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  1. Improve the "Source location" box so that it auto-completes

    Typing in the "Source location" box inside Source Control Explorer provides no feedback. This makes it hard to navigate complex TFS databases. This should work the same as Windows Explorer where a combo-box with all the sub-folders is presented as we type.

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

      BACK Step Keystroke.
      Way back when, i used another compiler with this feature. And I still to this day believe it is the strongest debugging feature available. so lets say you set breakpoint at the catch, run your code, the error arrives, get caught, you backstep a few times, and can you believe on the 200th iteration of the loop, the data affects the results and thats where the problem lies ... Done.
      Conditional breakpoints are great, but you still need to know what you are looking for.
      Call stack doesnt address this situation, is cumbersome, and i'm not the…

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      • Preview diff should not close if the window is pinned and I navigate in the team explorer.

        I was trying to integrate feedback from a code review back into the code. I opened the review and clicked on the comment, bringing up the relevant code. Then I tried to open the file from my pending changes; however, navigating to the pending changes closes the diff, even if I pin the window or remove it from the IDE. While ultimately, I can just diff from the pending and edit in place, it would have been nice to support the workflow I was attempting.

        tl;dr: If I pin a window open, please don't close it.

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          • List failed projects

            In a solution with 10+ projects it's tedious to figure out which ones failed the build.

            Can you please add

            a) A list of failed (and possibly succeeded) projects at the end of the output log:
            ========== Build: 0 succeeded, 4 failed, 8 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========
            "Project1.vcxproj" -- FAILED.
            "Project2.vcxproj" -- FAILED (dependencies failed).
            ["Project3.vcxproj" -- SUCCEEDED.]

            b) Colorful icons to the solution explorer's project listing (similarly to version control's blue lock, red tick, green plus etc. icons)

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            • Remember previous work item in Team Explorer - Changes - Related Work Items

              Currently we can associate a commit with a work item by typing in the ID but it would be very useful if this ID was able to be remembered for subsequent commits. If you follow the "commit early and often" mantra it amounts to a lot of extra steps. If you forget it could cause problems, or if you put in the wrong number. Retaining the number would help with these. I generally work on the same work item for a while so the chance of having the wrong number in there is low, or maybe it could be cleared…

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                0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • tfs work item history needs maximize zoom badly

                when *adding* a history item, the maximize button is available. great.
                when reviewing the items with colleagues (in a mtg for example), the history stays small in the lower right corner, no way to zoom it in.

                second issue: while it is possible to paste formatted text, it would be great to have proportional fonts available for code snippets (bold, italic is available, but not enough).

                thanks

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                • mvvm easy drag from model

                  Step 1 drag mode design listview.

                  Step 2 , drag the model from explorer listview solutions (design mode).
                  Se abre un asistente para crear el xbind, y MVVM.

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • It would be grateful to have the profiler feature spanning across the tiers and generate the TIP

                    The execution of profiler commands in multiple tiers and the instrumentation of the binaries for each and every associated service would consume more effort and becomes painful exercise.

                    It would be grateful if the profiler feature of VSTS spans across the layers or tiers to get the TIP (tier interaction report)

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                      0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add restrict keyword to intellisense

                      I would like to see the C11 keyword restrict added to intellisense. You'd say, why, we don't have a C11 compiler! I use Clang/LLVM with VS2017. Clang does support C11, however. It can easily be added, as there is no requirement that restrict does anything at all (actually the program is supposed to run exactly (functionally) as if that keyword we're not there, that's a requirement). It just looks so ugly when there are squiggly lines all over the place, and often those interfere with other valid code.

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                      • When using Acronyms quote their meaning in parentheses, like the old days

                        I have noticed over the 27 years I can remember when a acronym was to be used you could always count on the meaning of it to follow in parentheses. It is so darn frustrating to follow a acronym without the meaning to follow. Do you agree?

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                        • 能不能提供一个完整的VS2015下载,不要在线安装啊?在大陆不墙了那网速hold不住啊!!!

                          希望能够提供完整的VS2015的镜像下载,不要在线安装的。在中国大陆那网速真的太难受了!

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                            • allow shelveset grouping

                              Since shelvesets are shared within a TFS Team Project, it would be nice to be able to group shelvesets for better organization.

                              For instance, I may have a shelveset grouping named 'Enhancements' or 'Corrections' or 'UI rewrite project', etc.

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                              • to make the speed of downloading be more quick

                                I just now wait for more than 30minutes and it doesn't finish yet.you should take it seriously

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                                • vs 2017 CE update - add force close button

                                  When installing vs 2017 CE update , if vs is open , the installer does not start the installation , add a force close button to close all vs instances

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                                  • Add a heatmap view to the test explorer

                                    A heatmap view for the test explorer would give a nice visual of the progress, especially if I have to glance down the aisle to check on progress.

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                                    • Provide examples when a user presses F1. The technical documentation when clicking F1 is useless. Provide examples on F1 like stackoverflow.

                                      Just want to click F1 on a symbol and see the usage examples for it. Perhaps let me post my own example right there and others that like it can vote it up. Just put the structure in and let the community curate it. You could overtake stackoverflow in a year.

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                                      • Windows 10 Creators Upgrade

                                        Please, make Windows 10 Creators Upgrade available within MSDNAA / Imagine. it is a very useful application for the educational environment.

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                                        • Integration with Windows Phone.

                                          Allow from Windows Phone to see the projects that I am working and advances them. All this is to be included in a Company Hub.

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