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  1. Link to reference source code

    Add a link to reference source code to easily view source of current class/method

    66 votes
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    • Support searching for parts of API names

      Support searching for parts of API names - e.g. index camel cased word parts.

      Currently, there are no Results for "NullOrEmpty" - which is just a full part of "IsNullOrEmpty".

      It would also be helpful to fuzzily match up names (better than no results): e.g. "isnowhi" should include "String.IsNullOrWhitespace" in the results (ranked below a possible "IsNowhereIncluded" method).

      39 votes
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      • Offer offline documentation in more formats

        While the offline viewing option is great, PDF's "baked in" page format makes reading on mobile devices very cumbersome. I suggest offering downloads in open ePub format for easy reading on mobile devices -- allowing for text reflow, text and margin adjustment, color themes, etc.

        28 votes
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        • Fix D2D documentation

          D2D should be plain obvious. Tons of interfaces interfaces are missing from content tree and offline help.

          Example:
          – browse the content tree (Desktop technologies /Graphics and Gaming /DirectX /Direct2D /API /Interfaces)
          – notice a ton of interfaces are missing in the first place (mostly the original interfaces, but now that I look closely, ID2D1Bitmap1 is missing, too; its a mess …)
          – click ID2D1DeviceContext1 => available offline
          – follow the link to ID2D1DeviceContext => missing, resolved online
          – if you look for ID2D1DeviceContext in the index you can get to some of the methods (available offline), but not to…

          16 votes
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          • Use short well know type names

            Right now Monitor.​Wait is displayed as:

            Monitor.​Wait(​System.​Object,​System.​Int32,​System.​Boolean)

            Much easier to read version would be:
            Monitor.​Wait(object, int, bool)

            16 votes
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            • Add better explanation of memory optimized VMs

              The page discussing different VM families and the child page specifically about memory-optimized VM families could do with a bit of added clarity. Having confusion within a particular family (ex D1v2-D5v2 are general purpose and D11v2-D15v2 are memory optimized) is not particularly intuitive and providing more direct explanations or a graphic would go a long way in assisting VM selection. It seems like there is disproportionate focus on number of vCPUs and performance on a page that's supposed to be articulating memory specifics.

              15 votes
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              • Give me the option to hide navigation panes

                The current doc format has 2 navigation panes on the sides and the content in the center. I use sometime the nav. pane on the left but never the one on the right so i'd like the option to hide it since it makes the center section (with the core content) too narrow.
                The ideal would be the option to hide both so that if user want he can focus just on the content and have all the space dedicated to it. Thanks

                13 votes
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                • Please provide à custom scrollbar for dark theme

                  The native scrollbar may be light and high contrast with the background. It's quite disturbing.

                  10 votes
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                  • Won't search short class names

                    Searching for the GC class doesn't return any results E.g. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/?term=GC If I search https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/?term=System.GC does though. This feels closely related to the "Support searching for parts of API names" request though.

                    5 votes
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                    • Indicate static members

                      .NET, C#
                      - Indicate which members are static
                      - Consider grouping of of static/non-static members

                      5 votes
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                      • Make the docs more interactive (as Xamarin workbook)

                        It would be great if the docs could be a little bit more interactive as Xamarin workbooks. Making the documentation exportable to Xamarin workbooks would be interesting for example.

                        The nicest thing would be that the examples on the documentation could be directly executed on the website.

                        4 votes
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                        • Include Reactive Extensions documentation for .Net Core in docs.microsoft.com

                          MSDN have documentation on Reactive Extensions (Rx) as can be seen here: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh242986(v=vs.103).aspx

                          Microsoft's new docs.microsoft.com lacks the same API documentation.

                          Since https://github.com/Reactive-Extensions/Rx.NET is a .Net Foundation project. much like ASP.Net core and others; It's documentation should be included. Especially as it's namespaced under System.

                          4 votes
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                          • Subscribe to updates for a particular article or topic area

                            Subscribe to updates for a particular article or topic area. Receive notification whenever an article or set of articles changes.

                            4 votes
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                            • Show entries in a sorted order

                              Show entries in a sorted order

                              4 votes
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                              • Support the .NET API Browser as a service and Provide REST API to access it

                                .NET API Browser https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/ is our one-stop shop for all .NET-based APIs from Microsoft.
                                We can search for any managed APIs and filter for platform and version using FieFox and internet Explorer.
                                We are in need to search this service from c# code, but currently we can't get search results from within c# code using httpclient or webclient.

                                It's nice to support the .NET API Browser https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/ as a service and Provide REST API to get search result as a json string.

                                3 votes
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                                • To add the following explanation to the Sales tax payment

                                  On this page - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/operations/financials/general-ledger/round-sales-tax-payments
                                  We need to add the below explanation to clarify to users that the Update field which was present in all previous versions of AX has not been deprecated.
                                  Sales tax payment was split into two entry points for better segregation of duties. You can run "Report sales tax for settlement period" to have sales tax payment run without GL transactions generated (legacy "Update" checkbox unchecked) and "Settle and post sales tax" to run it with GL update (legacy "Update" checkbox checked). Both are located in Tax > Declarations > Sales tax menu.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Make the documentation printer-friendly.

                                    The documentation is not currently printer-friendly. While the content can be printed, there is a lot of baggage at the beginning as well as loads of empty pages at the end.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Add IdentityModel APIs

                                      Can't see anything from Microsoft.IdentityModel.Tokens in there. E.g. SecurityKey. How can I find what classes implement this abstract class?

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Make the methods inherited from object and from base classes more visible.

                                        Just group them by inherited from object, inherited from base and others.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Add documentation for TSHELL

                                          Some pages reference TSHELL but I haven't been able to find any documentation about which commands are available on a windows phone when connected to it over USB with TSHELL. For example, this page says "Step 2: Install and configure TShell
                                          TShell is required to run Tracelog." which are very underwhelming instructions.

                                          https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/test/mobile-tracing/capture-event-trace-logs-on-windows-phone#step-2-install-and-configure-tshell

                                          3 votes
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