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  1. Make IntelliSense pop-up larger.

    I want to have quick view of all suggested items. I don't want to scroll through the list.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • add PhpDoc Block snippet functions + many more languages

      I know it is very easy to create your own snippet for it but I'd prefer the automatic creation of DocBlocks

      This package for Atom.IO https://atom.io/packages/docblockr is a perfect idea. It's a shame there is no plugins for this on VSCode but i'm sure a lot of people would love this feature!

      At the moment I'm having to use Atom to write up my API Documentation and it's a pain having to switch between editors

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Regions in 2017 are Fundamentally Broken

        I have just moved from 2015 to 2017 and the region functionality is inconsistent. Before I would be able to collapse all and then when I opened a method stub, it would only expand that method.

        However now when I expand a method it will also expand all regions within that method. This makes those regions completely redundant since now I have to read or collapse all the regions again before I can read the methods contents.

        I doubt this is intended but if it is then I would appreciate a setting to control disabling this functionality.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add Support of project level imports or project level namespaces in c# like vb.net

          hi

          vs2017 is shaping out to be the best vs ever made. but in the name of equal care between both .net languages C# and VB.net please Add Support of project level imports or project level namespaces in c# like vb.net.

          it would be great to have the exact same u.i property page / option just like any vb.net project, showing in the attached picture!

          will same a tone of issues, missing namespaces, and typed code in our classes.

          Regards

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow me sorting items in IntelliSense by icon.

            I want to see properties, methods etc. grouped and only then sorted by name.

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            • MVVM for web

              MVVM and XAML are great and easy to use. You should implement this to the web. I would like to create web apps using MVVM and Xaml...

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                0 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Detailed installation information

                I don't know how the installation can be so big.
                I don't understand how "android emulator" sizes arround 20GB if you donwload from Visual Studio. ¿Include all Android APIs or what?
                I only need two or three API.

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                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add a way to disable 'document is opened by another project' message

                  Usually this message gives for me nothing except annoyance.
                  I _do_ know that this document is already opened.
                  I _intentionally_ opened this file in two solutions because I need it.
                  Just let me work without annoying messages.
                  I want to completely disable this message forever.

                  Please, add one small checkbox to do it.

                  Thank you.

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                    1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Do not load Node_modules folder

                    Visual studio loads node_modules directory upon loading web-site folder.
                    Could you please add possibility to create file in the root of web-site with list of folders to exclude from VS for loading, because some folders contain too much data and VS takes too much memory and too long search for such scenarios

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                      0 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • vc++希望提供快速打开某个类的快捷键

                      参考Eclipse J2ee的ctrl+shift+t
                      按下后,弹出一个输入框,输入类名称显示一个匹配下拉列表,确认后打开选中的类的文件

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • provide a "check for updates" menu item in Visual Studio 2017 Community Edition.

                          provide a "check for updates" menu item in Visual Studio 2017 Community Edition. Many software products have such a "Check for updates" item.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Build in full support for Ruby, for a start

                            Just as the title goes, build in support for Ruby, unless Microsoft feels that there are insufficient numbers of developers using Ruby. It is quite a large group, not just from the TIOBE index, and folks outside Japan are beginning to notice its utility.

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Solution explorer icon project type

                              Project type Icons for DLL, EXE, LIB, RES, ... or at least what to build, compile or generate

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                              • Provide a proper solution for offline installation

                                I was looking forward to moving from VS 2015 to VS 2017. Due to your installation options offered, I will not be making the upgrade. While I do appreciate all of the hard work and effort that you have put into making a new version of a good product, it is wasted if you alienate a large user base due to short sighted decisions that hamstring the distribution process. I would think that after all the development resources spent toward the new version, distribution would be a primary concern. I will gladly pay shipping and material cost to have the…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Store selected .testsettings/.runsettings file in sln instead of suo

                                  The selected testsettings file from the menu "Test/Test Settings/Select Test Settings File" should be stored in the sln instead of the suo file. We need our selected file to persist in our version control system and the current method of storing it in the suo isn't suitable.

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                                  • Save pin state for Test Explorer, Error List, and Output when in primary center dock

                                    Visual Studio 2017 does not allow tool windows in the primary center dock to have the "pin" state saved.

                                    Move the tool windows "Test Explorer", "Error List", "Output" to the primary dock. Pin these tabs so they remain in place.

                                    Exit Visual Studio
                                    Start Visual Studio again. The Test Explorer, Error List, and Output will remain in the center dock but they will not have the "pin" state set. The pin state will be rest to "off"

                                    Please allow the pin state to be maintained.

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                                    • I would like to be able to setup VSTS notifications based on tags

                                      When creating a query, you can query based off of tags. When setting up a notification, you are not able to use tags. So if I want to tag certain work items and have a notification (email) sent when they change, I am not able to do this. Instead I have to scrape the title and description for keywords. I would like to be able to set this up to just use tags.

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                                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add HTTPS Uri (Secure-Http) support to .Net MediaPlayer Class

                                        The entire web is quickly moving to Https (secure http) pushed by all the major tech companies including Microsoft . And the migration to Cloud storage is accelerating this move (podcasts, etc).

                                        MediaPlayer class (System.Windows.Media) is becoming outdated/irrelevant in this respect if it cannot handle HTTPS content.

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                                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • ScrollBar Red Error Icon - When click take me to the error!

                                          ScrollBar Red Error Icon - When click take me to the error!

                                          Applies to Warning etc

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