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  1. 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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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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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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          • 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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            • 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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                          • support for IOS in ipad pro for swift language

                            the power of best IDE in best hardware. IDE free and for pay

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                            • fix the problem with sign in problems to the Microsoft Account. This happens after 30 days in the communityversion when you try to sign in.

                              After 30 days in the Communityversion you have to sign in with your Microsoftaccount. Many developers are behind a proxyserver, even if the server is configured correct i causes errors. Personaly I also have Python and Matlab installed, it has nerver been any problems wiht tese programs to connect through the proxy. One improvement could be to have a button beside the sign i button where you can configure your proxy with port/login/password/adress. Matlab has this solution.

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                              • how cool would it be if Visual Studio could eventually work from within the Hololens headset?

                                although I had to select VS Ultimate as my *closest* category... it'd be nice if this idea could extend to the Community edition, too, This new Hololens device has gotten me thinking that once this comes out, when prices come down where consumers are able to buy, this idea of no longer needing laptops, possibly, or even desktops... to have EVERYTHING at the touch of your hands. How amazing to think about!! My idea involves being able to write programs in Visual Studio while using Hololens!!! Just put the thing on, fire it up, open VS, and go wild.... move…

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                                • Can you install all installation files to another storage space? Please do not use C! C itself as a system disk has been under a lot of pres

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                                  Can you install all installation files to another storage space? Please do not use C! C itself as a system disk has been under a lot of pres

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                                  • Need a reliable live HTML preview developed by VS

                                    As with Atom, I would like to see a live HTML preview option so that I don't have to leave the IDE to see my progress in a browser window.

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                                    • Kill that Xamarin thing, UWP should work everywhere

                                      Kill that Xamarin thing, UWP should work everywhere

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                                      • Add Quick action to add to method parameter

                                        When we use a variable not declared in a method or function or ctor, we could create Properties, fields or local variable. It should be create to add a choice to create an input parameter.

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                                        • How to Setting up IIS 7 to match asphostportal shared hosting

                                          I host multiple domains on www.asphostportal.com shared hosting account. I would like to setup a website locally in IIS 7 that mimics the setup of my hosted account so that I can test and debug applications locally before deploying, as debugging after deploying, or discovering there are issues after deploying is frustrating.

                                          I have created a folder WebRoot, at put my main application in that folder. I created a website in IIS 7 and pointed it at that folder. I setup bindings with a fake domain, and created a matching entry in my hosts file to make the fake domain…

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