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  1. Unit Testing a single test only and ignore any errors in any other Unit Tests

    Please could you add a way to unit test a single test and ignore any other tests. Effectively commenting out the other tests so the focus unit test code can run instead of the test being stopped by other unit tests which require fixing. When you have a lot of unit tests and you want to test one, there is no way of doing this without either fixing all the tests with errors in or commenting out every other test each time.

    This would be a fantastic unit testing feature which i'm surprised isn't already implemented when testing a single…

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      1 comment  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Sugiero agregar multi-cursor al visual studio como tiene Visual Studio Code

      Seria muy util poder agregar la funcionadad de tener en muchos renglones con cursor. Moverse al inicio o fin sin que se quite el foco en todos los renglones como pasa en el VS Code.

      7 votes
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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support Lightswitch in Visual Studio 2017

        Continue support for Lightswitch applications development in VS-2017 and next ones

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          4 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Visual Studio 2017 Professional Non-MSDN Upgrade Path (for VS 2019)

          Just read the blog post about 2019: It would be great if there will be an upgrade option (reduced price) for non-MSDN customers coming from Visual Studio 2017 Professional.

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            0 comments  ·  Developer Community  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add command line options to vstest.console.exe to select playlists, traits or namespaces

            Original rejected request:

            The different options available to select tests in Visual Studio 2012 should be available from the vstest.console.exe command line. This would allow custom build definitions to be created that would run specific tests such as Unit Tests for a Continuous Integration build.

            Here is the original thread, with much commentary on the need: https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/3864484-add-command-line-options-to-vstest-console-exe-to

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              0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow users to limit download speed of the Visual Studio Installer components

              Current installer uses the maximum capacity of the internet download speed, making any other use of that such as navigating or checking emails becomes extremely slow.

              I suggest the installer allow users to limit the download speed, such as Steam, uTorrent and most software designed to download files do so.

              12 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide an option to disable the Quick Info popup

                Provide an option to disable the Quick Info popup.

                Whenever I hover over a type, variable, object or value, the Quick Info popup appears, hiding the very part of the code I'm trying to view/edit. I've been told by Elvin Zhao that "so far there is no option to disable the Quick Info option popup".

                This is very problematic for me, because I need able to see my code without the (literally) constant distractions of this behavior. I'm getting ready to find another editing environment. Please advise.

                4 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Azure SDK for MAC

                  Add Azure SDK and PowerShell to MAC Installs of Visual Studio 2017

                  The desire for developers to embrace Azure cloud dpeloyments from Visual studio would be greatly strengthened by adding the ability to install and use Azure SDK on the MAC version of Visual Studio 2018. I believe this will require the install of PowerShell 6 first but that can be bundled as well.

                  10 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add $(Configuration) and $(Platform) to External Tools arguments list

                    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/visualstudio/ide/managing-external-tools describes the currently supported arguments that can inserted into External Tools definitions.

                    $(Platform) actually already works, but is undocumented and not exposed in the UI pop-up menus. $(Configuration) does not. Please add full support for both of these, as these are incredibly useful, for example to enable easy custom runs of MSBuild against the current project to execute custom build targets.

                    6 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Improve command name search in Environment->Keyboard window

                      There is a very high number of commands in the Keyboard mapping window, and the current search is inadequate for this high number. I think this is because the UI expects the users to know the command names in advance, which is a wrong assumption.

                      One way to improve the search is to support partial search of multiple atoms. For example, searching for the string "movenextgroup" should find the command "Window.MoveToNextTabGroup". But this still would not find anything for "movewindow"

                      Another optimization would be to support both ordered and unordered partial atom search, with the ordered results first and unordered…

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                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • I suggest you give back github, cos u guys suck

                        u suck. pls give back. TFS is so annoying.thanks bye

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                          0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Python project docker support

                          It would be great if python projects had Docker support the way ASP.NET core projects do. Here is the documentation for how asp.net projects support Docker. The integration looks seamless.

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                            1 comment  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Fix Forms Designer ****.

