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  1. "if" autocompletion, cancel Enter

    When you autocomplete "if" statement, after you press enter, the text cursor is taken to the "if" body. If I manually fill the body, then continue writing code somewhere else, I am taken back to the (now full) "if" body. There should be detection if I started writing the code to cancel the transfer

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

      BACK Step Keystroke.
      Way back when, i used another compiler with this feature. And I still to this day believe it is the strongest debugging feature available. so lets say you set breakpoint at the catch, run your code, the error arrives, get caught, you backstep a few times, and can you believe on the 200th iteration of the loop, the data affects the results and thats where the problem lies ... Done.
      Conditional breakpoints are great, but you still need to know what you are looking for.
      Call stack doesnt address this situation, is cumbersome, and i'm not the…

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        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Comment indentation

        Please add the setting for the comment indentation after code formatting.
        Current state:

        // Comment.
        Console.ReadLine();

        After Ctrl+K,D
        // Comment.
        Console.ReadLine();

        I'd like to preserve comment indentation.

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          1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 中文翻译问题 Oblique 翻译为了 斜体

          中文翻译问题 Oblique 翻译为了 斜体

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          • Please add an option to auto-indent the code after an access specifier

            Please add an option to auto-indent the code after an access specifier.

            Two questions were asked about this on StackOverflow, and I myself very much desire this capability:
            http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20695923/indenting-issue-after-access-specifiers-in-visual-studio-express
            http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31908467/how-to-change-the-indentation-of-code-after-access-modifiers-in-visual-studio

            It's very simple, as the second link put it:

            "I would like to get this indentation when working with classes / structs:

            class MyClass
            {
            public:
            MyClass();
            }

            However the text formatting option only allows for either this:

            class MyClass
            {
            public:
            MyClass();
            }

            or that:

            class MyClass
            {
            public:
            MyClass();
            }"

            Thank you!

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • On XAML Editor add "Fit All" and "Fit Selection" buttons

              Add two buttons for “Fit all” and “Fit selection”, because is a very frequent action and opening a pull down menu is really much more time consuming than clicking a button.

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              • diascherian@gmail.com At India we have VM at DataCenter, with Windows 2012 Server & SQL Server 2012, we need monthly subscription for Visu

                diascherian@gmail.com

                At India we have VM at DataCenter, with Windows 2012 Server & SQL Server 2012, we need monthly subscription for Visual Studio 2012, Steps ?

                At India we have VM at DataCenter, with Windows 2012 Server & SQL Server 2012, we need monthly subscription for Visual Studio 2012, Steps Pls ?

                Will the below link server the purpose?
                https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ms.vs-professional-monthly

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                • At India we have VM at DataCenter, with Windows 2012 Server & SQL Server 2012, we need monthly subscription for Visual Studio 2012, Steps ?

                  At India we have VM at DataCenter, with Windows 2012 Server & SQL Server 2012, we need monthly subscription for Visual Studio 2012, Steps Pls ?

                  Will the below link server the purpose?
                  https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ms.vs-professional-monthly

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                      1 comment  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Please add a ignore step in the debugger, so we can bypass a line while debugging. Also add a way to select code to ignore during debugging.

                      We often run into a bug when debugging and its awkward to select the current execution point and drag it down each time. Having an additional function key to move to the next line without executing the current line would be useful. If the current line is a conditional, it should move to the next line in the execution sequence.

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                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • publish telemetry.cpp and telemetrydefault.cpp

                        There is a story floating around the internet about how microsoft is "secretly" inserting telemetry "spyware" into compiled Visual C++ applications via the functions telemetry_main_invoke_trigger and telemetry_main_return_trigger.
                        These functions are declared in vcruntime_internal.h (in the CRT source) which says the implementation is in telemetry.cpp and telemetrydefault.cpp. Microsoft should publish the source code for this stuff in the CRT source so people can see it isn't "spyware" and can see what it really does.

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Quit Eliminating Keyboard Functionality

                          Edit.GenerateMethod
                          Edit.GenerateField
                          Edit.GenerateProperty
                          Edit.GenerateEnumMember
                          Edit.GenerateConstructor
                          *Edit.InvokeSnippetFromShortcut

                          All of these were assignable keyboard commands that I used RELIGIOUSLY. Now suddenly in 2015 Enterprise they are gone. And yes, I can "Ctrl+." to get the window and the cutesy visual **** but that is a two stage operation. my "Ctrl+K,Ctrl+M" was one stage, and boom I had a method. As for Invoke Snippet suddenly, the command is still there but I get "unavailable at this time" where "tab tab" works. I am not habituated to using tab in this fashion nor should i have to change when the command exists it just…

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                            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Display name or Friendly name search on initial entry in TFS

                            Currently for first entry in TFS security we must use domain\username. If a user is not added it then pulls from Active Directory the information needed for the user and stores it in the DB. This is difficult for clients managing their own Projects individually who do not have access to Active Directory or familiarity with it. I would like to request an enhancement that will accept lastname, firstname and searches the internal DB, if not found then searches active directory using the same criteria. Rather than just domain\username. The dialog even says you can search display name when adding…

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                            • Compile by filter

                              I would like to have an option Compile filter when i right click on a filter in the solution explorer

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                              • have destroyed my life!!

                                Your products have caused me so much pain, that I have gone demented. I have been driven crazy!!! I would like spend time with my family

                                Do you realise when you release one of your inane products you are dealing with human beings. who have lives, and who don't; want to spend them trying to figure out why their build, compile, application deosn't work because of some inexplicable Microsoft error !!!

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                                • Don't use Microsoft Products!!!!!!!!!!

                                  how can you have a compiler error "boolean variable is unsued" - when it obviously is in the code. When what the F***king error actually means is that the variable is not used in a comparison??? Who the **** in your organisation thought this would be a good idea????
                                  Once again, this error has wasted my life!!! - when I would like to be at home with my family!!!!!

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                                    0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Using Microsoft products has driven me to a nervous breakdown

                                    I just cannot handle Microsoft products anymore!!!!!
                                    I have been driven demented!!!!
                                    Your products do not work how you say they work!!!!
                                    From ******\inexplicable errors to annoying tfs 2015 issues - saying files are not mapped when they obviously are!!!!!
                                    I am a developer - I need to do my job!!!!!
                                    Please can you just admit that your products are **** - and leave us alone!!!

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                                      0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • ctrl-tab in visual studio to show the full file name

                                      When you ctrl tab to switch between files in visual studio, the file name is cut off, its enourmously painful just trying to work out which file you need as you often have fines that start with the same text..

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                                      • MVC designer

                                        I love asp.net web form because codeless features. We can create a page by drag-and-droping controls into a page, configure datasource using smart task wizard, query builder etc. I'm not a typists. So, i don't like to type similar code everyday.
                                        Can you make MVC designer, so we can create MVC app as easy as creating web form app? codeless?
                                        I imagine that creating basic class is look like designing a table. Can we create a class without typing any codes?
                                        I hope in the future, VS can make MVC as easy as web form.
                                        Thanks

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                                        • Visual Studio for iPad

                                          A port of the Visual Stuid code editor to iPad would be a huge help. I am an ASP.NET web developer. Being able to quickly pull my latest code, tweak it (with all the intellisense goodness of Visual Studio), and push to my build server would be a massive boost for my mobile productivity!

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