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  1. Allow ClickOnce or create a similar technology to deploy Windows Modern apps that are meant for use inside a company/enterprise only

    Right now deploying modern apps that aren't meant for the store takes some amount of work - having something like ClickOnce to do the hard work AND keep users updated without having to go through the ropes on every little fix added would go a long way to making modern apps a better option when building Line of Business (LoB) software

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    • Please add Multi-select drop down tool

      Please add Multi-select drop down tool to use in ASP.Net applications

      Thanks
      Ramesh

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      • SSIS - Add a Stage instead of linking via arrows.

        SSIS - Add a Stage instead of linking via arrows. Make it so that the program does not execute code till all parts of the stage are complete.

        Have a small circle with the stage number at the top right of each box. This will help with presentation.

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        • add option to not trigger Quick Info by mouse hover over symbol

          Many times Quick Info is unintentionally triggered when the mouse pointer is over a random symbol. This is distracting, and I would like to turn this automatic behaviour off.

          Many automatic intellisense options can be disabled so that they must be explicitly invoked to show them. For Quick Info this is Ctrl K + I.

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          • long path problem

            Hello
            I want to delete a folder from my drive but when i try to delete a popup box opens with an error massage "path too long".
            how to delete it ?

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            • Provide JavaScript Console window for Web Apps

              Currently, the functionality of the JavaScript Console window is restricted to developing Windows Store Apps, but this functionality could be immensely useful when debugging Web Applications that use JavaScript in Visual Studio as well.

              Therefore, the JavaScript Console should not be restricted solely to Windows Store apps but should be extended to support Web Applications as well.

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              • Allow a user to instantly navigate to the TFS folder for the selected workspace in Source Control Explorer

                Solution Explorer has the option, Open Folder in File Explorer, which makes it extremely easy to quickly access the folders for the solution in windows explorer. It would be very nice to have a similar feature in Source Control Explorer that quickly expands the folders to navigate you to the path set for the Source Control Folder for the Workspace.

                You can include a property right below Local Path and call it, Server Path: <path> (where <path> is a hyper link similar to Local Path). And if there are multiple paths mapped for the Workspace, have the little down arrow…

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                • unchecked unsigned

                  Provide a way to bypass the need for "unchecked" when casting from a hex literal. Perhaps introducing a new hex literal type for signed int's...

                  0xbbccddee
                  0vbbccddee

                  http://stackoverflow.com/a/26686362

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                  • Add support for Web Driver Test Recorder in Spartan browser

                    Add support for Web Driver Test Recorder in Spartan browser

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                    • Allow NuGet packages containing XAML controls to add entries to the toolbox

                      It should be possible to add entries to the toolbox for XAML controls that are contained within a nuget package.

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                        0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • MvcBuildViews = true, shortcut and one of Build Buttons

                        Sometimes, when libraries changed, there need to be a way of checking compilation errors in all Views, but that not always need and I agree it disabled by default. It's not very easy to change this option. Better is:
                        - Option in Property Window
                        - Special Shortcut
                        - New Build Button "Build Project with Views"

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                        • TrimStart()-ed Find and Replace results?

                          I wonder if majority of users prefer TrimStart()-ed results of 'Edit→Find and Replace→Find in Files'... at least I guess so.

                          If some result is found in a deeply nested block, I can't see the actual code but only whitespaces (or tabs).

                          I guess no-one would be interested in leading whitespaces in find results.

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                          • Visual Studio's future changes

                            For more, please see this in details, maybe Microsoft can gain more intellisense.....:)

                            http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/15533/Visual-Studio-2020

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                            • VS 2010 - SSMS ctrl-PageUp / ctrl-PageDn tab switching

                              It's a simple change to allow tab navigation in SSMS by using ctrl-PageUp/ctrl-PageDn to switch tabs like Excel switches sheets instead of ctrl-Tab that only goes to previously visited tab.

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                                0 comments  ·  SQL Server Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • find all actual references

                                When I use "Find all references" for a class member that is implemented by multiple classes I get references for all of the implementations. If I go the other direction with "go to definition" it always takes me to the correct class member. I think it should work the same in both directions.

                                Why do I want this? The biggest annoyance is trying to find a reference to a ToString method override which will give hundreds of results even if the specific ToString method I'm looking at is only used once.

                                Here's the workaround recommended by the community: http://stackoverflow.com/a/6917399/576153

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                                • Disable XAML layout property alteration in Blend and Visual Studio when using the designer

                                  The designer in Blend and Visual Studio adds, and alters, a lot of properties when you do very basic tasks, such as adding controls and visual tree changes, such as 'group controls into' a panel.

                                  Example 1: Adding a TextBlock in Blend;
                                  <TextBlock
                                  HorizontalAlignment="Left"
                                  TextWrapping="Wrap"
                                  Text="TextBlock"
                                  VerticalAlignment="Top"/>

                                  What I'd like to see was, when ever you add a control Blend should just add the Text / Content and don't touch anything else.

                                  Example two, adding 3 TextBlocks and grouping into a StackPanel;
                                  <StackPanel Margin="0,0,397,134" Orientation="Vertical">
                                  <TextBlock HorizontalAlignment="Left" TextWrapping="Wrap" Text="TextBlock" VerticalAlignment="Top"/>
                                  <TextBlock HorizontalAlignment="Left" TextWrapping="Wrap" Text="TextBlock" VerticalAlignment="Top"/>
                                  <TextBlock HorizontalAlignment="Left" TextWrapping="Wrap" Text="TextBlock" VerticalAlignment="Top"/> …

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                                    2 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support 'd:DataContext' property on style components in the visual studio designer

                                    When working with Resharper within visual studio it is possible to qualify unknown datacontext types on a style by using the Blend markup with d:datacontext. This works perfectly except for the fact that visual studio then marks the d:datacontext attribute as not supported on elements of type style.

                                    Either mark this as an acceptable use for the attribute, or give us the option to suppress that message (at project/file/occurance level)

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                                      • Better Color Syntax Highlighting and Configuration

                                        I think it's about time VS enhances the configuration of Color Syntax Highlighting in the following ways, in priority order:
                                        1) Rather than clumping in a single huge list all bits of syntax across all languages that can be highlighted, categorize by language.
                                        2) Allow for italic, underline, besides just bold.
                                        3) Based on 1), show a "complete" sample of the highlighted language, rather than just a single line of a small clump of letters.
                                        4) Within a language, allow for more distinctly highlight-able things.

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                                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Select Connect Team Foundation Server or Visual Studio Online when IDE starting

                                          Add settings.
                                          When Visual Studio starting, connect TFS/VSO or not connect.

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