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Archive and release notes for most recent builds of Visual Assist

Release notes apply to all IDEs unless indicated. Case numbers are for internal tracking only. Numbered links refer to related posts in our support forums.

Visual Assist Build 2076

requires software maintenance through 2015.09.15 (General release.)

  • Restored performance of VA Find References in large solutions to that of build 2068 (case=92005) 12405
  • Addressed the "one or more errors occurred" message displayed on some systems when modifying VC++ projects (case=91658)
  • Added message at startup if user-defined alternate data directory is read-only (case=92000) 12404
  • Fixed crash identified via Windows Error Reporting (case=92003)

Visual Assist Build 2074

requires software maintenance through 2015.08.28 (General release.)

  • Fix for incompatibility with Windows Driver Kit 10 (case=91655)
  • Fix handling of header files without extensions (case=91605, case=91632)

Visual Assist Build 2073

requires software maintenance through 2015.08.20 (General release.)

  • New Introduced Add Missing Case Statements command that adds case statements for unhandled values to switches on enums. (case=19137) 8080, 8920, 9043, 10151, 10321, 10694, 11460, 11583
  • New [VS2010+] VA Snippets in many cases handle user input directly in editor rather than via modal dialog prompt. (case=24605) 8573, 9363, 11859
  • New [VS2005+] Smart Select Peek Tooltip displayed when selection created by Smart Select is not wholly visible on screen. (case=87378)
  • New VA Snippets of type Surround With (those that use $selected$) support optional, single-character shortcuts that are active when there is a selection with the snippets able to capture the selection before it is destroyed by typing the shortcut (define in editor shortcut field with SurroundWith=X). (case=90458)
  • New Goto, Goto Related and VA Context Menu commands can be assigned to Ctrl+Left-click, Alt+Left-click and/or Middle-click actions. (case=89430)
  • New [VS2010+] Introduced VA Memory View toolwindow available during debugging of dump files (of use when frames are missing from the Visual Studio callstack toolwindow for example due to optimizations in release builds). (case=85202)
  • New Improved responsiveness of VA Suggestions in very large solutions. (case=88457)
  • New [VS2015] Support for VS2015 RTM
  • [VS2013+] Fix for slow load of very large solutions that are passed to Visual Studio on the command line. (case=90540)
  • Encapsulate Field always generates public getter/setter in C++. (case=7857) 9925, 9957, 12202
  • Multiple fixes and enhancements to Add/Remove Braces. (case=90101, case=90126, case=90150, case=90808, case=91301, case=90586, case=90461, case=90928)
  • Fixed parsing of large unnamed structs and unions. (case=91391)
  • [VS2013+] Fix for reported crash that occurs during debugging. (case=90379)
  • Fixed slow population of Goto Related menu in large class hierarchies. (case=91486)
  • Fix for hashtags that begin with a non-ascii character. (case=90322)
  • Improvements made to parsing of templates. (case=90371)
  • When an item in a listbox is focused, but not selected, press of up/down selects the item rather than moves on to the next item. (case=90124)
  • VA Hashtags optionally support dash character in hashtags (registry value "HashtagsAllowHyphens"). (case=90329) 12310, 12317
  • Fixed crash reported during solution load. (case=91064)
  • [VS2010+] Fix for correct positioning of spellcheck menu when invoked via context menu key. (case=90995) 12357
  • Fix for parsing of variables in C# named thread. (case=90430)
  • Added more development words to the internal spell check dictionary. (case=90272) 12305
  • Fixed Snippet Editor placeholder highlighting errors. (case=88926)
  • Fixed Snippet Editor identification of identically named snippets. (case=90532)
  • Fixed icon transparency issues that occur in various unique scenarios. (case=90226)

Visual Assist Build 2068

requires software maintenance through 2015.06.09 (General release.)

