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  1. Extract Interface Refactoring that extract methods to existing Interface

    The Extract Interface Refactoring are always extract methods to a new interface file which sometimes we already have Interface file established. I think it'll be better if the Extract Interface Refactoring could extract new methods into current interface definition.

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make changing command line simple

      Changing command line option needs me to open project properties and set command line using interaction with mouse.
      I deal with app which uses command line heavily.
      It would be great to have immediate/command window shortcut to change command/command line we want to use for debugging.

      7 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • C++ Makefile工程 希望增加对单个文件的编译

        在使用Makefile工程时,我们可以自定义build rebuild clear三个命令,但这三个命令都是对工程的构建操作
        希望在NMake属性页增加编译单个文件的命令行,这样,当在解决方案资源管理器中对项目源代码文件点右键选择[编译]时,就调用这个命令,目前这个[编译]按钮是灰色的,不可使用的.
        为了实现这个功能,还需要增加一个宏定义,表示当前选中的源代码文件

        3 votes
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          2 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Unit tests no more working after installing KB3165756 on VS2015 Update 3

          I've just installed KB3165756 and unit tests don't work anymore.

          The unit test panel is empty and when I run tests nothing happens. It says that tests have run but nothing in TestResults and execution time is only about 2 seconds.

          I'm working on a french version of VS2015.

          An other person in my office installed the patch and he gets the same issue.

          Very annoying bug !

          13 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Exceptions within async partial void method() cause the app domain to crash

            C# allows you to write code as follows...

            public partial class MyCodeGeneratedClass
            {
            public async Task MyCodeGeneratedMethod()
            {
            HttpClient client = new HttpClient();
            Console.WriteLine(await client.GetStringAsync("http://msdn.microsoft.com"));
            MyCustomCode();
            }

            partial void MyCustomCode();
            }

            partial class MyCodeGeneratedClass
            {
            async partial void MyCustomCode()
            {
            HttpClient client = new HttpClient();
            Console.WriteLine(await client.GetStringAsync("http://msdn.microsoft.com"));
            throw new Exception("Boom");
            }
            }

            Calling MyCodeGeneratedMethod in a console application, brought down the app domain.

            In the case of partial methods the return type must be void and you cannot have ref or out parameters. With the proliferation of async methods in libraries, this limitation is now much…

            4 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Seriously, reconsider torrents.

              The ISO is 7.1GB. Running the /layout command will download.. well, who knows how many GB (I'm up to 9.86GB after THREE DAYS of downloading via Microsoft's servers, and it's still not complete). I've been downloading the ISO for the last 30 minutes and the speeds have not gone over 120KB/sec - it stays around 30-45KB/sec the majority of the time. No, it's not my end. I can download a slackware torrent right this very minute and reach speeds nearing 3MB/sec - I know because I did it about 5 minutes ago. The issue is that you're slow, and you're…

              13 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Open source Visual Basic 6

                Since further development does not seem feasible, would it be possible to release the sources in a .NET core style manner?

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                  117 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Pull request approvals reset or downgrade when new code is pushed to branch

                  A administrative setting on version control that will cause all PR approvals to be removed/reset if new code is pushed to the branch.

                  Currently if someone reviews the code and approves it. I can push changes and merge without them being forced to review again.

                  They are notified, but It would be nice to force another review by someone if new changes are made.

                  I am pretty sure GitHub developed something similar in the past 6 months or so.

                  9 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Stop resetting "Find and Replace -- Find Options" everytime it is shown

                    Everytime I use Ctrl+Shift+F to find all instances in solution or whatever, it resets all options under "Find Options" in this window.

                    This is NOT how it used to behave as late as VS2012 and it is particularly frustrating in terms of productivity inefficiency. I would like it to always save the last settings used when opening Find and Replace instead of always resetting everything.

                    If this is indeed an option, I would love to be enlightened as to where it is, because I've searched long and hard and come up with nothing.

