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  1. Common Language Runtime error after upgradation to .NET 4.6.2

    Very recently, our application was upgraded from .NET FW 4.5.2 to .NET FW 4.6.2. The application is a web application with 2 solutions, the front end solution which is hosted on IIS and the Services solution which has third-party integrations as well as ADO.NET overridden methods.

    The application uses as WCF services installed as a Windows service to connect the 2 solutions for synchronous calls.

    Now, when we upgraded our framework to 4.6.2 the service did not start. We got the following error -

    Log Name: Application
    Source: NameofWindowsService
    Date: 11/17/2016 7:03:29 AM
    Event ID: 2055
    Task Category: None
    Level:…

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        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Don't disable editing files when debugging

        Additionally, and more importantly, don't show a modal dialog box when you try to edit the file

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          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          • Make dialog boxes non-modal

            There are so many modal dialogs in Visual Studio. It's so frustrating to constantly have to move my mouse to cancel each pointless alert.

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            • Make it easy to push after committing

              It is harder to push after committing than it should be.

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                0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Make Team Explorer not like a web pge

                The version control system should not look or feel like a web page.

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                  0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide up-to-date starter projects for common scenarios

                      Take a look at the thousands of MS forum and StackOverflow entries about just getting started with using VS with such things as React or Angular. These are very important, heavily used tools. Developers are spending literally thousands, maybe millions, of hours trying to get the most basic things working. A relatively small investment by MS could save millions of $ of developer time -- and make MS products irresistible.

                      There are a few sample applications, but they tend to not work because VS or .NET has evolved (that's good), and they no longer work. I've spent many hours trying…

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                        0 comments  ·  Developer Community  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Automatic brackets and semicolon

                        For example I write something like this:

                        "public void Function()" (cursor is after "()")

                        And after that I have to write '{', and then press enter. The code will look like now:

                        public void Function()
                        {
                        MY_CURSOR_IS_HERE_NOW
                        }

                        It would be better if Visual Studio automatically adds '{' and '}' brackets if it detect that I would like to write function and after that I press Enter. The brackets should be added automatically and I should be inside function. This also applies to class, if and etc.. I make frequent mistakes and write '[' instead of '{'. In this case…

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add new keyword for methods that must be re-overriden in each inherited class

                          This would be used in two different places:

                          On class methods (and possibly fields), it would work almost identically to 'virtual', but every inheriting class has to reimplement it manually.

                          On interfaces, it would force the above by only matching to a member that has the new keyword (or 'override') in the implementation.

                          Use cases would include .Clone(), explicit serialization/deserialization methods, any method that is explicitly tied to the class it's on and NEEDS to be overriden, and .Clone().

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                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Warning when using await Task<Task>

                            Not to wait on a Task that is returned from a Method or assigning it to a variable results in an Warning. (Which is good)

                            Unfortunatly if a Task is of type Task<Task> await only awaits the outer task. (which is what should happens) But no warning is generated.

                            I would like to see a warning rule that triggers when after the await the result is still a Task and is not awaited or assigned.

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add an easy way to remove existing keyboard shortcuts when adding new ones

                              When editing keyboard shortcuts Visual Studio displays existing shortcuts assigned to a given key combination, but doesn't seem to allow easy removal of these existing assignments.

                              It would speed setting up shortcuts greatly if there was an easy way to remove one or more of these shortcuts. The only way I know how is to type the name(s) of the existing shortcut(s) and remove them individually. This takes a lot of time and distracts from the actual task of adding new shortcuts.

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                              • Uninstaller for Visual Studio 2017 RC missing

                                Can't find the uninstaller for VS2017 RC, It corrupted my Visual Studio 2015 so I need to quickly get rid of it, but can't find how except deleting the folder.

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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support Ribbon for WPF

                                  Please provide more customization support for Ribbon Design for WPF.
                                  AT least provide Outlook 2016 style by default for Ribbon API.

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                                    0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Be able to edit project properties when solution folders are selected

                                    Out solution contains a few hundred c++ projects. We use solution folders to organize these projects. If I need to select all the projects to change a property, I can't simply select all in the solution explorer because if the selection set contains any folders, rt-click properties doesn't bring up the project properties page.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • debug last test run

                                      There should be an action like Test->Run->Repeat Last Run except for debugging (Test->Debug->Repeat Last Run) and it should have its own hotkey.

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                                      • Add activity feedback to VS 2017 installer

                                        The new installer UI is great but the progress percentage and bar are not enough. I've had issues with the installation of Windows 10 and Android SDKs where they don't change for a very long time. Please show that something is happening.

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                                          1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support .NET Core in Visual Studio 2017 without being necessary to install the whole web development package.

                                          In Visual Studio 2015, tooling for .NET Core was available as a package, installed separately from the whole IDE.

                                          However, Visual Studio 2017 RC has the option of installing the ".NET Core and Docker" workload. For developers that do not work with ASP.NET Core, this workload adds extra space to disk. So, I propose making a "Cross-platform development with .NET Core" workload, or something like that, but without web application development stuff.

                                          Thanks.

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                                            1 comment  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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