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      0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • No need one big ISO file but...

      let me select my workloads and components from the GUI installer and press "download to local".
      It's too complex to download offline installer from command line with soo many components and flags.

      And please, when i use the bootloader just for downloading make it work without admin rights.

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        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Carry on making money

        Charge for it?

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          0 comments  ·  NuGet Package Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Remove the node process from devenv.

          I have a c++ project open. I did not choose to install node. I disabled all js-plugins ( not that I downloaded any, but there were some enabled and installed by default )

          YET THERE IS STILL A NODE-JS RUNNING.

          If I wanted to waste cpu cycles I would be minning bitcoin or something that at least disguises itself as being productive.

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            0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • take your ****** software and shove it up your ******* ***

            **** Microsoft ******** can't ******* write software to save their ******* lives.

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Please bring back the SortUsings command

              The Sort Usings option seems to be missing from VS2017. There is a Sort and Remove option, but when you do this for an (almost) empty class it removes all usings. And at that point doing something like SHIFT+ANE (for ArgumentNullException) doesn't work because the type isn't recognized. Also, deleting usings isn't very handy when you rely heavily on Linq or other extension methods.

              Please bring back SortUsings, if you can.

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Show brackets' opening statement in a tooltip when hovering over them

                So the user won't have to scroll all the way up to check what's the opening statement of a closing bracket.

                Also applies to other things such as macro #endif

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Alter the prograssbar

                  The software(VS2017) progress bar was fast, before 99 percent, and the last 1 percent was 5, 6 times longer than the 99 percent.
                  Hopefully the progress bar will give people a more realistic feel!
                  The picture below lasts for two hours

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                    0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Link a work item to the update done on the Build settings

                    It would be great to link a work item when saving the update of a build.

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                      0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make it easier to create Symbol packages for .NET Standard Libraries

                          In the latest version of Visual Studio 2017 v15.3, when creating a .NET Standard library, the Package editor allows entering the details for generating a NuGet package.

                          The generated nuspec file then includes only the library .dll, but not the .pdb that should be submitted to the symbol server.

                          As such, the generated .nuspec should also include the .pdb if desired by the developer. Example:

                          <files>
                          <file src="D:\Source\GitHub\ndef-nfc\NdefLibrary\NdefLibrary\bin\Release\netstandard1.4\NdefLibrary.dll" target="lib\netstandard1.4\NdefLibrary.dll" />
                          <file src="D:\Source\GitHub\ndef-nfc\NdefLibrary\NdefLibrary\bin\Release\netstandard1.4\NdefLibrary.pdb" target="lib\netstandard1.4\NdefLibrary.pdb" />
                          </files>

                          If the tools generate both the .nupkg file, as well as the .symbol.nupkg file, the nuget push command would upload both files to the appropriate…

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow downloading updates without admin rights.

                            Allow to download Updates without Admin rights. After the download ask for admin account to install the update.
                            In our Organisation the admin accounts have no Internet Access.

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                              0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • When you remove a breakpoint while debugging, it stays removed.

                                Many times while debugging a developer will find a breakpoint they don't want, and they'll remove it. Minutes later while debugging again, they'll be faced with the same breakpoint, and they'll, in frustration, remove it again, only for it to be back!?

                                Yes, we can remove the breakpoint once we're done debugging, but sometimes those files aren't open anymore because the debugger took us to other code files.

                                There needs to be a way to kill a breakpoint, while debugging, that removes it fully. Full stop.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • installer category

                                    categorise the installer make it "already installed stuff/updates/brand new/...etc" giving the use the ability to choose what suits their needs

                                    also giving the ability to make numeric list of what will be installed based on the user's needs and priorities.

                                    also giving the chance to personalize the installer to the user's style and it's look.

                                    finally, thanks in advance :)

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Adding download speed to Visual Studio Installer

                                        Because the sizes of some visual studio extensions are very huge it would be nice to see the current download speed and also how long it will take to complete the download, so people with very inconsitant or slow download speed get feedback about their situation

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                                          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add optional balloon popup notification for new updates

                                          I did not happen to see the recent update notification for VS 2017 because I did not have the notifications pane open.

                                          Suggest that you build a new optional feature to allow for balloon popup notifications (maybe like Outlook incoming email message notifications), or else integrate it into the Windows 10 notifications system.

                                          Make this a new checkbox option in Tools | Options window.

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