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  1. There should again be a function to simply sort the "usings" without deleting the unused ones.

    There should again be a function to simply sort the "usings" without deleting the unused ones.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • resize panes in IDE when display size changes

      When connecting to a workstation from different devices, the resolution of each device provides different constraints. So if the window has to resize due to being maximized when the resolution changes, it would be helpful for VS to automatically shrink the various panes around the editor window, in order to make the best of the new amount of space. Perhaps it would be good enough to keep the size of the panes proportionally consistent.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Cloud Explorer's "Open in Portal" link should respect OS default browser.

        As of VS2017 15.5, the "Open in Portal" link on Azure Cloud Explorer always launches Edge. Other parts of VS have been corrected to use the OS default browser. Cloud Explorer should also respect the user's default browser.

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          1 comment  ·  Windows Azure Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Project conversion

          Shared projects, libraries, portable libraries should be easy to convert while the project is still clean. Having a shared project has the issue of getting the active executing assembly that makes it somehow confusing, seems like it needs a little more refinement to be more natural. Make a table to compare each project characteristics. Explain better how code is to be shared and what limitations are there. I ended up using pragmas and their overhead make the code look worst.

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          • Right click project and create solution

            Right now we can open a project in Visual Studio by double clicking in Explorer, which is then given a solution behind the scenes I believe. It would be nice if we could right click the project in the Solution Explorer in Visual Studio itself and create a solution right there. This would be used if we need had created a new project in a solution, but then later down the road realize we actually need the project to have its own solution.

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              0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add address test in C#

              I suggest we can test an address like C / C ++ in C #: "if (!ptr) { }" or "if (ptr) { }" unlike "if (ptr == null) { }" (too long).

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Textbox for local cordova plugin should be editable

                The text box to add a local Cordova plugin should be editable to just paste a path instead of having to browse to it.

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                  0 comments  ·  Mobile App Development  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Show outgoing commits on untracked branches

                  In the Team Explorer tab, in the Synchronization section, when you create a new branch and then create some commits, it doesn't show you those commits in the Outgoing Commits section.

                  If you are tracking a remote branch, it will show you what commits have not been pushed. I think it should also show them if there is not a remote tracking branch. I think the commits it should show would be equivalent to "git log origin..".

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                    1 comment  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • When will .netcore be able to support UI , Such as WPF?

                    When will .netcore be able to support UI , Such as WPF?

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                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Stop pushing Azure on us!

                      As a professional developer, we have to go with what our clients want. Most want Amazon AWS at this point so Microsoft pushing Azure (even when you create a Web application now) is a massive nuisance.

                      Please respect your developers who service your clients and stop attempting to force us to use Azure. When clients see the benefits, they will push us in that direction.

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                        1 comment  ·  Web Development Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Can anyone assistance with doing my math homework without charges?

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                          0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • don't undo all of my files when i undo a change to the csproj

                          When I right clicked on the project node and went to Source Control -> Undo changes, it undid ALL of my changes.

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                            0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Use Display as True Window for Windows OS

                            Using a webcam, have Windows screen saver be an active video feed via camera of outside world (ie. your front yard) so that you would actually have Windows OS be a 'window' anywhere you have your monitor (in my case a 55" LED tv)......which just happens to be the size of a window. The video feed would be active at all times but default to sign in screen with the press of a keyboard input or mouse click to be able to use the computer's other functions.
                            This function could be made to allow others to access your video feed…

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                              0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              • Validate csproj after manually edited

                                Sometimes after editing a csproj-file it can be invalid or unsupported when we are trying to add it to a solution. It would be great to validate the project file or get more detailed error log where it goes wrong in the file.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Introduce a ?= operator to C# to make singleton patterns more concise...

                                  Introduce:

                                  return _list ?= FetchList();

                                  to replace:

                                  if (_list == null)
                                  _list = FetchList();
                                  return _list;

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Provide off-line installaton via an iso file or self-extracting zip file for ALL versions of Visual Studio.

                                    Installation via web access is unacceptable for DoD customers operating with little, no, or severely restricted, web access. I need a persistent storage and archival option for installation of basic functionality, NOT install-on-demand!

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                                    • In a textbox ability to move cursor to first line visible in a scrolled multi line textbox

                                      When reloading data to the text box that has been search and replaced, I want the new data to be presented back in the textbox at the same position. textBox1.GetFirstCharIndexOfCurrentLine(); only gets the current line where the caret is active and then I can only scroll the text to make this at the top and so the position of the text has changed

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Inline class view

                                        Add an option to disable 'inline class view' in solution explorer.
                                        That is disable display of classes and methods inside a file in solution explorer.
                                        It is very confusing for file with dependencies (.resx, .designer.cs)
                                        the content of the file is accessible via the combobox on to of the edit window

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                                          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • VS2017 建模项目不见了

                                          1.VS2017 建模项目不见了,希望可以添加上该模块。
                                          2.在vs2015中创建sequencediagram后,希望多人分享,还需要手动修改ModelDefinition/XX.uml文件,太麻烦。希望可以一个文件方便不同项目组人员分享查看。

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