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  1. Make use clear type fonts in text editor AS AN OPTION, PLEASE !!!!!!!!!!

    The text looks if I had wrong glasses ! I hate it, Disabling clear type in whole system is not an option ! I think, you did not use your own product !

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make Extensions specify what permissions it requires, and don't let them do anything else.

      Something a lot of people don't realise about VS Extensions is they run under full permission.
      This means they can read your documents, delete them, or even upload them to another website without you knowing.

      Like apps in Phones, Extensions should run with as few permissions as possible. What permissions they have should be very transparent, and developers should be strongly encouraged to limit their extensions.

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        0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • that using MTM I should be able to see load test key indicators as same as running from Visual Studio

            While running a load test in VS ultimate, I can view key indicator graphs which helps me in understanding response time etc but when I am trying to execute the same load test from MTM(with TFS integrated ) I cannot see any of the graphs.

            I should be able to see such graphs.

            Kindly refer to this thread:-
            https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/40eb08dc-0840-4823-b838-f1ef98666ec3/load-test-result-in-mtm-as-visual-studio-graphs?forum=vstest

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              0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Please bring back the visual indicators for the Test Suite within the tree view of the Test Plan in Microsoft Test Manager.

              Prior to Visual Studio Update 3 there were visual indicators next to the Test Suite in the tree view of the Test Plan in Microsoft Test Manager. After the update the visual indicators no longer exist. Please bring the indicators back.

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • press ESC to toggle focus on text editor (and fix current inconsistent behavior)

                currently, in some situations when pressing the ESC key,
                the text editor does not get focus.
                in some cases it does, but its inconsistent

                some docks\panels, the search-results panel for example. are not minimized, and keep the focus event after pressing ESC
                (you have to close them with the mouse)

                please make ESC minimize\close the currently focused panel

                or, better, insted of closing, it could toggle,

                i.e.

                1. if some panel is open and has focus,
                pressing ESC will minimize it and give focus to the text editor

                2. if the text editor has focus,
                pressing ESC will reopen and…

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Using the Text- property of the textblock: Concatenating two strings with the '+'

                  I have a long text to Output in a textblock in XAML. I would like to write two or more strings concatenated with the same '+* used in Visual C# for concateanting strings

                  In the attached XAML file the textblock is ImportantInfo

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Automatically generate rollback script when generating deployment script

                      Currently we are using SSDT to automatically generate the script that will be applied in our environments. However if for some reason we need to rollback the changes, we need to manually generate the new delta (rollback script).

                      It looks like it should be doable to generate the rollback script at the same time the tool is generating the push forward script.

                      This feature will be really appreciated.

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                        0 comments  ·  SQL Server Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Create a multi -project/solution environment

                        If we want to open a new project/solution then the solution/project will open in same instance rather than in new instance. Similar like Eclipse.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Create IntelliTest wizard should persist settings

                          The Create IntelliTest wizard does not persist settings, and one has to re-enter settings each time. Please persist the settings.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • MTM should display the UITestActionlog.html, for better reporting. Visual studio very less focussed on reporting part compared to selenium.

                            I am selenium User for testing, and new to Coded ui. I was very depressed when it comes to reports in coded ui. Can we have the option to get the uitestcontrol.html in the MTM, when we run tests using lab environment. Also, why are these files should be kept as independant files, which can be picked up and shared across as a part of reporting, and many other uses, which differs from users to users.

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                              1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • "Send Feedback" -> "Report a Problem" does not remove ability to click other windows

                              when you try to report a problem a user may wish to copy something from another window. not allowing this seems like it might make it pretty difficult for users to report certain problems

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                              • Visual Studio Emulator for iOS

                                Please make Visual Studio Emulator for iOS that can emulate iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch in windows.

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                                • 'Don't Show Again' option on individual VS extension suggestions

                                  In the new Extension Suggestion feature in VS 2015.1, the 'Don't Show Again' option appears to apply to all suggestions. We need that option on individual extensions.

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                                  • Quick Properties on WinForm or WebForm GUI designer

                                    Quick Properties on WinForm or WebForm GUI designer.

                                    Many times we end up creating a sample UI apps with WinForm or WebForm in Visual Studio, for POC, quick demo, test harnesses and even for few real time projects and usually will simply drag & drop the various UI controls from Toolbox.

                                    While doing this, in order to change some basic and frequently used properties, we still have to open the properties by either right clicking the control or using F4, and then locate the property. Which is anyways easy, however, an idea came to my mind that what if we…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Is there a way TFS can be enforced to check for a specific word in check-in comment

                                      Hi Team,

                                      Is there a way TFS can be enforced to check for a specific word in check-in comment when ever a file is checked in.

                                      Example: When a file is checked in and wanted TFS To looks for a word "US<Followed by numbers" US5642.

                                      Please advice

                                      Regards
                                      Karthik Doss

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                                        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Have ASP.NET 5 projects in TFSVS honor the tfignore file

                                        The default workflow for ASP.NET 5 typescript projects is to have the javascript generated right next to the typescript files. If you are using TFSVC, every time a javascript file is generated it is added to your included changes list. When I am ready to check in I have to remember to manually remove each one of the generated files or I've polluted my source. GitIgnore works just fine. We really need this working -> see asp.net tooling #18.

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                                        • Blend and VS should not interfere each other when both are started.

                                          Blend and VS should not interfere each other when both are started.

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