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  1. There should be a short cut to assign Breakpoint at every function in class file in Visual Studio

    There should be an shortcut to assign break point to every method in Class file. Already, their is an option provided for this, but it works only when you provide a exact function name.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • I have an idea why not get these programs to work on you're own Microsoft phones

      I have an idea why not get these programs to work on you're own Microsoft phones

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        0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Change your code samples from C#/VB to C#/F#

        There are exactly two reasons for my suggestion:

        1st-Look at the stats here: 109 suggestions for C#, 56 for F#, 25 for VB
        2nd-C# and F# are and will be intermingling; serious VB coders have had enough time to adopt their code and their brains to what the majority obviously chose to be their favorite.

        I do not suggest terminating support for VB. It's just "readjust help and support to reality".

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        • Instead of calling commands things like "Toggle Word Wrap" - call them "Word Wrap Toggle" - much easier for users to find when customizing.

          When adding items to the toolbar - instead of calling commands things like "Toggle Word Wrap" - call them "Word Wrap Toggle" - much easier for users to find when customizing.

          Also allow command search across all menus because it's not always obvious which menu something is in.

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            0 comments  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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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            • VS11 rc not work fine as it should be in my computer ?

              When I copy a big script on html page you show me a popup who I can't hide. it's not good that I need to wait for 2 min for stop this popup to show progress.

              I see them again when I copy next script. I see VS 11 RC is busy in notification.

              Is this not time wasting. I have wasted my minutes in popup when I thing older version work fine.

              Regards,

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              • fix this ExcelApp.Workbooks.OpenText

                ExcelApp.Workbooks.OpenText(TeacherErrPath, TextQualifier: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.XlTextQualifier.xlTextQualifierDoubleQuote, Comma: true); does not work correctly. Anything quoted should always be treated as strings including numbers, adding a single quote preceeding the number is NOT an option, as that will make the CSV non standard and not useful in any other application.
                please provide a way to launche excel to adhere to the csv standard.

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                  1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Micro threads (tasklets) for async/await syntax

                  Add MicroThreads (mono tasklets) for async/await syntax

                  so async methods wil be mutch cheaper and do not create additional memory allocations and exception handling will be very easy to introduce

                  http://mono-project.com/Continuations

                  When call async methods from sync context faramework pop micro stack from pool and async method use it for execution. On await it just switch from micro stack to real thread stack, and when continuation calls we just switch to suspended micro thread and go on. when async method awaits fo another asunc methd it just call it in microctack and all. All exceptions will be catched properly because…

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio should allow SQL updated version to include

                    Hi Team,
                    When i am trying to use visual studio 2012 and want to access SQL server 2014 instance, continuously we were getting promt message to use only SQL 2012 version.
                    But for the same product of microsoft at least it should allow one or two version update can use.

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                      0 comments  ·  SQL Server and Data Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add uploading to Windows Store directly from the IDE

                      Instead of as today creating the packages, then open the browser and go through the upload process we should be able to.

                      1. Right click the project and select Store -> Submit to store
                      2. Select a new or existing app
                      3. Enter some release notes and set rollout and publish dates etc.
                      4. Hit Submit

                      This should be possible with the stores REST API.

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                        0 comments  ·  UWP / WPF / XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Promote transfer of learning from git commands

                        1. Visual Studio labels its context menu choice for adding an item to the git staging area "Stage". While this is arguably better terminology than the analogous "git add" command, is it necessary to be different? Could there at least be a tooltip or some other indicator that this is the same as "git add"?
                        2. Again, while "Undo changes" may be more descriptive, could there be a tooltip or some other indicator that this is analogous to "git checkout <file>"?

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                          0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          • When I select "View History" on the root of a project, I want to see the history of the WHOLE PROJECT, not the proj file

                            Subject line says it all. Currently in VS2015, if I right click on a project root and select "View History" from the Source Control menu, I get the history of the project file itself, not of the whole project. This is somewhat misleading, as the project file isn't even shown in the tree view unless you unload the project.

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                              0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • taskbar buttons

                              Would be nice to see a run project or stop project button when you hover over an open visual studio project in the taskbar. Similar to Spotify showing a play-button.

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                              • auto+dynamic diagnostic about dynamic cpu bound, memory bound

                                It would be neat to have an automatic/dynamic diagnostic telling me {where, when, (how)} I am {memory bound, cpu bound, interop bound / communication bound} in my app, so I can work on improving performance.

                                Depending on where and how often I use parts of the app, I might also know benefits/cost ratio, to improve these parts.

                                With increasing need for calculation speed (images, video, VR, bigdatabases), it might be more and more useful.

                                It might be implemented quicker on pure c# apps, but we often have c#/native apps.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Git edit and split commit

                                  I miss the function that i can split and edit the commit. Sometimes i had changes in a file that had to commit in two different commits. For example use TortoiseGit, that include this Feature.

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                                    • add Close / Close All But This / Close All options to the context menu in the editor window

                                      this would allow you to right click anywhere in the editor window to close files instead of having to scroll all the way to the top

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                                      • Reportviewer - add rotate handle to tablix control

                                        Add rotate handle to tablix control to allow re-orientation from portrait to landscape.

                                        I have several reports (from an accreditation agency, so reformatting is not an option) which contain tables which need to be in landscape mode due to the large number of columns. Since page orientation is at report-level and 95% of the report is in portrait orientation, life would be hugely simpler if I could just rotate the tablix on the page by grabbing a rotate handle, or at least setting an "orientation" property.

                                        But it's currently impossible.

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                                        • Object\Variable information which has caused NullReferenceException

                                          Its not always custom code generating NullReferenceException but Many times its .net library\methods (Not public one) throwing such exceptions and in such case we require debug binaries from Microsoft. if we can include information about object name due to Null Reference exception has occurred then it is quick to debug and identify the issue.

                                          one example is on WCF service host start we are getting NullReferenceException at System.ServiceModel.Description.ServiceEndpoint.Validate but no clue about which behavior is null (operation\endpoint or contract)

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