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  1. In Apache Cordova, provide more tools fro editing and configuring Gradle prior to build

    It would be good to have more control of lint options prior to the Gradle build - we can edit the file now, but changing Cordova versions re-builds the Gradle.build file to a default. - Seems to ignore Gradle Extras file too.

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Managing overloaded functions in inline assembly directly

      Looking at the seemingly poor consideration towards inline assembly in general (the lack of support for the 64-bit platform might be a signal), I'm afraid my suggestion gets lost in nothingness but there's no harm in trying.

      What I ask...

      Featuring a way to reference overloaded functions either by enabling a multipurpose C++ static_cast operator within __asm blocks or better yet through a slight and banal syntax expansion: adding function parenthesis embracing the type (followed by an optional name) of each parameter (essentially a half function declaration, with no return type nor calling convention). Giving a superficial evaluation (I'm open…

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Find All References from Name property in Properties Window

        I'd like to be able to right-click on a control's name property in the Properties window and "Find All References". Otherwise I have to find an instance of the name in the code so I can do the same.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Visual Studio Typescript extension should support all versions of TypeScript

          I am using Microsoft.Typescript.MSBuild v1.8.11 nuget package to build my TypeScript so that I am in control of the version. The latest Visual Studio Typescript extension only support version 1.8.6 of TypeScript. I need version 1.8.11 to build rxjs 5.0.0-beta.7 without erros.

          The build works fine but the problem is that I get hundreds of IntelliSense errors. We have a large team so various workarounds of only showing builds errors are not particularly helpful.

          See https://github.com/Microsoft/TypeScript/issues/8518 for details of the issue.

          I think:
          1) There should be a Visual Studio extension for every released version of Typescript including minor releases…

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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Pending Changes - adding related work item should default to associate

            In Team Explorer - Pending Changes, when adding related work items, it's maddening that it defaults to "Resolve" instead of "Associate". My Devs are constantly closing work items in this manner without realizing it!

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            • Console log for VS Emulator for Android

              When running the VS emulator outside of Visual Studio, the emulator should have a console log window to be able to see the console.log outputs.

              This is my workflow. I launch the VS emulator using the emulator manager, then I use TACO CLI to build and run the app in the emulator. I need a way to be able to see the console logs!

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                0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Build Explorer Filter Defaults

                When opening Build Explorer, the Filters have defaults that I'd like to change. e.g. Date Filter defaults to "Today". I'd like to default it to "<Any Time>", or have Build Explorer remember my last setting for that filter.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • change keydown somewhat

                  It seems that the keydown event e.suppresskeypress, e.handled, properties do not suppress the (LWin) start button. I, and many others, often program real world machine control software, where pressing this button can cause lost focus, memory leaks, etc., that can cause an accident.

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                    0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • WPF grid column height definition shorthand

                    With almost every grid I write, I have to also specify the column and row definitions. I would like a quicker way to do this so that I can get on with my job instead of typing boiler plate code over and over again.

                    Instead of this:

                    <Grid Margin="3">
                    <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                    <ColumnDefinition Width="2.0*" />
                    <ColumnDefinition Width="3.0*" />
                    </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                    <Grid.RowDefinitions>
                    <RowDefinition Height="auto" />
                    <RowDefinition Height="auto" />
                    <RowDefinition Height="1.0*" />
                    <RowDefinition Height="auto" />
                    </Grid.RowDefinitions>
                    </Grid>

                    I would much rather just type this:

                    <Grid ColumnDefinitions="2.0*,3.0*" RowDefinitions="auto,auto,1.0*,auto" Margin="3">
                    </Grid>

                    Thanks for your time.

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                      1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Stop making Microsoft products because they just don't work

                      Stop making Microsoft products because they just don't work

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                        0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow comments to be copied from the Code Review window

                        When reviewing code, I will often provide a code example. However, it's not possible for the recipient to copy that text.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • haml syntax extension visual studio 2015

                          There is haml syntax extension visual studio 2015?

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                            0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • How to Find the Fine Movers Packers in Bangalore

                            An excellent and professional packers and movers in Bangalore can offer you truly hassle-free and comfortable relocation experience offering you quality relocation services for your relocation and moving needs. Whether you are moving down the road in Bangalore or moving using this city to someplace else; a good emocionar in Bangalore will always gratify you with excellent relocation services. It really is true that a good mover in Bangalore will make your move easy and simple. But deciding on the best provider for relocation in and from Bangalore can be tricky and challenging activity for you.

                            There are many professional…

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                            • Guideline for Choosing the Best Quality Shifting Company in Gurgaon

                              An excellent and professional packers and movers in Gurgaon provides you truly hassle-free and comfortable relocation experience offering you quality relocation services for your entire relocation and shifting needs. Whether you are moving down the streets in Gurgaon or moving from this city to somewhere else; a good emocionar in Gurgaon will always gratify you with excellent relocation services. It really is true that a good valerse in Gurgaon will make your move easy and simple. But choosing the right service agency for relocation in and from Gurgaon can be tricky and challenging activity for you.

                              There are many professional…

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                                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Improve C++ IntelliSense for pragma

                                IntelliSense warns string concatination in pragma. But C++ compiler allows it. Don't warn it.
                                For example, I wrote following code. I don't want to use DEF file for export because I want integrate the code into single .cpp file and __declspec(dllexport) can't specify export symbol name.

                                STDAPI DllGetClassObject(REFCLSID rclsid, REFIID riid, LPVOID *ppv) {
                                __pragma(comment(linker, "/EXPORT:" __FUNCTION__ "=" __FUNCDNAME__ ",PRIVATE"));
                                return Module<InProc>::GetModule().GetClassObject(rclsid, riid, ppv);
                                }

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Improve Debug.AttachToProcess

                                  I've grown fond of the command window and I was hoping I could use that command, with switches, to attach to a local process whose PID I got by another mean. No can't do!
                                  Can this be improved or a new command created so that one could enter
                                  Debug.AttachToProcess /id 1432
                                  and have VS attach to the process with default value for the rest of the parameters?

                                  Thanks.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Can architecture menu option will be added in visual studio community edition

                                    Can architecture menu option be available for visual Studio community edition user, it will be very useful.

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                                    • Delete all of your spying NSA software and stick up evil ******* ******** Thank you for your time!

                                      Delete all of your spying NSA software and stick up evil ******* ******** Thank you for your time!

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                                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Always show the project name in the Visual Studio editor (most importantly for project.json)

                                        I am thinking about having a text area above the file much like the json schema line or the area with three dropdowns above code files, which for a json file mentions the project on the left and the schema on the right instead of only the schema across the full width.

                                        While in full Visual Studio there is an extension that gives tabs different colours depending on to which projects files belong, this is an indirect indication of the project to which the files belong.

                                        Some of the files for which this is beneficial have a tag or maybe…

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Let us ordering test case in test suite

                                          In a test suite, we can't order test case, even in the test manager.

                                          We saw a "order" column in the test suite view, but we can't act on it.

                                          It will be nice to have the possibility to order test case. The tester has to know which test to make in first...

                                          Thanks

                                          Kevin

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