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  1. Suggested file type on the adding file to folder .

    Suggested file type on the folder. Like if i have folder containing all file related to '.resx' so should give suggestion for resource file. mean while other files folder you knows better.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Use current theme colors in the Visual Studio installer window or the same theme used by IDE

      Could you use current theme colors in the Visual Studio installer window or the same theme used by IDE?

      I have both main Visual Studio IDE and Windows theme configured to dark theme. But the installer is White-blue and looks out of style.

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        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Please add the function to manage the employees join the Visual Studio Dev Essential through the company’s email

        Given the good benefits that the visual studio dev essential has to offer. We were planning on letting a bunch of dev people sign-up using the company's email. I was just wondering if there is way that we can somewhat centrally track or manage those dev's that has sign-up to visual studio dev essential. Like an 0365 admin view.

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          0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Stop Dicktating where my file should be!

          I don't want stuff in my onedrive.

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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • intuitive way to edit multiple selections of text and more text editing features in general

            Sublime Text does this well. Its a feature I would really like to have in visual studio, because everything else is great! Press Ctrl Select words you want to change and done simple.

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              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Pull Request: Not clear who blocking reviewers are

              I have a lot of people on my PR (~10), one is blocking, but I can't tell who. Please add more info on the blocking individual.

              Here is a related issue I filed:
              https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/problem/151993/my-pull-request-says-1-reviewer-is-blocking-under.html

              Thanks!

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                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Please bring the tree sidebar back to VSO's interface!

                The tree sidebar was removed from VSO, which leaves a lot of useless white space on high resolution displays. It's very useful to have a sidebar list of things like saved queries.

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                  0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Consolidate namespaces in scope navigation dropdown

                    In the namespace dropdown for navigating objects in the current source file, entries should be consolidated. Some pure header libraries define namespaces in fine-grained fashion, with numerous "partial" definitions. An example is the C++/WinRT library (base.h), which has over 30 definitions of the "winrt" namespace. This makes the dropdown for selecting a function within that namespace effectively useless. Can namespace entries be consolidated in the scope dropdown?

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Remember choice in Attach security warning dialog

                      Allow to disable the "Attach Security Warning" dialog. It is really annoying, especially when you debug lot of web apps hosted on IIS.

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Solution explorer search support .csproj

                        It would be great if you could type "ProjectName.csproj" and the search filters to just projects that match so you can edit its properties. At the moment you have to type just "ProjectName", then manually scroll through every file containing that string, and eventually find it.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 6 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Jogos

                            pt-br

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                              0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • portugês do Brasil

                              que tal ser em pt-br

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Enhance C# intellisense to list non imported types

                                OK it seems pretty much obvious to me but let me elaborate (although I don't have any hopes that I will be heard). You start typing a class name. The class belongs to a namespace not yet imported (not an uncommon scenario). You either don't want to type it all or you don't remember it or heck it's too big.

                                You have the following options:
                                1) either type all of it and then have VS import it, which makes you feel more of a typist and less a developer or (and that's actually my favorite)
                                2) Ctrl + T, type…

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                                  1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow saving of ptvsd (Python) connection details in the project for remote debugging.

                                  Every time I want to remotely debug / attach to a ptvsd process I have to type the connection details or paste them in which seems strange. It would be better to have the option to save the connection details or for it to pull from the deployment settings.

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                                    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Search (Ctrl-F) has a switch to exclude comments - ie search only in code

                                    In Edit.Find (Ctrl-F) there are three switches:

                                    * Match case
                                    * Whole word
                                    * Use Regular Expressions

                                    I would like a fourth to confine the search to source code and exclude those things which occur in comments. There would need to be a 'rule' saying how this would happen. My suggested rule is that all comments are 'discarded' before the search begins.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Help an Report viewer

                                      1.- Visual Studio aids in general should be called 'disinformation', this should be greatly improved.
                                      2.- Report Viewer, although it is a good tool, in the part of subreports is a disgust and as a rare thing the helps do not help you, not even an example done

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enhance Create GUID dialog

                                        The Tools->Create GUID dialog is missing the following crucial features:

                                        - Enable text selection and copy from the Create GUID dialog box
                                        - Add another format that is without any attributes etc. just plain GUID, both upper case and lower case.

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                                        • Whether we could use a VARIABLE to define an ARRAY

                                          As a student,I am learning the book by Ivor Horton as a beginning.However during my learning journey I found that i could not use variable to define the array as the book do.May somebody also encounter such question so i am here requesting for a solution.

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