                            The Windows Forms designer is ~20 years old. The project size and complexity must be at least a 1000 greater then when it was inherited from the Thunder project in old VB. The attached image is from a real corporate project demonstrating the organizational pressure modern Win-Forms applications place on the current 2017 designer. The attached image says it all.

                            3 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • The "running" build status should distinguish between builds waiting for an agent and builds in progress

                              When I queue several builds, they first ones immediately show the "play" symbol in various overviews (queued builds, pull requests, git commits and so on). However it may take up to 5 minutes before the build actually
                              gets an agent and starts to build. If I am in a congested situation and need to cancel some builds to get another one through, it would be helpful to see which ones have actually not started and which ones are, to make a correct decision on which builds to cancel. The icon and status should therefore indicate wether the build is just…

                              16 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • auto indent

                                Allow Auto Indent settings for specific item types in VS. For example, compiler directives (#) want to left align all the time. And no matter how many times the developer places them BACK where he wants them, they always reposition themselves at the far left of the editor (messing up the indent of other items as well).

                                I also find it ironic that you have this site to collect 'Feedback' from the development community, yet when an item is posted, such as:

                                https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/2933534-provide-an-interface-to-configure-individual-auto

                                and it doesn't fit the template of how YOUR developers want things to work, you dismiss them…

                                6 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add support for GitLab and other non Microsoft repositories in Visual Studio.

                                  Since now Github is bought from Microsoft, and because users not trust in Microsoft tactics and are massively migrating to other repositories like GitLab and others, we need support for GitLab and other non Microsoft repositories in Visual Studio.

                                  3 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Forwarding large classes by value not correctly optimized

                                    Following code

                                    extern auto otherMethodByValue(std::string_view input) -> void;
                                    auto thisMethodByValue(int value, std::string_view input) -> void
                                    {
                                    otherMethodByValue(input);
                                    }

                                    Generates this assembly (compiled with /Ox)

                                    00000 48 83 ec 38 sub rsp, 56 ; 00000038H
                                    00004 0f 10 02 movups xmm0, XMMWORD PTR [rdx]
                                    00007 48 8d 4c 24 20 lea rcx, QWORD PTR $T1[rsp]
                                    0000c 0f 29 44 24 20 movaps XMMWORD PTR $T1[rsp], xmm0
                                    00011 e8 00 00 00 00 call ?otherMethodByValue@@YAXV?$basic_string_view@DU?$char_traits@D@std@@@std@@@Z ; otherMethodByValue
                                    00016 48 83 c4 38 add rsp, 56 ; 00000038H
                                    0001a c3 ret 0

                                    While actually the compiler can see that the string_view argument is…

                                    5 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Xamarin live player is slow

                                      Xamarin live player is very slow,it takes a lot of time just to change single word.You should take inspiration from LiveXaml extension which is faster then Xamarin live player but it is costly. So try to Improve Xamarin live player performance we will be very thankful to you.

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • When jumping between braces with Ctrl-[, show one statement above

                                        When standing on a curly-brace, Ctrl-[ jumps between the corresponding brace. However, if the scope is larger than a page, then when jumping to the top brace put the brace line as the top line in the view.
                                        This means that the row above it is OUT of the view and this is often the interesting line e.g. the if statement of the function definition.

                                        I propose that when jumping to a top brace, the file view is adjusted such that the statement above the brace is also included in the view.

                                        4 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • "throw return" pattern as alternative to "async-await"

                                          What I think would be a nice addition to C# would be recognize return as a special keyword of throw, so that you can completely unwind the stack upto the point where UI entered and return a value without raising an exception. This would allow a user to start an async task, add a few continuations to this task, then "throw return" back to the top of the stack to the UI...without using the async keyword at all. Example:
                                          void XYZ_Click(…) {
                                          if (DeeplyNestedFunction() == 1) {
                                          ...
                                          }
                                          else {
                                          ...
                                          }
                                          }

                                          int DeeplyNestedFunction() {
                                          if (...) { …

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                                            2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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