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  1. Adding Xamarin Forms for Blackberry

    Hi,

    Add to Xamarin Forms resources to develop for BlackBerry

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      0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • clean and rebuild all

      Provide a way to do a "Clean" + Rebuild in one simple operation

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • show allowedversion of package.config in the nuget ui

        Please show the allowedVersion (frompackage.config) constraint in the grid of the installed versions.
        And maybe use this information to restrict the attempt to update to a not allowed version.

        ||Project|Version|Constraint|

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          0 comments  ·  Nuget Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow custom marshaling on arrays in structs

          For some reason, you can't use the MarshalAsAttribute with UnmanagedType.CustomMarshaler on an array when the array is inside a (sequential layout) struct. The IDE and compiler don't complain, but it will always throw an exception at runtime. This makes it bizarrely difficult to solve problems such as this one: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5902103/how-do-i-marshal-a-struct-that-contains-a-variable-sized-array-to-c; you have to put the MarshalAsAttribute on parameters of array types (rather than putting it *inside* a struct once, and having the struct contain the array type) and consequently you lose the ability to do things like custom constructors, etc. for your array type.

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            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Make UI more like that of Visual Studio Code

            VSCode's UI is stellar. Amazing balance of simple and powerful, and fluid to get around in (keyboard or mouse). Suggest stealing some of those ideas for Visual Studio. Find them in VSCode's "editor basics" documentation: https://code.visualstudio.com/docs/editor/codebasics

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              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Marshal Nullable<T> as T*

              A common problem I've encountered in native/managed interop is when the native function takes, or returns, pointers to types. Consider the following COM function prototype:

              HRESULT DoThing (int** param1, GUID* param2, int** outval);

              C#, and .NET in general, is really awful at handling this. The basic ComImport function would be

              IntPtr DoThing (IntPtr param1, ref Guid param2);

              Obviously, this is flawed. You can't handle param1 or the return value without manually using the Marshal class, and you can't pass null to param2. For P/Invoke you can get around the param2 issue by creating an overload of the function that takes…

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                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • current edits marked off on scroll bar should include all changes up to my last pushed commit to repo and not just my current local commits

                When I work I usually like seeing all my changes since last check in (with TFS, useful for checking my own changes before attempting putting up a CR) BUT, when I now commit locally in git, my marks are gone! I can no longer see my "latest changes since I pushed to the repo" (they are commited already to my local repository!). Can there be a setting that denotes marking off the entire local commit branch history on the scroll bar that hasn't been pushed to repo? This is the more important information for me at least...

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                  0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • One suggestion - because I am taking on A LOT of lines of code in my MainWindow.xaml.vb in individual Sub(s) - it would be even more beautif

                  One suggestion - because I am taking on A LOT of lines of code in my MainWindow.xaml.vb in individual Sub(s) - it would be even more beautiful if you could implement collapse/expand nodes in Sub structures like "Select Case" (a node on each Case with a parent node on the main Select) and "If...Then...ElseIf...Else" (a node on each ElseIf, the Else, and a parent node on the main If)

                  Overall...Extraordinary...this is just an incredible product.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 在解决方案资源管理器里面关于两个不同工程里面文件夹直接复制粘贴,现在不能实现!

                      我要把1 中的照片或文件直接复制到2中 就会出现3 那样的错误。
                      这个复制粘贴功能也这么弱?

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                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Provide a stand-alone 2015 version of Team Explorer as was done for previous versions.

                        We have TFS users that used the stand-alone Team Explorer in previous versions of TFS along with a user CAL to access basic level features. We have been informed by our MS vendor that using VS Community or Express would be non-conforming. We need the same functionality we had in TFS2013.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow Grid child elements to be defined within ColumnDefintion or RowDefinition

                          I use the Grid for most of the XAML I write. Right now it becomes difficult to move controls within a Grid around:

                          <Grid>
                          <Grid.RowDefinitions>
                          <RowDefinition Height="Auto" >
                          <TextBlock Grid.Column="0" Text="ABD" />
                          <TextBox Grid.Column="1" Text="ABD" />
                          </RowDefinition>
                          <RowDefinition Height="*" />
                          </Grid.RowDefinitions>
                          <Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                          <ColumnDefinition Width="*" />
                          <ColumnDefinition Width="Auto" />
                          </Grid.ColumnDefinitions>
                          <Grid>

                          Thus anything within a ColumnDefinition or RowDefinition Content would automatically be included in that definition.

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                            0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Probably it would be nice to search all breakpoints in Visual Studio

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                            I know where my breakpoints for Debugging are, but if i want to add a new breakpoint to the others, I Need to search the variables which I use where the breakpoints are. This issue has no priority at the Moment but it would be pobably nice

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

                              If we want to use an custum class as key When using unordered_map or unordered_set, We must define an hash function for typedefine.
                              Can we use over override size_t (*) (const T&) in custum class without outside function define

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • DataGridView - edit whole row option

                                Right now when editing data inside DGV (DataGridView) we can change data in single cell.
                                It would be awesome to be able to edit whole row and then apply changes.
                                I know I can create separate form and bind data to it, but I would like to have this build in.
                                Sencha has this feature build in inside their grid (http://examples.sencha.com/extjs/6.0.2/examples/classic/grid/row-editing.html?theme=neptune) and it is one of those features why people choose Sencha.

                                Please consider adding this as build-in option.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • shared projects for asp.net mvc

                                  ASP.Net / MVC

                                  I very much like the idea of the 'Shared Project' project template.

                                  It would be perfect for our team, for this way our shared views, base classes, javascript libraries, images, etc. could be stored and maintained in common Shared Projects.

                                  However, in web solutions, this template is not available. Technically I can understand the problems for implementing, but it would be so nice have this feature.

                                  What I think is the main problem:
                                  You don't want to copy the files in the Shared Project into the web project's file stucture. That would render the whole concept useless.…

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                                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • [VSTS] Allow alert on selected Release Environment

                                    In VSTS, please add an option to alert team members on releasing to specific environment.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 当把vs2015由最大状态向下还原缩小时,vs2015最上排的工具就会被遮挡,而且不能拖动,很麻烦的!

                                      当把vs2015由最大状态向下还原缩小时,vs2015最上排的工具就会被遮挡,而且不能拖动,很麻烦的!

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                                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Provide Visual Studio in 64bit

                                        Hey i am having 64bit PC and OS in which visual studio 32bit my pc get hang when i start visual studio

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                                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • cut & paste from one tabpage to another destroys events of elements, would be better to keep the events

                                          cut & paste from one tabpage to another destroys events of elements, would be better to keep the events

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