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  1. Add an "open folder" option

    Add the ability to open a folder, as you can in Visual Studio Code. This will make it easier to work with NodeJS and other JS projects.

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      3 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Have ASP.NET 5 projects in TFSVS honor the tfignore file

      The default workflow for ASP.NET 5 typescript projects is to have the javascript generated right next to the typescript files. If you are using TFSVC, every time a javascript file is generated it is added to your included changes list. When I am ready to check in I have to remember to manually remove each one of the generated files or I've polluted my source. GitIgnore works just fine. We really need this working -> see asp.net tooling #18.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Reduce left-margin in Visual Studio 2015

        Please allow turning off or shrinking the size of the new margin at the left of the code editor. It's huge! I much prefer having code next to the line numbers, rather than a large and almost always empty margin that sometimes shows a light bulb.

        44 votes
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          4 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • PDF Viewer using pdf.js

          It would be nice to be able to view pdfs from Visual Studio code and given that Code is based on chromium, I think it may be practical to implement pdf.js.

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            1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • More color themes

            Could we just get more color themes that we could pick thanks!

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              1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Create mini-shelved in Visual Studio for local files

              I suggest create "mini-shelved" for local files always that is save. It is can be in shortcut "ctrl + s".

              Because if accidentally you get last version, and in resolve conflicts click in "Take server file", you lose work local... :(

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                1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • ... make verbatim strings collapsable

                like I can collapse a #region..#endregion area, it would be nice if verbatim strings ( @"..." ) could be collapsed as well. sometimes they get really long...

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Create an option to always start the designer with 100% zoom

                  In addition to the suggested DPI Lock have an option to always start the designer in 100% zoom rather than resizing for available space. Zooming in or out results in blurry artwork (even vector graphics) making it difficult to see if items are properly aligned. This should not disable the option to zoom in or out but I usually prefer to see my GUI as it will eventually appear. The current default "zoom to available space" requires me adjust more often than not.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • the visual studio 2015 help viewer update content is very slow.move it please.

                    The visual studio 2015 help viewer updating the content is very slow.But my network was very fast,the best broadband.Come on ,Microsoft,improve it.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow Resource File's values to open in their own tab

                      I would like for Resources.resx File's values to open in their own tab or page in order to edit easier. Currently we have to copy the text into a text file change it then past it back in.

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Implement Python-like Array Slice Capability

                        Languages like Python make it very easy to access elements in an array using slice notation.

                        For example, consider this array:

                        int[] myArray = {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8};
                        Console.WriteLine(myArray[2]); //outputs "3"

                        Accessing individual elements is straightforward with the indexer notation. However, to access multiple elements within the array is more complicated. To access the indexes 2 and 3 as a shallow copy of the array, I would have to:

                        myArray.Skip(2).Take(2);

                        In a language like Python, I can simply state:

                        myArray[2:4] //which starts at index 2, and goes until index 4 but doesn't include it.

                        The Python-like…

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • The best way to Successfully Strategy Your own Relocation?

                            New house purchase can be an overpowering task and in addition, a major undertaking, now that you've got to move a complete residence completely to another area. On the other hand, it is crucial never to let ones problems and worries overshadow the joy involving switching for an totally completely new location as well as completely new area. That is doable solely knowing tips on how to efficiently approach your moving. In addition to finding a reputable mover, there's a good deal you're able to do to make your current transfer hassle free and at ease.

                            Start with learning around…

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • The reason Employ a specialist Moving Company?

                              Whether you wish to transfer over the area, point out or to a different region, moving really can be aggravating in addition to stressful. It is advisable to check your stuff to determine what you would always be using along and also just what would be given away. When you're carried out with this, it is advisable to wrap up what exactly, insert these from the vehicles along with move in your new place. If you don't solely possess a number of bags to go, it really is sensible to think about availing this services of the specialized transferring corporation.

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Use Packers and also Movers with regard to Relocation of this Small business

                                Learning the correct queries in order to inquire possible packers and also movers will be important especially if you want to help move your company.

                                Relocating a profitable business is different coming from household transferring. Simply a specialized can strategically plan the actual relocation in the organized, swift, as well as hassle-free manner. The top shifting corporations possess move specialists, seasoned staff members, and also shifting instructors to evaluate your needs and put into practice the most beneficial want to create this new house purchase safe and also safe and sound.

                                Many small business owners want to control the duty…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • VS Project Template as NuGet package

                                  From VS it's very easy to create a project Template (single project at least). However it's very difficult to share it and update it accross a Team, without too much configuration.

                                  It would be great to be able to create a project from a NuGet package, kind of the way Yeoman does it.

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                                  • Provide a way to compile C# classes down into TypeScript definitions (.d.ts) files

                                    It's really extremely tedious and error prone to have to manually creating TypeScript equivalent classes for my C# models. Furthermore, once the C# models get updated, then the TypeScript classes are out of date. It would be awesome if this process could be automated so that my models are consistent across both client and server. There is a NuGet library out there called TypeLite which does this, although its far from perfect. It would be perfect if VS supported this natively with the full support of Visual Studio and the C#/TypeScript team!

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • mobile development

                                      We can make apps for health. Life..education. We can Android phone tell us about for problems life we can solutions and we installation for mobile Microsoft. Wit developer

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                                      • json viewer support for quickwatch

                                        Ability to view formatted json viewer besides text,xml and html viewer for quickwatch launcher

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                                          0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Show the time when the test fun completed in the Summary view in Test Explorer

                                          The Summary view in Test Explorer does not refresh while tests are running. This makes it hard to determine if you are looking at the results of the last run or if the current run has finished and you're looking at those results. Adding a time stamp to the view would take away ambiguity.

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