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  1. Support T4 templates on build server via nuget packages

    Currently, trying to run T4 templates on the build server (especially preprocessed templates) is a pain.

    The steps required involve installing VS2015, installing VSSDK, installing the VSMSDK. Ideally we do not want to install Visual Studio at all - just MSBuild Tools 2015, and have T4 templates just work, ideally via a Nuget package.

    P.S. Why is there no category for MSbuild/VSMSDK/T4?

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      0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • vs2015开始越来越占内存了,还有老是vshub进程,即使vs退出了vshub进程还在

      vs2015开始越来越占内存了,还有老是vshub进程,即使vs退出了vshub进程还在

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • SSDT creating a transaction when creating a test

        I would like an option to have SSDT create a transaction wrapper around each individual test code function when creating a SQL Server test? I know that there is a way to wrap the C# code in a transaction but it is a manual process one by one. It would be great if the option was built into SSDT.

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          0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • C# local (nested) methods: They work great in Pascal, and are sorely missed in C#.

          The ability to nest methods within other methods was a terrific feature in Pascal, and I really hate that they are not part of C#. They are a perfect way to isolate small bits of code that perform a single function without cluttering up the entire class. There does not seem to be any downside that I can see.

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            1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Do not hide package.json and bower.json in newest DNX projects

            In newest DNX projects, package.json and bower.json are hidden unless you hit Show All files button.

            There is a lot of people that prefer to edit this files manually instead of using the CLI or GUI, so it shouldn't be hidden like they were some kind of undesired or generated files.

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              2 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Breakpoints with delay

              I suggest adding a new kind of breakpoints that would be active after a user defined delay (for example 20 secs) after the app started.
              It would be usefull for desktop apps where mouse moves need to be debugged.

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide Visual Studio Updates all at once or through Windows Update

                It would be less time consuming if it were possible to have an option to install all of the updates presented by the Visual Studio Notification system all at once. The current situation causes multiple re-launches of visual studio to get it up to date.

                Even better would be to have the Visual Studio updates handled through Windows Update.

                Thanks!

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

                  can you provide "Save" or "Save All " button to the individual class windows . because when I do some chargers using separate window, should have to go visual studio main IDE to save that changers.
                  if have a possibility to provide "comment" and other generally useful buttons in title bar it will be a good help.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Exclude NuGet content files in "Find in Files"

                    Add an option to exclude NuGet content files (like .js/.css assets or .cs files in "source packages") from "Find In Files".

                    Maybe as default, and include them in the "(Including External Items)" selections.

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                      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Data Comparison Support for Identity Fields

                      SSDT Data Comparison does not handle identity columns. We need ability to specify what to match on instead of using PK, which in case of identity columns is not going to match across servers. Also, need to be able to ignore columns. Redgate Data compare has these features already.

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                        1 comment  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • It would be really nice if the debugger displayed the full vtbl when you open it (C++ native) not only the base class's.

                        Today the size of the vtbl is limite by the number of virtual methods in the ultimate baseclass, it would be much better to check how many entries the object's declared type has and display those (methods in the concrete subclass pointed to by a pointer or reference are less important, although I wouldn't mind seeing them too.

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                          1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Intellisence support acronym

                          In Visual Studio, if I want to enter a method, called "GetData ()", but I cannot directly by entering the acronym of "GD" to obtain, but I found that MonoDevelop support IntelliSense capabilities

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      • Deduplicate Asp.net Web Application templates (Web/Cloud categories)

                                        In New Project window, there's a "Web" category, and a "Cloud" category. Both contain a similar "Web Application" project template, which actually produce identical project shells. Can you please either deduplicate these, or somehow indicate that these produce the same project and files, so that developers are not confused as to what the difference might be.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • add icon to run action directly in the project pane

                                          When the mouse touch an item in the pane explorer project, then multiples icons for multiple action was visible

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