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  1. work on projects as a whole and being able to download them after

    Allow you to work on whole projects instead of a single at a time. Having the tree listed on the side allowing you to jump from page to page and looking more like a whole project. Also being able to download your project when it's completed

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    • Update NuGet

      When trying to install System.Xml.XPath from NuGet (any version listed in the menu), installation is not allowed and this message is included at the end of the description of the package: "When using NuGet 3.x this package requires at least version 3.4". I think that updating NuGet is an important and urgent step for the functionality of this site. Gracias!

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      • Allow inclusion of other exiting fiddles

        For example: I define a class Person in a fiddle named PersonClass.
        Then I base a new fiddle PersonUseExample on existing fiddle PersonClass, so I don't need to declare the class again, just démonstrate how I can use it.

        The idea is probably easier to implementis but similar to the exiting request: https://dotnetfiddle.uservoice.com/forums/228764--net-fiddle-ideas/suggestions/6056568-allow-multiple-files-for-console-projects

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        • Flush the Console Buffer after run

          I'm creating some samples for a project, and when using Console.WriteLine inside Tasks, the messages usually won't appear in the log window.

          I'm currently required to add a "Thread.Sleep(1000)" or "Task.Delay(1000)" to allow the console buffer to appear.

          It would be much better for everyone if this was handled by .NET Fiddle by default.

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          • Automatically save the fiddle

            Please add this, at least as an option. Otherwise we can lose work. Thank you!

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            • Elvis operator

              Hi it would be extremely useful if we had the Elvis operator.

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              • ForegroundColor

                Change the text color with Console.ForegroundColor

                That the code can be used:
                Console.ForegroundColor = ConsoleColor.DarkBlue;

                Console.Write ("Hello");

                Console.ForegroundColor = ConsoleColor.DarkRed;

                Console.WriteLine ("World");

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                • Allow private main

                  The .net compiler for real stuff doesn’t require the class `Main()` is in to be public nor `Main()` itself to be public. In fact, there’s no reason to write any access specifier in code since it doesn’t need to be public and is just extra noise, so I normally don’t in my one-off programs. Even [the VS templates for simple console apps](https://gist.github.com/binki/1f8ed17ed87cf4e78d3771d6f77cd0f9) uses `private` (by allowing the default access by omitting the keyword).

                  Because .net fiddle doesn’t support this, it is impossible to copy/paste simple programs from VS into it to share with others with all the output,…

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                  • Allow at least 2 views for MVC examples

                    It would be nice to see form submits pass through a controller method to another view. Currently I'm just throwing an exception to see passed values (https://dotnetfiddle.net/jZQKsM).

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                    • Support Classroom Structure

                      Allow for a teacher/student structure whereby a teacher can have access to students' files and create tutorials on .NET Academy visible to only students.

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                      • Add same Keyboard Editor shortcuts as Visual Studio

                        We need the same quick keyboard shortcuts as visual studio...
                        CTRL+D - Duplicate line
                        CTRL+K+C - Comment out line
                        CTRL+K+U - Uncomment line
                        ALT+ENTER - Automatically add or suggest missing namespace reference and add usings to the class (like resharper)

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                        • Improve Tidy Up functionality

                          As far my experience goes using dotnetfiddle.net, the "Tidy Up" functionality only remove unnecessary lines reducing code readability

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                          • Allow user input features such as "Console.ReadKey()" etc

                            Was just trying to run through the c# tutorial and realised the fiddler doesn't allow you to run code with Console.Read etc. Would be a nifty feature :)

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                            • Provide a way to create a new fiddle

                              It would come in handy to be able to click either the .NET Fiddle title in the top left corner, or a New Fiddle button to start over. Now, you have to refresh the page or go back to http://dotnetfiddle.net to create a new fiddle.

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                              • Link to author's other fiddles

                                On top of each fiddle, it says "by <author's user name>". The author's username should be a link to take the user to all his/her fiddles.

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                                • Debugging

                                  Allow the usage of debugging such as stepping into a function, out of a function, run, memory mapping, local variables and the whole nine yards. It is vital if you don't want users to write constantly Console.WriteLine() statements.

                                  Kindly, add debugging!

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                                  • AutoCompletion of { } Shortcut for Console.WriteLine

                                    Curley braces autocompletion would be so nice
                                    and shortcut like cw + tab to write Console.WriteLine()

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                                    • Have `console` output handle *markdown* (optionally)

                                      It would be cool to mark some words as `code` and others as *emphasized*.

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                                      • Enable adding assemply attributes like assemplyinfo.cs

                                        some class libraries loaded from nuget need setting assembly attributes located in assemplyInfo.cs otherwise it fire an exception, like:

                                        [assembly: AssemblyCompany("Company xyz")]
                                        [assembly: AssemblyCopyright("Copyright © 2018 Company xyz")]

                                        Enable setting these attributes in assemplyInfo.cs

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                                        • Allow Concole.Clear() to clear console and show updated results

                                          When doing tests, you sometimes need to show results, get user input, clear last results and show updated results.

                                          Right now you are forced to show results under results under results, and need to scroll through them

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