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  1. Would be nice to be able to organize my connections into folders like "Dev", "Test", "Prod", or by focus, like "Reporting", "Web", "Internal", etc.

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  2. Fairly self explanatory. If a CLR Stored Procedure is defined on a database, I should be able to call it from LinqPad. As of now, they don't show up in the tree and I can't call it directly.

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  3. Like the change from VS2008 to VS2010, the "X" icon to close a file is on the right-hand side of the tab (at least for western languages)

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  4. 'System.Dynamic.ExpandoObject' does not contain a definition for 'Dump'

    Can this be added? (Is it possible?)

    12 votes
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  5. It would be nice to click on a template query and get a new copy of that query, rather than edit the query itself. Perhaps a right-click on the query in the "My Queries" tab would let you open/clone the query without having to open the original, clone it, close it, then do what you wanted to do in the first place.

    FYI, I can't live without this LinqPad.

    4 votes
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  6. Probably Just Me (and I think I could do it myself using MSCHart Add in). but sometimes I would like to be able to do very simple charts of my queries results. Scatter, Block Chart and May Be Pie Chart would probably be enough. like a light weight matlab....

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  7. I was a little surpursed when i installed the app that it was not in the program list. Granted it is small and i typically use the autocomplete to find and launch apps but it does make me question future maintenance, uninstall and clean up issues.

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  8. Make it clearer that autocompletion does not work with VB, before one commits to a purchase.

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  9. Would be nice to be able to use LINQPad to test WCF Data Services with the ability to set HTTP Request Header variables as part of the connection settings. That way we could simulate passing a value like an API Key in the Header.

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  10. 6 votes
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  11. For example, when querying with a group by clause with multiple keys, shift+click the Key field make all Key properties collapse or expand.

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  12. LINQPad is so gangster.

    Add support for (iron)python

    41 votes
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  13. I use LINQPad on three different computers. It would be very helpful to be able to export the preferences and connections from one so they can be imported into another instance.

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  14. I am using Linqpad in diffrent machines. Was wondering is there anyway to sync "My Queries" through some service. Or may be we can use SkyDrive/Azure/Amazon kind of thing?

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  15. I'd like a method (maybe exposed via the LINQPad object) to change the data context to any of those present in the 'Add Connection' pane.

    As we know linq cannot perform cross database (cross data context) joins. To cope with this, in Visual Studio, I often use one data context, obtain data into a table or array, then switch to another data context, obtain more data, then fuse the result sets.

    This is simple enough in VS, but in LINQPad I cannot work out how to change the data context via code in C# Statements mode; the only way I…

    13 votes
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  16. like interactive shell, or csharp(1) on Mono, would be nice I think!

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  18. I just bought the autocompletion but I'm disappointed by the fact that LinqPad catches key combinations that I use to enter polish national characters (namely ALT-S). I'd like to be able to turn off this keyboard shortcut or redefine it. The ALT-something shortcuts are very risky as Windows often uses them for the national characters. And it's annoying when instead of just entering a letter into the editor window it activates SQL panel. PLEASE fix it.

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  19. 24 votes
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