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  1. Convert search results to grid.

    Right now, the first thing I need to do after a search, is move the scrollbar on the search result to scroll the actual code into view.

    If the searchresults are converted to a grid, I can just switch the columns, so that the information I am most often interested in, will be visible right away.

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      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Enable "Bookmark All" button when Quick FInd is looking in "Current Project"

      When Quick Find is looking in "Current Project" the "Bookmark All" button is disabled. But, this is when it is needed most. Suppose there are are 100 matches in the project. We should be able to work on something else while the find is doing its job. There is no reason to click the "Find Next" button 100 times.

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      • Scaffolding non-web Projects

        I think it is mandatory to make new asp.net custom scaffolding work with non-web projects like class library ... etc specially that the old T4Scaffolding and MVCScaffolding is not working with VS 2013 update 3

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          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • A DataSet vizard for SQL Server Compact 4

          A DataSet vizard for SQL Server Compact 4

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          • Port Visual Studio to ARM architecture (to match Windows 8 ARM build)

            The first public version of Windows 8 seems to come out this autumn. Microsoft claimed ARM support. Can't imagine, why I need Windows on ARM without Visual Studio.

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            • Remember window position & size when debugging Console Applications

              When creating and debugging console applications it would be great if the window position and size were persisted so that the next run placed the console window in the place it was left.

              Think of scenarios where you have multi-monitors or limited screen real estate on a laptop or VM.

              * I am aware and have used the SetWindowPos user32.dll and GetConsoleWindow kernel32.dll hacks but those are not ideal in my opinion.

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              • Create all necessary subfolders for solution directories and their child items on the physical disk.

                1. Create a new solution folder for a solution in VS2010. Notice how a subfolder was not created on the physical disk's file structure.
                2. Create a new item (for example, a text file) in the newly created solution folder. Notice how it was created directly in the solution file's folder instead of being created in a subfolder.
                I understand that the purpose of a solution subfolder may not be to reflect physical disk's structure. But it would be really helpful to have such an option.

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                  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Replace cmd.exe with PowerShell in Visual Studio Command Prompt

                  Or at least add a new shortcut if cmd.exe is required for backward compatibility.

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                  • Make a portable Feedback Client Version

                    It would be very helpful to have a portable Version of the Feedback Client.

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                    • The "Find and Replace" window needs a "Skip File" button; I often find myself caught in compiled script files or dbml backends, etc.

                      The "Find and Replace" window needs a "Skip File" button; I often find myself getting caught in compiled script files or dbml backends, etc. while looking for a term that should be easy to find with the exception of those few files that hold multiple uses of it.

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                      • Explore ways of providing features that, at present, are only in the Ultimate SKU

                        The jump from premium to ultimate is just too high, or at least the people in charge of the money at my company think that. I really don't have the time to convince them otherwise and I don't really
                        want to either since it will be seen as a ‘benefit’ for me more so than the business.

                        And if I request it, and if by some miracle it was approved, every other developer would want that version too. So the cost is not 1 upgrade but 1 upgrade X # of developers, which the powers that be understand.

                        However every…

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                        • Option to keep the current (edit) layout in debug mode

                          When entering debug mode, Visual Studio switches the layout (toolbars position, size, etc.). I always use the same layout in both edit/debug mode, so for me it's a pain to make the both layouts identical.

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                          • Data Compare - update only changed columns in generated SQL

                            For the Data Compare feature in the database projects in Visual Studio, please allow an option for the generated UPDATE statements to include only the columns which actually have changes. E.g. if a table has 15 columns and only one column has changed, the update statement generated should only SET that one column, and not all 15.

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                            • Add static header functionality (i.e. always visible header) to ASP.NET GridView

                              Add static header functionality (i.e. always visible header) to ASP.NET GridView

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                              • that you should really add a delete function within the web-ui

                                While you are able to delete projects with the command-line tools you get with VS, there is still misisng a function in the web-ui

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                                • Make it faster to load so the work time will be fast

                                  because when starting up the application it takes time to load rather than the other one, pls.. make it fast

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                                  • Prevent VS2012 from locking up when TFS is down!!! (I can't even open my solutions)

                                    If TFS is down and I try to open one of my solutions in VS2012 (like right now) the whole VS locks up and I am unable to do any coding and work.

                                    It's really frustrating because even if I don't need source control right now, I should not be prevented from accessing my own code etc.

                                    Please fix urgently guys, thanks...

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                                    • Add a GUI editor for XML comments

                                      Maintaining XML comments especially with code examples is a pain. It would be very useful if VS11 has built-in functionality for editing XML comments with a GUI addon. See DocumentX plugin for VS2010.

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                                      • add filter by typing in properties / event widows

                                        It's available for WPF froms AFAIK and will be nice for WinForms too

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Open several solutions on same VS instance

                                          If we have to work on several solutions at same time, one thing that could help to improve our performance, is the possibility to open them all in the same VS instance.

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