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  1. Create a duplicate or Clone of a Existing Windows Form

    Hi.

    Please add a way (Perhaps a Right-Click on a Form) to duplicate or clone an existing form (Perhaps with options to only clone the 'Layout' or to include Code with the necessary code changes to fix 'duplicate' type errors). (When you Copy/Paste a form currently in the same project multiple errors occur)

    Thank you

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      0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 希望增强PHP的支持,开放更智能一些,一直都喜欢微软的开发工具

      希望增强PHP的支持,开放更智能一些,一直都喜欢微软的开发工具

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        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add Profiles for workloads in Visual Studio vNext

        Visual Studio vNext will support the notion of "workloads" which is great but it's not as good as it can be.

        Imagine that you want to have different workloads for different instances of Visual Studio!

        So what I'm proposing is profiles for workloads, a single profile can contain multiple workloads and/or different extensions! once a profile is created you can select it from Visual Studio or from the command line e.g. devenv.exe /Profile X

        As far as I uinderstand it with the current approach the moment you install a workload is then loaded with each instance of Visual Studio regardless…

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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Using Linq GroupBy in Watch window

          because there is no point in to be able to do this

          Model.GroupBy(x => x.IdColegio)

          but not be able to watch the GroupBy results

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            0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Please support CocosSharp and dont abandone like XNA

            Why is CocosSharp abandond? is this the next XNA project hacked?

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Turn off Team Services

              For many of us, we work with client projects who DO NOT WANT their code published to ANY online service.

              This means that we can NEVER work logged in to an account. This means that we cannot post bugs or feedback.

              The dangers of being logged in to Visual Studio are just too great. We need an alternative.

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                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add the Ability to Label Files/Tabs

                Add a special comment to all file types that will overwrite the filename in the tab with the contents of the comment.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • A way to selectively disable Intellisense reporting errors or issues in specific files.

                  I like to include all of my shader files within the VS project as .c files so they parse like .c, and I can benefit from certain Intellisense behaviours like 'go to definition' etc. These files are marked 'Exclude from build'. However Intellisense also fills them with errors (as it sees them). I would like to be able to prevent Intellisense Errors and Warnings within any files that are marked 'Excluded from build'

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  Nuget Manager  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Fix Delay on Startup of VS - due to VSTS and News Channel

                      On Startup of Visual Studio - I try to click on a project to open but there are apparently two things going on that pops up a Visual Studio busy balloon from the tray.
                      Updating the news channel - and - it is attempting to connect to Visual Studio Team Services - at the same time? I get an error on anonymous access to VSTS and then news channel updates and I can get my project open. Maybe there should be a button to initiate either of these and not have them default on startup.

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • once i open main.storyboard in with xml editor(or any editor) i am unable to open it back in iosdesginer in visual studio please fix it.

                        initially when i create a demo xamarin project Main.storyboard was in

                        iosdesigner then i open main.storyboard file in xml editor (by right

                        click on main.storyboard open with) ....after that i want to open

                        main.storyboard in ios designer what it was initially but i didnot get

                        any option that open storyboard with ios designer where as it is

                        available in xamarin studio in mac.......

                        if there is any solution already available in visual studio for windows

                        kindly tell me the solution my mail id is : abinash.sil668@gmail.com

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                          2 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add git worktree support

                          Git added the ability have multiple working trees for a single repository.
                          https://git-scm.com/docs/git-worktree
                          When opening a solution from a linked working tree, Visual Studio does not detect as being part of the repository, which deactivate the git features in Visual Studio.

                          Visual Studio should be able support solutions which are in a linked working tree.

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                            2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • open source Windows Forms

                            Windows Forms is still the mostly used desktop technology for Windows Desktop Apps world wide, and WPF is only very slowly catching up. Still today, even the most new Desktop Applications projects become Windows Forms Apps, and on Windows CE industry devices, Windows Forms is often without alternative. Open Sourcing Windows Forms would allow the community to extend Windows Forms with functionality like true Mvvm support or seemless High Dpi scaling to find an easier, albeit long-term migration path to newer UI technologies, and it would increase business apps count for Windows 10, which derive from a new WinForms Developing…

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                              17 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • multi line white space

                              Hi

                              Most Humains edit code in 2D that why we have the charater/key "return".
                              But the code formattor does not take it into account.

                              Here the case:
                              a = toto.find("aaze", 98, 65333);
                              ajoer = toto.find("fffffffffpù", 5545, 65333111);
                              bbberrtt = toto.find("nn zerzer", azejazlkje, 653);
                              asmmzae = toto.find("", 3535335, 5554);
                              akka = toto.find("gggggggggggg", 98, 4714);

                              I would this code formatted by this way:
                              a = toto.find("aaze" , 98 , 65333 );
                              ajoer = toto.find("fffffffffpù" , 5545 , 65333111);
                              bbberrtt = toto.find("nn zerzer", azejazlkje, 653 );
                              asmmzae = toto.find("" , 3535335 , 5554 );
                              akka = toto.find("gggggggggggg" , 98 , 4714 );

                              Better…

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Break apart core VS into more extensions

                                In the interest of making VS smaller, faster, more modular, and ultimately cheaper, I suggest breaking more and more of the "core" VS functionality out into extensions maintained by MSFT. Ideally, I'd be able to get all the functionality of VS 2015 Enterprise in VS Code simply by adding free/paid extensions.

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                                • Allow protected methods in interface

                                  Allow protected methods in interface specifications.

                                  Currently, if I design a class that is intended to be used as a base class, there is no way to make it testable by defining an interface for it. I may have no public members but only protected members. And I may have two different implementations that are both supposed to fulfill the same contract, but I have no way to describe the contract using an interface.

                                  sjb

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Link extension list to user profile

                                      When user get connected with a new visual studio, settings are set as usual user preferences on previous visual studio machine but extensions are not installed.

                                      I Suggest to link extensions to user profile so, when user get connected to a new machine, at the end of the visual studio connection, VS asks : Do you want to restore your favorite extensions ?

                                      Thanks

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Search Widget

                                        Redo the search/replace function to a lean 1/2 line solution like in sublime/visual studio code. And keeps its values

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                                        • Make Odata V4 client code generator as a Portable Class Library for UWP

                                          Current version of Odata V4 client code generator is onnly supports Desktop application. It cannot be used with UWP.
                                          Please enable Odata V4 client code generator support for UWP as well.

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