  • New Introduced Add Braces and Remove Braces quick fix commands.  See the quick refactor menu (alt+shift+q). (case=88783, case=88785)
  • New Added ability to permanently hide items in VA Hashtags window by tag, file, directory and project via context menu. (case=89097, case=89217) 12254
  • New Comma is interpreted as an 'or' operator in Open File in Solution, VA Hashtags, Methods in File and File in Solution dialogs and lists. (case=89099)
  • New Multiple improvements to reduce false positive hashtag hits. (case=89057, case=89145, case=89172, case=89445) 12253
  • New Added context menu option to disable tooltips in VA Hashtags window. (case=89459)
  • New Added Refresh command to VA Hashtags context menu. (case=89657)
  • New Items in VA Hashtags window display file text following the instance of a tag. (case=89679)
  • Reduced amount of memory used by VA in very large solutions. (case=89294)
  • [VS2015] Fix for failure to install to Community Edition of VS2015. (case=89605) 12278
  • [VS2010+] Fixed situation in which VA could cause slow solution load when a solution contains 50+ projects that are being delay-loaded by VS. (case=89231)
  • Fixed case in which Derived Classes on the Goto Related menu failed to display some classes. (case=89293) 12260
  • Fixed situation in which caret was left at unexpected position after running Introduce Variable. (case=88975)
  • Addressed resource leaks identified in OFIS/FSIS dialogs and VA Hashtags window. (case=89624, case=89604)
  • Prevent case in which text in the VA Hashtags window was inappropriately colored. (case=89321)
  • Fixed case in which an extern variable was not properly type deduced when assigned to an auto variable. (case=89121)
  • Fix for failure to properly default-select the expected item in the Find Symbol in Solution dialog. (regression in build 2052) (case=88985) 12248
  • [VS2010+] Fix for failure of VA Step Filter to read callstack properly in localized versions of Visual Studio. (case=89924)
  • [VS2010+] Fixed issue with VA Snippet Editor highlighting of tokens in some scenarios. (case=88926, case=89156)
  • [VS2010+] VA Navigation Bar uses VS Environment Font and displays properly with HDPI system settings. (case=74697) 12271, 11699
  • [VS2010+] Fixed various issues with rendering of images on HDPI systems. (case=88799, case=88871, case=88980, case=89840)
  • Added a registry setting to help workaround the dreaded "One or more errors occurred" message that appears in some game development environments when editing VC++ Project settings.  Contact support for details. (case=89177) 12240

Visual Assist Build 2062

requires software maintenance through 2015.04.07 (General release.)

  • New VA Hashtags is a new feature that supports tagged bookmarks defined in source code comments that are navigable via Goto (alt+g) / Goto Related (alt+shift+g) and can be searched via the default keybinding of alt+shift+h. (case=86085)
  • New New VA Snippet reserved words for inserting month and day name in English regardless of locale. (case=85291) 12040
  • New Introduce Variable can be executed without first making a text selection. (case=84978)
  • New Introduce Variable removes outer parentheses on expressions that have been extracted to initialize the introduced variable. (case=87598)
  • New Code Generation page added to VA Options dialog with settings to control placement of code generated by Create Implementation, Move Implementation and Create Declaration. (Some settings were also moved from the Refactoring page to the Code Generation page.) (case=88318) 12212
  • New Setting added to Code Generation page of VA Options dialog to control placement of open brace '{' when executing Introduce Variable. (case=84956)
  • Multiple fixes for HDPI displays including tooltip font size, rendering of list icons at odd display scalings and font size in tree controls, (case=64523, case=88530, case=88609, case=88610) 10565, 12196
  • Reduced amount of memory used by VA in very large solutions. (case=88040)
  • VA properly locates boost headers installed by NuGet. (case=87289) 11685
  • [VS2010+] Fix for incorrect font used in Find References, Rename and Change Signature tree controls. (case=88874)
  • Multiple enhancements and fixes to Introduce Variable. (case=85025, case=85028, case=85258, case=87897, case=88738, case=88762)
  • Fixed case in which replace all occurrences failed during Introduce Variable in files with spaces rather than tabs. (case=88118)
  • Fix for Change Signature failing to parse some declarations. (case=88554)
  • Methods in File list displays multiple items with same name in order of occurrence when the list is sorted alphabetically. (case=87549) 12164
  • Fixed cases in which Extract Method and Create Implementation placed implementations before declarations. (case=87859, case=88557)
  • Fixed case in which Create Declaration placed declaration after all blank lines at bottom of file rather with the other declarations. (case=88435)
  • [VS2010+] VA Step Filter no longer displays breakpoint events of unsupported languages. (case=87361)
  • Fixed situation in which Methods in File list was incomplete until a file edit occurred. (case=87527)
  • Fixed case in which Goto, unable to identify a symbol, would go to a symbol whose name was a prefix of the unidentified symbol. (case=88436)
  • Edits made during the search phase of Change Signature no longer leave the OK button disabled once search is complete. (case=88552)

Visual Assist Build 2059

requires software maintenance through 2015.02.11 (General release.)

