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  1. property and event setting block attached to C# type instance

    Instead of having to write in C#

    speechRecognizer = CreateSpeechRecognizer();
    if (speechRecognizer != null)
    {
    speechRecognizer.SomeProperty = someValue;
    speechRecognizer.SomeOtherProperty = someOtherValue;
    speechRecognizer.SpeechRecognized += SpeechRecognized;
    speechRecognizer.SpeechHypothesized += SpeechHypothesized;
    speechRecognizer.SpeechRecognitionRejected += SpeechRecognitionRejected;
    }

    I'd prefer to write:

    speechRecognizer = CreateSpeechRecognizer() {
    SomeProperty = someValue,
    SomeOtherProperty = someOtherValue,
    SpeechRecognized += SpeechRecognized,
    SpeechHypothesized += SpeechHypothesized,
    SpeechRecognitionRejected += SpeechRecognitionRejected
    }

    that is after any Type I'd like to be able to add {...} block with assignments to its properties, like I can do when I create a new type.

    Do note that I also would like this syntax and the existing new Type(...) {...} syntax…

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • ability to select the source version (changeset number) when queuing a new build

      This would be very useful in many cases, for example:
      - When having to test old versions to check something specific, without having to revert an entire development workspace
      - When having to "replay" a specific Build with other parameters
      - If some Build artifacts have been accidently deleted.

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      • New projects in Visual Studio 2015

        I installed VS2015 and Windows 10 and read all new notes about changes in VS2015 and I am wondering why VS2015 is only for development for Windows and not for developing Windows Itself?

        Why there is not projects like:

        Windows 10 menu extend project

        Windows 10 toolbar extend project

        Windows 10 Media extend project

        Windows 10 Desktop extend project

        List is infinite.

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        • totally test plan deletion in MTM2013

          I want the delete plan action and delete plan effect in MTM2013 like in MTM2010,

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • delete test plan

            VS2010 had the ability to delete a Test Plan. This was removed for VS2013.

            I want the ability to delete an test plan just like in VS2010.

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add a ReadOnlyCollection( ICollection<T> collection) constructor

              At the moment ReadOnlyCollection can only wrap Lists. It would be rather useful if it could wrap other generic collections such as HashSets too...

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              • Make Visual Studio a Cross Platform Development Tool

                Visual Studio is the best IDE I have come across. The only thing that I don't love about Visual Studio is it's limitation to only able to run on Windows Platform.

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                  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Enable change of emulator image files location

                  Using emulators required a lot of space on our hard drives, which is difficult, when using laptop or SSD. Please enable us to change folder where emulator files are stored.

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                    0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • TFS Build 2015: Add reports and statistics

                    Add reports and statistics for TFS Build 2015. Examples could be chart of build duration over a certain period, Artifact size over a certain period, Number of warnings over a certain period, Code Analysis results over a certain period, CPU & Memory usage during a build, etc

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                    • TFS Build 2015: Support build failure conditions

                      Add the possibility to define conditions when a build should fail. Possible conditions can be non-zero exit code, drop size changes about a certain amount, duration changes about a certain amount, number of code analysis warnings have changed, code coverage has changed, etc

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                      • TFS Build 2015: Show pending commits for build definitions

                        It would be nice if on a build definition all the new commits since the last run of the build definition would be shown. This would help to see what has changed for example for deployment definitions.

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                        • Allow screenshots to be copied to the clipboard

                          When you take a screenshot of the emulator, your only option is to save it to a file. I open paste screenshots in chat and email, and it's a few extra steps to save to a file, open file, copy.

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                            0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Disabling breakpoints with middle mouse button

                            I'd love to disable/enable breakpoints by middle clicking on them

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                              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enable dependencies for code snippets.

                              Allow for code snippets to have dependencies on other code snippets. (similar to what nuget does). For example. Code snippet c has depends on code snippet b which depends on code snippet a. When you install code snippet c all code snippet get installed/used.

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Create StaticResources instead of DynamicResources (WPF)

                                I would love to have an extra setting in which you could tell Blend to use StaticResources instead of DynamicResources. In WPF projects Blends always uses a DynamicResource in XAML. I would love to use the faster StaticResources as default.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • pull request -- syntax highlighting for scala when viewing code changes in a PR

                                  Hi,

                                  Is there a list showing the supported languages when viewing code changes in a PR? obviously, scala syntax highlight is not supported right now? Is there any plan about this? Thanks!

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                                  • Make the "Included changes" list bigger

                                    The "Included changes" tree-like list is too short when the number of files grows to seventy or so. While I am aware that one should not let this happen, sometimes there is no other way, and in this scenario the included changes list cover only half of the available space.

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                                    • Provide ability to add comments to check-in files

                                      Just like it can be done with the reviewed files. In my opinion, it would sometimes help.

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                                        • Allow Single-Line Nested Elements when Reformatting XAML

                                          When Visual Studio 2015 reformats my XAML (which I do not want to have happen without my permission), the part that bothers me the most is when nested elements are split into multiple lines. For example, I may have something like:
                                          <element1><element2><element3><element4/></element3></element2></element1>
                                          and it gets reformatted to:
                                          <element1>
                                          <element2>
                                          <element3>
                                          <element4/>
                                          </element3>
                                          </element2>
                                          </element1>
                                          This changes this section of my code from 1 line to 7 lines. Even things as small as nesting just 1 level can significantly lengthen your code, not to mention make it much uglier. I would like reformatting to have the option of preserving single-line nesting…

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                                            0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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