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  1. 'Favourite' option for Add to Process

    When using 'Attach to Process', allow certain processes to be remembered as Favourites, by name. Currently I have to scroll through the list of processes every time I want to attach, which is tiresome.

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      0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add ASPX MVC View in Visual Studio 2015

      After upgrading from VS2013 to VS2015, we are no longer able to add aspx MVC views to the project we are working on.

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        1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Easy CSS changer

        While running the code using visual studio if we are changing the css from browser then if the running css code should capture the css changes and save the css for
        that browser in the code then that will help the developers a lot. Head ache of browser compatibility to the developer can be reduce.
        Eg: Consider we have website that should be compactable to run in IE 8,and 8+ ,Chrome etc.
        If we are running the local host in chrome and changing the css using f12 then the change of css should e automatically saved for chrome css in…

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Trigger profiling tool by event

          I would like to see the ability to trigger sample collection in VSPerfCmd by some external event, for example performance counters. It should help in chasing some non-persistent performance problems. The problem:
          You have very short periods of HTTP queues caused by your server, you have it in the morning hours. These queues appear for very short period, no chance you can connect to remote machine and observe/sample the process performance.
          The solution:
          You permanently run VSPerfCmd attached and sampling your process, however samples held for very short period of time, say 1 second and then rejected, then you can…

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            0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • To stop shortening namespaces when using CTRL+. shortcut to auto resolve namespace dependency

            To stop shortening namespaces when using CTRL+. shortcut to auto resolve namespace dependency, that's seems to be a new behaviour introduced in 2015.

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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 →
              • Create a MSDN Subscription - Lite version - NO SUPPORT but VS-Pro, 'Sample' size Azure, Developer Lic. etc

                Retirees/IT-Pro's currently out-of-work should be able to continue their 'career'/'career-development' at an affordable price of, say, $25/month. They don't need any official Support ever, but they do need: VS-Pro, Developer License, Azure, Office365, OS's for testing/development and single-person use.

                It should include all basic Azure storage options: Table, Blob, DocumentDB, SQLdb, etc. but all could be very limited in regards to actual storage capacity and IO band-width.

                Continued from suggestion:

                http://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-2015/suggestions/4504195-create-a-msdn-subscription-lite-version-cheape

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                  0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow file/folder exclude in Visual Studio 2015 based on project.json exclude list

                  like **node_modules**, **bower_components** files/folders I don't want to see **typings** and/or some other file/folders in solution explorer. IDE should exclude those based on project.json exclude list.

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                    0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support multiple git configs for added accounts

                    I use my machine for both personal use, and work, and so have my corporate and personal accounts added to visual studio. It would be great if I could have a git config associated with each account and have the ability to switch between them so that when I'm doing work, I can commit with my work git config, and when working on my own projects, use my personal config

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • support for design low resolution winform software with high resolution desktop like surface book

                      i am a winform developer and i recently bought a surface book and when i open a form in design mode, it is very small and untidy and i can't do anything with that . please support for design low resolution winform software with high resolution desktop like surface book

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                        0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • SSL Option for IIS Express

                        In ASP.NET Web projects - and especially ASP.NET 5 Web Project which can't run full IIS application in place - it would be really useful to specify that the IIS Express instance is accessible remotely.

                        Currently there are options for Windows Auth and SSL, another checkbox for remote port access would be very useful.

                        Since IIS is cannot be run in-place, IIS Express is how most of us will do debugging most of the time and remote access is a key component for many scenarios, chief among them mobile development. It should be easy as an option to enable remote…

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                          0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Disable breakpoint for short period of time

                          the idea is to disable a breakpoint for specific short period of time for example 10 seconds.

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

                            1. Please find code for Vision Enterprise Architects 2005
                            2. Convert this code to be compatible with Visual Studio 2015 and C#5 and NET 4.5.1
                            3. Keep all design and all features, fonts and diagrams exactky as it was before
                            4. Make installation file for Visio Enterprise Architects 2015 and include it as a new feature in VS2015 SP2.

                            5.

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • In CodeMaps, when hovering over a link, show the actual "linking code"

                              Eg. for a method call, show a few lines around the call, like in CodeLens references.

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                              • Update VSAE projects to support pre and post build events

                                Visual Studio Authoring Extensions (VSAE) doesn't support pre and post build events.

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                                • Keep developer into VS2015 IDE when checking a XAML build

                                  As mentionned with the VS2015 and TFS 2015 Update 1 Release Notes (https://www.visualstudio.com/news/tfs2015-update1-vs#fixed) the developper shall be able to STAY within the VS2015 IDE when looking at a XAML build (double clic on a build or build definition) but it is not.

                                  It keeps sending me to the Web based build explorer just as if i was looking at a vNext build. Fix this please in update 2.

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                                  • Expand all and Collapse all in Property manager.

                                    Clicking on each node to either expand or collapse is cumbersome if there is a lot of property sheets. also a feature to remove certain properties for certain configurations instead of selecting properties one by one would be also great. thanks!

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                                    • Allow Printing Hit Count in Tracepoint

                                      It would be very useful to have a tracepoint message that was something like: "Call FooBar, count=$HITCOUNT" that prints the current hitcount of the function. Currently I have to add a custom counter in source to each location to achieve a similar effect.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • keep namespace on the same line

                                        Add an option to keep namespaces on the same line.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Provide Unit Testing for WF

                                          Update the old CodePlex Microsoft.Activities.UnitTesting and build it into the framework with associated VS tooling.

                                          Sadly it looks like WF is now abandoned.

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