  • New Smart Select commands introduced for fast selection of code blocks with extend and shrink command variants. (case=83354)
  • New Create Implementation, Move Implementation and Create Declaration attempt to maintain same order in source file as header file (or vice versa depending on the operation). (case=12454, case=75315) 7228, 7894, 8294, 8524, 9361, 9765, 9915, 9985, 10076, 10820, 11063, 11445, 11656, 11800, 12009, 12057, 12063, 12187
  • New Introduce Variable removes parentheses when the expression inside the parentheses has been replaced with the generated variable. (case=84951)
  • New Goto Member supports execution from anonymous enums. (case=86115)
  • New Performance improvement during subsequent load of solution that contains auto-generated files whose contents have not changed but have been regenerated since the solution was last closed. (case=85937)
  • New Introduce Variable now supports lambdas. (case=86774)
  • New Added option to execute Goto Related via ctrl+left-click. (case=85940) 12096
  • Multiple enhancements and fixes to Introduce Variable and Create From Usage. (case=84953, case=85433, case=86106, case=86415)
  • Fixed Goto Related in cases of multiply inherited classes that involve templates. (case=86720) 12130
  • Fix for failure of filtering in FSIS to properly reset when opened in some circumstances. (case=86713) 12129
  • Fixed parsing of structs embedded in classes whose name is duplicated in global namespace. (case=85237) 12020
  • Find References is able to identify the constructor of a class whose name is duplicated in two different namespaces. (case=58076) 10195
  • Prevent display of code completion listbox in the editor while typing in the intermediates window. (case=85535)
  • Fix for auto type deduction when method scope is dependent upon using namespace statements. (case=85849) 12061
  • MRU in VA View populates at solution load even if VA View is not open. (case=77373)
  • Multiple enhancements and fixes to auto type deduction. (case=86108, case=86143, case=86189)
  • Fixed handling of auto variables by Extract Method. (case=86109)
  • Fix VA Outline display of certain pragma directives. (case=86455)
  • Fix for parsing of namespace with colliding using statements in different preprocessor blocks.  (case=86670) 12125
  • Fixed parsing of lambdas in some nested blocks. (case=86677)
  • When Goto is executed in comments, it now honors explicit scoping if present. (case=87245)
  • Fix for Introduce Variable failing to replace some occurrences. (case=87363)
  • Enhanced display of values of enums in VA definition window. (case=87509)
  • Goto Member dialog displays the word operator for operator members. (case=85968)
  • Fixed intermittent failure of Next Scope to hit some closing braces. (case=87471)
  • Improved handling of line insertion between methods during Create Implementation and Move Implementation. (case=87039)
  • Improved handling of updates to solutions with a large number of projects. (case=86188)
  • [VS2010] Enabled support of native NuGet packages. (case=87088)
  • [VS2010+] Fix for double effective rate of key repeat not resetting properly when an alt key is held down. (case=86270)
  • [VS2010+] Fix for Visual Studio error message being displayed in some circumstances. (case=86287)
  • [VS2010+] Fix for startup crash identified via Windows Error Reporting. (case=86368)
  • [VS2010+] Fix for failure of Visual Assist to install in older versions of Visual Studio on some systems that have VS2015 CTP. (case=87853)
  • [VS2015 CTP] Fix for multiple copies of Visual Assist being copied to the extensions directory. (case=87810)

Visual Assist Build 2052

requires software maintenance through 2014.11.05 (General release.)

