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  1. Transactional support for Post/Pre deployment scripts

    Right now you can enable transactions for main data upgrade script, but not for post and pre deployment scripts. There should be a single transaction that governs entire process, including post/pre deployment scripts.

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      0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make an app that if you camera focus on a rectangle peice of paper, it otimaticaly takes a photo when in the 90 degree angle matches.

      Make an app that if you camera focus on a rectangle peice of paper, it otimaticaly takes a photo when in the four 90 degree angle matches.

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        0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Go To Files should never use Current Document option

        I'm using Go To Files and Go To Members to navigate around my project. It is annoying to have to switch current document option off every time I use Go To Files, otherwise it won't find any results.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Edit synced settings online.

          I'd like a web page where I can specify settings that will serve as the ultimate authority over any VS instance I have open. VS settings can't seem to keep from getting corrupted - either because of plugins or it's own fault. Keyboard shortcuts disappear, window panes reset, and now because syncing, all my other VS instances get corrupt too!

          If there was a web page where we could edit these settings, then Visual Studio would know that no matter what happens on the client-side, it should use those settings. I'd be happy if it was just keyboard shortcuts.

          I…

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            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Wide character string versions of predefined macros.

                Generate wide character string versions of predefined macros. Having only the outdated char versions is really pathetic .

                https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/b0084kay.aspx

                _WFILE_
                _WFUNCTION_ ]
                etc..

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Include the Business Intelligence Template in Visual Studio 2017

                  I just installed the new Visual Studio 2017 RC and noticed that the BI template is missed.

                  7 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Schedule a deployment

                    Currently you can create a release definition that includes a schedule to trigger releases on a regular weekly/daily schedule. Each automatic release can in turn trigger a deployment.

                    But if you want to make a one-off release, there is no way to schedule it or the deployments it contains.

                    Ideally you would create a new release from your release definition and when manually triggering a deployment or re-deployment you would be able to choose a date and time for that deployment to run.

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                      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Tab duplication in Visual Studio

                      Tab duplication in visual studio editor

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Kill that Xamarin thing, UWP should work everywhere

                        Kill that Xamarin thing, UWP should work everywhere

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • プロジェクト作成時オートフォーマット効かない設定が欲しい

                          C# にてプロジェクトテンプレートで作成したプロジェクトを
                          新規追加したときにオートフォーマットでソースのスペースなど
                          いろいろ整形されてしまうので、
                          それが行われない設定を追加して欲しいです。

                          オプションのテキストエディター項目にあるオートフォーマットの
                          項目は全て外してあってもプロジェクト新規追加時には効きませんでした。

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add ability to copy type from rightclick menu

                            In code such as
                            auto foo= Imagus::constructFooType();
                            there is no mention of the type auto will be in the line, but inteli-sense knows it by hovering over the variable name

                            I would like to be able to copy the type so i can paste it elsewhere

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • property sheet location

                              In the property manager it is not possible to find out who or which file is importing a certain property sheet.
                              You see that the property sheet is imported but not where exactly. This makes it very hard to find out.

                              My suggestion would be that there is a context menu to jump to the file or a property which shows where the sheet is imported.

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

                                When referring to a class identifier, presume instantiation:

                                throw ArgumentException(); // read as `throw new ArgumentException()` since there's no `ArgumentException` method in scope, but there is a class

                                var banana = Fruit("Banana"); // read as `new Fruit("Banana")` since there's no `Fruit(string)` method in scope, but there is a class

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • TortoiseGIT style file explorer change tracking TortoiseTFVC

                                  I use TFS VC and I'd like to see if a file is modified from the file system.
                                  File icon colour should change when...
                                  Green if unchanged, 
                                  Red if changed. 
                                  Blue if untracked.
                                  Like TortoiseGIT / TortoiseSVN

                                  It is visually an easy way of monitoring pending changes without opening the solution.

                                  6 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Step over groups in "Error List" and "references"

                                    When you have the Error list or "references" list open you can step through each item by pressing F8.

                                    In VS2015 there were no groups and every time you pressed F8 you got to the next item.

                                    With VS2017 the groups are treated as items and everytime you reach a group separator in the list you must press F8 yet anohter time to step over it.

                                    It's confusing since you're usually have your eyes on the code window and don't know why the F8 key didn't send you to the next item.

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

                                      To make the C# language more attractive (for pythonistas and lovers of javascript) and competitive, allow for our compiler to infer common generic types:

                                      var numbers = [1, 2, 3, 4, 5]; // numbers is an IEnumerable<int>
                                      var letters = ['a', 'b', 'c']; // letters is an IEnumerable<char>
                                      var strings = ["Hello", "World"]; // strings is an IEnumerable<string>
                                      var objects = [3, letters, "please"]; // disparate types, so presume object; IEnumerable<object>

                                      // Lists then? Use the list prefix
                                      var iceCreamFlavours = list ["Cotton candy", "Chocolate", "Vanilla"]; // List<string>

                                      // Optionally, defining list type with 'using' statement:
                                      using list = System.Collections.Generic.List;

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Build in a .modInverse() into the System.Numerics.BigInteger library

                                        Hello Microsoft,

                                        I've written my own implementation for doing modular inverses for the BigInteger class before, but as a matter of convenience I'd like to have a .modInverse(BigInteger number, BigInteger modulus) method built in like what Java has to the Systems.Numerics.BigInteger class. I think it would be helpful to have that in the standard library.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow use of VS Community Edition without a licence

                                          I understand that you don't want people to use the free Community Edition for enterprise development but you could make this clear when the customer downloads the original file and you could have them click something to agree to this at that point. Licencing in VS is intrusive and often infuriating, as for example happened when a user opened his laptop to do some work in VS on a plane journey only to find his licence had expired and he was locked out. At the very least add a grace period of a week or something for when people don't…

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                                            0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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