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  1. LINQ to SQL Design View should be maintain

    I think LINQ to SQL Designer View should be maintain. A lot of developers enjoy working with the visual designer that using editor designer

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      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • if

      I suggest that the queries can be checked in the following way:

      Int number = 1;
      String text = "example";

      If (number == (0 || 1) && text == "example") {}

      instead of

      If ((number == 0 || number == 1) && text = "example") {}

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add retriviel of HyperV ability to Setup. If Hyper-V is disabled in Firmware/Bios the setup does not recognize this and try to install emula

        In my Case HyperV was disable at my brand new Lenovo PC. Setup failed with error Message
        [18d0:000d][2016-12-10T10:49:45] Package 'Win10_Emulator_10.0.14393.0,version=10.0.14393.0,chip=x64' failed to install. Command executed: "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\VisualStudio\Packages\Win10_Emulator_10.0.14393.0,version=10.0.14393.0,chip=x64\packages\Win10Emulator\10.0.14393.0\EmulatorSetup.exe" /quiet /norestart, Return code: -2147023293, Details: Schwerwiegender Fehler bei der Installation.

        Setup has to recognize that HyperV is disabled.
        Regards Alexander
        P.S.: Great work.

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          0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Stop SSIS Script Task Projects entering the Recent Projects List in Visual Studio

          When I edit the code inside a script task in SSIS, the auto-generated project gets added to the Most Recent Projects list in Visual Studio. If I edit a script task ten times, when I open Visual Studio, all I see in the list of recently used projects is SSIS script task projects with names like SC_5d7025a13224fabc1256de123f... etc. Since none of these projects will ever be opened directly from Visual Studio, they should not have been added to the MRU list.Since none of these projects will ever be opened directly from Visual Studio, they should not have been added to…

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            0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 早点 开源 开源 不得不说你们微软有的东西做的实在是垃圾不是一般的垃圾

            早点 开源 开源 不得不说你们微软有的东西做的实在是垃圾不是一般的垃圾
            不要垄断,别人的东西比你们做的东西简洁方便,这个不得不承认

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              0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Let us edit the same XAML file across multiple screens and windows

              Right now the XAML tools only let you show the Design view, the XAML view, or both on the same monitor. -- There is no way to split the view across multiple monitors.

              Please let us open the same file twice within Visual Studio, so that in one window we can see the live designer preview, and in the other we can see the XAML code.

              The two need to be synchronized, such that as you edit the XAML code, the designer on the other screen's window is immediately synchronized (just like how it works now on one screen).

              And…

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                0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Put back user login feature with new ASP.NET MVC applications template in VS2017

                Put back user login feature with new ASP.NET MVC applications template in VS2017

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Lock the docked windows

                  make it possible to lock the doced windows to their current dock

                  I am tired of trying to moving the windows by mistake

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Fix IOS projects by adding support for IPAD Pro in projects.

                    Right now projects are not publishable under the universal platform because the IPAD 167px icon is not shipped and not present in the project properties.

                    In addition there is no way to work with Asset Catalogs the way we do in Xamarin studio on mac

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                      0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • get with the times - make so any change to the website auto-reloads the browser during development

                      web developers expect that any time they make a change to a page that the site will automatically reload in the browser. Once you are used to this sort of behavior, using the old 'F5 to refresh' paradigm just seems cumbersome. See tools like reload, nodemon, browserfy, webpack-dev-server .

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                        0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • pressing enter key move to next column of same row in datagridview

                        in a datagridview , if we press enter , the focus will be sent to next row. if the focus moves to next column , very much flexible for developing inventory projects. so, please change the propagation of cursor from vertical to horizonta. . very very helpful to the developers.
                        cell types - text/combobox . if include date - data type .very useful
                        .thank u in advance

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Assembly binding troubleshooter

                          "Could not load file or assembly 'Whatever' or one of its dependencies. The located assembly's manifest definition does not match the assembly reference."

                          Approximately 34 billion developers see this message a thousand times a day and yet no one at MS has thought to make troubleshooting this problem easier in 16 years.

                          For example, it could turn on binding logging, clean the solution for me, display binding redirects, show mismatches between refs for compiled DLL and dynamically-compiled ASP.NET views, show all the versions referenced in my solution and is they're all in sync.

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                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add "Set as startup project" to Solution Explorer toolbar

                            Hello,
                            Please add button "Set as startup project" to Solution Explorer toolbar. It should be very handy especially in the large solutions, when you switch projects frequently.
                            Thank you

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                2 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                  1 comment  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Automatically create CppProperties.json when open existing C/C++ folder (for VS2017)

                                  For VS2017, there is a new feature which allows user to open existing folder, instead of the project. this feature is great for large folders. however, it request the developers to create configuration file by themselves! many user are confused with it. possible to create the configuration file automatically when open existing C/C++ folders?

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                                    1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Tell user if they opted to use instructions that are not supported on current CPU.

                                    In visual C++, we're given options to use SSE/AVX instructions. But if one mistakenly choose an instruction set that is more than current arch. he/she is using. The program would easily goes wrong.

                                    I think it would be better if the compiler/IDE can ask user if they are intended of doing so (for example, cross-compiling).

                                    And if it is obviously cross-compiling, like targeting ARM systems, compilers would ignore and left it to the developer.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Implement an Autosave/Recover system like that in SublimeText

                                      A feature I heavily rely on is in Sublime Text. When the editor is force-quit, or the system has a Kernel Panic, Sublime keeps a copy of all open files in the state they were last.

                                      This has often proven useful for avoiding loss of work between save points, as well as maintaining a long running but un-saved list of notes as a tab in each project I have open.

                                      Would be awesome if VS Code could recover from a force-quit, or kernel panic in a similar fashion.

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Work on making integration with Gulp build tool (Node.js) more seamless.

                                        I had to do a lot of crazy stuff to make Visual Studio 2017 and Gulp work together. That is because Gulp is building the .ts files and Visual Studio interferes with it.

                                        1. Use "From Existing Node Project" and uncheck "Create Directory For Solution".
                                        TASK RUNNER EXPLORER COMES INTEGRATED IN VS 2017!
                                        2. Set server.ts as node.js startup file
                                        3. IMPORTANT! Go to Tools > Options > Projects and Solutions > External Tools Set Visual Studio Code to use external node.js or next step won't work and you'll get errors about the version of node.js, sass, etc. I explicitly…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • installer checks room for files

                                          The install downloads files then installs but if you have C drive as SSD with not much room the install fails even if you have selected D drive for the install. So you could also allow the install to use drive D or any other that has the room for the downloaded files. The default seems to be for the C drive to do the work before it is installed to D.

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