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  1. Simple GUI option to identify Project Process Template Used

    Simple GUI option to identify Project Process Template Used

    Currently an SQL script is needed on the server to be sure what template was used on a project.

    This should be a simple bit of info displayed on the project by the web portal

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Provide database connection wizard support for non-SQL Server Express instances

        When creating a brand new ASP.NET Web Project, the template always requires a SQL Server Express instance. However, if you are using a non-SQL Server Express instance (such as SQL Server Developer Edition), you have to jump through a bunch of hoops to fix up any database connection strings to point to your default instance of SQL Server (even creating the databases manually or copying from a SQL Server Express instance).

        Therefore, it would be better if Visual Studio simply provided a database connection wizard which allowed you to choose which instance of SQL Server you want to use for…

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add the ability to select a block of code and comment or un-comment the code thru the context menu in the editor and/or toolbar button.

          Add the ability to select a block of code and comment or un-comment the code thru the context menu in the editor and/or toolbar button.

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            0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add support for Saturating Integer Arithmatic

              Modern processors support saturating arithmetic. For example add two 8 bit integers and the result is larger than 127 returns a result of 127.

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add a refresh button to the package manager

                If you make changes to pacakges in the console - you cannot refresh the package manager window without closing and opening it again.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • build demand type of greater than or equal

                  When you configure demands for your build definition you only have two options for type, exists and equals. I would like to see "greater than or equal" added. Just the existence of a capability does not mean it is the correct version. And equals will not let me use a newer version than the one I entered. If I need WiX 3.6 but the agent has 3.9 my build should still run. However, if the agent only had 3.4 which would not work exist would queue the build anyway.

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                  • Allow Configuration Variables as Parameters in TestSteps

                    We have very similar Testenvrionements but

                    e.g. we want to run the tests different hardware which behaves slightliy differtent.

                    Hardware A) reaction Time 100ms
                    Hardware B) reaction Time 10 ms

                    Hardware A) Acceptable Jitter 10ns
                    Hardware B) Acceptable Jitter 20 ns

                    Theh Rest of the Testcase is the same.

                    We would love to write ONE Testcase, which has multiple configurations, and we would love to use the Variables of a configuration in the teststeps as a parameter.

                    benefit ... not writing to nearly similar Testcases for different configurations.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add ability to log to Output window with custom source

                      Add the ability to log to the output window like Debug.Write() does, but under a custom "source". So I could for instance code Output.Write("DB Calls", Value) and then have the ability to right click on the output window and filter by "DB Calls". Otherwise my debug window gets super cluttered.

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Improve how to get to a class using class wizard

                        I use ClassWizard occasionally to add messages to a window. When ClassWizard opens it doesn't go to the class you are working on. It goes to the class selected in Class View, which I don't use.

                        If I am working in the CPP file for Class X I would like to be able to right-click, select ClassWizard, and have it go directly to ClassX. This would save me a good bit of time.

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add "Go to Implementation Definition" for objects derived from interfaces or base classes

                          Perhaps provide a selection box for the actual implementation to navigate to - sort of like how "Go to Definition" works with partial classes.

                          This would be useful for interface driven designs where going to the interface definition is not desired but selecting one of the concrete implementations is.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • In Breakpoints window add column for date/time when breakpoint was added

                            Often I have tons of breakpoints in my breakpoints windows which I disable rather than remove because I may reuse them in the future. It would be cool to have an additional column which shows the date/time when the breakpoint was added or last modified.
                            Then you could also sort by that column and see easily what were the breakpoints with which you worked most recently.

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                              0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow custom ItemGroup names in Build Action property for files.

                              If you add custom elements to an ItemGroup in a project file, the element name is possible to select as build action. However, when entering any text in the build action via the property editor, you get "Invalid property value". Would be nice if you could just add itemgroup names there instead of editing the file manually.

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • SHIFT+CTRL+U should cycle between UPPER CASE, lower case and Camel Case

                                SHIFT+CTRL+U should cycle between UPPER CASE, lower case and Camel Case in the editor

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                                  0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Enable Application Insights to support monitoring of Azure resource consumption.

                                  In developing my own SaaS service on top of Azure, I would like to be able to tie service activity to resource consumption in azure on a per user basis - that is, see just how much Storage or Bandwidth or CPU for example is associated with handling a specific user request.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Embed Terminal within VS like WebStorm

                                    One of the more invaluable tools I enjoy in JetBrains WebStorm is the embedded terminal within the IDE.

                                    This feature would default to the current working directory. With so much being done in package managers (Bower, NPM, JSPM) many are rather comfortable with command line interfaces. They are quicker less intrusive and simply feel right for these sorts of tasks.

                                    I don't believe this to be a difficult feature to add, but the return would be tenfold.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Visual Studio 2015 PRO without MSDN

                                      Currently I have Visual Studio 2013 PRO without MSDN. I have had MSDN in the past but it is not part of my budget to get it again. I don't see from your list of VS products where you are going to continue having this version, I am asking that you continue to have Visual Studio PRO without MSDN. It is my impression I can't use the community version for business product so it is useless to me unless I am misunderstanding "non-enterprise applications". It seems you are forcing small companies into MSDN.

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Make XAML design view undockedable so that it can be moved to another monitor

                                        I don't want to get rid of the XAML design view. I just want to make it live on another monitor.

                                        I also want that single design view to correspond to the XAML text editor view that currently has focus. So when I switch to a different XAML page the design view switches to track it.

                                        I've seen a few other requests for this (multimon support) that have been marked as completed in VS2015, but as far as I can tell all that has happened is that it is now possible to disable the XAML design view entirely, which is…

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                                          1 comment  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • In the XAML designer, provide a way to temporarily turn off adorners, rails, etc.

                                          I do most of my XAML editing in the text editor with the XAML designer split screen view visible to see the results. Often the adorners, rails, resize handles and whatnot make it hard to clearly see the result. I end up moving the insertion point in the text editor somewhere else so that I can see the result clearly. As a page gets more complex, this becomes unwieldy.

                                          It would be nice if there was a command to toggle the adorners, etc. on/off that I could bind to a key.

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