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  1. Ability to hide SQL summary panel

    When working on database tables in Visual Studio I always see the 'summary panel' for the table, showing what keys, indexes, etc. exist for the table.

    I have no need for this panel, yet it takes up half of my screen and I have no way to hide it. I can modify its width so that it's so narrow that it doesn't get in my way, but, frustratingly, the width seems to be set per-table, so every time I create a new table I have to resize the summary panel again.

    Could you please add the ability to hide this…

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      0 comments  ·  SQL Server Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow solution labels in most recent to be renamed

      Most recent lists only the solution name. If you are working on different versions of the same solution you end up with multiple entries with the same name. It would be helpful to show something to distinguish them. One idea is to allow the user to rename the label associated with the most recent entry

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        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • With Visual Studio and SSMS installed on the same machine, and both with help viewer 2.x, to allow to share the help folder.

        In situations where Visual Studio and SQL Server Management Studio are installed on the same machine, and both use the same help viewer (2.x) would be useful to be allowed to share the help folder; thereby avoid redundancy files and facilitate maintenance synchronized.

        If you can not do (I did not know how).

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          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Implement breakpoints for javascript/typescript modules loaded with SystemJS as for RequireJS

          Enable breakpoints for JavaScript solutions that use jspm/SystemJS as currently works for RequireJS. It is possible to swap the two but this can creates a fair amount of extra work in configuration changes.

          This is a particular pain point when working with frameworks that depend on jspm/SystemJS such as Aurelia.

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            0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • support math expressions directly in xaml without external converter tools

            I would like to do things like:
            <Button Height="{Math MY_BUTTON_HEIGHT_RESOURCE/2}" />

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support mixed native and JavaScript debugging

                Support attaching both the native and script debuggers against a UWP with JavaScript to allow debugging of native components.

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                  0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  me gustaría que hicierais una opcion para mandar un mensaje de una variable a otra.
                  I would like us to do an option to send a message from one variable to another.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Option to set namepace when creating a project

                    As a developer I sometimes want to set a namespace different from the project name, like when the project's name ends with a platform postfix like ".UWP", ".iOS" or ".Android".

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                      0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Collpase auto-hide views on ESC

                      I think views that are set to auto-hide should collapse on an ESC keypress.

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Right click project and create solution

                        Right now we can open a project in Visual Studio by double clicking in Explorer, which is then given a solution behind the scenes I believe. It would be nice if we could right click the project in the Solution Explorer in Visual Studio itself and create a solution right there. This would be used if we need had created a new project in a solution, but then later down the road realize we actually need the project to have its own solution.

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                          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • python indentations are buggy

                          spend more time making sure that intellisense is picking up on the indentations correctly

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                              0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Merge Find & Replace result notification into the initial dialog

                              Doing Replace all triggers a popup with information on the result.

                              While the user can choose to not show the dialog at all, this would give no way to know how many occurrences have been replaced.

                              Instead of the dialog, please show the result text in a nice small colored box right below the Find & Replace dialog.
                              Then no information is lost and less user interaction is required.

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • List symbols in a module like x command in windbg

                                In WinDbg, if the pdb symbol of a module is loaded, it can display and search for symbols in the module, by using "x" command. In Visual Studio, it doesn't seem to have this functionality. I hope I am able to do this in Visual Studio too.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 Installer Install Path

                                  Please allow to specify the install path of Visual C++ Build Tools 2015.

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                                  • Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 Installer Fine-Tune Install Options

                                    The current Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 installer installs both x86 and x64-hosted compilers and all x86, x64, and ARM32 compilers. It wastes the disk space. I want to install only the x64-hosted x64-target compiler. So, please provide fine tune options for selecting specific hosted and specific target compilers.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • support smooth scrolling in editor window via multi-touch trackpad

                                      My laptop's touchpad scrolling is too sensitive for me to easily use in Visual Studio. I can decrease the sensitivity in the Windows Settings, but then this makes my experience in other apps like my web browser terrible. Smooth/customizable scroll sensitivity would be very helpful.

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                                      • Add a "Change Password" link to visualstudio.com

                                        If I'm logged into the visualstudio.com web page it's not at all obvious how I'd change my password. I had to search on the web for about ten minutes before discovering that I need to use https://account.live.com to do this. Please add a link to <username>.visualstudio.com to quickly access the password change page on account.live.com

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                                        • Test Explorer panel should allow keyboard navigation

                                          The hierarchical list box control in the test explorer pane should allow me to type in order to find items in the list box. For example, in normal Windows list boxes typing "S" would jump to the next item in the list starting with "S." Typing "SP" would jump to the next item starting with "SP."

                                          In long lists of unit tests, I would use this to find unit tests without manually scrolling through the list.

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