  • New New refactoring command: Introduce Variable (beta). (case=1492) 4849, 5865, 6156, 6250, 6587, 8024, 8684, 9607, 10652, 11489, 11731, 11752
  • New Added support for begins with (.startsWith) and ends with (endsWith.) tokens in VA search filters. (case=5977) 6109, 10165, 10359, 10662, 11648
  • New Goto Member supports execution on class methods and enum items. (case=85135)
  • New Goto Related lists class constructors. (case=85216) 12035, 12043
  • New Goto Member supports execution in whitespace of class definition and class methods. (case=85238) 12039
  • New Definition displayed in VA Nav Bar improved for auto variables. (case=85908)
  • VS2012+: Fix for flicker in VA Nav Bar (case=85333) 12041
  • VS2012+: VA Step Filter no longer causes custom .natstepfilter rules to be ignored when installing VA via .exe installer. (case=85576) 11991
  • Improved time of reload of very large solutions that have a large number of files modified since last closed. (case=85730)
  • Fixed auto type deduction in method scopes that are dependent upon using namespace statements. (case=85849) 12061
  • Added setting to disable VA Smart Suggestions on Suggestions page of VA Options dialog (case=85062) 12016
  • Fixed Move Implementation when a line comment follows the function "head." (case=30651) 8919, 9131, 10593
  • Fixed coloring of extern struct forward declarations. (case=55770)
  • Fixed problem in which the reparse of a header file broke an instantiated smart pointer used in the source file. (case=62858) 10434, 10469, 11005
  • Fixed parsing of auto variable that is initialized via a template function. (case=78153, case=85112) 11615
  • Fixed Move Implementation for constructors that C++11 style member initialization lists. (case=79737) 11727, 12074
  • Goto no longer targets using statements. (case=80352, case=85587) 11766
  • Fix for parameter suggestion list when parameter contains more than one default parameter value. (case=83095)
  • Improvements for refactorings on code that is dependent upon using namespace statements. (case=84744)
  • Fix for intermittent failure of VA to load VA Nav Bar while navigating VS find results toolwindow. (case=85010)
  • Fixed parsing of line continuation on line comments. (case=85222)
  • C++11 "noexcept" no longer breaks VA Outline. (case=85266)
  • Fixed case in which Add Include targeted an unexpected header file due to presence of a using statement. (case=85360)
  • Fix for auto type deduction failure on const autos. (case=85906)
  • Fix for Create From Usage type inference when method parameters have default values. (case=86091)
  • Fixed refactorings when Q_DECL_FINAL is used. (case=86040)
  • Improved messaging during VA Step Filter feature enable/disable state transitions. (case=85982)
  • Improved handling of cancel during prolonged expand all operations in VA View HCB. (case=85581) 12033
  • VC6-VS2008: Fix for loss of coloring in the Find Symbol In Solution dialog. (regression in 2047) (case=86678)

Visual Assist Build 2048

requires software maintenance through 2014.09.22 (General release.)

  • Fix for generation of GUIDs by VA Snippets (regression in 2047). (case=85185) 12034

Visual Assist Build 2047

requires software maintenance through 2014.09.16 (General release.)

