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  1. Default Find and Replace from settings not last search

    I am not sure if the Find and Replace options are the same in vs2010 and vs2012, but I find it quite annoying that vs2010 uses the same search settings as the last search. Most of the time, I search by current document. On the occassion that I need to search entire solution, I would prefer not to have to remember to change it back next time I do a quick search. Same with other settings for match case, whole word, etc... I think it would be a useful feature to be able to configure default settings for the search.

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • allow user to apply a background color to a row when viewing work items

      I would like the ability when viewing work items, bugs, tasks, etc. to color each row. For example, bugs that are marked critical would have a background color of red, work items for a specific developer would have a background color of blue. This would allow me to quickly glance at a query I create for, say, Spring 5, and quickly see my critical bugs, and what tasks a specific developer is working on.

      If a row cannot contain a background color based on a condition, then i would settle for having a column inserted that has a background color…

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Help us build on account and applications synchronization.

        In the gaming world, ( single user price == Office 365), game play services are synchronized for best user experience but in the document world, Office desk applications need to be rebuilt for online experience synchronization, to help people work with an increased number of applications, file reuse for, server, Web, or Apps development. Office 365 inflexibility when coding site forces 10 free sites at Azure, yet the service, is Azure. Lack of assurance that Azure will maintain 10 free site services, will keep from transferring host names or external site services. Visual Studio online provide for 5 free users…

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          1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Enhance code coverage reporting

          Add colors to the code coverage pane so that a user can quickly identify which classes/methids have coverage less than some configuurable percentage.

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Remember the last workspace for each team project in the pending changes window

            I work on a few team projects at the same time and I don't shelve my changes every time I switch between projects. The Pending Changes window shows all my changes for the selected workspace, which sometimes spans multiple projects. I have resorted to creating a workspace for each team project. This works fine but I want to assign a workspace to the team project so when I switch projects, the appropriate workspace is selected and the Pending Changes listed is what I expect. Currently, when I select a new team project, the selected workspace remains the same. I would…

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              2 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Deploy DLL libraries to GAC directly from Visual studio

              I wish if new release of visual studio give the ability to deploy the libraries directly to Global Assembly Cache (GAC).It will be great instead of writing commands each time.

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Reset checkmarks on start page (checkmarks on vidoes)

                Hello,

                on start page of Visual Studio 2013, there are some videos.

                When I watch a video, the video on the start page gets a checkmark, telling me that the video already was watched.

                It is not possible to remove these checkmarks again. Can you please incude a feature to reset these checkmarks?

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • exception suggest plug in

                  I tool for visual Studio that suggests possible exceptions. Compared to Java the c# exception model has the plus of writing less code but it is nearly impossible to determine exceptions before they occur.

                  So it would be great to have a visual Studio plugin that suggests the possible exceptions in a try catch block. I think it should be technically possible to trace back method calls and find "throw" code. Would be a great Addition for safer code :)

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make Intellisence be sorted

                    Make IntelliSence be sorted by type/alphabet order or press small icons below IntelliSenc and show only methods or classes and etc in IntelliSence

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Improve stability and speed, reduce OutOfMemoryExceptions and crashes.es

                      Do we need a true 64-bit version on VS so it can address more RAM on Windows 7+. Fix the crashes and OutOfMemoryExceptions in the editor please, and improve performance especially around the editor and intellisense.

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • VSTS Load Test : Get page response times for each browser type

                        In VSTS Load test results, Currently there is no such feature to see page response times for each browser type Separately. As we know, Server process the request based on user agent that we're simulating in the request (for example, different responses will be returned from gmail server for mobile and web requests).

                        There should be a feature to see response times for different browser types.

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Option to select the architectural pattern of the project

                          When creating a project must apply for architectural pattern select which will work and is selected as the template will load the project architectural (SOA, MVC, MVVM, Client-Server)

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Open source Visual Studio

                            I mean VS2013 Ultimate and Monaco

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                              3 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Unblock 'Delete' option when, more than 1 Build Definition is selected in Team Explorer under Builds.

                              It should be possible to delete more than one Build Definition (Team Explorer\Builds) in VS2012 and VS2013. Such option was available in VS2010 (and it's still available). When comes to VS2012 and VS2013, now when someone is selecting more than 1 Build Definition, Delete option is greyed out. I can still delete multiple B.D. from VS2010, but I want to migrate fully to VS2012 or VS2013.

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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Reduction of installation time for Visual studio

                                Allow us to choose the things to install and give everything else as an extension to install . It will reduce the install time as well improve the installation experience

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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Visual clue for Extension methods

                                  If would be awesome if there was a visual clue to make it easier for devs to know which are Extension methods of a type.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Fire the entire Visual Studio 2012 design team

                                    Here's an idea: Sack the entire team involved with the design, GUI and aesthetics of Visual Studio 2012. It makes me feel physically ill to look at, and very upset to think that anyone could imagine this is in any way an improvement on Visual Studio 2010.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Open File In File Explorer

                                      Add an option for "Open File In File Exploreer". There's already an option "Open Folder in File Explorer". Why is this not just a generic command for file or folder?

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • add new types of controls windows and web, we are bouring use old 80tz controls and bound to install third parties controls

                                        we use third party softwares for latest controls , you must make pakge of latest controls for visual studio 2010 , 2012, i am student and i feel due to latest controls we develop new look of softwares,we hope you will intoduce these types of controles .........

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                                        • Improved Coded UI Test Extensibility for SAP using Visual Studio 2012

                                          As a tester role it would be nice to be able to quickly create and maintain Coded UI tests for 3rd party apps where we can still leverage off the great Testing framework Microsoft ALM offers.

                                          Extending the Coded UI tests is currently available but information on how to implement it is hard to come by and understand.

                                          If Coded UI test extensibility was made easier is adoption into business would seem more alluring due to the fact that competitor software to automate tests for say, SAP, is very expensive and ****** to maintain

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