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      0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Improve interface for selecting current CMake configuration

      Currently, to switch between configurations defined inside CMakeSettings.json one has to use "Standard" toolbar. Not only is it counter-intuitive, but it is also highly inconvenient, when this toolbar is hidden. Constantly showing toolbar, just to change configuration, takes too much time. Also, when configuration is (for some bizarre reason) reset to default value, it takes unacceptable amount of time, knowledge and intuition to realize, that all these build errors are caused by the wrong value inside some hidden combobox.

      So I suggest you to add a way to _easily_ switch between configurations (maybe via context menu in Solution Explorer or…

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        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Dynamic loading DLL is not supported

          No developers are willing to develop APP for windows, and windows may lose the desktop market again because it does not support dynamic loading of dll.
          Unlike iOS and windows, the windows major market is still in the desktop application market.
          Many scenarios require dynamic loading of DLL, but UWP does not support this. As a result, many desktop applications still use WPF or MFC, and I'm dealing with many large companies (such as HUAWEI) that still choose to use WPF/MFC because they cannot load the dynamic library.
          Microsoft no longer recognizes this problem, and I believe the desktop market…

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            0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Organize mocha tests in test explorer based on the mocha file organization

            Mocha has a hierarchical test structure with describes and its. We should mimic the files structure in the test explorer.

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              0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Documentation on String Interpolation

              There is currently no documentation regarding String Interpolation for Visual Basic.NET whereas C# here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/csharp/language-reference/keywords/interpolated-strings

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • add *.ico editor to VS

                Now VS can't open files with such extension.

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                  0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 설치경로를 바꾸고 싶어요...

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                    0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • A pause, in the Download.

                      I'll suggest you to add, a feature that allow people to put a pause in their download ! ;p

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                        0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Run Functional Tests- API to import data from your test

                        i have a auto test on a remote machine. each auto test run is long, and i would like to be able to know which action in the test is been executed on the remote machine, from the build run dialog.
                        Not all our team members have the option to directly connect to the remote machine, so they cant keep track if the test is moving forward, or there is some kind of a problem. (see attached image for more info).

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

                          Let Visual Studio has the same functionality with Excel regarding to the Alt key, that if press Alt key, the menu item will display short key name like the function in Excel.
                          It will helps people to familiar short key in Visual Studio quickly.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Filter bar for Backlog and queries shouldn't high-jack CRTL + F from browser

                            The newly introduced filter bar for backlog and queries is awesome and let's us use those views more easily to search for specific items without leaving that view. But high-jacking the CRTL+F hotkey feels too intrusive to my flows: Often I used that filter to spot backlog items "visually": Say I know there are some user stories in the first 30 backlog positions which are about "accessibility" and I want to see them. Using the browsers highlighting provides a better value: I can see those user stories in relation to full backlog - which is what is most relevant for…

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                              0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Installer naming of pre-release version of Visual Studio should match its release branding example: "Visual Studio 2017.3 (Preview)"

                              In the installer when we get a side-by-side version of Visual Studio so that lets say i have both "Visual Studio Enterprise 2017" which is VS2017.2 GA along side "Visual Studio Enterprise 2017 Preview (2)" its very confusing and doesnt match how we're being used to calling each update such as "VS2017.2" or "VS2017.3", so why not change it to indicate that right in the name?

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                                0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Visual Studio installer should show available pre-releases to install

                                When opening the installer i wish there was some UX to take me into a view of available Visual Studio preview channels and releases i can side-by-side install on my machine without having to go to VSCOM

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                                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make warning 4611 (setjmp and destructors) not trigger on POD types

                                  It's useful to know when a setjmp/longjmp can cross a C++ destructor. But it appears that even a POD type which has no destructors triggers this warning. For instance:

                                  #include <setjmp.h>

                                  struct X { int y; };

                                  int main() {
                                  struct X x;

                                  jmp_buf buf;
                                  if (setjmp(buf) == 0) {
                                  longjmp(buf, 1);
                                  } else {
                                  // whatever.
                                  }
                                  }

                                  If such cases trigger the warning, it winds up being "you used setjmp in a C++ program", which is not helpful. The warning should only be raised if you have the potential to actually skip over a destructor.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Local function opening brace on the same line

                                      When formatting code, make opening braces for local functions follow the same setting for (class) method opening braces.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Always make "Generate Class" an option for unknown types

                                        Always make "Generate Class" an option for unknown types, especially if the type matches an internal / abstract class in a namespace that hasn't been referenced in a "using" statement.

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add a Build Step for ARM templates

                                          Its hard to debug ARM templates when you have to deploy them every time you change them. Please give us the ability to add a build step, so we can run the deploy script in validateOnly mode.

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