  • New VS14: Preliminary support for Visual Studio 14. (case=84507)
  • New Added Goto Member dialog that is similar to Find Symbol in Solution but is scoped to the current symbol. (case=83165)
  • New Implement Methods dialog supports filtering of listed methods. (case=55667) 10021, 11831, 11868, 12010
  • New Added Extract Method option to extract to a free function instead of a class member. (case=76113) 8255, 11475
  • New Added option to display contextual tooltips when hovering over close braces and structural keywords. (case=72732)
  • New Added new commands to the Open File In Solution dialog list (execute via context menu or keybinding): Copy Filename (ctrl+f), Copy Full Path (ctrl+c) and Open Containing Folder (ctrl+e). (case=82590)
  • New Augmented list of targets offered by the Related Types option in the Goto Related menu when run on typedefs. (case=83924)
  • New Augmented list of targets offered by the Type of Symbol option in the Goto Related menu when run on typedef instances. (case=82118) 11766, 11867
  • New Added solution and project related reserved words to VA Snippets. (case=969) 4313, 5524, 6783, 11492, 11963
  • New VA Snippets support _UPPER and _LOWER modifiers on reserved keywords. (case=66480) 11393, 11492
  • New VS2010+: VA Snippet Editor highlights text search matches. (case=82699)
  • New The SelectionToggleLineComment command can now execute without a selection in which case it will operate on the current line. (case=82361) 11860
  • New VS2012+: More Visual Assist dialogs implement the Visual Studio theme. (case=82154)
  • New Improved Change Signature whitespace handling when adding parameters to declarations and definitions. (case=80847)
  • New Visual Assist Quick Refactor context menu (alt+shift+q) is now available in whitespace for file-level commands. (case=80803)
  • New VS2010+: Added keyboard toggles of the All Templates (a) and Global (g) checkboxes in VA Step Filter. (case=82950)
  • New VS2010+: Augmented the set of default filters in VA Step Filter. (case=84423)
  • New VS2010+: Added option to apply filters to all templates by default in VA Step Filter. (case=83634) 11954
  • Create Implementation is no longer offered on already implemented static class members. (case=80653)
  • Fix for Rename not identifying a symbol in a namespace that is properly located by Find References. (case=83847) 11906
  • Prevent inadvertent close of Rename dialog when trying to cancel the references search. (case=83648) 11953
  • VS2010: Fix for failure of Visual Assist to be active in source files opened from the Unity environment. (case=64588) 10555
  • Added registry setting ("DimmedMenuitemOpacity") to set opacity of dimmed text in VA menus. (case=83772)
  • VS2010+: Fixed formatting of Quick Info tooltips with Doyxgen comments in some circumstances. (case=83043)
  • Disabled inadvertent syntax coloring of edit field in the Find dialog of the Find References Results toolwindow. (case=83072)
  • Fix for off-screen placement of VA Snippet Editor following certain monitor or screen resolution changes. (case=83162) 11932
  • Fix for VA Outline displaying function contents when function is in a #if 0 block. (case=83377) 11928
  • Fixed parsing of solutions produced by Beckhoff Automation tools. (case=84121)
  • VS2010+: Fix for for text search in VA Snippet Editor. (case=83945) 11965
  • VS2010+: Fix for VA Step Filter failing to filter operator(). (case=83929)
  • Visual Assist settings are committed to registry when options dialog is closed instead of only at Visual Studio exit. (case=32509) 9019
  • Fix for clipped text in Find References Results toolwindow. (case=83161)
  • Fix for invalid comment produced by surround code with comment (/) feature in XML files. (case=83096)
  • Properly enforce executing Implement Virtual Methods only from class definitions. (case=84158) 11980
  • VS2010+: In VA Snippet Editor, removed inadvertent item from menu produced to insert reserved strings. (case=84635)
  • Fix for failure of non-default column sorting in Open File in Solution dialog (regression in 2037). (case=84227)
  • Addressed various issues identified via Windows Error Reporting. (case=83989, case=84724, case=84725, case=85016)

Visual Assist Build 2043

requires software maintenance through 2014.07.10 (General release.)

  • VS2012+: Fix for failure of native visualizers (natvis) to load after initial debug session when native edit and continue is disabled. (case=83528)
  • VS2010+: VA Step Filter steps over std::string constructor and ATL::CComPtr<interface>::operator interface * by default. (case=83205)
  • VS2010+: Fix failure of checkbox click in filter list of VA Step Filter to register properly in some scenarios. (case=83609)
  • VS2010: VA Step Filter support in VS2010 without Service Pack 1. (case=83522)

Visual Assist Build 2042

requires software maintenance through 2014.06.25 (General release.)

  • New VS2010+: VA Step Filter for native C++ debugger. (case=73188)
  • New VS2012+: Support for C++ NuGet packages. (case=79296) 11685, 11850
  • New Added option to not include commented default parameters in generated code. (case=3495) 5589, 6359, 6685, 9091, 10366, 11758
  • New Search in VS2010+ Snippet Editor refreshes automatically. (case=81992)
  • New VA Options dialog stores and recalls size after dialog is resized. (case=82390)
  • New Additional controls added to Refactoring page of VA Options dialog. (case=82094, case=82095)
  • Enhanced text display in alt+g and alt+o popup menus. (case=82286, case=82484)
  • In VA Outline, "Collapse All" no longer collapses C++ public/private/protected container nodes. (case=82481)
  • Fixed display of filepaths that contain non-ascii characters in OFIS, FSIS, VA Nav Bar, Rename dialog, Rename Files dialog, Change Signature dialog, Find References Results and menus. (case=82464, case=82487, case=82488, case=82512, case=82513)
  • Fix for loss of solution info if a refactoring operation is active when the Windows store certificate login appears during prolonged solution loads. (case=82261)
  • Fix for failure of paren completion in files with unix line endings. (case=82562)
  • Fix for VS2010+ Snippet Editor exceptions. (case=82700, case=82959)
  • VS2010+ Snippet Editor now allows pasting snippets from one language to another. (case=82958)
  • Fix for incorrect height of list in Find References Results window. (case=82546)
  • Fix for flicker in Extract Method and Add Similar Member dialogs (regression in 2036). (case=83008)
  • Fix for inadvertent coloring of text in Create File and Rename File dialogs (regression in 2036). (case=83037) 11889

