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  1. Find symbol results / find all references => allow filtering (include/exclude) projects

    The new find all reference / find symbol results experience in VS 2017 is very nice.

    However, it is lacking the following functionality:

    I'd like to filter the result list by projects.
    - Only include certain projects
    - Include certain projects

    It would be great if there would be a small filter "dialog", which lists all projects of the solution with the ability to check/uncheck each project.

    If a project is not checked, no results for this project will be displayed in the grid.

    My use case for this feature would be to find all references of a type/method but…

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support multiple compares in "Pending changes"

        When I select multiple files in the "Pending changes", with the right click I would like to have "Compare..." items enabled, and when clicking, all the selected files should be opened for comparison.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Stop asking me to sign in when I use more than two computers

            I use four different machines on a near-daily basis. I sync settings and use TFS on all of them. I can go back and forth between two machines just fine, but as soon as I log in to a third instance of VS, it logs me out of one of the last two I used. I have two-factor auth enabled, so this is even MORE annoying. Please allow us to remain logged in to more than two boxes.

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              0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Please explain why VS2017 uses my location at startup.

              When I start Visual Studio 2017, Windows 10 indicates that it is accessing my location. Why is this necessary? Please document it.

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Git "Undo Changes" should also undo newly created files

                In "Team Explorer > Changes > Right Click on folder", the Undo command only undoes changes to preexisting files. It should also undo files that have been added (delete them).

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                  0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Show a yellow exclamation mark or flag if file editor dropdown for project selection differs from project dropdown at the top of VStudio

                  The project dropdown at the top of VStudio affects compilation, whereas the dropdown at the top of each source file affects editing. I didn't know to look for the latter, and ended up wasting time trying to figure out why my compiler conditionals were grayed out incorrectly. It can be confusing when the two dropdowns hold contradictory values, so maybe you could add a little flag to the user in the form of a yellow exclamation mark icon with explaining tooltip or similar would be helpful.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • C++ Add warning when initializing a member variable with itself

                    C++ Add warning when initializing a member variable with itself

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • A.I. version of Visual Studio

                      Build an A.I. version of Visual Studio. Use MSFT technologies such as your Cognitive Toolokit, your DeepCoder, etc... .
                      Enable access to distributed CUDA stuff (floydhub.com, etc...). Build infrastructure to fund best ideas.

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                        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Stop teams from being creating a new XAML based build definition in TFS 2015+

                        The security setting can't distinguish XAML build and vNext build, if deny the permission to create XAML build, the vNext build can't be created either. We can't stop the Build Service as that will stop all the current builds in XAML.

                        Please provide a setting to deny only creating XAML build definitions in TFS 2015+.

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                          0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Show new Goto popup (Ctrl + G) also when no file is open.

                          Popup is not shown at the moment when no file is open.

                          I would like to use it as a starting point for finding everything when i open my solution. That´s not possible. At first i have to open any file and then i am able to jump to the class i want.

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                            0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Wordy label used when using Visual Studio 2010 toolchain in Visual Studio 2017

                            When using a different "toolchain" to the one that matches the Visual Studio edition....you get a very wordy label/description of that toolchain in the Solution Explorer - makes it harder to read project names - see screenshot - circled in green.

                            There should be a way to toggle that toolchain label on/off - or some other way to not let it get in the way.

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Salam dengan kedua tangan

                              Power Point layak untuk basis karya manusia berprivacy. Daun Salam Siliwangi saya nyatakan sebagai teorema graf dasar membangun mental manusia melalui intelegensi 1024 x 1024. Secara Alquran 4555 adalah bentuk ruang 6 dimensi yang memuat 100 sifat Asmaul Husna. Perhitungan mudah mulai 2 pasang ibu jari dengan basis bilangan 2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11. Untuk mengujinya buktikan bahwa n penghuni bumi terselip diantara 2 jari. Bukti tak langsung (raa) mustahil manusia yang memiliki sepasang jari berbuat curang dalam bermain. Jadi tangan kiri sebagai privacy dan tangan kanan sebagai policy.
                              Kedua tangan kita ribuan tahun tertipu oleh logika dunia lain yang bertempat di laut Atlantik.…

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                                1 comment  ·  Windows Azure Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • hope vs2017 has local help doc

                                hope vs2017 has local help document

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                                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Start remembering debugger settings across versions

                                  Every version of VS brings the same issue - it blocks editing code while debugging via a modal dialog. Modals are personal preference (I hate them), but it's extremely frustrating that for the last 3-4 versions I have my MS account tied to the installation, yet every time I have to go in and figure out where you put the setting for editing while debugging and go fix it.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Install screen needs better help

                                      So many packages: why would I want to install them?

                                      I'd suggest a list of task checkboxes, along the lines of:

                                      I want to:
                                      [ ] develop apps for blah
                                      [ ] have access to foo functions
                                      [ ] write code in
                                      [ ] language 1
                                      [ ] language 2
                                      [ ] language 3

                                      And whatever other functionality this release supports. Then, based on what the user wants, automatically install the required packages.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • VS2015 C++: Autocomplete to not overwrite the next word (Upon Tabbing to use the suggestion given)

                                        The Autocomplete feature in VS2015 C++ (upon tabbing to use the suggestion given) overwrites the next word (if the caret is place at the start of the word) in the line. I have to manually put a space and then use the suggestion to force that from not happening.

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