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      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Would be nice if the upgrade from a prior version migrated all the projste/soltion from the prior versions

      Need to offer an upgrade over,or atleast the migration of solutions/projects from prior version

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        0 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Set a field to Null for SQL Azure in SQL Management Studio

        With Sql Management Studio trying to set a cell to Null (CONTROL+0 shortcut) will give the following error message, despite that the column is nullable:

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        Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio
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        Invalid value for cell (row 2, column 23).

        The changed value in this cell was not recognized as valid.
        .Net Framework Data Type: String
        Error Message: Cell does not allow NULL.

        Type a value appropriate for the data type or press ESC to cancel the change.
        ---------------------------
        OK Help
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        The only two other options are: doing it in code (can be a lot of work for a…

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          0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 配色太差,很多字看不清

          配色太差,很多字看不清,你能认清楚在深色背景下的深色字吗???

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • "Report a Problem": Back button after one could not send the report due to technical issues

            I wanted to send a report, but did get the message:
            "Sorry, we couldn't send your report. Please retry now or sign out, sign in, and try again".
            I would be nice, if one has the option if that message comes up, to get back to the "description" to copy-paste the error report. Otherwise one has to do it allover.

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              0 comments  ·  Developer Community  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • When will .netcore be able to support UI , Such as WPF?

              When will .netcore be able to support UI , Such as WPF?

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                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • ¡Regresen los proyectos de modelado y diagramas de UML en Visual Studio 2017!

                ¡Qué decepcionante! Pues resulta que en Visual Studio 2017, ¡han eliminado los diseñadores UML!, y -dizque-, (1) según telemetría, muy pocos clientes (usuarios) lo utilizaban, y (2) porque (el equipito ingenioso de Visual Studio) prefieren invertir en el núcleo de Visual Studio "importantes" recursos de ingeniería. Vamos señores, así como en la construcción civil, así también es indispensable la arquitectura en la construcción de software, y, hoy por hoy, y a todos los que elaboramos documentos de arquitectura de software, UML es indispensable. Que a muchos les guste meterse de frente al código, todo improvisado, con código horrible y desordenado,…

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                  0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide offline installation for Visual Studio 2017

                  To install a newer version of visual studio it takes a lot of time and it takes even more when you work with online installer I think it's not that hard to give us an option for offline installer even for the free versions of visual studio I hope you do it as fast as you can

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add Typescript component to VS Build Tools 2017

                      Add Typescript component to VS Build Tools 2017

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                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • a TableLayoutPanel for Windows Store Apps for better managing the controls

                        I have problems managing the size of controls in Windows Store apps because I do not know which system users use (Windows Phone, Surface, PC, etc.). This could be solved with a TableLayoutPanel (similar to the Windows Forms).

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add custom GPS location to iOS Emulator

                          Add a way to enter custom gps location in the emulator settings. Now it only supports the selection of "Null, Apple, City Bicycle Run, City Run, Freeway Drive". This is very convenient to test location based apps. It will be nice if we can select a KML file, but a simple "lat,long" text field should work.

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                            0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add a virtual gyroscope sensor emulator with controls

                            Add a virtual gyroscope sensor with controls in the emulator. For testing AR apps and others that use this type of sensor.

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                              0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Option to download Cloud Test setting and results

                              We need an option to download cloud test run setting and results with the chart data for easy sharing.
                              At this time only option is capturing screenshots

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                                0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Debugging .NET Finalize without Dispose

                                Catching a (C#) finalize without dispose is easy to do in code. Our classes are hardened to do this. HOWEVER, the "why did this happen" is very difficult. It may be difficult for the GC to provide VS with the hooks necessary to constantly monitor this for all objects. (Probably way too much GC overhead.) However it could prove "doable" for the GC to track one (more?) SPECIFIC objects and then do "something" to help the developer figure out were the last release occurred.

                                Another thought might be to temporarily put an attribute or interface on a class declaration which…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make "Click to Run" icon always visible, and add "Set Next Statement" icon

                                  The click to run icon is great, but it take a fraction of a second to appear which means you have to move to the line, hover for a moment, then move to the icon to click it.

                                  If, while debugging, there was a column of click to run icons to the left (the same place where breakpoints appear) clicking on one would be a single action (and much faster!)

                                  It would also be nice to have a "Set Next Statement" icon in the same place which would allow a section of code to be easily re-run multiple times while…

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                                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Use InvariantCulture when storing entity framework model designer files

                                    When saving the model to a .edmx file, the IDE currently uses the user's culture when sorting the entities.

                                    This means there will always be changes to commit to the source repository if your culture deviates sufficiently from other team members.

                                    E.g. one of our team member's accidentally had Swedish regional settings on his computer. In Sweden they treat the letter 'V' as identical to the letter 'W' and will gladly put W in front of V in the alphabet.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Different source control for different solutions

                                      I need to set different source control tool for different solutions.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • inconsistence in executing outcome between TFS2017 & TFS2015

                                        I created a test method that uses "Assert.Inconclusive(skipMessage)" function. On TFS2015, the executing outcome is done, but on TFS2017 the executing outcome is not executed.

                                        Could you please help me to make the outcome is done when using "Assert.Inconclusive(skipMessage)" on TFS2017?

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                                          0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow configuration selection control in Toolbar to be expandable

                                          Some of my solution configurations have long names that exceed 7.5 character display limit on the drop-down control. When clicking on the control to choose a new configuration, it also doesn't show which configuration is currently selected, since it assumes that you can read your configuration.

                                          Make the drop-down control stretchable or otherwise improve readability of current configuration.

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