Visual Assist Build 2036

requires software maintenance through 2014.05.22 (General release.)

  • New Goto Related (alt+shift+g) offers navigation to base and derived classes/methods or to type of variable. (case=80009)
  • New Find References results window supports filtering of results. (case=78686) 8634, 8938, 9772, 9840, 9880, 9934, 10695, 11632, 11753
  • New Refactoring dialogs support VS2012+ themes. (case=81085)
  • New VA Snippet Editor supports search (VS2010+). (case=606) 5429, 6415, 6428, 10118, 10293
  • New Rename Files is suggested after Rename of symbol that resides in file of same name as symbol. (case=78502) 11795
  • New Change Signature updates call sites when default value is removed from parameter declaration. (case=80167)
  • New VA Snippet Editor sports an updated set of type filters (VS2010+). (case=80405)
  • New Added option to display class/struct/enum members in Methods in File list. (case=81768)
  • New Added Surround With Namespace command to VA Outline. (case=81739) 11828
  • Improved performance of Methods in File list in large files. (case=81815)
  • Find References and Rename support properties whose name is the same as the type of the property. (case=80234)
  • Improved Add Include behavior for Qt symbols. (case=80599) 10265
  • Improved whitespace handling in update of call sites during Change Signature. (case=80846)
  • SAL annotations no longer obscure method names in VA Outline. (case=81329) 11815
  • Tip of the Day window is only displayed once a day instead of at every startup. (case=59154) 10271
  • Rename Files supports rename of files that are not part of the open solution. (case=81531, case=81547)
  • Goto and Open File menus support display of filenames with non-ANSI characters. (case=81608, case=81609)
  • Fix for method missing from VA Outline when comment present in certain scenarios. (case=10783) 7072
  • Fix for Change Signature causing incorrect placement of open brace. (case=5758) 11823
  • Fixed editor exception reported in VS2012+ following a certain sequence of keystrokes. (case=81646)
  • Fixed crash on Windows 8 identified via Windows Error Reporting. (case=81645)
  • Fix for VA Outline failure to properly handle method that has a trailing comment at end of file. (case=81737)
  • Fixed classification of some references as definitions in the Find References results window. (case=81995, case=82014)
  • Fixed coloring in Find References results window when a result item is prefixed with base or overriden scope. (case=81970)
  • Fix for hang when using certain regular expressions during Find. (case=82015) 11849
  • Fix for coloring of some menus whose height exceeds screen height. (case=82270)
  • VS2012: Fix for failure of VA coloring to be present in editor when VA installed after certain Windows Updates. (case=82174)
  • VC6: Fix for failure of VA to load on Windows 8 when msdev.exe is renamed. (case=81733)

Visual Assist Build 2031

requires software maintenance through 2014.03.31 (Beta release.)

