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  1. The scope of Quick Find should default to "Current Document" for off-project files

    When I click Ctrl + F to open Quick Find, the search scope defaults to the previously used one, which is good for the most part. But if the currently active tab consists of a file that isn't part of the current solution, and if the previously used scope was "Current Project" or "Entire Solution", then, I think the search scope should default to "Current Document". If the previously used scope was either "Current Document" or "All Open Documents", then it's fine to default to the previously used scope.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Plants vs Zombie 2 in nokia phone with full version free

      Plants vs Zombie 2 in nokia phone with full version free for better to play

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        1 comment  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • --experimentalDecorators flag

        Add tag --experimentalDecorators to the Typescript compiler command.

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        • Add ability to log to Output window with custom source

          Add the ability to log to the output window like Debug.Write() does, but under a custom "source". So I could for instance code Output.Write("DB Calls", Value) and then have the ability to right click on the output window and filter by "DB Calls". Otherwise my debug window gets super cluttered.

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          • Remember last used window size of the Query Builder

            In vs 2012, the Query Builder window is too small, and never reopen with the last used size, forcing you to resize it every time.
            Please just save the window size in the current user registry on closing.

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              1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Privide the csi as an integrated extension to VS Code

              Seamlessly integrate the revived CSI (C# Interactive) REPL with VS Code and CoreCLR so that I can do REPL F# and C# development with the REPL and VS Code on any OS

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add more accessability tools/upgrade Narrator for use in Visual Studio

                Please upgrade Narrator and add more accessability tools to use in the VS IDE

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                  0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Create VSTS work items from within Slack

                  Quite often during a conversation in our Slack team room, we'll have an idea for a feature or some other work that is a candidate for a future sprint, and it would very cool if we could create a work item and put it in the backlog for the default team project right from chat.

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                    0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Bring back generate method stub command

                    I cannot find this command in Options -> Environment -> Keyboard anymore. Has it been removed? If so, it's probably one of the worst decisions you've made for this product.

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                      1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Peek definition on method definitions that originate from an interface

                      If peeking on a method that was defined on an interface, I should be given a list of implementation to peek on. Going directly to the interface definition without being able to view the an actual implementation severely limits the value of peek in any environment that utilizes interfaces readily.

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • More user friendly property pages

                        1) The property pages provide a large set of macros ($(...), %(...)).
                        For example '$(OutDir)$(TargetName)$(TargetExt)'.
                        Unfortunately there is no way to see the expanded text.
                        2) It would be fine to see the expanded text in a tool tip or to have a context menu item that allows switching between expanded/symbolic views.
                        3) Paths should be checked for plausibility/existence. Especially when using relative paths (e.g. ..\..\lib). It is not always clear what is the current directory.
                        4) It should be possible to convert an absolute path to a relative path.
                        5) It should be possible to navigate to a compiler…

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make sure Antivirus companies know about your downloadable file formats as I have a Trend Micro IWSVA issue:Infection detail:

                          Make sure Antivirus companies know about your downloadable file formats as I have a Trend Micro IWSVA issue:Infection detail:
                          page : http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/d0d33361-18e2-46c0-8ff2-4adea1e34fef?SRC=Home
                          Error
                          Infection detail:
                          -- File: ProPowerTools.vsix, malicious code name: ZIP_64BIT_File
                          The uncleanable file is deleted

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                          • Add support for x64 applications to the WPF designer.

                            Hi,

                            One of my biggest annoyances in VS is the inability to use the WPF designer on x64-only applications.
                            Usually this can be solved by selecting "Any CPU" as the architecture, but in my case (which I'm sure many other developers face as well), I need to use an x64-only DLL, and this forces the whole project to be x64, thus rendering me unable to use the designer.

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                              1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Move the find and replace dialog

                              The find and replace in Visual Studio is in a very awkward spot if you are looking for something in a very long line (one example is a minified javascript file), this is because every item that the editor finds will be 'underneath' the dialog, and since there is no way to move the dialog, every subsequent find attempt always finds the item under the dialog. This can make javascript editing quite an annoyance. This dialog should be movable in my opinion.

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                              • Visual studio 2015 Cordova Project to include staging and production configuration files

                                I'm using Visual Studio 2015 Cordova to connect to Azure Mobile Services.
                                Due to quality control, I setup "staging" and "production" Mobile Service, and I'd like VS2015 Cordova Project to support the staging/production url configuration setting, just like ASP.Net project, so that I don't have to hardcode Azure MS url and manually change it.

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                                • Add #Region system to CSS/js Classes like we have in Code Classes and also add links at the bottom for quick access.

                                  It would be nice to have the #Region system like we have in our code classes, in css and js classes and also provide links at the bottom for quick access. Similar to what we have for aspx pages. (Design - Split - Source) But clicking the link at the bottom would take us directly to that region. (Like an anchor)

                                  This would make it much easier and quicker to find what you're looking for. (Please see attached image.)

                                  Thanks.

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                                    2 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • update the Project fields for summary tasks

                                    It is unbelievable that you cannot adhere to your own recommendations when integrating to project server i.e. more than 2 levels of hierarchy feature/requirements/tasks
                                    How can people trust your marketing, how can I recommend the product?
                                    see http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/tfsprojectsrvint/thread/1a02a293-0338-428f-8feb-5f082043153c

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                                    • Add native IN (or AMONG) and BETWEEN operators to VB

                                      Instead of
                                      If x = 3 OR x = 8 or x = 12
                                      I should be able to type:
                                      If x in {3, 8, 12}

                                      And instead of
                                      If x>=2 and x<=10
                                      I should be able to type
                                      If x between 2 and 10
                                      (similar to SQL).

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                                        1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • hope add a new features in visual studio that is a navigate command like uri

                                        from one ide place to any other
                                        it is a comment; exist in any file of solution

                                        //nav-obj://mynamespace.myclass1.mymethod1
                                        //nav-obj://mynamespace.myclass1.myproperty1
                                        //nav-obj://mynamespace.myclass1.myfeild1
                                        //nav-obj://mynamespace.myclass1.myevent1
                                        //nav-obj://mynamespace.myclass2
                                        //nav-file://myslndir/myproj/mycsfile1.cs

                                        when click this uri the ide goto target ,like this ide other goto effect.

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                                          1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Exception-type list after the Catch keyword

                                          Try
                                          ....PossibleException()
                                          Catch aException, bException, cException
                                          ....MessageBox.Show("a or b or c ERROR")
                                          End Try

                                          In addition, I'd like to propose a reserved keyword wich can represent the Exception object of the current Try-Catch block for example with the following built-in and hidden declaration:
                                          CurrentException As Exception

                                          Try
                                          ....PossibleException()
                                          Catch aException, bException, cException
                                          ....MessageBox.Show(CurrentException.Message)
                                          End Try

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                                            under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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