Visual Studio 2015

Welcome to the Visual Studio 2015 UserVoice site. This site is for suggestions and ideas for the IDE of Visual Studio (Community, Professional or Enterprise). You can also add suggestions for Team Services or Visual Studio Code. Or go to Connect to file a bug. Note that Application Insights has moved to its own UserVoice forum.

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  1. How do you ******* idiots remain in business?

    Nothing you make ever ******* works!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        1 comment  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • that visual studio must not damage its files which are residing for long time in its foder

        visual studio tries to connect itself with other applications in the pc i am mself a programmer and just kinda irritated by self destruction of my practice files and when it is connected to other things it creates problems in performance of other applications too it should not connect to other applications thank you .

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          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support for ES6 modules

          Add support for the new JavaScript ES6 module syntax, including module definition and imports.

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            69 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • publish telemetry.cpp and telemetrydefault.cpp

            There is a story floating around the internet about how microsoft is "secretly" inserting telemetry "spyware" into compiled Visual C++ applications via the functions telemetry_main_invoke_trigger and telemetry_main_return_trigger.
            These functions are declared in vcruntime_internal.h (in the CRT source) which says the implementation is in telemetry.cpp and telemetrydefault.cpp. Microsoft should publish the source code for this stuff in the CRT source so people can see it isn't "spyware" and can see what it really does.

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Do not break existing features within Visual Studio Community Edition between releases.

              I have noticed that going from VS2013 Community to VS2015 Community Edition's a few existing features broke. Some that I found and reported through Connect were: 1) Adding C++ Classes to a project [Connect ID 1694875], (fixed in update 1); 2) See C++ Classes within a project [Connect ID 1694829]; 3) and Adding MFC variables [Connect ID 1689381].
              They currently now work in VS2015 Community Edition, but not in the initial release and they had already worked in VS2013 Community Edition.
              And now, I found another bug in VS2015 Community Edition that worked in VS2013 Community Edition, that of creating…

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                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Binding details in live property explorer

                Show the source of a value of property along with binding details + errors if any for the properties.

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                  0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add Visual Studio Express for Desktop for suggestions and ideas.

                  At the top of this page you state, "Welcome to the Visual Studio 2015 UserVoice site. This site is for suggestions and ideas for the IDE of Visual Studio (Community, Professional or Enterprise)."

                  I suggest that you also include Visual Studio Express for Desktop so that I can suggest ideas.
                  Thank you,
                  Richard Green

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make the upgrade process easier and more flexible.

                      Particularly with regard to C++. We work with various projects and it isn't always practical to upgrade a project to VS2015, or the latest update of VS2015.
                      As an example, we started work on a project that was on VS2015 Update 1. Yet at the time, the install process only gave the choice of VS2015 without updates, or Update 2.

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                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Inconsistency on which speech synthesizers that are available

                        I’m developing an app both for WPF and UWP that takes usage of the installed speech synthesizers. I’ve noticed that some voices that are available in WPF (via System.Speech.Synthesis. SpeechSynthesizer) are not available in UWP (via Windows.Media.SpeechSynthesis.SpeechSynthesizer). For instance, on one system I use Windows 10 build 10586.494 with English voices I get:

                        WPF:
                        Microsoft Zira Desktop
                        Microsoft David Desktop

                        UWP:
                        Microsoft Zira Mobile
                        Microsoft Mark Mobile

                        On another system I run this Windows 10 build 14383.0 with English and Swedish (new in the anniversary update) voices and I get:

                        WPF:
                        Microsoft Zira Desktop
                        Microsoft David Desktop

                        UWP:
                        Microsoft Zira…

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                          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add the Ignored() method to class Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.UnitTesting.Assert

                          Sometimes executing a test may not be suitable, depending on a situation that can only be detected at run time of the test. In this case I call Assert.inconclusive() but I would rather call Assert.Ignored() because 'inconclusive' usually means that the test is not completely implemented. Further, knowing how many tests are 'ignored' rather than 'inconclusive' improves knowledge about our test suite.
                          The [Ignore] attribute will not do because it must be defined when the test is implemented, not when it runs.

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                            0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • C# Property Manager same as C++

                            Allow multiple projects sharing properties.
                            Having a large collection of projects and managing their properties individually is time consuming and cumbersome.

                            C++ solution defined here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/669zx6zc.aspx

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • The conflict resolution window really needs to show, per conflict block, the changes (additions/deletions) performed by each of the changes.

                              I'm experiencing this when operating on a GIT repo. I don't know what the experience would be on other source control systems.

                              Right now, the window shows the Source & Target files, with the difference blocks box-highlighted in green (for resolved differences) and in red (for conflicting differences). But from this view it's pretty difficult to see what was added vs. removed vs. modified in each side of the merge. It should be able to show all those differences, per block, at a touch of a button.

                              As it is, this can be done by opening the Source vs. Base…

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Directory Namespace Hints

                                Add a JSON or directory specific hint like hint.json or namespace.json hint so when a new class object is added to that directory it will start with that namespace.

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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide more meaningful messages than "Unable to attach to the process. Operation not supported. Unknown error: 0x80004005."

                                  Provide more meaningful messages than "Unable to attach to the process. Operation not supported. Unknown error: 0x80004005."

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                                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • "skip all"

                                    When installing VS2015 offline from ISO Image, there are numerous packages missing. The installer always requests to download the package from the internet, skip the package or chose a new source.

                                    To perform the setup anyways, it is required to skip a huge amount of packages for example for C++.

                                    Add a button "Skip all further packages"

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                                      0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • tab to choose from dropdown

                                        Currently there is no easy way to choose one of the options from dropdown while writing code. Can you please change behavior of tab key to switch between the dropdown options and enter key to use the current option?

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Settable font size for every window

                                          Have a user settable font size for each window. I use 3 monitors when coding, and each monitor holds one window, such as Solution Explorer or code windows. The Solution Explorer runs on a high res monitor and the font is too small to easily read. I would love to make this font larger, but don't want the windows on the other two monitors to grow in font size automatically, because they are lower res screens and the resultant font size would be too large for them.

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