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  1. Mehr Design und mehr Programmierung

    Für Blend wünschte ich mir mehr Designmöglichkeiten. Crank Storyboard ist für mich ein Vorbild. Man sollte Grafikdateien laden können und Bedienelemente aus den Zeichnungen gestalten können. Zuerst geht man von völlig statischen Bildern (Zeichnungen, Photos, Vektorgrafiken) aus und definiert dann immer mehr Bereiche und Animationen bis man schliesslich zu einem funktionellen GUI kommt, das man mit einer Skriptsprache dynamisch an die verschiedensten Darstellungssituationen und an einfache Datenanbindungen anpassen kann. Es wäre schön, wenn man dies schon als kleine Pseudo-Applikation laufen lassen könnte (auf vielen Betriebssystemen und auch tragbaren Geräten). Für die Programmfunktionlitäten stünden Platzhalter, die in Visualstudio ausprogrammiert werden könnten.…

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      0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support C99 Variable Length Arrays

      VLAs are turning out to be common these days, making it impossible to build C code developed with other compilers.

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Hint the user bulding MyApplication.exe into taget with is already running by mistake

        Often when I build release of MyApplication, I forget to close the running MyApplication.exe.
        The build logically gets stuck for several seconds as it can not write into the write locked exe and dlls of the running MyApplication.exe process.
        I am sure that this doesn't happen to the bright ones among us, but It would be nice if Visual Studio could fill in the waiting time with writting suggestion like:

        "Visual Studio can not proceed with the build of MyApplication as the DLLs are locked as readonly.
        Isn't another instance of MyApplication.exe already running from the target bin directory?" (choose…

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support JSDoc @link in TypeScript

          JSDoc support in TypeScript is already pretty good with nice syntax highlighting. What I miss is inline @link support (http://usejsdoc.org/tags-inline-link.html) in JSDoc comments in the same way that it is supported for <see /> references in C# XML Documentation Comments.

          It would be great if the @link inline statement should reference types in the project, so that it is possible to navigate to the type and check its existence. Also, when typing @link, a list of types provided by IntelliSense would be handy. Last, when the documentation is displayed in IntelliSense, the {@link} formatting could be changed to…

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            2 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • I would like to make a application for the Boston accent

            I would like to make a Boston accent speak application for all iPhone and Android users in the Northeast

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              FIFA EA SPORTS APP UR PERSAFNAL HELP GIDE /TIPS U DESCUVERD ERN EVRY THINK WITH MACKS THEM BETER WEN APARAESHATED WORK PUTT IN

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                0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • intellisense should work when using template

                When base class contains template arguments, Visual Studio intellisense does not recognize member variables and functions used in derived class which are declared in base class.
                For example,

                template<typename T>class A{
                public:
                int n;
                };
                template<typename T>class B:A<T>{
                void func() { ++n;}
                };

                I think variable n in B::func() means A::n without any ambiguity. But, Visual studio intellisense doesn't seem to recognize this and cannnot identify n(n is regarded as "unknown").This problem causes imcomplete refactoring.

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow the Delete of Packages from VSTS Package Manager

                    In VSTS Package Manager, allow for the delete of packages from any feed.

                    42 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Please bring back the "Photoshop" import option in Blend 2015

                      If Photoshop importer is not supported in Blend 2015, it impedes our migration plan to Blend 2015 and we'll have to keep using Blend 2013.

                      We recognize that one of the advantages of WPF is that it can separate design from logic.
                      We place orders of screen designs to companies who specialize in design and we don't put the ability of using Blend as the basis of selection.
                      Designers deliver products in the form of Photoshop or Illustrator. Our current partner delivers with Photoshop format.

                      If we can't import Photoshop file directly, we have to create XAML with referencing the…

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                        10 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make it possible to provide feedback with the Feedback Client from offline / disconnected machines

                        I love the functionality and general Idea of the Feedback Client. However it is not suitable in our scenario.
                        Usually our customers working in intranet only environments without direct connection to the internet, for security reasons. It would be great, if they can record the feedback on the disconnected machine and transfer the feedback file to a connected one and post it from there or even simpler to send it by mail to our support.
                        Also it should be possible to create feedback without being member of the Team Foundation Server project.

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                          0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • override all visibility options in designer, not just hide

                          Using the document outline panel, I can hide elements in the designer.
                          I would love to be able to force visibility using this method also.

                          If I have an element that is usually collapsed, clicking on a similar button could force show it in the designer, without the need to alter my design time data

                          On a similar note, sometimes I would want to collapse an element, not just hide it.

                          I think from a designer point of view, it would be useful to have Hidden, Collapsed and Visible at the click of a button

                          d:IsHidden="True"
                          d:IsVisible="True"
                          d:IsCollapsed="True"

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

                            Notifications are shown only once. If we lose the message is not simple to read it again. Please leave the notifications in the notification tab window as history for reading them later. Thanks you for the grate work done!

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Support mixed native and JavaScript debugging

                              Support attaching both the native and script debuggers against a UWP with JavaScript to allow debugging of native components.

                              3 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add Git Submodules support to CodeLens

                                Right now CodeLens supports git, but doesn't support git submodules.
                                It displays "-references | 0 changes | 0 authors, 0 changes"

                                15 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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 →
                                  • Hyper-V must play nice with other hypervisors (e.g. VirtualBox)

                                    One cannot run Hyper-V and VirtualBox (or other hypervisors) at the same time. This is because of Hyper-V not releasing access to VT-X when it's not using it.

                                    When doing cross-platform development with Xamarin, one may want to run Android and Windows Phone emulators at the same time, but this cannot be done.

                                    The only solution is to uninstall HV, or reboot with it disabled.

                                    That's a messy and slow process.

                                    HV must play nice with other hypervisors.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  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 →
                                      • 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  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                            0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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