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  1. Please add dark theme.

    Dark Theme please. ☻

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      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make the VS -> Help -> About VS window.. resizable yo.. so many times we have to scroll to see what all we have installed! Thanks n Love..

      Make the VS -> Help -> About VS window.. resizable yo.. so many times we have to scroll to see what all we have installed! Thanks n Love..

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Compact Free & Simple Visual Basic for Mobile Development 2018?

        See title. Not everybody can program in C++ or .NET.
        I just want free simple VB. With mobile app development option.
        Thanks.

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          1 comment  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Create lang with methods with inputs first everything else middle and outputs last

          Create functions and methods that take input first and output last like this:

          int----->a]
          int----->b]--->function() { c =c + $"{a} + {b} = {a+b}, "}[c--->string
          string->c]

          It might make connecting methods together more friendly to the eye and be Millennial 2.0 friendly. Maybe call it c$ c sharper.

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            3 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Mark Streams( NetworkStream) as serializable..

            Hello,
            making possible to serialize streams - espacially networkstream - would offer a great amount of new experiments and possibilities.

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              0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Support portable class library between Unity and .Net Core

              I would like to create class libraries that are shared between Unity games and .Net Core server applications. As I see it now, there is no common platform and no way in VS 2017 to multi-target a project to support both Unity and .Net Core (there are other multi-target options, but not specifically those).

              Here are the issues I see and a solution for any one would solve my problem
              - .Net Core supports .Net Standard, but Unity does not (yet)
              - Unity supports a subset of .Net 3.5, but .Net Core does not
              - No option in VS 2017…

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                0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Stop asking me to sign in when I use more than two computers

                I use four different machines on a near-daily basis. I sync settings and use TFS on all of them. I can go back and forth between two machines just fine, but as soon as I log in to a third instance of VS, it logs me out of one of the last two I used. I have two-factor auth enabled, so this is even MORE annoying. Please allow us to remain logged in to more than two boxes.

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                  0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Shortcut to close a file/tab in visual studio editor

                  In Visual Studio when multiple files are opened (in the tabs) for instance, 25 files and if a file needs to be closed then down-arrow at the far right-end needs to be clicked and choose the file then after it is opened (the tab is made visible), need to click 'x' to close the file.
                  Instead, how about placing an 'x' on the drop-down list itself either in the front or at the end of file (when all the files are shown in the drop-down). This way, there is no need to select the file from drop-down and then close…

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • When removing all source code/classes/... in a file, provide a quick action "Delete this file"

                    Sometimes, I decide on removing an entire class from my project or moving it to another place. After doing so and leaving a file (e. g. ".CS") that only contains an empty framework like:

                    using System;

                    {

                    }

                    Visual Studio IDE should send me a suggestion to delete the file in order to save me unnecessary work by searching the file myself via the sometimes HUGE solution explorer.

                    Regards

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Improve the app.settings editor

                      The Visual Studio settings editor, which ultimately edits the app.config or web.config, hasn't been changed in quite a while. I think it's time to make some improvements:

                      1. allow setting reordering: it is useful to group together related settings, so they are easier to find. suppose you added two related settings, then some unrelated setting, and now you want to add a setting related to the first two. your only option is to edit the Settings.settings file directly. It should be possible to move rows up or down with Alt+Arrow or context menu.

                      2. Allow any collection type: Currently only…

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                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Salam dengan kedua tangan

                        Power Point layak untuk basis karya manusia berprivacy. Daun Salam Siliwangi saya nyatakan sebagai teorema graf dasar membangun mental manusia melalui intelegensi 1024 x 1024. Secara Alquran 4555 adalah bentuk ruang 6 dimensi yang memuat 100 sifat Asmaul Husna. Perhitungan mudah mulai 2 pasang ibu jari dengan basis bilangan 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11. Untuk mengujinya buktikan bahwa n penghuni bumi terselip diantara 2 jari. Bukti tak langsung (raa) mustahil manusia yang memiliki sepasang jari berbuat curang dalam bermain. Jadi tangan kiri sebagai privacy dan tangan kanan sebagai policy.
                        Kedua tangan kita ribuan tahun tertipu oleh logika dunia lain yang bertempat di laut Atlantik.…

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                          1 comment  ·  Windows Azure Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Sopport DataBase Code First in C# windows form application

                          Sopport DataBase Code First in C# windows form application

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • copy and paste from html to aspx.cs shouldn't reformat html so as to make it invalid.

                              copy and paste from html to aspx.cs shouldn't reformat html so as to make it invalid. i.e. <a href to < a href the extra space is invalid html and takes a bit to debug.

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Resizing the Startup page and the IDEby using crtl++ and crtl+- in Visual Studio 2017.

                                It would be nice to be able to hold the ctrl key down and press plus(+) or minus(-) to resize the Startup page, the IDE, and the editor in Visual Studio 2017. This function would benefit developers who have vision impediments to be able to resize the Startup page. There are times when the font size on the startup page is difficult to see. Having the ability to enlarge the menus on the startup page would be a good function to have.

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

                                  It would be very useful if the XAML UI could check to make sure that all the VisualStates and VisualStateGroup are valid for the TargetType specified for the style. This would make the transition from previous versions of WinRT to UWP much easier and would also help in those cases when you make a type and are trying to troubleshoot whats going wrong with the UI.

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                                    0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Port System.Management.Automation.Language (or an equivalent) to .NET Core

                                    The full .NET framework exposes the powerful, AST-based PowerShell parser in the System.Management.Automation.Language.

                                    There is no equivalent in .NET Core.
                                    Having access to a PowerShell parsing library in .NET Core would be extremely useful.

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Update Exception Data dictionary to use system.collections.generic.dictionary

                                        Please update the Data dictionary in an Exception to use system.collections.generic.dictionary instead of system.collections.dictionary. This will allow among other things the ability to use linq on it. According to https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/kcwalina/2005/09/23/system-collections-vs-system-collection-generic-and-system-collections-objectmodel/ generic collections where added over 10 years ago. It's time to update Exceptions.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Provide easy access to Setup warning messages

                                          After installing the latest Visual Studio Update for 2017 RC, the Visual Studio Installer displays the message "Setup completed with warnings". I am unable to click on anything on the installer screen to tell me what, or where, the warnings are.

                                          It would be nice if that information was easily accessible.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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