and many (like myself) like to keep my tools "put away" because i have so many categories. It's really not that difficult to "search" the items within a branch of a tree...without opening the branch :) IMO this would make the search feature that much better.

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                • Say what's been synchronized when I sync my project. Right nbow

                  I just clicked "sync" and I get the message that you "Successfully synchronized incoming and outgoing commits." Awesome, wow. What exactly happened? How many files were updated? Were any?

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                    0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • show Error in WPF Binding Expression

                    an Error in Data Binding is hard to find; I suggest: show the error with a red dot line when the Element Name is not valid (writing wrong or no Expression in Code found) that would make Data Binding more convinient - thank you

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • have a predefined macro for machine name

                      It would be helpful to me to have a predefined macro _MACINENAME that would evaluated to the name of the machine being comiled upon.
                      Why? Adding a preprocessor definition alters the vcxproj file, which in turn gets flagged a difference to be committed. Often I want to do a test on production code that will never get out into the wild. Having to make the preprocessor definitions is a real pain. if I could
                      #if _MACHINEMAME == "MyMachineName"
                      it would save a lot of grief.

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                        • HttpResponseMessage.Time property

                          if i call HttpClient.PostAsync(..) for hundreds times in a loop (to test a web-service under load), TaskScheduler doesn't start all of them at once, so i can't measure a response time with such code (DateTime for simplicity):

                          var start = DateTime.Now;
                          var response = await httpClient.PostAsync(..);
                          // about 100 or 10000 ms can be expired, as the task waits to start a lot
                          var responseMs = (int)(DateTime.Now - start).TotalMilliseconds;

                          HttpClient has Timeout property, so it measures time, but we don't have expired time in an answer, that's depressing.

                          And i can't use an obsoleted HttpWebRequest classes to control the process…

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • separate the different output from lists into different panels

                            It is often of interest to see the build output even if build was successful. Currently you have to use the dropdown in the output panel to do this. Warnings you wanted to see are often hídden when the debug session starts as this dropdown flips automatically to debugging.

                            I think it would be better to get rid of the dropdown and make separate panes of the different outputs. This also saves some screen estate.

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                              1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Ability to set .vs folder location

                              I use OneDrive to sync my projects to the cloud for backup. The .vs folder contains a bunch of stuff that I don't need to backup and I'd like to not sync it. Selective sync allows this but because the folder is still present I get a sync error about the folder.

                              If I could set the location of .vs to outside my sync namespace that would resolve the issue. Also, since .vs already has the project name under it, I could have all my temporary content in one place and easily reclaim that space when needed.

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                              • Support defining multiple custom tools for each file

                                AFAIK, you can set a single value in the Custom Tool property for a file, e.g. a C# file. The Custom Tool for example would generate another file underneath the C# file.

                                In some cases, I would like to have a file associated with two Custom Tools. Each custom tool would generate a single file underneath the C# file.

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                                • A defect.

                                  建立对象调用函数,函数不带括号。

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                                  • Numbers in Watch and QuickWatch Window follows Windows Language Locale

                                    It would be great if the floating point numbers in the Watch and QuickWatch window could follow the Windows language locale defined on the PC.
                                    When e.g. copy and pasting into Excel all floating point numbers becomes invalid since my locale uses "," as decimal and not the US ".".

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                                      0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • to establish new microsoft-based Representations in largely developed cities to make new chances of catching new skilled programers

                                      In this way you can fulfill 2 purposes at the same time,one advertising the holy grand microsoft and making people love it not only know it and the second is that you just can find new types of programming and new gines also as you know 2 brains storm better than one

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                                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Include resolved C++ method signatures in Macro Expansion Quick Info Tooltip

                                        While https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/vcblog/2018/05/07/macro-expansions-in-quick-info-tooltips/ is a nice feature (and finally landed with the Visual Studio 2017 15.8 update), it fails on one of the most common cases:
                                        Method signatures.

                                        Try to call a winapi method like MessageBox, and the tooltip will graciously tell you that "#define MessageBox MessageBoxW
                                        Expands to: MessageBoxW"

                                        It should include the proper signature after expansion: "int MessageBoxW(HWND hWnd, LPCWSTR lpText, LPCWSTR lpCaption, UINT uType)" to make this a lot more useful

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                                        • Indicate the current tab in all TabbedPanes that are not in focus

                                          To avoid confusion I am going to use the word Window to mean a Taskbar Window. I shall use TabbedPane to mean a section of a Taskbar Window which has tabs. (These are referred to as Windows in Visual Studio menu.)

                                          Using Visual Studio I have multiple (up to three) monitors each of which has a Visual Studio Taskbar Window. Each VS Window can have zero or more TabbedPanes. So I frequently have six or more TabbedPanes open with maybe 12-20 tabs in total.. A 'not-in-focus' TabbedPage has all the tabs the same color. There is no indication which of…

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