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  1. Improve new Intellisense filtering with context awareness

    Auto select filter based on context. i.e When you type "new" automatically show only objects.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • A pin-button to keep detached windows always on top for reference purposes.

      It would be useful to be able to set a VS sub-window as "always on top" (when in its floating / detached state) - for when using its contents for reference and typing into in another one. It would avoid having to drag it to onto another monitor, un-maximize VS, or snap it somewhere else unwanted.

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        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 1 vote
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          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Undo Pending Changes On Resume Suspended

          Common workflow in our company for code Reviewing:
          1) Working on our own changes (items in Pending Changes)
          2) Code Review Requested from Colleague
          3) Suspend Our changes
          4) Unshelve their changes in order to test
          5) Manually Undo all changes, comments, related work items related to that shelve once review is complete
          6) Resume our suspended changes.

          Seems like it would be a good idea to Undo all pending changes when set code review to complete? Or even undo when Suspended Changes are resumed?

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            0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Enable ordered test support for MSTest V2 framework based tests

            Enable ordered test support for MSTest V2 framework based tests.

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              0 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Visual Studio 2015 Community is very slow on starting

              on right-clicking on a text file to load it with Visual Studio 2015 it takes a Long time, although nothing else than the text Editor is required to process that file. there should be some optional start-up Switches, which avoid azure/Cloud/etc... loading when not explicitely needed.
              the fast-Launch Option is already checked, but ist slow anyway

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                0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • I use Sandcastle to generate a MSHC file. When I try to import it on MS Help Viewer 2.x it works but I have some Script Exception (as if a J

                I use Sandcastle to generate a MSHC file. When I try to import it on MS Help Viewer 2.x it works but I have some Script Exception (as if a JS script file miss).

                The problem only appear when my MSHC file is big (more the 200MB) but all is working well if the file size is minus.

                NB: I try to divide a MSHC file on 2 and both part was working well after importation (so the problem is not link to the MSHC content).
                How about improve the generated files space of importing files to Help viewer?

                Please…

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • I want to go through my application in debug mode and click through/interact with the GUI so my user defined methods are called and generate

                  I want to go through my application in debug mode and click through/interact with the GUI so my user defined methods are called and generate a stack trace. At some point I want to pause the debugging and look into the whole stacktrace up to this point, that is the frames that were generated by my methods.

                  This functionality would be useful in situations where I need to reverse engineer wanting to know how I got to a point without having to set a breakpoint because I might not necessarily know WHERE to set the breakpoint.

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                    0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Can you put the caret into the class definition when creating a new class file?

                    Can you put the caret into the class definition when creating a new class file? (Line number 9 or maybe a new line and line 10 on the attached file)

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

                      VS can provide a reset functionality per update similar to a reset experimental hive that quickly removes any unneeded packages from Visual Studio and could continue working on uninstalling them from the machine in background

                      Detailed discussion, please check:
                      https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/bd44f03d-8e27-461f-828b-831eed27da7e/installuninstall-process-too-slow?forum=visualstudiogeneral

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                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 3 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make XAML designer only update when saving.

                          Currently the designer tries to interpret the XAML all the time causing Visual Studio to hang for short periods of time.

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                            1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Dont put the build button right above the rebuild all button. A misclick means I have to wait 5 mins to rebuild all.

                            pad the "ëxpensive to misclick" buttons with other buttons or blank space or confirm selection of expensive button like rebuild all

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

                              Make a Vietnamese version for VS 2015

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                                0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Release management - TFS - Start from any task position

                                With TFS Release management, if a deployment fails, you want to be able to start from the task where it failed from. Instead of having to disable any task above it, which can take some time.

                                This also helps if you only want to deploy from a different position on your release definition to save time, i.e. you only want to deploy the website msi, but not the database (dacpac) or integration service (ispac) or Windows service (exe) tasks. This gives flexibility on releases that involve different components, but does not require all components to be deployed.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • On the stories backlog, it would be good to have a column to signify urgency.

                                  On the stories backlog, it would be good to have a column to signify urgency. So whilst i can add due date or target date as they are not fields in the items them selves I have no way to flag a ticket that is due soon.

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                                  • Shortcut to switch between Source File and its Unit Test (for C++ and C#)

                                    With TDD in place it is often neccessary to switch between Source File and its Unit Test.

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                                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Include Suggested Extensions as default on Visual Studio

                                      Please include the extension "Suggested Extension" as default in the latest version of the Visual Studio.

                                      "Suggested Extensions" extension: https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/3be88243-8bf1-407a-a7ca-a968d0de2d59

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                                        0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • C++ IntelliSense should hide privately inherited members

                                        IntelliSense already hides private members that are inaccessible, but it still shows public members that have been privately inherited. Example:

                                        struct A {
                                        int x;
                                        };

                                        class B : private A {
                                        int y;
                                        };

                                        B foo;

                                        When you type "foo.", IntelliSense suggests "x", even though it is not accessible

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Replace c1/c2 with Clang/LLVM

                                          I'm compiling/running the same code (SAME CODE!!!) both with vc14 and Clang/LLVM 4.0.0. The Clang/LLVM executable runs 28.5% faster than the c1/c2 generated executable. Please consider dumping c1/c2 and go for a proper compiler.

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