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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • In web project, add 'Set as start page' option to the currently edited page (.aspx and .cs code behind file). It can be be on file's tab con

      In web project, add 'Set as start page' option to the currently edited page (.aspx and .cs code behind file). It can be be on file's tab context menu or directly in main context menu.

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      • Create a rom generating option for Cyanogen Mod.

        Design a framework for better device support throughout Cyanogen Mod. The abstraction of devices from the Operating System in Android is currently awful. Developers have to cobble together functionality until they can release their stable versions of ROMs. I envision a ROM creation editor in a future release of Visual Studio that provides device drivers and compiles well.

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        • Add custom modifier support to C#

          Wouldn't it be nice to be able to write something like

          public observable string Text { get; set; }

          and have it implement the necessary INotifyPropertyChanged behavior automatically?
          Instead of changing the language specification for this particular case, I suggest adding support for something like "custom modifiers". I imagine a use like this:

          public static class Observable<T> : Modifier, INotifyPropertyChanged {
          // usual INPC implementation

          public Observable<T> Implicit(T value); // converts from T
          public T Explicit(Observable<T> value); // converts to T
          }

          Usage:
          public observable class ViewModel { // INPC via observable modifier
          public observable string Text { get; set;…

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • creat cross-plat app in xaml usfulest

            creat cross-plat app using c# and xaml(not xamarin.form,becaulse of it not work in blend and not support singer mode).so it can make most develper to use xaml.

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              0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Single Instance Application setting to be distinguished between DEBUG and RELEASE build

              It would be grate if it was possible to have different setting at DEBUG and RELEASE build for "Single Instance Application". Usually my Released applications require to be as single instance but while debugging it I am using multiple instance to spot differences. Thus, it quite possible to forget the single instance settings unchecked while reverting from debug to release build and finally mistakenly release a non single instance application.

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              • Enable WinRT APIs in Desktop apps

                With a few non-obvious additions to .csproj files it is possible to access the Windows Runtime APIs (StorageFile, MediaTranscoder, etc.) in Desktop C# apps. It would be nice and more discoverable if that option was available via the VS UI.
                http://mmaitre314.github.io/2015/02/01/using-the-winrt-media-apis-to-encode-audio-in-desktop-cs-apps.html

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Code (auto)-formatting should become more functional/customizable (C++)

                  When I try to format my code like this by putting everything on a new line:

                  int WINAPI
                  WinMain(param1,
                  param2
                  )
                  {
                  }

                  The auto-format does not work properly anymore but it does work with templates.

                  There are no options to disable this kind of auto-formatting and it should be fixed too as it currently does not work correctly in that case.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make F# Intellisense for Attributes work like C#.

                    In C#, the intellisense ignores the attribute suffix, whereas in F# it is always included. It would be nice if this worked the same across both languages.

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Hide comments by default

                      If it is possible to add an option to hide code comments by default because I'm maintaining several projects with many comment lines. Thanks.

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                        1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow developers to override the default namespace as defined by a folder

                        Allow developers to override the default namespace as defined by a folder

                        Sometimes we'd like to simply use a folder as an organizational structure and not a namespace. It would be nice if a folder had a boolean value to indicate that it should be used to define a namespace and have a namespace field that defines what it used.

                        For example..

                        I might have a Folder structure like

                        -ClassLibrary
                        -- Folder1
                        --- SubFolder2
                        ----- Sub-SubFolder 3

                        And I only want my namespace to be ClassLibrary.Folder1.Folder2 and folder 3 is strictly for organization. Whenever I add a new class under…

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Revert back to Upper casing for Menu bar in final release of VS 2015

                          Hey Microsoft why don't you guys keep the menu bar in all caps because menu bar in VS 2015 preview is looking so ugly we want the same menu bar as in VS 2013.

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                            1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • copy files/folders from one studio to another studio

                            Hi

                            Currntly files/folders are not get copied if we perform from IDE.
                            which required we open folders & then copy it to another IDE.

                            It will be great feature to allow copy files/folders from 1 IDE to another IDE.

                            5 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Provide network share name with IOException

                              If one of the network shares isn't available during File.Copy operation, an IOException being thrown with an error message "The network path was not found". Unfortunately there is no easy way to find out which particular network share was unavailable - source or destination.
                              That'll be good to include the specific path to the error message. Or some flag saying either source or target.

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                                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • New instruction for language, can replace multiples dictionnaries

                                Add a new feacture for adding "properties" on exsting class, but only in the scope
                                For example, you have a class A with property p1 AND p2
                                During a void/sub you add a line to extend the class AddvirtualProperty(A,PropertyName,Type)
                                And the compiler store this new variables for the instances you use in this scope when needed

                                in my case a had to create a dictionary for storing a additionnal information
                                with this i could just write
                                A.MyNewVirtualProperty = [some calculations]

                                this is readable

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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Have an option to add project name along with filename to an open file's tab.

                                  Have an option to add project name along with filename to an open file's tab. Would make things easier when working with files with identical names in different projects. Something simple like:
                                  Project/filename.cpp
                                  Project - filename.cpp
                                  Project: filename.cpp
                                  you get the idea...

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

                                    Builtin auto map object with tooling support

                                    example syntax: x -> y
                                    example tooling:
                                    method 1: display list of properties that will be mapped on hover
                                    method 2: upon completion gen code into partial class, replacing text typed, in class.mapping.cs file with appropriate attribute to support refactoring on change

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Make intellisense a background operation that does not block me from editing code while updating browsing information

                                      A lot of the time while editing code in a large C++ project intellisense will popup with "Please wait while IntelliSense and browsing information are updated..." and block me from using the editor for several minutes.

                                      Why cant this operation be done in the background and if intellisense needs updates just tell me that I cannot use intellisense at this time.

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                                        1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Support await in lock statement

                                        please support await in lock statements.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • import aliases, namespaces and their members from the xml file

                                          If you enable the import aliases for namespaces and their members from an xml file, you allow programmers to write programs in their native language and not in English ( English namesfor namespaces and their members are sometimes too long and incomprehensible for non-native English speakers. It is a useless language barrier. We want to program them and not do language interpreters, translators)

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