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  1. The download rate is very very slow

    When i am in china , I download the IDE--VIsual Studio, the rate is very slow

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Align Consecutive Assignments

      Literally clang-format's AlignConsecutiveAssignments option.
      Give us the option on the editor settings to align assignments relatively to the rightmost '=' sign on a list of assignments.

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      • Visual Studio Installer in German Localization: Reserve more width for "Downloading" label

        So I already got 470MB of 7,... what? surprise, surprise... 7 GB? 7 TB? 7 PB?

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          0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Segoe UI

          Use Segoe UI Font in Visual Studio Installer!

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            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • HeightLines Property for TextBox in UWP

            Would be line if you could set the height of a TextBox using number of Lines. Example:

            <!-- Set TextBox Height to 10 lines (REQUESTED FEATURE)-->
            <TextBox HeightLines="10" AcceptsReturn="true"/>

            <!-- Set TextBox Height to 300 pixels (CURRENT ONLY PIXELS)-->
            <TextBox Height="300" AcceptsReturn="true"/>

            The reason why its a good idea to at HeightLine property is that it allows everything to be done in XAML, setup the FontSize, FontFamily, and the Pixels size expands to match exactly 10 lines.

            And it can be made compatible with Height in Pixels Property. When HeightLine=-1 then the height is set with Height Property. When HeightLine…

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              0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Roll Back Visual Studio Version

              I would like the ability to roll-back or switch between different versions of Visual Studio from the VS Installer. Eg anywhere between VS 2017 v15.3, 15.4, 15.6, 15.7.

              I'm a little apprehensive every time I do a major Visual Studio update. I have to do a full-metal backup on my DEV machine before I do any VS updates. I've been stung badly in the past when some VS update breaks something.

              It would make things a lot easier if we could roll between versions in case an update just doesn't work for some reason and we'd like to rollback.

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                0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • package properties should allow setting all package metadata

                Some of the important fields are not currently displayed in the UI. The one's I noticed.

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                Owners (doesn't even seem to be a project element)

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                  0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  • My Extension History

                    Similar to the feature "save and restore window layout", by the way a very helpful feature, I would like to have a History of installed extensions (Maybe also the nuget/npm packes), which is available on every PC/Tablet. The History should be configurable, to add, remove or priorise extensions.

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                    • about VS installer

                      It's best to support breakpoint succession.Once I pause it, it has to be downloaded from the beginning

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                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        • transparent background for visual studio theme or skin.

                          Need transparent background for visual studio IDE same as we have now with cmd.

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                            • Making finding how to open a project from a local Git repo easier

                              I'm someone who doesn't use Git often. (My employer has decided to use TFVC instead.) Consequently, when I cloned a repo to my laptop I spent a long time trying to find a way of opening it in VS 2017, without opening the repo folder. I'm glad that you have the instructions are in the Docs under the heading, "Open a solution in Visual Studio from a cloned repo". But those steps are not easily discoverable in Visual Studio. I'm glad I found this article, but I wish there was a way, through a menu in VS 2017 to do…

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add a Create Parent Operation to the editor

                                Select several lines of tags in markup, hit a key combo which pops-up a menu similar to the intellisense autocomplete menu. Select an item similar in scope to the selected lines (asp, xml, html, etc) and add the control from the menu as an outer container to the selected window text.
                                EX: I select a block of 3 div elements, each with asp: controls inside them. When I hit the key combo I would choose div and that would wrap the selected block in a new div. For c# selecting a method would perhaps allow me to create a new…

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                                • ASP/HTML5+/CSS3+ Analysis

                                  While not "code" in the logic sense, it would be really helpful with ASP and HTML5+ pages if analysis could do things like: check CSS in a project and flag unused CSS classes, classes with Identical style info but different selectors or elements that could be combined, Check the files against a rendering build and determine if styles are cascading properly or if for example, every class had the same style directive when only the root element needs it. (ex. font-height: 14px; in multiple classes). For accessibility, flag contrast between foreground and background colors;

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                                  • Export formatting options to clang or editor.config file

                                    The added support for clang formatting is great, but the config file would have to be written by hand. VS already has a better user interface to visually defined formatting styles. Why not add more export options? I'd like to be able to export the options into a clang or editor.config file that I can subsequently check into source control. At the moment the only way to use the GUI options is to export to .vssettings file and then other teammates have to manually import. That is not a good solution for sharing settings at all. While I appreciate the…

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                                    • encapsulating/enclosing highlighted code

                                      If you look at VS Code and Atom, highlighting an arbitrary amount of source code text and then typing one of the "enclosing" characters ( "(", {, ', ", etc) "encloses" that highlighted code in those characters. In VS2017 typing one of the characters replaces all that highlighted code with that single character.

                                      The "enclosing" technique as implemented in Atom and VS Code is enormously useful and convenient and would be a great feature addition to Visual Studio.

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                                      • solution explorer new dimension

                                        Addind some markup upon to solution items to give them a layer(data, business, presentation) category.

                                        So allowing solution explorer to do a filtering action by markup category value.

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                                        • Show repositories on the Get Started page

                                          When we start Visual Studio we see the "Get Started" page. It would be helpful if that page listed known Git repositories (on the machine) and then listed project activity beneath these repo headings.

                                          This would be hugely helpful for those who do a lot of open source where we may be working on many projects scattered across many repos.

                                          Sometime just the project/solution name isn't quite enough to jog one's memory!

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