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  1. Add MONO support/compatibility

    Add please more MONO support/compatibility

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    • Show me the parts of my .config files that I can delete

      As projects grow and transition from greenfield to brownfield projects .config files are getting more and more obsolete and dead stuff in them.

      Do help me and show me what I delete of this.

      276 votes
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        under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Bundles should be able to return binary output (for image sprites etc.)

        It would be really cool if the BundleResponse class was able to return binary content instead of just text content. This way it would be possible to create image bundles (sprites).

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          0 comments  ·  Bundles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • You've gone a long way with VS SQL support ... Now, we need much better support for Azure Table Storage

          We need help in reducing the amount of time to code for Azure Table Storage and deal with table storage in the IDE. I'd like to see and modify entities and tables right from the IDE ... building the functionality of software like ClumsyLeaf's TableXplorer right into VS. Also, it would be nice to have more/better support in data source controls and data-bound controls for table storage data and keys. It's all very LOW level right now and takes quite a while to code for Azure Table Storage relative to coding against SQL/SQL Azure storage. [Also, btw ... can you…

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            0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • make the generate resources wizard generate resources for usercontrols that have properties marked with localizable

            Currently it is impossible to get the wizard to generate resources (or the meta:resource attribute) for usercontrols. If you manually placed in the resource location, and manually placing a meta:resource attribute on the usercontrol, it works just fine. The wizard should treat usercontrols the same as the built-in asp.net controls in this regard.

            6 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Take a look at MultiView exception when you enable Page inspector in VS2011

              The error is:

              MultiView cannot have children of type 'TracedLiteralControl'. It can only have children of type View.

              Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

              Exception Details: System.Web.HttpException: MultiView cannot have children of type 'TracedLiteralControl'. It can only have children of type View.

              Source Error:

              Line 7: </hgroup>
              Line 8:
              Line 9: <asp:MultiView ActiveViewIndex="0" runat="server">
              Line 10: <asp:View runat="server"><p>Drekavac</p></asp:View>
              Line 11: </asp:MultiView>

              Source File: C:\Users\srdjo\Documents\Visual Studio 11\WebSites\MCPortal2\About.aspx Line: 9

              Stack Trace:

              [HttpException (0x80004005): MultiView cannot have…

              6 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Refactoring for local URLs in hyperlinks

                VS seems to be the only web site IDE that doesn't refactor HREF links to local pages, when those pages are moved or renamed. I understand this might only be possible for non-server rendered controls or static HTML pages, but why completely ignore the other scenarios? I create thousands of pages of documentation in static HTML for compiled HTML help (CHM files) and am forced to use Dreamweaver.

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                  1 comment  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make enrypting the connection strings easier to do during deployment

                  right now you have to run aspnet_regiis to encrypt the connection strings in a web.config. It would be nice to this could be built in as a part of the deploy process.

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                    0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 22 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Productivity - Move Type To Its Own File

                      When VS detects that a type exists in a file that is named for another type in the same file, present a glyph (ctrl+.) that can be used to move the type to a new file named for that type.

                      7 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow the relocation of projects from a solution folder

                        If you create a project which has an associated project with it but then you want to add in another project but want the solution to now be a level up, as soon as you move the solution, the project cannot be found. You can remove the project and re-add it, when ideally you would right click on a project and tell VS where the project now exists - normally just a level down.

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                          0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support Script# and give us an answer to the Google Web Toolkit.

                          I would love to use Script# similar to how Google Web Toolkit works. Your Javascript story is still pretty weak in terms of allowing us to easily make complicated AJAX applications.

                          263 votes
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                            under review  ·  5 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Multiple web.config Transforms

                            The ability to specify multiple web.config Transforms; all of them applies and final web.config gets created out of them. And then couple of item templates to add specific transform...e-g

                            web.config
                            release-ajax-transform
                            release-dynamic-data-transform
                            debug-ajax-transform
                            debug-dynamic-data-transform

                            80 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Secure/Better Smart Client Publishing

                              I would like secure ftp publishing of applications as well as the ability to retry publishing a file if the upload fails

                              94 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Web Deployment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add something like webrat or capybara in ruby to allow for testing web apps without the browser

                                I'd like to see functionality similar to webrat or capybara in Rails that allows you to write end to end tests (aside from javascript of course) for a web app without actually running a browser

                                12 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add a contextual menu option to navigate to the related *.ascx file

                                  If you're using *.ascx controls that you've created in your pages, it would be nice to be have a one click way to navigate to its definition instead of noting its name and looking for it in your solution explorer (especially for large projects).

                                  There are other enhancements that would be nice such as automatically adding the @Register tag if the control is located in the current project.

                                  7 votes
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                                    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Tooling  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • msviewportstyle.appendchild

                                    Getelementsnytagname.appendchild

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                                      0 comments  ·  Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • extend User control to easy integrante with Bind, eval, etc.

                                      Allow the VS Community 17, to generate "simple" server controls. Allowing bind / eval events, etc. in an easy way. and generate them as dll so you can share them.
                                      O, .... something like extending the user controls (ascx) allowing bindearlos to data, to place them within Gridviews, formviews, etc ..

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                                        0 comments  ·  General ASP.NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Class property value copier (Mapper) - copy property values from one class to another

                                        It would be beneficial to be able to copy matching properties from one class to another instead of manually writing out individual assignments

                                        For example; to copy the matching properties from PersonName to Person ignoring unmatched properties:

                                        public class Person() {
                                        public string LastName { get; set; }
                                        public string FirstName { get; set; }
                                        public string JobTitle { get; set; }
                                        }

                                        public class PersonName() {
                                        public string LastName { get; set; }
                                        public string FirstName { get; set; }
                                        public string Middle Initial { get; set; }
                                        }

                                        Instead of this:

                                        person.LastName = personName.LastName;
                                        person.FirstName = personName.FirstName;

                                        Would…

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