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  1. breakpoint/ inspectionpoint/ approved

    On the left side there is a column beside the coding window.
    There you can set breakpoints, enable and disable them, you can enter a comment.

    Now:
    I suggest if you left-click a second time there will come the exact same thing in yellow instead of red. (Or offer 3 dropdown icons).
    Results in "Inspectionpoint" or "Point of inspection".

    Click it a third time makes it green. (Or offer 3 dropdown icons).
    Results in "Approvedpoint" or just "Approved".

    That's it. Please consider a dicussion about this feature, thanks microsoft.

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    • Link reference source in msdn

      When consulting the MSDN documentation while debugging, I'd find it useful, if the documentation would link to the related source on referencesource.mircosoft.com. I.e if I read the documentation of the ClientRoleProvider for .net 4.6.1, the link should point to http://referencesource.microsoft.com/#System.Web.Extensions/ClientServices/Providers/ClientRoleProvider.cs

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        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • muy pobre en reportes debe uno instalar el crystal reports

        muy pobre en reportes debe uno instalar el crystal reports

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow exceptions from the last debug run to be viewable

          Often I find it frustrating when after debugging that I'm unable to view the exception thrown in the last debug run. This has generally led me to copy-paste the message.

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add support for debugging profiles

            Suggesting a feature - Debugging Profiles whereby a user can save the current set of enabled/disabled exceptions (and other debugging settings, like toolbar settings and window positions) so that a user can rapidly change several at once depending on the type of debugging or point in lifecycle. Examples that I would create for myself would be "ASP.Net Startup" (break on everything except for HttpException, UnauthorizedAccess, InvalidOperation), "ASP.Net Normal" (break on everything), "" (Default - break on SystemException family and NotImplemented). Would require a custom panel to contain the user's list of profiles. I'd even go so far as to make…

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              0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add ability for NAT Hole Punching

              Using some combination of STUN, TURN, ICE, WebRTC, etc... build into the .NET framework the ability for Hole Punching.

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                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Create a new Push Notification Sample

                The samples on github :(https://github.com/Azure/mobile-services-samples)
                is either using VS2013 or is not using Visual studio at all.

                And the documentation on azure (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/mobile-services-javascript-backend-windows-universal-dotnet-get-started-push/)
                has all the platform except Cordova.

                Can the team add a VS2015 version of the push notification sample with tutorial?

                I believe this will help a lot of developers like me struggling to make push notification to work.

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                  planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • BuildProcessTemplates

                  能不能把创建团队项目时生成的模版文件BuildProcessTemplates给隐藏掉,在用vs创建团队项目时总会生成一个这个,看着很烦,能不能在以后的vs更新中把这个给去掉或者隐藏起来,哎

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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Newer versions of Visual studio (say 2015) should be compatible with extensions created for previous versions of VS automatically

                      Not all extension writers will update their extensions all the way along VS's upgrade path. And they shouldn't have to if they don't have newer things to add.
                      However, as a conquence, these extensions won't report compatible with newer versions' of VS. So every time there is a new version of VS, there will be fewer extensions, which is not something that should happen.

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                        0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Improve the "The parameter is incorrect" feature

                        This is one of my more commonly used features, but it doesn't provide enough information for me to do anything next. I don't know what about the build is failing or what even what parameter is incorrect.

                        A quick search on StackOverflow shows many, many questions about this error, each question with completely heterogeneous answers. These questions go back many, many years and many versions of Visual Studio-- it appears we will be living with this message for a long time.

                        Can this message be improved to show enough diagnostics so that we can address the issue ourselves?

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                        • Team Foundation Server Release Action to modify IIS configuration

                          I would like to be able to making IIS configuration settings using a action in release management.
                          appcmd.exe set config "Contoso" /section:defaultDocument /enabled:true /+files.[value='home.html']

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                          • Add Ribbon Control in Windows Form Application

                            Kindly Provide Ribbon Control in Visual Studio Windows Form Application.
                            Help to Develop more App in Windows Form Application.
                            Currently Available WPF Application, But Provide Windows Form Application.

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                            • Enable IntelliTest to show code coverage

                              Enable IntelliTest to show me the lines of code that it has been able to cover (in addition to the current block coverage count that is displayed).

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                              • Unseal System.Web.HttpCookie

                                It is sealed. Adding behavior to it is a pain, as we need to create a wrapper, and then test, etc.

                                Why is it even sealed? Please can you unseal it in the next release?

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                                • Advanced Visual Studio Recycle Bin

                                  Give a debug option so files deleted from the program during runtime will be placed into some sort of recycle bin. This bin should be able to restore the selected files and directories to make the workflow faster when one has to deal with particular files and directory structures. Perhaps have a structure state timeline so one could restore a file structure from a certain time period.

                                  Example:
                                  Program A generates a particular folder structure and drops various files in these folders. This program will also be modifying these files along with reorganizing the folder structure. During this process something…

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                                  • In solution explorer, add "structure view" for Python

                                    For C#, there is such a feature in solution explorer, where you can expand C# files and view the namespaces, classes, methods, properties in a hierarchy view. See a random picture from web showing the structural view.
                                    It will be nice if there is the same thing for PTVS.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Enable adding of multiple projects to a solution in one step by adding all projects in the selected solution

                                      We have multiple projects belonging together (interface, implementation, unit tests, integration tests of a component which are separate projects in a component specific solution)

                                      When working on an executable depending on a large number of those components, we would like to add all projects of a component solution to the currently open solution of the executable in a single step instead of having to add the projects individually.

                                      A different approach to our problem would be to drastically increase the performance of Visual Studio when working with a large number of projects (>250 projects) and to be able to define…

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                                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Search Symbols online to find the exact download you need.

                                        If an individual has an offline machine for security reasons, it would be nice if I could go to the Symbol Library, enter my pdb that I need, and have Microsoft tell me the exact Library with a link allow me to download or install the file. It could even give an instruction as to how to install them directly rather than the now method of listing every instance. I'd rather not play Russian Symbol Roulette anymore.

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

                                          I want abilities to run failed test n times (for mstest). I have selenium tests for SPA so too difficult write test that will passed always, simpler to run few times

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