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  1. Search for members in class when debugging

    When hovering over a class with a lot of fields, it would be nice to text search for the field I want. Often it is hard to find because the fields are not alphabetically ordered, usually to pack efficiently.

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      0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Show offsets in debug hover

      When showing a large class in C++, it's often convenient for me to see offsets of each field. WinDbg does similar in inspection:

      0:000:x86> ?? slots
      struct Js::ScopeSlots
      =0f6e7650 MaxEncodedSlotCount : 0xffff
      +0x000 slotArray : 0x09b40340 -> 0x09740980 Void

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        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • add a metadata system to solution explorer

        add a metadata system that enables quick view of comments/docs (simple string) for each node in the solution explorer. Particularly at the solution and project nodes. Stakeholders and devs can then quickly infer what projects are supposed to do without making suppositions based on code analysis.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • "Replace in Files" solution based history.

          On a "Replace in Files" method, it would be helpful if every solution has it's own history. Many times we need to go back to different solutions to add features or fix bugs, so separate history would help us remember where we left of in some cases.

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          • 快速打开解决方案所在目录

            在起始页的最近使用的解决方案列表中能快速打开解决方案所在目录,这样是不是更加方便些呢

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              • Never ever restart my computer without my express permission. The installer can wait.

                Never ever restart my computer without my express (not just implicit or passive) permission. None of this "computer will restart in 30 seconds if you don't click anything" nonsense. The installer can wait for me to return and manually give my response.

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                  0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Snapshots of 'locals' window variable values

                  Maybe have the locals window be able to save a snapshot of locals values when I continue from a braeakpoint, then compare them to other snapshots of locals values from the same breakpoint, but stopped at a different time

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                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow me to save find results

                    When refactoring code it is very useful to be able to search my codebase for something and then click through the generated list changing things as I need and deleting results from the list when I am done with them. The problem is that I can no longer use "Find and Replace" (Ctrl + Shift + F) while doing this or my results get destroyed as soon as the new search starts.

                    I would like to be able to "pin" find results so that I can have multiple Find Results open at a time.

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                    • allow user notating the disassembly while debugging, without modifying the code file

                      It would be very useful for the user to be able to notate the disassembly, while debugging. This would not be an actual change to the code file, but an overlay for the user's reference. Allowing this kind of notation would make it easier to relate what the code is doing, without having to try to remember it all, or having to open a separate application to copy/paste the disassembly, and then notate it there as we step through.

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                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 你们visual studio 2017版本有没有显示中文名称的函数,就好比如输入 <Window.Resources><SolidColorBrush x:</Window.Resources>中x:时会弹出FieldModifier这个英文单词,你们微软能否设置为鼠标放在Fi

                        你们visual studio 2017版本有没有显示中文名称的函数,就好比如输入 <Window.Resources><SolidColorBrush x:</Window.Resources>中x:时会弹出FieldModifier这个英文单词,你们微软能否设置为鼠标放在FieldModifier会显示中文?假如不能设置能否将来可以改进?

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                          0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • name suggestions

                          Provide an option for Intellisense to enable or disable "New Variable/Method Name Suggestions" These appear to have been added to vs around 15.2. While I appreciate the value they may add to some people for some people who hit Tab or spacebar and then tab aft(after typing a new variable name) it causes the "New Variable name" suggestion to always be selected resulting in overwriting OUR variable name or posting the suggestion after the variable name.

                          This is extremely disruptive to my fast typing/coding process and I strongly believe due to the potential disruptive there should be an option to…

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add build start time or running time to build explorer

                            In an environment with gated check-in and large solutions it can take over an hour for my build to be picked up. It would be nice to see more details in the build explorer to make it easier to tell how much longer the current build is going to take, when it was actually started and even what the running time is so far. Note that the latter is available by drilling into the build, but having it in the explorer would be more helpful.

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                            • Allow class definition inside method-body

                              Some methods require container-objects for local data processing. The definition of these objects (classes) now need to be defined outside the method causing class pollution (only one method uses them).

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                              • ClickOnce software publish page is not responsive

                                When I add the publishing page of my software through clickonce known that the page is in html but not Adaptive or responsive. Would be nice a template did better.

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                                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • to give us a chance to collapse all folders in team explorer in one click

                                  It will be great to see all folders collapsed in team explorer in pending changes window, or maybe a checkbox to collapse or toggle all folders, thanks

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                                    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • VSIX should support the user's msbuild extensions path as an install root

                                    VSIX allows files to be installed into a few directories outside the Visual Studio extensions directory, but they're all under the Visual Studio install directory, and requires admin access to install.

                                    If the VSIX supports installing files to the user MSBuild extensions path (in the use profile directory), then admin access would not be required to install the VSIX, and the extension could support auto-updating.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • VSTS Git commit search should not be case sensitive

                                      The searching for commits within VSTS is case-sensitive, which results in different spelling of the alias to result in multiple values for commits. This makes it hard to find commits that may be created with different capitalization.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Support SSDT MSBuild Tasks

                                        Please support MSBuild tasks (maybe in a NuGet package) for SSDT (at least SSIS package building) across Windows/Linux/Mac so that we could author SSIS packages on Linux/Mac using VSCode.

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                                          0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Create VS 2017 IDE Documentation

                                          We have IDE documentation for numerous VS versions prior to VS 2017, we have the option to choose which IDE we want in the MSDN pages. If you choose to view VS 2017 documentation the site it takes you to has nothing to do with the IDE it provides mostly marketing links nothing to do with help for the VS 2017 IDE.

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