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  1. I suggest not to display ready in status bar untill the project is fully loaded.

    When VS is started and I open an existing project the status bar displays ready even when the project is actually not fully loaded.
    I suggest to delay displaying ready in status bar or better yet to display loading until the project is fully loaded.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Visual Studio 2010 express is needed

      There are people like myself that are working with computers with older Operative Sistems and we can't update to newer ones (because my boss/intern instructor won't let us update it) so we need Visual Studio that is compatible with those Operative Sistems (such as Windows Vista). Seriously my work is on hold because i can't use Visual Studio so my work is being injured over this.

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        0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Clean Pending Changes pane every time I go to check-in my code

        Every time I check-in my code and reconcile the changes after build to my Workspace it leaves traces of comments, check-in text, linked work items as is, which when I come back for another check-in have to be manually cleaned. Why retain all those details when the changes are already reconciled, this makes it a lot annoying as I am just looking to check-in and move rather got to stop by cleaning everything from past check-in and then make current changes

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Do not localize exceptionmessages

          I just received a log captured on a server running in a foreign country and the file is completely useless. I don't understand what the framework is trying to tell me.

          As "developing" is a universal process everywhere around the world exceptions should never get translated by default. This would make it possible to fix problems without having to call someone to translate the errormessages.

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            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Generate method

            I got a class like this:

            using System;

            namespace Test
            {
            public class MyClass
            {
            public MyClass()
            {
            }
            }
            }

            Now I want to generate a method with an object from another namespace (Other) and I do that like this:

            using System;

            namespace Test
            {
            public class MyClass
            {
            public MyClass()
            {
            Other.MyObject myObject = new Other.MyObject();
            this.MyMethod(myObject);
            }
            }
            }

            When I execute "Generate method MyClass.MyMethod" ( through the bubble which appears at the missing method ), in the preview pane I see that it also want to create a new using like: "using Other;"
            After execution my…

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • The VS 2015 needs a automatic layout mechanism for different working programming languages.

              The VS 2015 needs a automatic layout mechanism for different working programming languages.

              As more and more working programming languages are added to VS 2015, the problem that the VS 2015 can not automatically "re-layout" the windows for the current working language becomes disturbing when the last working language has too many left windows in the IDE work-space. (RTVS, especially)

              The following is the suggestion:
              1. Different default window layouts for different working languages predefined in the *TVS

              2. VS remembers the last layouts for different working language

              3. When switching working programming language, VS automatically switch the window layouts…

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add ASPX MVC View in AspNet5

                aspx engine is better than razor engine for minor enterprises

                webform is old and we just drop it,but aspx engine is very important.

                1.The simple design the best design for template engine,aspx engine just use <%%> and <%=%>.

                2.What You See Is What You Get is more important for template engine.

                3.Code separation is the kernel for template engine.Razor allow csharp programer to modify the template is not good.

                why?for example.I'm a Csharp programer,and I don't want to write template so I just tell the html5 programer to write it.

                Then,I have to select aspx engine.because he only know about…

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                  1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • add commit prompt to typescript and json

                  when i write typescript or javascript i want to add commit to that function for example

                  //<summery>compute two numbers</summery>
                  //<param name="a">number a</param>
                  //<param name="b">number b</param>
                  plus(var a,var b){
                  return a+b;
                  }
                  so that,when I import this function.the editor can pop the commit information.

                  json commit.

                  var jsondata={
                  //number 1
                  a:"1",
                  //number 2
                  b:"2"
                  }
                  so that,when i use jsondata.a the editor pop commit "number 1".

                  At most time,the commit is more important than the code.I hope microsoft consider about it.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Social network

                    A social network that has no limits to who you can connect to, that put a backseat to the add and follow button that each individual interests play a big role.

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                      0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Develop an extension for Crystal Lang

                      Develop an extension for Crystal Lang

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add an autosave feature (as opposed to autorecover)

                        Autorecover is convenient, but I know I'll always respond "yes".

                        IMHO, much better would be behavior akin to OneNote. Everything is always auto-saved. Preferably as soon as the computer has idle cycles to do so, and with a limit (5 minutes is autorecover's default) beyond which files will be autosaved without question.

                        Apply to everything: project files, regular text files, resources, property pages, solution, etc, etc...

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow VB6 programming to develop mobile hybrid apps

                          The Microsoft MSDN magazine has an article by David Platt "Don't Get Me Started - VB6: Waking a Sleeping Giant"
                          https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/mt632280

                          Platt suggests developing a new version of the VB6 programming language and IDE (which he names VB*) that compiles to Javascript and HTML5.

                          Platt says "The VB* programming model would conceptually resemble the ASP.NET Web Forms model, in which controls render their content as HTML. But that rendering requires ASP.NET on the server side, and VB* needs to avoid depending on any particular server. Therefore, VB* will compile down to independent pages of HTML5 elements and JavaScript code, just…

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                            1 comment  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • evaluate the "area path" as full path in TFS for Charting, rather than just the last subpath

                            like the simple charting available for queries in TFS's web view. So I created several queries and a diagramms.
                            In my project(s) we have an area path structure like this:

                            It's best explained with pictures:
                            |
                            + feature a
                            | |- area X
                            | |- area Y
                            + feature b
                            | |- area X
                            | |- area Y

                            and I want a diagramm like
                            | x
                            | x x
                            | x x x x
                            +-------------------
                            | | | |
                            | | | \ feat b, area Y
                            | | \ feat b, area X
                            | \ feat a, area Y …

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                              1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • C# Highlight the logical negation operator pling '!' in code text

                              The C# logical negation operator pling '!' can easily be overlooked in code text when reading, scanning or skimming code

                              Since it is rather Important - It should be highlighted in the code text editor. Bold, red for example

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                              • Provide an offline installer just for VS2015 U2 for those who already installed U1

                                A comapct update installler would be more efficient, specially for those with poor internet connections (like me).

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                                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Group Search Results (like in Android Studio)

                                  You get results of generated files, resource files etc. and usally you are only interested in code files. Yes there are possibilities but grouping by type would make sense.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • add a possibility to query based suite from saved query

                                        when i click on query base suite a screen is opening for creating query, i would like to see all the queries that been saved already, so i will not have to create a new query every time.
                                        It will be great for Regression, were the query will be select all tests with priority =1 where area_id =XXXX

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                                          0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Qucik Edit

                                          Tak jak w Brackets.

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