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  1. Add support for Visual Studio 2017

    Dear team,

    Visual Basic Tool could work under the Visual Studio 2017, since there is so many legacy code that needs to be maintained or updated/migrated to .net

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    • Not to minimize this terrific development...

      Hi,

      I didn't know what to expect but (and unless I am missing something -- which is HIGHLY likely) I'm not sure I understand the intention.

      I have VB6 projects that I can now 'open' in VS2015... but I do not get the WYSIWYG form UI, and had to 'connect' my VB6 compiler to your utility to get a BUILD going.

      So, help me to understand that if I need VB6 installed to get the project to compile under VS2015 BUT I don't have the FORM UI of the VB6 IDE, how does your tool help me maintain these older…

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      • Fix Object browser mess words

        After opening an aged VB6 project, we found some constants values with Chinese displayed as mess words.

        Private Const XX_APPNAME = "ÉÏÊй«Ë¾»á¼ÆÐÅÏ¢Åû..."

        Actually these words should be Chinese.

        Private Const XX_APPNAME = "上市公司会计信息..."

        I think it's possible a bug in VBVS.

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        • Support ActiveX DLL builds or make it clear ActiveX DLL projects aren't supported.

          Right now if you try building an activex dll nothing gets generated and the compiler error message "Could not copy the file "obj\Debug\XXXX.exe" because it was not found." Obviously because nothing is generated.

          19 votes
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          • Conditional Compilation

            Unfortunately when you open a .vbp with "CondComp" parm it is removed !
            Please add this feature on the project properties

            6 votes
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            • Highlight or grey out text within #if ..#else ..#endif

              Would it be possible to implement a feature that highlights or greys out code within
              #if ..#else ..#endif
              conditional compilation directives?

              4 votes
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              • Use Let and Get as part of the property name

                In the case of having a setter/letter and getter you would have multiple properties of the same name which results in a duplicates when collapsing regions or when selecting a method in the text editor drop down.

                I suggest making the Let/Set/Get be part of the name when collapsing the region and adding the method name in the drop down.

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                • VB6 Form Designer

                  I think that this is possible because Xamarin has made its own Android forms designer for Visual Studio. So why we don't do it for VB6? ;)

                  42 votes
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                  • Debug

                    A way to remote debug vb6 code from the Visual Studio IDE

                    23 votes
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                    • Default object type event methods

                      For default objects, like a form, add the standard event methods to appear in the drop down list, like Form_Load, Form_Unload, Form_Resize etc. At the moment the only ones that appear are the ones already added.

                      6 votes
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                      • In project explorer group files like Classic VB6 IDE

                        In project explorer group files like Classic VB6 IDE into folders based on their type/extension like Class Modules, Forms, Modules etc.

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                        • provide changelog and issue tracker separate from uservoice

                          Your current distribution method does not let us know what has changed between releases. Also I do not see an effective way to communicate with you regarding issues. I have an issue with the Build process and do not think a feature request is the best venue.

                          16 votes
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                            under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                          • Provide a roadmap

                            Could you provide a roadmap to give an idea of where you are looking to take the project and some sort of a time line

                            26 votes
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                            • Open source the project

                              I think such a project should be opened source, perhaps with the support/help from Microsoft.

                              110 votes
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                              • 43 votes
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                                • change name "VB6 tools for VS.net"

                                  change name "VB6 tools for VS.net"

                                  24 votes
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                                  • 20 votes
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                                    • Add VBA projects

                                      I think the ability to create a VBA project for Word, Excel, Access (the only difference would be the IntelliSense support for the predefined "ActiveDocument", "CurrentDb", etc) would be neat. Of course we would then need to copy and paste the code into the VBA IDE but, for me, it would still be less painful then writing the whole damn thing in the default IDE.

                                      25 votes
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                                      • Provide better descriptions of what the tools do and more importantly what they do NOT do.

                                        I use a lot of third party tools in my VB6 projects. will things like that be supported.

                                        18 votes
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