  • New New VA Snippet Editor (VS2010+). (case=78555)
  • New OFIS and FSIS dialogs are rendered in Visual Studio theme colors in VS2012+. (case=66901)
  • New Support for VS2013 Update 2 RC (case=80931).
  • New Support for VS2013 Update 2 RC universal solutions and shared projects. (case=80212)
  • New Added expand all and collapse all commands to context menu of VA Outline. (case=11204) 7128, 8154, 10785
  • New Added ability to copy contents of VA Outline. (case=11169) 7116, 7271
  • New Added expand and copy command to context menu of VA View HCB. (case=80110, case=80179) 8154
  • New Rename, Find References and Change Signature display scope of search in summary text. (case=80455)
  • New Ctrl+Home/Ctrl+End operate on lists in FSIS and OFIS dialogs while focus is in filter edits. (case=80606)
  • New Added user-modifiable Create Implementation snippets for use on static class member declarations.  (case=80796)
  • New The Clear button on the Performance page of the VA Options dialog clears typing history used by suggestion lists. (case=80869)
  • New Classes and structs declared in functions are now listed in FSIS dialog. (case=81110)
  • Improved support for deduction of auto variables used with non-member std::begin/std::end. (case=70481) 11017
  • Fixed failure of Rename File to modify projects nested in solution folders. (case=80236)
  • Fix for Create File failure to add file to project when run after Create From Usage that generated a new file. (case=80291) 11773
  • Fix for parsing of auto as used in range-based for loop on a collection that is declared with a typedef. (case=80380) 11766
  • Fix for parsing of multiple struct instances declared at struct definition site. (case=81026)
  • Fix for type deduction of auto variable declared via method call when the method is accessed via a shared_ptr typedef. (case=81172)
  • Fixed Change Signature parsing of array parameters. (case=80169)
  • Fixed Change Signature failure to update references when a new parameter is specified with trailing whitespace before closing paren. (case=80605) 11782
  • Fix for missing quick refactor context menu when a class has defined operator+. (case=80662) 11793
  • Fix for Move Implementation to Source File not being available on some overloaded operators. (case=80663) 11793
  • Improved display of anonymous structs/unions/enums in FSIS dialog and VA Nav Bar. (case=81230, case=81245)
  • Fix for surround code with comment in XML producing invalid XML in some circumstances. (case=80664) 11789
  • Typedefs declared in C++ source files are now listed in FSIS dialog. (case=81111)
  • Fixed symbol coloring in FSIS dialog on Windows 8.1. (case=78263)
  • Fixed intermittent redraw issue in VA View HCB. (case=9277)
  • Fixed UI state issue when checking/unchecking checkboxes in Rename and Change Signature dialogs. (case=80201)
  • Fixed hang identified via Windows Error Reporting. (case=80938)
  • Fixed problem typing filter text after clicking into VA View FIS and SIS lists. (case=16640)
  • VS2013: Fix for extension exception message from Microsoft.VisualStudio.Language.Intellisense.CompletionSet. (case=81303)

Visual Assist Build 2029

requires software maintenance through 2014.02.24 (General release.)

  • New Change Signature prompts for value to insert when adding parameter placeholder to call references. (case=58410) 10220
  • Improved word (ctrl+left / ctrl+right) navigation in Change Signature dialog. (case=78943)
  • Updated Options dialog styles. (case=77620)
  • Fixed parsing of C++ rvalue references and improved parsing of decltypes. (case=20625) 9662, 11414, 11729
  • Fixed coloring of variables named "value." (case=37888) 9625, 10186, 10672
  • Implement Interface is now available on classes declared inside of functions. (case=74977) 11415
  • Fixed parsing of C++11 member initializations. (case=79074) 11660
  • Fixed methods in file list missing __resumable and __attribute__ methods. (case=79163, case=79813)
  • Fixed crashes identified via Windows Error Reporting. (case=79849)
  • Support for dot to arrow conversion on handles to handles in C++/CLI. (case=80210) 11767
  • Spellcheck supports doxygen comments that begin with "//!<" (case=79651) 11719
  • Fixed incorrect namespace character inserted during Create From Usage. (case=80179) 11765
  • Fixed incorrect characters displayed in Implement Interface dialog. (case=79899)
  • Bolding of parameters in parameter info tooltip corrected for methods that use decltype return or gcc __attribute__. (case=80012)
  • Fixed HDPI scaling issues in options dialog. (case=79510)
  • Fixed Change Signature causing loss of code when updating parameters in call reference sites that have binary and ternary operators (regression in build 2007) (case=79955) 11739
  • Change Signature available on class constructors (regression in build 2007). (case=78972) 11674
  • Prevent automatic Check For Update from inadvertantly occurring (regression in build 2007). (case=79654) 11720
  • Fixed Update With Current Scope setting in HCB (VA View). (regression in build 1421) (case=80008)
  • VS2012+: Fixed improper attempt at autocomplete when navigating out of quick replace popup in xaml files. (case=79124) 11686
  • VS2013: Fixed occasional loss of VA C++ syntax coloring after file first opened. (case=79828)

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