Visual Studio 2015

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  1. Fix regex replace all to work in the entire solution

    When using the replace all option combined with regex VS2015 limits itself to the current project which is not very helpfull when handling a lot of projects.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • i can't login vs community 2015 with my microsoft account.

      i can't login vs community 2015 with my microsoft account.
      it was overdue after 30 days.

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      • Possibility to mark a particular test method and launch debugging from any position of the solution

        Possibility to mark a particular test method and launch debugging from any position of the solution. It would prevent the programmer from having to relocate all times on the test method to launch it in debug.

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        • When I press F7 to build project, the "output" view should display automatically(

          In VS2015, If you set "output" view to "autohide", and then you press F7 to build project, the “output" view do not display automatically;
          But in vs2008,“output" view willt display automatically, I hope MS can bring this feature back to vs2015!

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          • If shift key is pressed when clicking on the clear bookmarks toolbar button, it will skip the dialog asking to confirm.

            If shift key is pressed when clicking on the clear bookmarks toolbar button, it will skip the dialog asking to confirm.
            This could be applied to other buttons that request confirmation.

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              • More accurate Route table mapping

                Complies should map to the most matching option even if it wasn't at the top.

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add squiggly line errors in Unity Project Explorer

                  Would like to see errors in the Project Explorer the same as the Solution Explorer as squiggly lines. red ones, green ones, yellow ones...

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow SQLBulkCopy to export from SQL to text files

                    Allow SQLBulkCopy to export from Tables or TSQL queries to text files. Yes, BCP can do this, but it is not an ADO.NET solution, and it can require external Format files to work properly.

                    Thank you for your consideration.

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                    • Improve the Find Results UI

                      1. Clear the code window highlight for a line selected in the Find Results window if you press the Escape key.

                      2. Make outlining optional.

                      Point 1 is exceptionally annoying when you start editing the code and it's had all its default formatting replaced with "Current List Location" formatting. The only way I've found to remove the formatting is to "Clear All" in the Find Results window, but I may want to continue editing the next item found in the list.

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Support for specifying custom runtime environment for unit tests

                        In VS native unit tests (e.g., C++), it would be helpful to be able to specify a custom runtime environment in .runsettings, such as environment variables, the PATH variable, DLL load paths, etc. It is not always convenient or possible to go to System settings and change environment variables before unit testing. Also, this would allow for automated testing simulating different user settings.

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                          0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Triple click

                          Triple click to select a line

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add items to context menu in git branches

                            When view Git branches provide more items on the context menu when right clicking on a branch. For examples:
                            Sync, Changes.
                            These would checkout the branch if able and navigate to the appropriate window.

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                            • OOTB Rust programming langague support

                              The new Rust programming language is developed by Mozilla.

                              http://www.rust-lang.org/
                              http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rust_(programming_language)

                              It gives a very solid infrastructure to write APIs (perhaps even with ABI style).

                              It has some advantages over C APIs, and the compiled code is as low-level as that of C/C++.

                              Please provide OOTB support for Rust in Visual Studio.

                              Thanks.

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                              • read last version when at project opening

                                it was possible in 2010/13 version, when project is opened and it belong to a team Foundation server, was possible to set a question "would you read last version?" etc, etc...

                                tahnk you!

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                                • events on object

                                  when i select an object by the combo in code view, i like that the code goes to the first object's event compiled... such as VB6

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                                  • Better Reference management in VS projects

                                    1. VS project can not manage non-direct project references
                                    If one project use another project that use some library this library should be copied in to bin

                                    2. Mark some references as "Provided". Meaning that they will be provided in target system. This will help NuGet to understand that these dlls should not be included in package

                                    Just look how Java projects manage dependencies and you underctand how far VS behind

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                                    • Select settings to synchronize

                                      After installation on another PC. I entered in my account and VS automatically synchronize theme on the old PC. Need to give the opportunity to choose which settings need synchronize.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • saving copied documents on the clipboard

                                        save copied selections on the clip board for later use. have them stay permentaly either pinned or locked in.

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                                        • Add better debugging of NullReferenceException

                                          NullReferenceException has always been a pain when all you got is a log file. Sometimes you don't even have a line number when pdb files are not deployed.
                                          A great help would be to write the name of the variable/field/parameter that was null in the exception details. In that way you would not have to guess

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