Visual Studio 2015

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  1. Cannot expand regions on touch screen in VS 2015

    On a touch screen, there is no way to expand / contract #regions in the code editor. This makes browsing code especially difficult since much of the rest of the text editor works well for touch.

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      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Automatic importation of javascript modules when referencing them in code

      PHPStorm and Webstorm from Jetbrains currently does this. When you are creating an Angular 2 component, and you reference a directive... if it's not already added as an import at the top of the file it will be if needed.

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • add test in code analysis c++ for virtual destructor in the parent class when inherited class has data

        When an inherit class declares data, the parent class should include a virtual destructor. When the parent does not declare the destructor virtual the data in the inherited class does not get destroyed and can leave lots of garbage around.

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          0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • XAML Debugging

          Serious WPF/Silverlight development really demands that there's the ability to debug XAML, i.e. set breakpoints, step over/into XAML, examine triggers and the likes

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            15 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • "Leave" Visual Studio Online account

            On https://app.vssps.visualstudio.com/profile/view I am member of 8 accounts. I want to "leave" a few of these but I cant unsubscribe myself. It would be very useful to be able to "leave" someone else's account.

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              0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Create Download Scripts instead of online installer packages (Like vs2015 installer)!

              there is no value added IT and no manageability and/or USER EXPERIENCE in online installer packages.

              What we need is a simple FTP server and a download manager because:
              1- you can Schedule/Automatic downloads (On High traffic or slow links or ...)
              2- you can pause download or change a downloads' priorities (maybe something more important has come up)
              3- you can save files where ever you want (not just installer cache, maybe different products have same prerequisites)
              4- you can see actual download progress and the total size of files in bytes (and an estimation of how long it…

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                0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • wake mode for alarm clocks using call center power on for cellular phones

                simply place a call from service center to power on devises that use alarm clock settings to save battery life in cellular devices

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                  0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide a clear statement of direction for XAML/WPF so that the dev community knows where to concentrate their efforts.

                  I am confused about which technology has a future: Silverlight, WPF, or WinRT. What should I choose for new development now? Why is there so much variation in the libraries and toolsets? How do I know that anything I choose is not going to be abandoned by MS in one year's time - like .NET in WinRT? WPF seems like an abandoned building - every WPF question that I look up on Stack Overflow was answered between 2008 and 2010, unlike the MS web stack which is constantly evolving. MS, please support Windows programming with a clear and coherent vision,…

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                    1 comment  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • allow individuals to remove themselves from VSTS accounts.

                    Working as a consultant, I've slowly gathered access to a set of accounts I no longer contribute to (or have been abandoned altogether). I should be able to remove my own access to these accounts.

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                      0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add exclusion list to filter error list

                      When I have a lot of errors I want to hide some of them so I can focus on the rest. Search Error List is great, but can only search for one single term.

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • insert generated c# methods in a consistent location

                        when generating methods in c# the new methods are appearing in odd an inconsistent locations.

                        If the method is being generated in the same class, it used to be inserted below the method it was generated from. If the new method was generated in a different class, it would be inserted at the bottom.

                        Now its inconsistent. I just generated 4 methods in a row into a separate class, and they appeared in the middle, with existing methods between them.
                        Methods generated in the same file are appearing two or three methods below the current method.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Fix inconsistency: c# or VB use different UI to display EXACTLY the same information

                          WHY

                          a c# and vb project properties use a different UI to display exactly the same properties ?

                          example:
                          vb => [window]properties/[tab]compiler/[button]advanced compilation options/define debug
                          c# => [window]properties/[tab]generate/define debug
                          vb =>[window]properties/[tab]references
                          c# => solution explorer

                          same goes for different kind of project (console vs web for exemple)

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                            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • An explanatory animation of the object next event in the Properties window (GIF) is added to very good.

                            Özellikler penceresindeki nesne olaylarının yanına açıklayıcı olarak animasyon (GIF) eklenirse çok iyi olur.

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                            An explanatory animation of the object next event in the Properties window (GIF) is added to very good.

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Happiness comes from satisfaction

                                A happy man is a satisfied man. Where does this satisfaction come from? How rightly it is said a man is a pleasure seeker and thus satisfaction lies in the pleasures of life. Talking about pleasures of life, what strikes the mind is most certainly *** or arousal of ****** desires. We live in the world surrounded by the words like kink, flirt, naughtiness, being ***** and many more. And therefore, what makes up our mind or what shapes our perceptions is somewhat similar too. We love to be teased, we love to chase and we love excitement of being…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • can you do 3D as well

                                    i like it so fare nice job also think about doing 3D work

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Adanced file search for Solution Explorer Search

                                      It would be very nice if I could make a search in Solution Explorer like this one : "MyFolderA/Items/abcd/AClass.cs" . Right now we can only search for "AClass.cs" or "Items" etc. Since Solution Explorer displays the solution tree (and most of them are real files related) than, I'm searching the files or folders: With this ability of searching with both directories and file names Solution Explorer will be very usefull.

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • make visual studio for linux platform

                                        please make visual studio for linux platform.
                                        I used windows 10 before. but I want to study about programing on linux platform. than I install linux on my computer. I try to find like visual studio. but I can't. It is so uncomfortable to use vi and gcc and eclipse doesn't work well. So.... please make visual studio for linux platform(not visual studio code)

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support c++11 unique_ptr and shared_ptr with C++/CLI

                                          C++11 introduced move and unique_ptr, shared_ptr and weak_ptr. This new types highly improve the productivity and the robustness of C++ code. When we implement wrapper/adapter for the new for C++ code that uses unique_ptr/shared_ptr/weak_ptr we have to somehow return to raw pointers because it is only possible to store raw pointers inside of managed classes.
                                          When it is not possible to somehow allow unique_ptr/shared_ptr/weak_ptr as members of managed C++/CLI classes (ref class/struct) my suggestion is to use a similar approach as with gcroot and to provide a wrapper for that pointer types.

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                                            4 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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