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  1. Update the DNX frameworks from VS IDE

    Upgrade the DNX from the IDE by just right click and selecting an option that may be called "Update to latest version".

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Transparent floating window in IDE

      I need a Transparent area in the IDE while debugging. Topmost=true while debuggung sucks.

      Somebody said "It would be nice to have an option to make the floating windows in visual studio semi-transparent."

      Semi transparency prevents click-events:
      http://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/6575730-semi-transparent-floating-windows

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        1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • To restore the nuGet package manager to how it was in VS 2013

        Hi!

        VS2013 community edition had an "update all" button that was soooo useful. That is not there anymore. What a shame! Please bring it back!

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • jspm

          Include support for jspm in addition to bower/grunt/gulp.

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            3 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • support more keys

            Support more kyeboard keys for keybinding, such as BrowserFavourite, BrowserStop etc. Basically support all virtual keys in windows API. It's a pity they are useless when there's a great potential for them.

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              0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Preserve cursor position from diff view

              Consider this scenario using fugitive (a git plugin for Vim):

              I have just come back to some outstanding changes and don't remember exactly what I was last working on. I open a file, run :Gdiff to open a diff view and restore my memory of what I was doing. I move the cursor to a change and exit the diff view (:q). I am now back in the normal editor with my cursor in the same place I left it from the diff view.

              If I try the same thing in VS, exiting the diff view resets my cursor to…

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • add support for the classic 6x13 "xterm" font. Available as a .FON file now.

                add support for the classic 6x13 "xterm" font. Available as a .FON file now and usable in other Windows apps such as Notepad++, eclipse, etc. http://www.*****.co/topics/67/viewpoints/36/~what-are-the-best-programming-fonts~6x13-fixed , http://www.hassings.dk/lars/fonts.html

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • nameof for multiple members

                  In c# 6
                  string name = nameof(Property); // name = "Property"
                  string[] names = { nameof(Property1), nameof(Property2), nameof(Property3), nameof(Property4) }; // names = Array of names
                  I suggest to support the following syntax:
                  string[] names = nameof(Property1, Property2, Property3, Property4); // names = Array of names

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add a constructor to Dictionary that takes a enumerable of KeyValuePair

                    I'd like a constructor on System.Collections.Generic.Dictionary<TKey, TValue> that takes IEnumerable<KeyValuePair<TKey, TValue>> to create a populated dictionary.

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                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Reformat equations when hit the ALT key to better copy paste

                      When I have an equation and i want to change all of the variables on the right side by using ALT and select it does not work good. I would be nice if the IDE reformats the right side when i click ALT. See attached image it makes it clear

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Show/reveal file in Solution Explorer

                        Add an option to reveal/show the current file in the Solution Explorer in the document tab context menu. Many times I am looking for a file/class which is defined in the same area as a file I already have open, but am unable to locate it in the Solution Explorer in very large solutions with a deep hierarchy.

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                          2 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • adding tabbing for including libraries while typing in Visual Studio

                          This relation to forum question, https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/e892d105-d26c-426d-9edf-9f6b8f0f3a5e/how-to-add-using-to-reference-an-assembly-while-typing-a-known-object-from-a-library?forum=visualstudiogeneral.

                          When typing in a know dependency it is required to type ctrl + . to open a mini-dialogue window for options for resolving the error. Currently, doing so would allow for adding the using to the current module if it is missing. I purpose auto complete for such usings given certain conditions would make it obvious to add an using directly while typing something that is not currently referenced.

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                          • Concatenated string to format string

                            The new format string is wonderful.

                            Can we allow a code-hint to take a concatenated/formatted string and turn it into a formatted(.NET 4.5x format string c# feature does) string from either following formats?

                            var w = "would";
                            var g = "great";

                            var sentence = "This " + w + " be a " + g + " idea!";
                            var sentence2 = String.Format("This {0} be a {1} idea!", "would", "great");

                            turns into:
                            var sentence = $"This {w} be a {g} idea!";

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                              • Support debugging with EdgeJS

                                It would be nice if i could debug my JS code that is running in a .net process using EdgeJS. Currently the node insepector seems to be the only option to do that.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Integrate CLang Extra Tools in VS

                                  See here
                                  http://clang.llvm.org/extra/index.html

                                  It is a set of nice tools based on CLang which can modernize legacy code to C++11, lint your code, reformat code, etc
                                  It is command line based but it is inconvenient to use when working with solutions. It will be lovely to have it in solution context menu.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow multiple filter clauses in Test Explorer

                                    I would like to be able to filter by multiple criteria in Test Explorer, such as project and class. When a project has a lot of tests, I need to get the list refined as much as possible.

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                                    • enable single sign on with windows account onto Visual Studio Online and Azure

                                      It would be very user-friendly if one could pick their Microsoft account identity that is being used for the Windows user session. Why logging in onto your desktop and secondly entering your credentials within Visual Studio? This should be perfect single-sign on federation scenario.

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                                      • the support of Haskell in Visual Studio Code

                                        I hope that VSC will have a support of Haskell and hope it can be as well as lekash ,which is an IDE of Haskell and is written in Haskell

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                                        • Show binding properties list ordered by Name

                                          When binding a control to a property, the properties list show unordered. When you have many properties lost many time finding that you need.
                                          Please show an ordered list. (Look at picture)

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