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  1. Why visual stidio is using ie browser?

    I can't sign in for a long time because of ie.
    I must change the settings of my system to use ie while I didn't use ie for years. So I don't know the reason is vs is using ie but my ie is not usable.

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      0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make MSVC preprocessor compliant with standard C

      The language is actually C.

      #include <stdint.h>
      #include <stdio.h>
      #include <stdlib.h>

      typedef struct my_type_struct my_type;

      void constructor1 ( my_type * object, uint16_t arg1 );
      void constructor2 ( my_type * object, uint16_t arg1, uint16_t arg2 );
      void constructor3 ( my_type * object, const void * const array_arg1,
      uint16_t arg2, uint16_t arg3 );

      #define GET_CONTRUCTOR_OVERLOAD(_1, _2, _3, _4, NAME, ...) NAME
      #define INIT_OBJECT(...) GET_CONTRUCTOR_OVERLOAD(__VA_ARGS__, \
      constructor3, constructor2, constructor1)(__VA_ARGS__)
      #define CONSTRUCTOR(name, ...) my_type name; INIT_OBJECT(&name, __VA_ARGS__)

      struct my_type_struct
      {
      int field;
      };

      int main ( int argc, char* argv[] )
      {
      uint16_t n = 13;
      uint16_t m = 14;
      int c[30];
      CONSTRUCTOR (…

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Duplicate existing database with data to start a new release

        Dear,
        If I would start a new release I would first copy the database Schema and the test- datas in this database and then Change this copied database as I would like to do. This could have been a Code first database and should be a different Code first database in future.
        Yours

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          0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 6 votes
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            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • VisualBasic

            Pleace add project like SETUP in VisualBasic. I don't love INNOSETUP or NSIS. I LOVE VISUAL BASIC!

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              2 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Enable Pasting Images From Clipboard into User Stories/Bugs/Tasks

              On the TFS web portal, I want to be able to snip an image of an error message or on-screen issue and paste it directly into the Detail or History text areas. I don't want to have to save the image first--just CTRL+V. This functionality is available on the desktop client and is a more streamlined workflow for me. The image has no value to me out of context and I don't need to keep it.

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                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • I hope to open vscode by vocode in console like sublime

                we can open subime like this:sudo subl in sonsole,but vsocde can not,I hope vscode can be opened in console like: sudo vscode

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    1 comment  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Keep in mind developers using a vertical monitor for development

                    The editor works well if its used within a landscape monitor, but not a portrait monitor. It would be great if the Portrait monitor experience is optimized.

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                      0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • hello my friends in visual studio teams

                      I am one asp.net programmer I am sarry to say that visual studio 2015 asp.net is too slower in comparing to visual studio 2012 in compile time.please notice in future production.thanks

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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Expose "Edit and Continue" to runtime in .NET

                        Right now "Edit and Continue" in .NET applications is quite flexible and allows to virtually change/add any language feature like adding new types, modifying method's code, adding/removing fields etc.

                        On the other hand, .NET Runtime doesn't allow that.You can't modify type, you can't even unload Assembly from domain.

                        It would be extremely useful to get "Edit and Continue" features in Runtime at least at a debug level (like eg. System.Diagnostics space).

                        One of the use scenarios is when you have your own scripting language and you want to modify/recompile code at runtime without the use of dirty solutions like precompiling…

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Build multiple team projects in build.vnext

                          in the old XAML build definitions, it is possible to target multiple team projects from your team collection in the Source Settings tab. When I look into the build definitions on build.vnext, on the repository tab, I cannot select or see other team projects that are available in the same team collection. I think this should also be available in the new build.vnext system.

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                            2 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • When debugging threaded apps I want to follow the current thread only

                            When debugging threaded apps I sometimes want to follow the current thread only. When continuing execution, though, the debugger often jumps between threads.

                            That by itself is reasonable but often not wanted. There should be an easy way to lock to the current thread and only pause there. This could be a toolbar toggle button or a toggle on the breakpoints window.

                            This applies to all execution commands such as F10, F11 and F5.

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                              0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • add a special-case lambda syntax for member access (something like $.Item1)

                              x => x.Item1 is a fairly common pattern (considering HOFs like OrderBy), so having a special syntax for this particular pattern of short lambdas would make sense.

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow projects based on user templates to inherit the Project name as the Assembly name in Class Library projects.

                                If you use a user created template as the source for a Class Library project, the assembly name is based on the template name, not the project name. This is contrary to how VS works with templates for other projects, Winforms for example and there should be no reason for Class Library templates to work differently.

                                The way it works risks file loss as multiple projects based on the same template, will all generate a dll file with the same name. You have to remember to manually change the Assembly name each time you create a new project, which defeats…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Export Template functionality for Nodejs projects as well

                                  Although Javascript is available as one of the options in Export Template window, NodeJs projects fail to be exported. This functionality would be very good and even better with VSIX Project Template Package creation for NodeJs to share created templates.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Opensource the backend behind "Send a Smile/Send a frown"

                                    In few videos and blog posts, you've shared the stack you have behind the "Send a smile/send a frown" feature in Visual Studio.
                                    This system can be a great tool for developers out there, to use in their own apps.

                                    Can you opensource the backend for this feature, and maybe a little frontend for WPF/UWP ?

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                                      6 comments  ·  Developer Community  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Improve code analysis for CA2100

                                      Code analysis should be able to determine that a private collection of strings is not coming from user input. It appears it is able to determine this for a local variable, but not for private collections that only have strings coming from local variables.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • DoubleQuote Property

                                        In Visual Basic .NET if you want to have a double quotation mark, " or Unicode characters U+201E (8222) and U+201C (8220), then the current solution is to use multiple double quotes within the String literal.

                                        The issue with this solution is that the readability of the String decreases. In C# the alternative is to escape the string the with @ sign prior to the literal.

                                        The proposed alternative .NET solution is to provide 2 new properties within the Environment class named: Environment.OpenQuote and Environment.CloseQuote that map to their respective characters.

                                        Please take a moment to review this proposed solution…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Fix Xamarin please!

                                          The Xamarin is giving error please :"aapt.exe" exited with code -1073741819.

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