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  1. methods to +project awareness. An xbox social media platform, and multi-platform with github compatibility.

    Increased Microsoft support by a microsoft based social media platform & sharing on other social media sites. This would build support and awareness, and give Microsoft supporters a better community to connect.
    Add in github compatibility and for added growth & developer management on projects.

    3 votes
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  2. Allow to use reusable components like Templated Control / User Control and Styles

    I would like to be able to define building blocks from which I can then quickly create pages in XAML Studio.

    2 votes
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    Thanks for sending us your suggestion. This is definitely something I’ve thought about and would love to add support for. It’s going to need a bit or work to get right though, especially for more than just XAML components and if/how any code components could go along with them.

    We definitely want to add some support, so it’s on our backlog, but it’s going to be a while still before we get there.

  3. Can we have the preview in a dedicated window?

    I'd love the possibility to run the preview in a dedicated window in addition to the current preview. That would allow to test in a more realistic environment and allow to show a design to customers and end users without the distracting (for them) other parts of the XAML Studio UI

    5 votes
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  4. Element selector tool

    Add a feature like it exist for the web browser that allow the user to select a preview control and highlight the corresponding XAML code

    4 votes
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  5. Intellisense is fa-a-a-a-r from perfection

    1. no auto closing tags (</Button>, </Grid>...)
    2. need to start typing to get hints
    3. no tab formatting - ???

    9 votes
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  6. Showing ThemeResource in intellisense

    When modifying controls' appearances, it is cool to show suggestion of built-in ThemeResource, that can save a lot of time.

    5 votes
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