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  1. Add Features for Web Prototyping & Design

    Can you add features for web page & website prototyping, with the options to export them as a full website ready to add new features and even extend?

    You might as well complete blend, the UI and UX is perfer for web applications design and prototyping?

    Thank You!

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      0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support "interface" constraint in generics

      A new constraint for generics allowing to limit the type parameter to an interface type only:

      public class MyClass<T> : T, where T : interface
      {
      // ...
      }

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        2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • provide a easy tool to makes windows phone apps in more quantity

        all tools for making a windowsphone apps are just too hard to understand for newly user....so please make a easy tool or a feature for making windowsphone app....thankyou :)

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          0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Pass intent, rather than a list of tests, to test explorer adapters

          ( From https://github.com/nunit/nunit-vs-adapter/issues/125 )

          NUnit has the concept of "explicit tests". These are tests marked with an Explicit attribute which indicates that these tests should only be run when explicitly selected.

          When running tests using "Run All" in the VS Test Explorer, the test explorer tells the NUnit adapter to "run all tests". This means the adapter can choose to ignore tests which are marked explicit.

          However, when running tests by selected a project, or a class, the test explorer first creates a list of all the tests in that project or class and hands that list of tests to…

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            2 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Open a source file by its name without knowing where it is

            Allow opening a project source file by its name only, without having to browse to the correct folder. For example, File | Open by Name... then write "abc.c" to the dialog and voilá, if the file exists, it would be opened for editing. In a solution with many projects it is sometimes difficult to remember to which project a file belongs to and opening the project branch in Solution Explorer takes extra space for just this operation.

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              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add "refresh" button to the Find Results panel.

              Otherwise, refreshing this panel involves going all the way back to the Find dialog, picking the right search term from the history, and picking the correct output panel (Find Results 1 or 2).

              Unnecessarily tedious.

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add simple way to share the code between different Team Projects

                When I work on my solution and want to add existing project I am allowed to add it only from the location in file system. Why I can't add it from another Team Project from TFS?

                I know there is a way to do it by mapping another Team Project (or part of it) to local folder, but it has a lot of limitations:
                1. I need to "Get latest version" for all team projects that I'm working with to be up to date.
                2. When I map another Team Project on the same level as mine, which is logical,…

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                  0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Right click a text we paste to transform it into a string

                  We often paste text in the editor like an XML and we need to transform it into a string. That would be very handy to right click this text and have an option like TRANSFORM INTO STRING which will make it like

                  Pasted text :
                  Line 1
                  Line 2

                  Result :
                  var content = "Line 1 " +
                  "Line 2 ";

                  Maybe asking before the transformation if we want to add line break which would result in this :

                  var content = "Line 1 " + Environment.NewLine +
                  "Line 2 ";

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                    1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support Failure Conditions in VSTS

                    In other CI tools such as TeamCity they support a feature called "Failure Conditions" whereby you can define conditions under which the build is deemed to have failed. Some of these options include the ability to capture specific text in log files i.e. any occurrence of the work: "Error" for example. It would be great to add this as several scripts I have fail but without throwing an error code for VSTS to pick up.

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                      0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Remember choices in Rename dialog

                      I always opt to see "preview changes" whenever I use the Rename tool. However, I have to select this EVERY time, which is time consuming when renaming a large amount of variables, etc. Please can VS remember my choices?

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • are the most appalling software company in the World!!!

                        Why are ALL your products so shite!!!!

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                          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Ban OpenGL from windows

                          Microsoft should ban OpenGL from Windows. I'm sick to death of the wider development community dismissing Windows (mobile) as an irrelevant platform .. Snapchat & Pokemon Go are the big ones obviously. These dev's don't give a **** about Windows, and they are not the only ones. Look on Kickstarter and across the net for all the software / hardware projects that completely ignore Windows.

                          And yet you (Microsoft) continue to support cross platform tech such as OpenGL! All you're doing is training devs to work with other platforms. Inevitably, they ignore DX and then ignore Windows when they realize…

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                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • have destroyed skype

                            Skype is so so painful to use - slow ... it crashes ...
                            Why does everything you touch turn to shite!!!!

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                              0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Team Explorer: Ability to add document nodes to connect to any sharepoint library

                              Please add the following feature to Team Explorer: Team administrators should be able to add new document nodes to connect to any sharepoint library without activating sharepoint integration.

                              Motivation: Many companies already have an existing sharepoint server farm. But for several reasons they do not like to install team foundation server extensions. On the other hand members of the software development team would like to add and read documents seamlessly from visual studio.

                              16 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow breaking on all exceptions only in my code

                                When debug "just my code" is on and "always break on exceptions" is on it should only break on exceptions thrown from inside my code, rather than inside 3rd party and core .NET libraries that I don't have code for or control over.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • In the debugger, have a way to show what memory addresses point to a certain address

                                  I'm debugging memory leaks right now and this would be helpful.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • allow breakpoint on method signature

                                    Previous versions of Visual Studio (up to 2013) allowed me, when not running, to set a breakpoint at the method signature line of a C# method. At debug time, these breakpoints would shift to the open brace. Upon resuming non-debug mode, these breakpoints would shift back to their original location (on the method signature line).

                                    In Visual Studio 2015, when I try this, the breakpoint jumps to the line containing the open brace even when I'm in non-debug mode. This is inconvenient. When debugging an entire class, I often put a breakpoint at every method. This used to be easy…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Improve the user experience around VC++ Runtime Redistributables

                                      Here are a few things that make depending on the C Runtimes difficult today:
                                      - The filenames for the runtimes don't include any version information (even major version - 2005/2008/2010/2012/2015), they're all just vcredist_x86/x64.exe or vc_redist.x86/.x64.exe
                                      - Only some of the installs show the full version information (incorporating updates) on the setup screen
                                      - The "latest VC Runtimes" link (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2977003) is out of date as of this writing, and by nature will often be out of date. It only has the 2015 info due to another recent UserVoice item (https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-2015/suggestions/9719781-add-vs2015-links-to-the-latest-supported-visual-c).
                                      - Search results on the runtimes…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • have made me so fed up of your products!!!

                                        VS2015 does NOT work!!!!!!!!!!!
                                        Which means that most of your products are consistent - in that they don't work!!!!!!!!!!!!

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