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  1. Details Tab should have a Rich Text box -- which should provide an easy copy from Word and visa versa. (word type formating - Insert Tables

    Hi Team ,

    Under the details section should have rich text formatting similar to Word doc.. which should be easy way to copy from word to VSO/ VSO to Word.
    - Insert Tables should be a feature which is desired :)

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      0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Provide more meaningful messages than "Unable to attach to the process. Operation not supported. Unknown error: 0x80004005."

      Provide more meaningful messages than "Unable to attach to the process. Operation not supported. Unknown error: 0x80004005."

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        1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • When you're implementing an interface, carry over the comments

        When I create an interface, and add comments to the method signatures, then implement the interface, the comments don't carry over

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          1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • negative computer net squared visuale codes/messageing.OS

          recievership of computer visuales and data systems

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            1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Please continue to develop standard types and operations for __int128, __int256, ... c++ types

            Please continue to develop standard types and operations for __int128, __int256, ... c++ types

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add a button to sql server object explorer window

              Detect if sql server management studio is installed and add a button that launches management studio connected to same server instance that is the selected server instance. This will allow us to do the work we can in Visual Studio and when needed click the button to switch to management studio to handle the things we can't in VS.

              9 votes
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                0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • จงทำดีต่อไป เจ๋งครับ Amezing

                ขอบคุณคับผม จากใจ...

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                  0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ship unistd.h and other missing stdlib headers with VS

                  To build many applications you need unistd.h and many other headers, currently not bundled with VS. Add them.

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow me remove Items from the 'Find and Replace' Dialogs 'Look in:' field.

                      That happens is I miss the fact I am in Find in Files mode, and enter a "replace string' in the Look In box. These destinations are not easy to remove......

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • When you save and close non completed test run, the status is failed (even if no failed test steps). Can we rather set to "In Progress" ?

                        When you save and close non completed test run, the status is failed (even if no failed test steps). Can we rather set it to "In Progress" ?

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                          0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Visual Studio auto format Python code by pressing ctrl + K,D just like in C#

                          I am using Visual Studio 2015 with PTVS for Python development and when I want to auto format code

                          I suggest that Visual Studio auto format Python code by pressing ctrl + K,D just like in C#

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                          https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/9b9bd3bf-60d6-4957-96c2-66ed1879d736/visual-studio-2015-python-auto-indent-not-working?forum=visualstudiogeneral

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • support disabling the vertical lines in code outlining

                            Please allow users to disable display of the vertical lines for outlining. Some of use find it distracting enough not to use VS if it can't be disabled.

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Display full path on hover in Recent Files/Projects and TaskBar right click

                              I often have several solutions with the same name. It would be really nice if the tooltip/hover displayed the full path (did this everywhere the file name appears - this is where I noticed it).

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Only build if referenced libraries signatures change

                                See these pages:

                                https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/ericlippert/2012/05/31/past-performance-is-no-guarantee-of-future-results/

                                http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8927558/why-is-the-binary-output-not-equal-when-compiling-again

                                Is it possible to add a feature to MSBuild that is similar to Resharper 10’s “build only when necessary” feature? Basically, don’t even build a project, even if the referenced DLLs were touched but their public signatures haven’t changed.

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                                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • bring back Build Explorer in Visual Studio 2015

                                  Build Explorer had been removed in Visual Studio 2015 in favour of a browser based solution.
                                  Unfortunately not all function of Visual Stduio Build Explorer are available in TFS Web Access.
                                  Currently it is really frustrating when you need to look at code coverage in source files and not only at the percentage.
                                  the information is stored in TFS and you can still use it with Visual Studio 2010 - 2013 but needing to use two Visual Studio does not allow to switch completely to Visual Studio 2015.

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                                    22 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • New VS option to have fully qualified using definitions inside the namespace

                                    It would be nice it there were an option to specify if using definitions, added inside a namespace, should be added fully qualified or shortened using the "Quick Fix" command.
                                    Current it's only possible to add shortened usings, which leads to a strange sorting order for sub-namespaces (and doesn't give that good of an overview what namespaces are used in that scope).
                                    Also the current Visual Studio 2015 feature removes the empty line that separates the using definitions and the class documentation comment, that should probably just be fixed.

                                    For details and some screenshots of the current behavior see: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/visualstudiogeneral/thread/8673cc0c-679c-493a-baa3-611a33acdc18/

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                                      2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add an [open containing mapped folder] option on right clicking a file in team explorer pending items

                                      Currently you can [open in source control exporer] but it would be helpful to be able to open the actual windows explorer folder where the file is.

                                      3 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Able to create Kanban board from a query

                                        I would like to be able to create an Kanban Board from query result.
                                        To be able to visualize the status for the customer and the project on a board.

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                                          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Improve new Intellisense filtering with context awareness

                                          Auto select filter based on context. i.e When you type "new" automatically show only objects.

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                                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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