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  1. Enable on-premise TFS Proxy and SharePoint that Link to TFSPreview

    Our development team would like to switch to TFS in the cloud, but we don't want to give up the LAN-speed access we have to a local server nor do we want to abandon our SharePoint document library. So, I would like to create a TFSPreview account and link it to on-premise SharePoint and TFS Proxy servers so my local team can have fast local access, but the distributed members and stakeholders can use the cloud.

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    • Allow multiple Cloud Services deployments within a single .sln build

      We have an sln with two web applications (MVC4 front end and MVC4 Web API services layer), and need to deploy them to two separate Azure Cloud Services via cloud TFS. Currently, the build will only deploy one of the web applications, despite having separate Azure Deployment projects, with separate publishing profiles.

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      • Able to control the way workitems are copied by 'Create copy of Workitem'

        By "Create copy of Workitem' the relationship is per default is 'related' and basically everything (including related Changesets) is being copied to the new workitem. For compliance reasons i need to control what and how the workitem is being copied based on workitemtyp and which relationshiptype is used. For example: an changeset related to a workitem is a result for this specific workitem. We don't want this changeset result copied to a new workitem since it may not be a result for this workitem. Same goes for certain workitem attributes. We would like to have the possibility to customize the…

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        • Convert to Git Repository feature

          It would be great if Visual Studio could automatically create a GitHub repository for me and commit a TFS repository to it, and then use a Git source control plugin from then on.

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          • Add work item pane to Product Backlog screen

            On the work items screen there is a work item pane that's great for quick views/edits to work items.

            Added this or something similar would really enhance a product owners productivity when managing the backlog.

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            • Allow for custom rules in work item field reference

              It would be nice to have ability to write complex rule for work items field. In my scenerio I have custom field Due Date and I would like to set its value to "DateTime.Now.AddDays(7)". Currently I can only use COPY rule but it support only static value.

              Here is full description: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/tfsprocess/thread/806d8398-00c6-4cd8-8356-228eeaef63ab

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              • Fix the burndown trendline algorithm

                As I understand it, the height of the burndown trend line at its left edge is calculated by adding together each increase of hours during the sprint. So for example say on day 1 we estimate 100 hours. On day 5 we're down to 50 and we find 25 more, and then we finish the sprint. The trendline would start at 125 hours at the upper left of the burndown chart and end at zero at the lower right. I don't think this accurately reflects what is going on.

                To illustrate, consider another sprint. In this one we estimate 100…

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                • Views history comment in Pending changes

                  In the "Pending Changes" tab

                  1) If the Comment field is selected
                  2) The text is empty
                  3) Pressing down arrow to view the last 10 comments.

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                  • Button to filter the checked in / undo pending changes files to only current project files (Eclipse plugin)

                    Any chance of adding to the eclipse plugin, the same button there is in Visual Studio (filter by solution button)?

                    If added I think it would be best to add it in the same place and situation when it shows in Visual Studio. In Visual Studio, when I'm about to do any check in I see this:

                    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/23242740/ScreenShots/2013-05-29%20Image_0002.png

                    And when I click the button to filter by solution I see the list shrunk to only the files from the current solution like so:

                    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/23242740/ScreenShots/2013-05-29%20Image_0003.png

                    In Eclipse button I would love similar feature, that would filter the files depending on the…

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                    • Setting for default "filter by solution" state (Visual Studio TFS)

                      Any chance to put some setting in visual studios plugin, to enable or disable this setting by default? What I mean is, now every time I'm going into the visual studio's checkin window, I have to hit that button. I would like to decide whether I want for this option to be enabled by default when I go there or not.

                      Currenty every time I opne check in I see this:

                      https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/23242740/ScreenShots/2013-05-29%20Image_0002.png

                      I'd like to have an option I can set, to always see this:

                      https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/23242740/ScreenShots/2013-05-29%20Image_0003.png

                      sincerely
                      Lucas

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                      • Integrate TFS self-hosting with sharepoint 365 service on the cloud

                        We're going to move sharepoint on the cloud.
                        However with our level of customization such as process, builds, etc... and for security reason we can't move TFS on the cloud.
                        Therefore, I would be great if MS provide the capability to integrate TFS self-hosting with sharepoint 365.

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                        • When checking in pending changes, don't force SQL Server Data tools windows to be saved before continuing

                          When checking in pending changes, don't force SQL Server Data tools windows to be saved before continuing. I'm opening SQL Server Data tools windows in VS 2012, and it is extremely annoying that I can't check in pending changes for my Web/VB.NET/C# projects without saving everything. My trying to check in, a window pops-up asking to save my "query" windows. I click "No", but then it still does not check in my code files (which were previously saved). I have to either save my SQL scripts, or close those windows just so I can continue. It would be best if…

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                          • More custom branch/merge administrative reporting to list active branches per Release (folder/branch name) & Project and merge status

                            Ever since I started to work with TFS 2010 (through VS 2008 if it matters) and was tasked with producing administrative reports, I have had a lot of challenges and dead ends. I know that there is an API and the Sidekicks but neither give the details, report scheduling capabilities, zero client involvement, or ease of use that my group requires.

                            After looking at one of the collection schemas, I only became more frustrated... We aren't using the testing/lab piece of the tool, so the only database relationships available are of little use to us.

                            My department is heavily involved…

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                            • new favicon for tfs web app

                              The favicon is the same as visual Studio. that makes pinning to taskbar confusing!!!!

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                              • Enable TFS action for "Linked ressources" in TFS Eclipse-Plugin

                                The TFS Eclipse-Plugin doesn't recognize "Linked resources" as TFS controlled source files or folders. Therefore the plugin doesn't enabled TFS actions for these files or folders.

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                                • Full Text support should be available in LocalDB

                                  Full Text support should be available in LocalDB which is used in elastic TFS build

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                                  • I want to set multiple activity types per resource

                                    I want to set multiple activity types per resource, at this moment I can only set one activity per resource

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                                    • Move Tasks to sprints

                                      I'd like to be able to right click on Tasks in the Backlog view and move the Task to a specific Sprint without having to open its properties and change the iteration path.

                                      I basically would like it to work as it does for Product Backlog Items

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                                      • Edit comments on ticket's discussion

                                        at tfs page, the ticket's discussion comments can't be edited, i would like to edit the comments because of typos or other things.

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                                        • Web Access Product Backlog should allow drag-and-drop to team (area path)

                                          In TFS Web Access, on the Product Backlog, it would be nice if you could drag-and-drop to a team (area path), like you can with an iteration. In multi-team projects, teams have to drag the item to an iteration, and then open the item to assign a team (area path).

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