                    Thanks

                    4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Its Time Visual Studio can use .net framework on other platforms,

                      Simple Down load VS from the different OS app stores at the Microsoft sale Price and start developing .net applications on the host OS.For iOX Microsoft can push some of its Apple shares to make allow it to be used as a development platform. All other OS's should be easy. Consider the same issues you had getting Microsoft Office on all platforms

                      3 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Sort Members in Class View in Solution Explorer

                        Same issue as described here: https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-2015/suggestions/2724688-vs11-solution-explorer-member-ordering

                        "Solution Explorer should sort the members in a class alphabetically rather than by how they appear in the file."

                        5 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add Theme Support for TextMate Syntax Extensions

                          At the moment tmLanguage extensions simply do not work if a custom theme is active (via the VS Theme editor extension https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/6f4b51b6-5c6b-4a81-9cb5-f2daa560430b)

                          This is very annoying (at the very least show an error!) and should be fixed.

                          Issue on Connect: https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/Feedback/Details/2343983

                          6 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Bug in VS or .NET FW! Returning WRONG System Info

                            My PC consists of an Asus GTX STRIX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X Ram) and my monitor is Asus PB287Q which is 4k.

                            In VB.NET / .NET FW 4.0 (even 4.6.1) I use the following 3 codes and all 3 are returning WRONG information !!!

                            1. Video Memory , VS detects maximum of 4.0 GB I think, it cannot believe a VGA can have more?!

                            Dim Query As New SelectQuery("Win32_VideoController")
                            Dim Search As New ManagementObjectSearcher(Query)
                            For Each Info In Search.Get()
                            Info("AdapterRAM")...

                            2. Screen Dimensions , VS detects maximum of 2560 x 1440 and can't detect true resolution of a 4K monitor!

                            My.Computer.Screen.Bounds.Width.ToString …

                            6 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Generate constructor in classes that "must declare a Sub New"

                              Often when inheriting from a class without a parameterless constructor, one must provide a constructor in the base class, and end up just proxying the constructor to the parent class. This is very procedural and should be generated like MustOverride members already are.

                              Example:
                              Public Class Parent
                              Public Sub New(X As Integer) ...
                              End Sub

                              Public Class Child
                              Inherits Parent
                              Public Sub New(X As Integer) ' \
                              MyBase.New(X) ' |-- Should be autogenerated
                              End Sub ' /
                              End Class

                              3 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow File References to automatically change to Project References if the project that builds the referenced assembly is in the Solution

                                Project References are much too restricting at present. As soon as you reference by project then that project must be present in every solution that the referencing project is part of. This is a big problem in large systems where you've got projects in different code repositories that you want to be able to develop together in a single solution but build separately. File References are less restricting but they don't provide the same experience during development (it can't work out the correct build order automatically for instance).

                                The idea is that when VS sees a file reference it simply…

                                4 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support Note for Bookmark in Visual Studio

                                  Please support Note for bookmark point in Visual Studio. Please see my attachment

                                  5 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Don't refresh and move Git options in the Team Explorer

                                    I have a git project connected to our on premise TFS. When I go to changes (or other) and then I click the home button in the Team Explorer window, it starts loading (blue bar at the top moves) and then the buttons move. See the 2 images I attached.

                                    I'd like the buttons not to move on me, so I don't click something I don't want when it changes. See the attached image.

                                    3 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Different icons for DLL-refs and Project-refs

                                      In the project reference folder there is a list of references to other assemblies. These can be referenced by pointing to a dll or to another project in the solution. It would be really helpful and emphazise correct linking if one could easily see (on the icon) whether the refence is made to a project or to a dll.

                                      113 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Search option in Visual Studio folders

                                        Visual Studio provides File search option like Entire Solution, Current project etc. Please provide a new feature by which user can also search in a specific folder of Visual Studio. User will right click on any folder and will get search menu. On clicking on this user will get same kind of search window but it will search only in that folder. Folder can be normal folder under project or a solution folder. I hope this feature will be useful for user especially when folder contains lot of files.

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                                            1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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