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  1. Update the Microsoft Visual Studio Learning Pack 2.0,because the function of "Visual Programming Flow Chart" is fairly useful in my job.

    Update the Microsoft Visual Studio Learning Pack 2.0,because the function of "Visual Programming Flow Chart" is fairly useful in our job.

    We really like this Add in. Thanks.

    ajian 2014.2.22

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • tfs web portal themes dark colors

      Add more standard themes to the TFS web portal, especially one with dark background colors like the standard dark theme in Visual Studio.

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        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • add private/protected method-parameters

        While I can declare a methods as private or proteced, it would be neat to do the same thing with method-parameters.

        The difference to an method-overload is simple:
        You add a parameter with a default value. If you declare the parameter as private, you are not able to overwrite the parameter when you call the method from another Class.

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add IISExpress.exe path to Environment Variables

          I like to use IISExpress.exe in command line, I must to add IISExpress.exe path (like "C:\Program Files\IIS Express;") to my Environment Variables (System variables --> PATH).

          I found Visual Studio 2013 provide "Visual Studio Tools" have many Shortcuts.

          Can you add IISExpress.exe path to VsDevCmd.bat for VS2013 Developer command line?

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • visual studio

            Till the current release Visual studio is available in x86 only. Is there any future plan to make it available for 64bit too?

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            • To assist in sound, tonal control

              Help users tailor sound of media to personal. Pretence.

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                0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add scripting to code snippets (T4 + Roslyn)

                  Code snippets are a good thing; however, they are often not intelligent enough. For instance the C# "met" snippet always inserts "public void MethodName( ) { }". Even inside a static class where "static" is missing or in an interface where "public" is superfluous.

                  I suggest adding scripting functionality to code snippets, maybe through the T4 technology coupled with Roslyn. The code snippet would be aware of is syntactical context and could do very intelligent things.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Inline assignment inside while statement

                    I think VB developers miss the inline assignment inside while clause feature, which is already exist in c#
                    its great if we can find the equivalent for this in VB

                    while ((bytesRead = stream.Read(buffer, 0, buffer.Length)) > 0)
                    {
                    // Use the data you've read
                    }

                    'll be

                    While (bytesRead = stream.Read(buffer, 0, buffer.Length)) > 0
                    ' Use the data you've read
                    End While

                    i know the VB uses = as equality operator inside while, but while VB uses the same operator for assignment, perhaps we can find a proper solution for this

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • separate target dirs for compiler which can do that

                      I also would like to make sure that MSIL builds go to msil\, arm builds go to arm\, itanium builds go to ia64\, x64 builds go to amd64\, and x86 builds to x86\, and atom to atom\ and I want to build them all when I do a build. but this doesn't seem possible with VS2013 GUI.
                      this separates the executables out so there is no clash when they are built (no over-writing each other with the same filename etc). this also makes the structure easier to handle for installers.

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                      • Line Indent doesn't work with #Region

                        I think there's an issue whenever you 're trying to increase the line indent for the #Region in Visual studio 2013. The default behavior is the region block align to the left

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Bug: Visual Studio Installer Projects Extension-VS/2013

                          The 'preview' release has a bug. When used with C++/CLI projects the 'Primary Output from Project' file system object no longer see's the executable. In 2010 this object shows the executable (in the 'Outputs' context menu dialog) and allows a shortcut to the executable to be created (also via the context menu). Without a shortcut to the primary output you can't use the installer to add a item to user's desktop or user's program menu folder.

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                            0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • I am creating Hierarchy Of Teams in TFS2012, and felt something missing as below.

                            1. Give some UI to show Team Structure as Tree Structure
                            2. Teams Capacity is not adding up at Node level; I know Node level teams could have team members and that may be the reason for this. But if we could show two separate figures that would be informative to see Overall Capacity at every Node level.
                            3. If we could have Work Allocation Information According to Activity/ Resource at each node would be helpful.

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                              1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              • Create a single-keystroke Class Hierarchy browser

                                When working with complex systems that have a few levels of inheritance, it would be nice to have a single-keystroke method to browse a class hierarchy. Similar to the Navigate-To function (Ctrl-comma), when the cursor is within a class have a keystroke that will show the class hierarchy of the current class, including both ancestors and descendents, and have the cursor start on the current class within that tree. Then we could easily navigate to any ancestor or descendent by just clicking the related class. Siblings would not automatically show descendents to keep the interface cleaner, but allow clicking a…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Please support/extend .Net Micro Framework on existing and new platforms

                                    It seems that Microsoft has made the .Net Micro Framework Open source because they didn't want to spend time and resources on it. At least that's what it seems from the outside.

                                    I would like to see the .Net Micro Framework supported as well as continually extended with active participation by Microsoft.

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                                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add More Code Snippet Function (Built in functions)

                                      There are only 3 Code Snippet functions in the IDE. Please continue ot add more. For example, it would be nice to have:
                                      1. ToCamelCase()
                                      2. ToPascalCase()

                                      functions, and in addition I'd like to be able to define variables (eg: $variable$) that are a certain case.A use case for this is properties in C# where the backing field is typically camel case while the property name is Pascal case. I should be able to to simply type the type of the property and the name and the IDE can use the ToCamelCase() function to define (and thus output) the backing…

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Implement Interface members Implicitly

                                        It 'll be nice if we can declare the interface members implicitly without mention the implemented member from the interface.
                                        In other words, we can write for example this

                                        Public Sub Method1()

                                        End Sub

                                        instead of

                                        Public Sub Method1() Implements InterfaceName.Method1

                                        End Sub

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Sql Server Compact 5

                                          Please work on the next version of sql server compact and continue supporting in visual studio. sql server compact is the best .net lite and embed database support data types,entity framework and embedding and use in the many of projects. please add support ssdt for database designer,in memory database, new nosql datatype, procedural sql command, column store index, triggers, REST request, odata, client sides api and others.

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                                            3 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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