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  1. Re-add Font and Color options in TFS 2013 Web Access Work Item text formatting bar

    Re-add Font and Color options in TFS 2013 Web Access Work Item text formatting bar.

    This is a very useful tool for QA team to emphasize bug items that need attention.

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      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Horizontal splitter between controls in TFS Work Item Type

      In the layout of a TFS work item type you can use a vertical splitter between two columns. Why isn't there a splitter for horizontal divides between two controls in a column?

      Please extend or provide the splitter for horizontal support, Thanks :-)

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      • Add bulk edit to features & backlogs views

        Having Excel to do this is nice, but for a quick change, let's say to replace the assignee of some items, having either to start excel and get work items or find / create a query for bulk edit or fumble in board view is a bit cumbersome.

        The "features + product backlog" and the "product & tasks" view are wonderful and adding either a grid based editing or some kind of bulk editing as in the query result view would be wonderful.

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        • Create a integrator between TFS and Salesforce

          I would like to see a native integration connector to sync Salesforce cases with work items in TFS

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          • Allow TFS2012 dashboard screen to customize

            TFS2012 is a great software, allowing user to customize TFS2012 Web home screen will help a lot.

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            • Include spell check in TFS Work Items

              Make spell check available in work items in TFS. i.e. Titles, Description, History ...

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              • Make TFS Web UI touch friendly

                It is difficult to manage multiple projects with a tablet, which is common when I am in front of a client.

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                • Run a mumble server on TF

                  It can be helpful to have your own mumble server (murmur) for better team communication. Mumble is an open-source VoIP-programm. Is there a way to add this?

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                  • TFS Room in Visual Studio IDE

                    Integrate the TFS Room feature which was available only in TFS Web Access to Visual Studio IDE.

                    So that collaboration can happen without leaving the develoment environment.

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                    • Allow multiple triggers for a TFS Build Definition

                      Allow me to use one build definition for both checkin build and nightly triggers instead of needing to manage 2 separate ones.

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                      • Make TFS build name selectable in Visual Studio

                        The build name needs to be selectable in the build page for a specific build in Visual Studio 2012. It is a quite common need to copy the build name for use in documentation.

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                        • Error(s): The anti-forgery token could not be decrypted. If this application is hosted by a Web Farm or cluster, ensure that all machines a

                          Error(s):

                          The anti-forgery token could not be decrypted. If this application is hosted by a Web Farm or cluster, ensure that all machines are running the same version of ASP.NET Web Pages and that the <machineKey> configuration specifies explicit encryption and validation keys. AutoGenerate cannot be used in a cluster. Ensure that cookies are enabled in your browser.
                          TFS.ServerException: The anti-forgery token could not be decrypted. If this application is hosted by a Web Farm or cluster, ensure that all machines are running the same version of ASP.NET Web Pages and that the <machineKey> configuration specifies explicit encryption and validation…

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                          • automatic created tasks for backlog item

                            For TFSPreview:
                            A checkBox or numericUpDown when creating a backlog item to automatic create tasks. After creating the backlog item the user is automatically lead to the relating tasks without further clicks.

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                            • Allow 2 byte char on the TFS(Team Foundation Service) Build Service

                              In my source code has been contains 2 byte characters.
                              Build service failed build. It may be because the characters are garbled.

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                              • TFS WebAccess hierachical List View of Work Items - Option to display all Items collapsed if executing the Query

                                TFS WebAccess - Hierachical WorItems Query

                                By Default all Items are displayed expanded. You have the button to collapse all items, but it would be great if there is an Option to make the collapsed view the Standard view.

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                                • Add [Retry] button to "Go Offline - The Team Foundation Server is currently unavailable" dialog

                                  I'm sure I'm not the only one who's got their TFS server accessible only via a VPN. It's pretty annoying that if you forget to (re)connect the VPN before starting Visual Studio, the dialog that eventually appears to inform you that the TFS server is unavailable doesn't give you a chance to retry the connection and even if you do connect the VPN, your solution gets opened offline and you have to waste time brining it online again.

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                                  • Windows Phone App to enter new Tasks (fast and easy)

                                    Need a Windows Phone App to enter Tasks to the TFS service. Do you have service API?
                                    Much easier than the going to the web via a webbroswer just to add new tasks to the project team for the coming day. Ideas might pop up during a test in the field or after work-hours or at a meeting with the client.

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                                    • Ruby on Rails

                                      Please Support Ruby on Rails in TFS and in your ALM.

                                      The whole lifecycle would be great, from Repository to CI (Support for Cucumber, Shoulda, RSPec..) and continuous delivery to Azure with Phusion Passenger. And this should be done, if possible with the IDE RubyMine :)

                                      I think that would be a big advantage to now. now you have a lot of tools for repo, CI, CD and so on. One ALM tool would be a big plus.

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                                      • add backlog column "iteration name" as an alternative to iteration path in visual studio online

                                        When viewing backlogs in VSO covering different teams, the column iteration path can be very wide depending on the iteration path setup. If a column with only the iteration name could be selected, this would make the column smaller and thereby improving the screen usage.

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                                        • Dependency Management integration with TFS & Team Build

                                          TFS 2010 currently does not provide dependency management features as are offered by Maven or AIT dependency manager extension such as the following:

                                          • Superior dependency management including automatic updating, dependency closures (also known as transitive dependencies)
                                          • Dependency management: Maven encourages the use of a central repository of JARs and other dependencies. Maven comes with a mechanism that your project's clients can use to download any JARs required for building your project from a central JAR repository much like Perl's CPAN. This allows users of Maven to reuse JARs across projects and encourages communication between projects to ensure that…

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