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      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  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.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Create from TFS work item to Git commit when adding overall comment

        There appears to be a link within the TFS database that links Git Commits to Work items. There are also links from Work items to Commits. If you create a commit from Visual Studio and associate a work item OR if you enter a comment for the commit that contains #12345 on the first line the references are established when the commit is pushed to the TFS server.
        However, if you have not done this and you navigate to the commit using the web UI for TFS you can click a button that lets you "Add overall comment for this…

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql Missing Assembly Microsoft.SqlServer.TransactSql

          I got this error on my Build Server : Warning: Problem deployment of tests series: the assembly or the module Microsoft.SqlServer.TransactSql ' referenced directly ou indirectly by the test container 'd:\builds\agents\1\myproject\mybuilddefinition\bin\project.tests.dll' not found.

          I found that the DLL Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql refrence assembly Microsoft.SqlServer.TransactSql but this assembly does not exists.

          I join the dependancy walker of the problem in file

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            0 comments  ·  SQL Server Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • multiple variabled switch

            int Foo(int a, bool b)
            {
            ...
            switch (a, b)
            {
            case 0, true: ...
            case 0, false: ...
            case 1, true: ...
            case 1, false: ...
            case default, true: ...
            case 2, default: ...
            case default, default: ...
            }
            ...
            }

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • variable/field with open generic type

              Sometimes we need to work with different types that are instances of a base type which is generic, but that is all we need and it does not matter what the generic parameter was in those instances.

              Example:

              interface IFoo<T, U> { ... }

              class MyClass
              {
              private Dictionary<string, IFoo<,>> store;

              public void Add<T, U>(string key, IFoo<T, U> foo)
              {
              store.Add(key, foo);
              }
              }

              We have no choice, but to declare 'store' as Dictionary<string, object>. Clearly, the Add() method safeguards 'store' and only IFoo<T> types will be added to 'store', however, when working with 'store', we need to type cast…

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • do something about SSIS control flow task focus

                On large Control Flow with a lot of tasks, it would be nice that the screen STAY at the location of the task that has focus rather than bouncing back to the top (or miles away) of the workspace (sometimes taking the task with it).

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                  0 comments  ·  SQL Server Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • TFS 2015 - Merge Process - More Control (Nice to Have)

                  It would be nice to have some more detailed control on how the merge process operates over a branch. For example, we recently had an issue where a file was auto-merged that a team did not want to accept changes for. It would be nice to mark such a file to not automatically resolve conflicts, while leaving the rest of the merge settings across the branch intact (auto-resolve everywhere else).

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support template parameter types in JSDoc

                    Since TypeScript now supports template types, having JSDoc generator and JSDoc syntax highlight respect template parameters could be useful. If I do something like that in VS 2015 now:

                    /**
                    * Creates a function that allows to ...
                    * @param {IContainer<ISpecialObject>} container ...
                    * @returns {ICollection<IAnotherObject>} ...
                    */
                    function myFunc(container: IContainer<ISpecialObject>): ICollection<IAnotherObject>

                    The JSDoc generator will not generate the type of the @return parameter, and for the container parameter the highlighting will be corrupted.

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Give user a way to turn off Microsoft Git Provider completely.

                      The only two things Microsoft Git Provider does is
                      - cause problems for ReSharper (file is still read-only bug that is there for like two versions of VS)
                      - eat CPU time

                      It would be nice if there was a way to disable this abomination completely and not have it come back to life every time I reload Visual Studio.

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • add a setting to show the names of Associations near the start instead of near the destination by default

                        Names of Associations in a class diagram are currently shown near their destination instead of near their start.

                        It does not make a lot of sense to see a class MyClass with 5 incoming Associations that are all named MyClass or MyClasses when it would be much more interesting to see that name near the class that actually has that property.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Fix IDE window separation drag handles

                          This may just be me but any time I try to resize a window by dragging the handles between windows I often have to grab and drag 3-4 times before the window resizes. It appears to move but it doesn't really do anything (the window snaps back to the same size it was before).
                          Working back and forth between code and Team Foundation windows, Find All References windows means that I wind up doing this a lot. I ignored it in 2013 but now that it's not fixed in 2015, I want to know if anyone else has this issue…

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                          • Allow TestAdaptersPaths in .runsettings to be relative

                            The TestAdaptersPaths field of the .runsettings file does not seem to allow relative paths. This makes it very hard to manage.

                            Please support relative paths for this field.

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                              0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • don't overwrite linux's softlink file

                              when vs2015 access a Linux shared folder by samba, some files are softlink file in that folder. VS2015 can open that file but when it write the file, it will overwrite the softlink. make it as an separate file from its original linked one. It doesn't make sense.

                              Eclipse can distinguish the softlink file and write into its original file.

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                                • Make sure the following nuget pagkages urls are active for MCV6Angular 2 app?

                                  When attempting to create new MVC6Angular 2 web application, the following nu get packages are not accessible (the urls produce a 404 error) Why are these urls not active, just after VS 15 preview 3 has been released?
                                  https://registry.npmjs.org/angular/compiler
                                  npm ERR! 404 Not Found
                                  npm ERR! 404
                                  npm ERR! 404 'angular/compiler' is not in the npm registry.
                                  npm ERR! 404 You should bug the author to publish it
                                  npm ERR! 404 It was specified as a dependency of 'aspnet'
                                  npm ERR! 404
                                  npm ERR! 404 Note that you can also install from a
                                  npm ERR! 404 tarball, folder, or http…

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                                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Collapse large text blocks like minified JavaScript code in the Find Results window

                                    When searching for things in a poorly organized web projects, sometimes the results include minified Javascript files with large unreadable chunks of text that are difficult to scroll around. Either providing a way to exclude file types or collapsing huge blocks of unreadable text in the Find Results would help make the search more useful.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Suggest Nugget on using

                                      Suggest Nugget Packages while writting a using line.

                                      Like when i write "Mapper.Map<x,y>()" VS suggest the package AutoMapper.

                                      I want a suggestion when i write "using AutoMapper;"

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                                        0 comments  ·  Nuget Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Angular 2

                                        Provide a template and support for Angular 2

                                        Why is it so difficult to configure an Angular 2 project in VS 2015? There is an endless number of confusing articles on the web. Developers spend days and weeks trying to get their projects setup.

                                        The most common approach is to use VS, Node, Node-Gyp, Python and a host of other packages and work your way through a million configuration issues. What does Microsoft have to say about this? Nothing.

                                        If Visual Studio makes it so difficult to setup an Angular 2 project, why do we need Visual Studio?

                                        Why is…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Go to definition of an element of the .net framework

                                          When I select 'Go to definition' from the context menu, for a .net framework element (a property, method or class), the IDE opens the metadata representation of the class.
                                          In this file, all the definitions are showed as comments, it would be very useful if they were instead showed with the XML Documentation Comments (<summary/>) syntax to increase readability.

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