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  1. Automate the running and emailing of customer queries to specified email address(es).

    I have a few queries which are run every 7 days to report team output. Being able to have these queries sent to my (and my manager's) inbox every week would be a great time save, and would open up possibilities for keeping other stakeholders updated on project progression, etc.

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        • Graphics Debugger Clipping Analysis

          The graphics debugger is an incredible resource for dealing with DirectX. It would be extremely useful if it could report on why output from the Vertex Shader stage is being discarded before going into the Pixel Shader. Perhaps selecting a given output row under the Vertex Shader portion of the Pipeline Stages display and having some kind of report "discarded because...". It's very frustrating to have seemingly disabled all forms of clipping, and checked everything else one can think of that might block vertices from flowing from the VS to the PS, only to still have the Graphics Debugger show…

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          • Allow IValueConverter to access Page properties

            I have had multiple scenarios in which my IValueConverter classes need a value from the codebehind. I think that, in many cases, the easiest way to do this would be to access a public property of the page. However, to the best of my knowledge, this is not possible (unless it is a shared constant). I think that this would greatly simplify many scenarios.

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            • Do not deprecate viewing work items in VisualStudio

              The web view of work items is woefully inadequate. Space is given to areas that have little significance while key areas are squished into a corner to the right. Cannot customize the view and performance is dismal.
              In VS 2017 the work item content can be displayed in VS, which has a far superior view. I strongly recommend keeping the VS view. Or at least replicate it 1:1 on the web portal.

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              • Visual Studio Debugger get System time

                A customer want to get System time or change System time with Debugger. Detailed discussion, please refer to following thread.

                https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/3f11e8ab-9aff-4d58-8b42-7884f4b6ea71/change-system-time-for-debugged-application?forum=vsdebug

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                • Installing the Veracode Visual Studio Extension on Visual Studio Shell

                  Please make Visual Studio Shell (Integrated) compatible for installing Veracode Visual Studio extension, or extensions in general

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                  • Collapse direct children outlining

                    What I'm looking for is a quick way to close (or toggle) outlining of all methods of a specific class (without collapsing all their children outlining)

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                    • SQL Query Editor - Keyboard shortcut to switch between Results and Message tabs

                      1. In SQL Server Object Explorer, right-click on a server, and select New Query.
                      2. Write a simple query that returns a resultset.
                      3. Execute it
                      4. Notice how by default, the resultset appears in a new pane underneath the T-SQL code. The pane has two tabs names Results and Message.
                      5. Create a keyboard shortcut that will toggle between the two tabs.
                      6. There is a "Collapse Pane" button. Click it.

                      7. Now there is a single pane with three tabs on the bottom: T-SQL, Results, and Message.

                      8. The same keyboard shortcut should toggle between these.

                      9. The…

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                      • IntelliTest only first seed value appears to be considered

                        I think this is more of a bug report: According to the documentation, multiple PexArgument attributes should be able to be specified, eg

                        [PexMethod]
                        [PexArguments("with space")]
                        [PexArguments("WIth CAps")]
                        internal string ToTitleCaseTest(string str)
                        {
                        string result = FeatureExtensions.ToTitleCase(str);
                        return result;
                        }

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                        • VS2017 installer should keep --locale setting when updating itself

                          Currently the installer always changes the display language to Windows default after updating itself. Maybe better to keep previous setting.

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                          • Don't scroll the Find Results window while it's searching

                            While Finding, don't let the Find Results window scroll around. The problem is that for long searches, I want to read existing results while it searches. But under the current scheme, I can't really do that because as I read, the window constantly jumps to the bottom as new search results come in. IDE has too manyplaces where it takes over user widgets (i.e. changes focus, jumps caret, etc)

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                            • Change the Modal Extensions and Updates Dialog to a Non-Modal Tool Window

                              There are times when I need to switch between Extensions And Updates and something else.

                              I don't see why it needs to be a modal dialog. It should be a tool window like the Nuget Package Manager window.

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                              • Suggestion: Add instance modifiers to C# (and other languages)

                                I'd like to be able to do

                                someFunctionReturningY(x){ somePropertyOfY=4; ... }.DoSomething();

                                It should also support casting without needing parentheses in the following type of statement:

                                Z zzz = (Z)functionReturningY{somePropertyOfZ=...; ... };

                                The same pattern should work for enums too apart from object instances. It is inspired by initializers in C#, e.g. var x = new Test(){someProperty=…}. It’s just a generalization of the same pattern.

                                E.g. at the scenario shown in the attached screenshots I want to modify an object that GetMetadataFromUI function returns and currently I’m forced to write it in a way that is much more verbose

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