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  1. Mark data-driven tests run with "Run Functional Tests" task failed if one iteration fails

    Not sure if this might even be a bug:

    When using the vNext build task "Run Functional Tests" to run data-driven tests (test cases on TFS with multiple test parameters), only one successful iteration currently will mark the whole test as passed successfully.

    If one or more iterations failed while other iterations went successful, there is no hint at all in the task result summary or test result. Only if you open the attached TRX file from the test result, in Visual Studio you will see test failures.

    This makes the whole test result reporting useless.

    A data-driven test should…

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      1 comment  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Seria bueno que desde la IDE se puedan hacer gráficamente consultas SQL. Es decir, que haya un modo GRÁFICO de hacer las consultas SQL.

      Seria bueno que desde la IDE se puedan hacer gráficamente consultas SQL. Es decir, que haya un modo GRÁFICO de hacer las consultas SQL.

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

        Enable native code debugging in Visual Studio Tools for Unity.

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Ability to hide/collapse the main menu (File, Edit, etc)

          It should, through an options setting, be possible to have the main menu be hidden/collapsed. Whether you are in full screen mode or not. Currently, it does not even hide in full screen.

          Basically, I would like the functionality of this extension to be a standard feature of VS:

          https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=MatthewJohnsonMSFT.HideMainMenu

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            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • visual studio on windows 10 mobile with continuum mode

            Run visual studio on windows 10 mobile with continuum mode.
            Let phone like a pc !!

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              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Login on uservoice right before posting deletes the description.

              Just happened to me. Wrote a long descrption. Tried to post - Was kindly asked to log in (used Google Auth) - after the child-window closed (auth succes) the description box collapsed and the content was gone

              :-(

              (Title was still there)

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                1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Why does installing an application (VS 2017) require a system reboot?

                Installing any app should not require a system reboot! At worst, you could require a logout/login cycle, but a system reboot is STUPID

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                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • allow renaming shelvesets

                  I like that changeset comments can be updated post check-in. It would be nice if shelveset names could also be updated after a shelveset is created.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Multi-part Setup download

                    If not done already, can you please put the feature to download multiple files required for setup simultaneously? Like a download manager?

                    It may speed up the setup of VS.

                    Currently I am running the setup of VS 2017 RC Community and downloading 29GB of files is a real pain, even on high speed home network.

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                      0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support of parsing DWARF

                      Support of parsing DWARF information directly, rather than using DWARF-to-PDB scripts. Very helpful when debugging binaries produced with any kinds of MinGW compilers

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                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add IntelliSense code completion filter for code snippets (C++)

                        VS2017 introduced filters for the IntelliSense popups. There are filters for
                        * Variables and Constants
                        * Functions
                        * Types
                        * Macros
                        * Enums
                        * Namespaces
                        However, a filter for code snippets is missing.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Simulate GPS track using GPX and/or KML file

                          On the GPS emulation pan it'd be much easier to simulate GPS path by loading a GPX or KML file than setting points manually.

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                            0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Migrate PivotViewer Control For Big Data to UWP/WPF LOB

                            Being a Silverlight developer since 2009, the advent of Silverlight PivotViewer Control shifting the handling of large datasets giving a way of filtering and analyzing large volumes of data. With the advent of Big Data I believe the SeaDragon PivotViewer lastest binaries should be brought over to WPF/UWP apps as are well needed tool.

                            http://seajax.github.io/ - Jog the memory of what it is see the link.

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                              0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Getting Visual Studio 15 to update should be a single click away from the installer

                                Just a minor issue but when there's a new Visual Studio update you need to go through _hoops_ and I feel like the experience can be slightly better, maybe some steps can be removed or maybe the process can be simplified completely, currently you have to follow these steps:

                                1. Visual Studio notifies you that an update is available, you click to update.

                                2. Then the the extensions window opens, you click to update yet again.

                                3. Then the installer window is showing up and when you finally need to really update you have to do yet another two steps.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Fix all the lame bugs in Visual Studio

                                  Fix the bug where when you start typing in the search bar (ctrl-comma) it places the first few characters you type at the end of the search, thus ruining your search and causing frustrating. Some of us type faster than your code can handle.

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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • service fabric deploy

                                    Currently when publishing a service fabric application (on premise), we always have to select first the build configuration (Debug or Release), would be better to have a setting under publish, this way currently is very error prone and tedious, because we have different config transformations per environment.
                                    It would really improve workflow.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Windows Azure Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add command/hotkey for completion list navigation

                                      When a completion pops up, the only way to move the completion candidate is using arrow keys.

                                      Example:
                                      After input `Console.WL`, the intellisense window suggests me with `WindowLeft` selected, with `WriteLine` below it.

                                      If I want to tab `WriteLine` out, I may have to input more like `Console.WLin` or use DOWN key to select `WriteLine`.

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                                      It would be great if we can have some hotkey or command to navigate through the completion popup window.
                                      Just like what `Ctrl-N` in vim dose [1].

                                      So in the example above, I can use some hotkey to select the `WriteLine` without have to…

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                                        1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Fix "decorated name length exceeded, name was truncated" warning

                                        Having a few nested std::map's triggers this warning which is pretty lame. I know it's probably a big change internally but it'd be nice if you could schedule this in as C++11/14 just make the decorated names longer and longer as additional features are used.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Sort Members in Class View in Solution Explorer

                                          Same issue as described here: https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-2015/suggestions/2724688-vs11-solution-explorer-member-ordering

                                          "Solution Explorer should sort the members in a class alphabetically rather than by how they appear in the file."

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