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  1. geliştirilmeli

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      0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add a line height setting to the Editor

        Almost every editor at this point has line height settings for the code editor except for visual studio. Complex statements and blocks are hard to read when the lines are squished together so much. It is a primary inhibitor for me and many people I know from switching to visual studio as their primary editor.

        You can see in the attachment visual studio on the left and sublime text on the right with custom line height.

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          2 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Keep C# Interactive history between sessions

            Currently, you lose all your commands history in C# Interactive's window after you close VS. I wish it could be kept around even after you close VS.

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              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Notification Flag on New Version Release

              Visual Studio 2017 15.4 release announcement was in the start page - that it was released a day ago -but the Notification flag was not indicating any update. When I opened the Visual Studio installer it showed that I was not on 15.4 - and then it required and update (which probably is related to 15.4) - but it does not flag or indicate a thing about a new update - so I pressed Modify - and it seems to be updating - but it feels like the information about the update is not being surfaced in the places it…

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Show incoming commits number on status bar together with unpushed commits

                The git tools on the status bar already shows if there are any unpushed commits, but it doesn't show if the current branch is behind the server branch in any way.

                It would be really helpful if it could show both the number of unpushed commits and the number of incoming commits. A simple down arrow with the number of incoming commits would do.

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                  0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add a compiler warning when returning null from a non-async method that returns Task

                  If I have a method that returns Task<T> but is not marked with the `async` keyword, returning null will always result in a NullReferenceException when awaited. Because it's likely the intent is to instead return Task.FromResult<T>(null), I would suggest adding a compiler or IDE warning whenever a non-async Task-returning method returns null.

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make selection highlight scheme customizable

                    When you select text in Visual Studio the highlight scheme stays the same, but the foreground changes (e.g. from white to lightblue).
                    And some parts of selected text (e.g. class names in my example) become unreadable (blue text on light blue background).
                    I suggest you to make additional alternative text selection scheme where selected text will have constant foreground (e.g. black) - like it was in Visual Studio 2008 (and with extension Selection Foreground in Visual Studio 2010). A lot of people when working on some part of code prefer to select it. Now the selected text is unreadable.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • CMake / OpenFolder: (only) show added_subdirectories

                      When using CMake it'd be nice to
                      optionally see only folders that are known to CMake by add_subdirectory
                      and see added_subdirectories() outside of the opened folder.

                      The latter point might be related to
                      https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/17514307--open-folder-should-allow-us-to-open-multiple-fol

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                        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Sordid wiggles are opressive and incorrect

                        I have written before about oppressive wiggles and lamps and the rest of these creeps. About how they want to help without asking.
                        So at least make them accurate. Where is it not accurate?
                        If a class function is expressed within a macro, you get the green wiggle. He is not aware the function exists.
                        Making the graphics less ominous, like change the colors, is hard to do. This is technological oppression!

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add (create) MS Access Online to Office 365

                          Add Microsoft Acces to the Online family so non-professional developers and common users can create online databases stored in OneDrive and SharePoint with the ability to design forms, views, tables and queries just as Microsoft Access Desktop does. Please

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Dont install new Windows SDK while VisualStudio update

                            if system is running previous version of Windows 10 OS , Installing any visual studio update , it automatically install new version of SDK also , I feel is not required , specially for Enterprise customer

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                              0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • I have spend days looking for an update option for this plattform and still cant find it. That should tell you something about its design.

                              There needs to be a clear path to finding the update option on this platform, particularly after it tells you that it needs to be updated.
                              Spending hours on end to find this link is just not on.

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                                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Include/Exclude files (rdl,rds) in deployment in rptproj

                                Same idea as this: enable developers to exclude Files from build/deployment within BIDS SSRS Projects
                                It would be even better to configure that by build configuration (release/debug)

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                                  1 comment  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Open the actual files from GIT's "Team Explorer - Changes" tree in VS IDE

                                  Add an option to the right-click context menu in the Team Explorer - Changes within the VS IDE view to open the actual file instead of just the diff view. You have the file name and file path displayed in the info-tip in the Staged and Unstaged views, this should be easy.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Open Editors Tab

                                    Make the "open editors" group in Vs code to be on a separate tab to give more view

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add ASP.Net projects to the drop-down-list for Start/Debug in the debug-toollbar

                                      When you have a project-map with ASP.Net projects and NET Core projects inside.

                                      You can only choose C# projects in the drop-down-list inside the debug-toolbar as start-project.

                                      So you must always right click on your ASP.NET projects to make it as the current start-project.

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • make it possible to find and jump to local methods

                                        Currently it is possible to see a list of all class methods and to click on one to jump to the corresponding code section. This currently does not support local methods. Please add support for that. (see https://stackoverflow.com/q/46712687/5333340 )

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Delete Old Android SDK and Emulator Images and Setup Packages

                                          VS2017 Installer is keeping old Android SDKs (platforms), Emulator Images and downloading new one on each VS2017 update.

                                          I have following folders taking up 10GB:

                                          C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\AndroidNDK
                                          C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\AndroidNDK64
                                          These two folders have too many platforms (9 to 24), while I just want to use latest one for my apps to support.

                                          C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages (10GB)
                                          These are install packages, the installer should allow user to delete the packages, while I also have offline layout of my install.

                                          Why keeping all the old and new version of packages? At least delete the older ones. For now VS2017 Installer is just filling my SSD with…

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                                            0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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