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      0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • tray icon when exiting visual studio while it is in memory

      tray icon when exiting visual studio while it is in memory, like MS Outlook

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      • Extend the logical operators

        Currently we have access to the following logical operators,

        Not
        And
        AndAlso
        Or
        OrElse
        Xor

        Why not extend them to include

        Nor
        ab
        00=1
        01=0
        10=0
        11=0

        NAnd

        ab
        00=1
        01=1
        10=1
        11=0

        NXor

        ab
        00=1
        01=0
        10=0
        11=1

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Create constructor alias

          Create constructor alias. I suggest for two reasons:
          * Hiding information (OOP principle).
          * Transform our code more readable.
          ie.
          public class FooClass
          {
          constructor: public void MakeFoo(parameters);
          constructor: public bool MakeAnother();
          public void MakeFoo(parameters)
          {
          }
          }

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow pre-download of components before instalation

            It should be able to pre-download the components of the installation without locking V.S. and then install the downloaded components.

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              0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Documents->Options should have a box to select that new files (File->New) are saved in the directory of currently active document

              When one is adding a class or .h file it is almost always in the directory you're working and unless you're working on small project almost never in the project directory.

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              • Add a compile option to C# projects

                The ability to compile single files seems limited to c/c++ files in visual studio. It would be nice to have the same ability for cs files.
                Maybe it is technically not possible but surely it should be possible to run project builds instead and limit the displayed output to things relevant to the file being "compiled"?

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Visual Studio 2015 compatible with Expression Web project

                  Visual Studio Community 2015 it's a Platform for multi Language. Why don't ad a retro compatibility with old project of Expression Web? Add a possibility to process .dwt file of EW in Visual Studio 2015.

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • allow the solution explorer folders to be refreshed during debugging

                      You used to be able to refresh folders in the solution explorer during debugging by right-clicking and hitting refresh. Now that is disabled. I have some temp data folders created by my site and I like to be able to see what's in them during debugging. I can effectively do this by hiding and re-showing all files, but then I lose my place.

                      I don't see why refresh has to be disabled.

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                        0 comments  ·  Debugging and Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • have cl.exe actually generate binary code

                        currently, cl.exe does not generate exes.

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                          1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Be more serious about bugs reported on https://connect.microsoft.com/visualstudio

                          Hello,

                          The bug database on https://connect.microsoft.com/visualstudio is poorly designed and poorly managed:
                          Research is a mess: cannot filter by sub product for instance.
                          The bug report form is too simple.
                          Bugs reports are often only receiving a generic message and are not classified.
                          Bugs fixed or "not a defect" are often forgot.
                          Overall there is a lack of human management on the bug status.

                          I'm pretty sure (hope !) you get a better bug management internally, so I guess you see how poor it is.

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • SplitContainer property "SplitterDistance" should control the fixed panel size of either Panel.

                            This property seems to only control Panel1. It would be nice if when SplitContainer property "IsSpltterFixed" is set to true and "FixedPanel" is set to Panel2 the "SplitterDistance" would set the distance of Panel2 from the bottom/right corner.

                            "SplitterDistance" should control the fixed panel size (example: Panel2).

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                              0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • to see remaining time while downloading

                              it would be great to see remaining time while downloading

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                                0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • How to disable "live visual tree" when I debug in my VSTS2015? I don't need it

                                does any expertise know how to Disable "live visual tree" when debug in VSTS 2015? As I don't need it! when my app UI appear, I only want to click my function button of my App.
                                Thank you.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make working reference array please

                                  struct phone{
                                  char* model;
                                  char* manufacture;
                                  int date;
                                  char* form_factor;
                                  char* network_type;
                                  char* SIM;
                                  };

                                  phone arr[5];

                                  void findBy(char* data, char* by, phone &arr[] /*error*/, int struct_count){
                                  // Do something
                                  }

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 改进js编辑器换行自动空格

                                    你好,当我使用vs写JS代码的时候,每当我换行,然后此时vue组件里面的标签如<p> <lable>会自动空出一格,变成<&nbsp lable>这样 导致渲染失败 失望改进一下

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • to change the behaviour of the Search fonctionnality

                                      Visual Studio 2015

                                      When using CTRL F3 and F3, at the end of the Search in a given file, VS jumps to the following one. It's irritating. Make it an option: Jump to the Next File containing the Search Data

                                      The search in the output window is not working (at least since I upgraded to the last repair)

                                      The search in file not included in the project is not working. It was before I upgrade to the last repair.

                                      Th

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                                        0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                        • Add hotkeys for custom build tasks c++

                                          There is a nice new feature in the VS2017 - open folder. It allows open any folder and customize build/clean/etc tasks. But one can not build a folder using standard hotkeys nor assign custom hotkeys. It is not productive to invoke context menu to call build task.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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