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  1. Error 0x80131500

    [3ba4:002e][2017-07-27T16:33:39] Error 0x80131500:
    em Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Dependencies.DependencyManager.FindDependentPackages(Dependency dependency, DependencyComparer comparer, Dictionary`2 packageIndex)
    em Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Dependencies.DependencyManager.BuildGraphRecursive(IPackage graphRoot, DependencyNode node, DependencyComparer comparer, Dictionary`2 packageIndex, Dictionary`2 nodeIndex, Boolean splitNodes)
    em Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Dependencies.DependencyManager.BuildGraphCore(IPackage root, IEnumerable`1 packages, DependencyComparer comparer, Dictionary`2 packageIndex, Dictionary`2 nodeIndex, Boolean splitNodes)
    em Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Dependencies.DependencyManager.BuildGraph(IPackage root, IEnumerable`1 packages, Boolean isUpdate, IDependencyComparisonSeed seed)
    em Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Engine.BuildDependencyGraph(Product product, Boolean overwrite)O pacote dependente não pode ser localizado: Component.Redgate.ReadyRoll,version=1.14.6.4220

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      1 comment  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        62 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        We are excited to let you know that we are working on this suggestion. We expect this feature to be released by the end of the year. Not only will you be able to commit to submodules, but you will also be able to view the file history and blame within a submodule.

        However, VS will not yet have “full” submodule support; you will only be able to have one Git repo open per VS instance. Therefore, working between a submodule and the parent repo will not be seamless. To help us prioritize further submodule features, please open new UserVoice items.

        Kayla Ngan
        Program Manager

      • Update the form border to that of Windows 10

        The standard Windows Form border in Design View still looks like that of Windows XP. Update it to the better and slim looking form borders of Windows 10.

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          0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Task runner should support subfolder

          package.json, gulpfile, etc need to be on root of the project in order to be detected by the Task Runner.

          It should be possible to add those files in a subfolder.

          12 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add 'Start without Debugging' to Right-Click Project Menu

            Sometimes I need to launch a couple of my other projects first before my default startup project. However, if I use the right-click the project in Solution Explorer and go to Debug -> Start new Instance it launches the VS Debugger, so I have to detach from the process and then launch the next part before I can finally just use F5 or Ctrl+F5 to launch my main project with or without debugging.

            It'd be great of the context menu for the project's Debug menu had a 'Start without Debugging' option as well to just launch the project process without…

            6 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • I would suggest less 'light' and more 'dark' for all typography for readers over 35.

              Who decided that contrast in typography was evil, that typography should be narrow (saving ink?), any color that blends into the background (ever see a billboard with those criteria? Would you purchase a good book you REALLY wanted to read, with 8 point type in light gray? Please folks, this is an exercise in critical thinking, and you have decided on pastel. Check with the folks at Microsoft who sell add space, and ask them if their customers demand 'light blue' text. On this page, the background is '255' while the only '000' is in the title and text of…

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                0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support Python Drag-And-Drop

                Although I am quite impressed with the ease of use and programming language support in Visual Studio, I would like to see Python GUI development via Dragging-and-Dropping controls on the Python window. A good library for this is Tkinter. There are many other IDEs that already allow this. For Visual Studio to compete as a product for universal program development, it must be able to do this. Python is very powerful like C#, but is cross-platform, meaning a higher user share.

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                  1 comment  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Help me make Visual Studio usable. I can't do my job.

                  Can you please make Visual Studio:

                  1) Not hang for 50 seconds (at least) every time the user hits F7,
                  2) Not make VS produce duff builds that don't reflect the source 40% of the time,
                  3) Fix the bug where the docked windows become docked of their own accord sporadically.

                  This is getting worse with every release of VS, and it's now reached the point where my company are paying me to sit around twiddling my thumbs for half the day waiting for VS to rebuild the mess it previously built that just crashes as soon as it runs.…

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                    1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Stop stealing focus when a breakpoint trips.

                    Just blink the icon on the app bar when VS trips a breakpoint and VS isn't the app with focus. Don't just take focus and start processing the keyboard events meant for the app I am in at the time. Don't checkout the source file. Don't start intellisense. Don't start edit&continue debug. I'll get to VS when I see the blinking icon in the app bar in my own good time. How hard can this be? Other apps do it. And VS does it too when I am debugging two communicating applications. Step over a call in one instance of…

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                      1 comment  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • The 2017 icon looks terrible when pinned to Taskbar

                      It just looks terrible. This 3D negative look is so out of character with any other icons on Windows, and when it pins to the desktop as shown in the attachment it really looks bad.

                      #SmallThingsMatter

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                        3 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add support for the Concurrency Visualizer to VS 2017

                        VS 2017 documentation seems to point to VS 2015 Concurrency Visualizer downloads

                        26 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add the DateTime to bottom of Publish Summary and Output

                          For years I have published projects for local debug and then often wondered 10 seconds later after being distracted, if I pushed the publish button or not. Adding the DateTime of a publish completion to the bottom of the Output and summary panes would give me more confidence in my actions and provide a much needed santiy check at a glance.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Check your website

                            To check your https://www.visualstudio.com/ between 1050px and 800px your buttons are above the text

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                              1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • enable us to configure a "Press any key to continue . . ." message at the end of the F5 run of console applications

                              the idea is: enable us to configure a "Press any key to continue . . ." message at the end of the F5 run of console applications

                              the rationale behind this is (why I feel this need): I am preparing an introductory programming material and I expect a reader to press F5 *at least* one time for each example... and it is rather stupid that each exercise in such a material MUST end with otherwise completely unnecessary and illogical "Console.ReadlineLine()" statement... teaching beginners to write programs that way just harms their programming minds in their infancy and does not belong…

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                                3 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Support includeif from the Git Configuration

                                Since Git 2.13 it is possible to include addition config based on the path of git repositories.

                                https://git-scm.com/docs/git-config#_includes

                                I use this to have different E-Mail Configuration for different Folders, to not set user.email in every repository in this folder.

                                But Visual Studio 2017 does ask me constantly about user.name and user.email. so it has clearly a problem detecting [includeif].

                                5 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • python for visual studio mac

                                  please make a tool or extension of Python for Visual Studio Mac

                                  6 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Visual Basic 6.0 (Classic) upgrade to 7.0 should be able to compile standalone Win32, Win64 EXE and Android APK

                                    1. First of all Visual Basic Classic should be brought back! (i.e: Visual Basic 7.0)
                                    2. Visual Basic Classic version should compile to standalone Win32, Win64 executables and Android applications (the APIs which are available and common to both).

                                    By compiling to Android APK I mean the language of coding should be BASIC which is JAVA in Android Studio.

                                    There are many programs/frameworks on the internet which use Basic Language to compile Android applications.

                                    Even Delphi (Pascal) creates Android applications.

                                    If Microsoft makes this new Visual Basic Classic, there will be a steep rise in Visual Basic Classic programmers. Any…

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                                      8 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Don't put other than solution files in VS2017's jumplist

                                      I don't see a reason to fill up recent and jumplist with csproj?, VisualStudio cannot (normally?) work without solution files anyway, so why fill these lists with unnessesary stuff?
                                      Or let me have an filter for what to put in them.

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                                        1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Upgrade TFS power tools to 2017

                                        TFS Power Tools for VS 2015 has shell extensions for TFS commands; these need to be upgraded to work with VS 2017

                                        17 votes
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                                          2 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • AYY LMAOOOOOO SUP MY DUD LET MEH EXPLAIN

                                          is there a way to make a roblox exploit. if not plz kthxbye

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                                            0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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