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  1. Code Lens

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351847/code-lens.html
    Add Code Lens to VS for Mac. I think it's great in VS 2017 and I miss it in VS for Mac.

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    • In the document tabs, have the option to show the fulll filename without truncation (not including the path). On PC too, please!

      When I have multiple files with long names, all starting with the same phrasing (this happens for me with my View Models and corresponding views), just seeing the first part of the filename in a tab is unhelpful. I'd like the option to always show the full name (but excluding the path).

      I'd also like this option on the Windows version of Visual Studio.

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      • A workable REST demo for Xamarin iOS

        A preloaded project or example project showing how to a workable REST demo service (dotnet core api) that works with Xamarin Forms iOS .. this means it will need to use https I believe

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        • Sort Intellisense suggestions by inheritance order

          Coming to VS for Mac from MonoDevelop (as a Unity developer), one of the features that I REALLY miss is the option to sort Intellisense suggestions by inheritance order when accessing members. I have looked for it in the preferences but was unable to find it. This was an extremely valuable tool for more than one reason:

          - It places the most derived members at the top, which are often the ones you are most interested in; at least if you're working in a framework like Unity where most of your classes have to derive from a long chain of…

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          • javascript intellisense in razor

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            support for Javascript intellisense and coloring syntaxt in razor .cshtml

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            • 1 vote
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              • WHERE IS C++

                dont tel me ur getting money from unity to not put C++

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                  • kaychain

                    Suggestion: add possibility to specify custom kaychain for iOS signing.

                    This case occurred when I tried to auto builds with GitLab CI and add fastlane match use for managing provision.

                    Problem that I don not know what machine will be run my build. and if build run for first time mac os proms admin to enter pass which block build.

                    fastlane can create keychain and use it in match.
                    So it will be cool to have possibility to pass this when we building IPA for iOS.

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                          • Add key bindings to View > Layouts

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                            https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351848/add-key-bindings-to-view-layouts.html
                            In the days of LiveXAML it's quite common to make changes in XAML while debugging, where you use to have those pads pinned at the bottom. In order to gain space for code, I see my-self once and again changing the layout from Debug to Code, and would be great if this could be binded to keys, to make it without the mouse.

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                            • Clicking the close button of a solution window should close the solution

                              Instead of closing the solution, clicking on the close button actually quits the app. This is wrong. The solution is straightforward: see the app delegate selector

                              applicationShouldTerminateAfterLastWindowClosed(_:)

                              at the page:

                              https://developer.apple.com/documentation/appkit/nsapplicationdelegate/1428381-applicationshouldterminateafterl

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • F# File Ordering

                                The project view in F# does not display the files in the order they are defined in the project file, or provide a way to change this ordering.

                                This is important because the order of files is important in F#, code can only refer to other code defined in a file "above" it.

                                The UI should respect the order of files as it is defined in the project file. This includes folders, which can appear before AND after source files.

                                There should be a keyboard shortcut to move a selected file up or down when the project view has focus.

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                                • Make Preferences, Policies, Extensions, Account and other accessory windows non-modal.

                                  Modal windows feel like Mac OS 8 from 20 years ago. This isn't the Mac OS experience we are looking for.

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                                  • Link work item directly by id in commit

                                    Please add a support linking a work item by adding the ID, a feature of opening a search window is confusing, we usually already know by the web panel the work item

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                                    • Kindly provide for offline installation for visual studio mac

                                      Please provide for an offline installation of visual studio on Mac as well. It takes up a lot of time on Mac OS

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                                      • Provide TS compilation out of the box via IDE

                                        Provide TS compilation out of the box via IDE (Visual Studio for mac)

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                                        • Know the difference between a framework and a language...

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                                          Survey Question (Multiple Choice)
                                          1. What is your Primary Language?
                                          a. C#
                                          b. .Net
                                          c. Node

                                          Please try...Just...try

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