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  1. Attach source code for hlsl debugging in VS graphics debugging.

    In VS 2013 when I start debugging shaders, graphics diagnostics can't find the shader source. Why ? I can find it ! Surely you can attach the source to the debugger automatically or provide a way to manually select the source hlsl.

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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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      • Continue on Error

        Allow a deployment sequence to continue normally after a release action has failed.

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          0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Provide code in vb and c#

          Microsoft keeps saying they will continue to support Visual Basic, yet everywhere I look I see code examples and sample programs only provided in C#.

          The Microsoft Developer Network provides the option to view different languages, so there must be people at Microsoft who can translate the code.

          Whilst I don't expect every Microsoft blogger to provide samples in multiple languages, sites like www.asp.net with it's learn section should provide at least VB and C#.

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow multiple project views on the dashboard

            e.g. see multiple projects status (team query results) on the dashboard
            so it can be easily accessed and configured.
            It would allow the quick status and overview of development Program/Team activity.

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            • 1 vote
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                0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • shared network project

                Handle better with Projects that are open over a network shared drive.
                I don't like to use TFS, GIT, trurtle, etc.
                If two or more people open the same Project, VS needs to be reloaded alwaws that the other user save the Project.
                For example:
                Id one Project has 2 classes, that has no integration each other, why to reload the entire Project if each user is working in a diferente class ?

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                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • right click on control to show it's events

                  Create a context menu sub-item that shows events related to a control.
                  It would be nice if we can right click at a control in design window and it shows this events that have code included.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Give us more than 10 votes per email on Visual Studio User Voice

                    Why do you limit everyone to 10 votes per email?

                    Wouldn't the suggestions by the community bring 10 times as many as ideas if 100 votes per user were allowed.

                    Most developers have access to thousands of email addresses, and this site doesn't validate email addresses, so people can just make up an email and vote for themselves multiple times (I am guilty of this).

                    Please stop limiting the creative power of the global developer community for the benefit of all man kind (and woman kind).

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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add Track active item in Pending changes

                      Pending changes locate file like in solution.
                      With enable track active item in solution explorer.

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                      • I am creating Hierarchy Of Teams in TFS2012, and felt something missing as below.

                        1. Give some UI to show Team Structure as Tree Structure
                        2. Teams Capacity is not adding up at Node level; I know Node level teams could have team members and that may be the reason for this. But if we could show two separate figures that would be informative to see Overall Capacity at every Node level.
                        3. If we could have Work Allocation Information According to Activity/ Resource at each node would be helpful.

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                        • TPL Dataflow in distributed environment

                          TPL Dataflow is one of the few Microsoft calculation engines designed for real world. It is great. But unfortunately it has been feature-frozen for more than a few years. Meanwhile, other ecosystem involved a lot in this real-time processing area.

                          So, please continue to invest on TPL Dataflow. More built-in blocks please. More importantly, let the data flow across processes/machines.

                          Btw, I know the existence of Project “Orleans”, which is a good attempt but seems to be Azure-only. Microsoft please carefully look at the two and work out an unified Actor model. At this moment, they are two wheels built…

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                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Implement Data Tainting in the CLR

                            Managed code derives considerable security advantages from having a verifiable memory model, but does not directly address the issue of unsanitised input data. Yet this is the root cause of the most common classes of security vulnerabilities seen today: SQLi and XSS, and is a contributing factor in almost all of them.

                            Over 10 years ago, Netscape JavaScript (both browser and server side) supported Data Tainting, wherein all input data was flagged as 'tainted' until explicitly sanitized. Whilst not widely adopted, this enabled runtime checks to be made to ensure potentially dangerous user input was not used in the wrong…

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                              1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Integrate Source Explorer options into mapped File Explorer

                              Source Explorer options should be available in the File Explorer context menus when I am browsing a mapped folder.

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow Setting default programs from Source Explorer

                                The context menu for files in Solution Explorer have an "Open With..." option. Add that option to the context menu for files in Source Explorer.

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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow users to change location for all Visual Studio files

                                  Working in a corporate environment, My Documents is mapped to a network share. This causes VS to freeze when I try to do certain tasks when I am working remotely. While some settings can be changed, others cannot without hacking the registry. I would like to be able to change all file based settings to my local drive.

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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.DataSource.TestCase as a datasource for web perfomance tests

                                    Allow a user to select a testcase parameters (TFS) as a datasource for a web performance test

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                                      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Export CSV control Report Viewer

                                      Por favor abran la opción de exportar a CSV dentro del control Report Viewer

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                                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Be able to submit test results to Microsoft Test Manager using MSTest command line

                                        When running tests through MSTest, it would be great to be able to publish those results to not only the TFS server but also to Test Manager so the results could be viewed there.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Right-click reference in project and add to F# script as #I / #r directives

                                          It would be nice if it was possible to right-click (bring up the context menu) on a reference in an F# project, and if the current open file is an F# script file, it would add it to the top as a script reference with the appropriate #I / #r directives (relative paths).

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