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  1. Tfs Build must fail when a pre or post script fail

    Default templates (TfvcTemplate12.xaml and GitTemplate12.xaml) must be updated in the next update to test the exit code of the post and pre custom scripts launch during the build process.

    That way, the user could do processing and verifications in these scripts and stop the build if an error occured.

    I think that behavior should already have been the default and do not need to customize the build process for such a trivial thing

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    • Move pending changes and check-in buttons

      The pending changes 'button' and 'check-in' button are on the same location in the IDE. If you "double click" "Pending changes" by accident, you actually directly check-in your code changes which is not desired.

      This can be resolved by moving the location of the check-in button.

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      • Attachment and link count in braces next to tab header.

        In work items you generally have attachment and link tabs. To see if there are any attachments or links connected with the work item, you have to click the tab to see.

        It would be much easier if the header of the text in the tab contained the number of items in the list on the actual tab. For instance, the tab that normally shows as "ATTACHMENTS" now says "ATTACHMENTS (3)" when the work item has 3 attachments.

        So much more userfriendly imho

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        • Add emoji support to Team Room feature in TFS

          People use emojis when chatting frequently. In many cases, they provide context to a statement, giving an idea of how a person feels (for example, when a person is being sarcastic). Emoji codes are also pretty easy to remember, especially to those who use them often. I don't necessarily want a menu for emojis, just for them to be supported. At the very least, please add some emoticons similar to the ones found in Lync.

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          • Please hide past Iterations from drop down for new items

            I like that Iterations once ended get placed under past, as time goes on a long list grows under the Iteration dropdown. I would like to see either an option to hide past iterations from drop down or make them automatically not be included since it does not make sense to add any work to an Iteration in the past.

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            • Give users the ability to customize the Report View that is generated for a particular Work Item and allow them to export to Excel, Word, or

              Give users the ability to customize the Report View that is generated for a particular Work Item and allow them to export to Excel, Word, or Adobe. The current report that is generated when clicking Report View when you are in a Work Item, is very difficult to read and prints certain text boxes in an XML format. It would be helpful to be able to customize the report that is generated and be able to export it to Microsoft Word to be able to view and print out details of a particular Work Item.

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              • Multi level hierarchical work item query

                We are currently using TFS work items in such a way that there are 3 levels (feature, user story and task) and use the area path on each of those levels for a specific purpose. The problem with current hierarchical queries is that you cannot do a query that allows you to query on those different area's (at the 3 work item levels) 'since you can only query on 2 levels.) It would be great to have a possibility to do just that the full value of hierarchies an be used...

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                • Possibility to add new impediment from taskboard in the Scrum temlate of Visual Studio Online

                  In the Scrum temlate of Visual Studio Online now is possible to add new impediment only inside to a Produt Backlog Item PBI, in the links tab... very hidden...

                  Instead should be able to insert new impediment directly from the task board or from the backlog board (where is already possible add PBI and tasks)

                  Furthermore impediment should be visible in taskboard

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                  • For a Team Project based on Git on TFS Online, pls enable option "Copy build output to the following source control folder"

                    It'd good to have the option to copy the build output to an specific source control folder in a TFS Online Git project.

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                    • Support code review of git pull requests

                      Support CodeFlow code reviews of git pull requests.

                      - Git server used to store code.
                      - Issue pull request using whatever mechanism customer prefers (web, command line, visual studio ide).
                      - Create code review request & Email out. Prefer standalone IDE for those not using VS because of platform.

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                      • Applying shelved changes to a different team project

                        Currently there seems to be no way of applying shelved changes from a given team project to be unshelved and applied to another team project. If this feature were made available it would be a great benefit for teams that need to migrate their source control to an entirely new team project.

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                        • Allow connection to tfspreview from WebMatrix

                          Learning how to do things in WebMatrix and Razor syntax as an alternative to Visual Studio 2010, there are some cons but some significant pros as well especially on potential if many in the community put out more Helpers.

                          What is missing are features like ability to connect to something like Team Foundation Server and other things that Visual Studio is able to connect with. Please look into making something like tfspreview compatible with WebMatrix with the same attention to simplicity that has been giving to actual Site creation tooling.

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                          • TAG prioritization in the TFS Build system

                            This request is to add TAG priotization to the TFS Build Agent/Build Controller/BuildDefinition system as an addition to the existing very simple TAG filter approach.

                            If the above TAG priorization approach cannot be made for some reason, "static" Build Agent prioritization could instead be added to the TFS Build Controller and its user interface. As the prioritization then cannot be made per BuildDefinition, this approach would be less flexible.

                            Possible uses of this:
                            - Prioritize a fast (physical?) Build Agent over a slow (virtual?) Build Agent, i.e. give always you the best build performance and keep the redundancy of having…

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                            • ability to send out notifications for Team Room updates

                              When you target someone in the Team Room let them know by sending an email - we use Team rooms to include PM's in process and they dont sit in the team room and also they may cover multiple projects as we have about 30-40 active ones. Allow subscribing to team room updates via email so everyone know when new stuff is happening.

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                              • Add some manager custom alerts in the Alerts Explorer

                                What I really want to do for example: in case that the task assinged on "mm/dd/yyyy" is not comleted before "mm/dd + 7/yyyy", the alert notification should be sent to the "assigned to" person of that task and to somebody else (I call it workflow manager, the person who is responsible for the project).
                                In my humble opinion, client alerts are pretty useful for a strong team of developers but it would also be a great step forward if there is a branch of manager alerts such as described above.
                                To summarise, I wish I could easily manage team alerts…

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                                • Team Foundation Server integration platform for 2013

                                  TFS Intergration platform support for migrating 2008 to 2013.

                                  I nee a way to transfer source code and workitems from TFS 2008 to TFS 2013.

                                  Does the TFS Intergration platform support this? If not, when will it?

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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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                                    • copy local path to clipboard

                                      I am constantly wanting to open up items that are in source control in a text editor. the way I do this today is, in Source Control Explorer:
                                      -right-click on the item, select "Windows Explorer"
                                      -Windows Explorer opens. I shift+right-click on the item and select "Copy as path"

                                      seems to be this should just be one step. I would like to right-click on the item in Source Control explorer and say "Copy local path to clipboard".

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                                      • Permit tagging of changed files in the Git Provider

                                        Imagine this workflow:

                                        * I start work on feature A.
                                        * Halfway through I spot bug B and fix that.
                                        * Further down the line I add an enhancement C.

                                        After I complete the work I would like to make separate commits for each work item A, B, and C.

                                        At present all the changed files are lumped together in the "Include Changes (n)".

                                        It would be great if it's possible to tag changes as belonging to a specific commit as we go along.

                                        The reason for this workflow is that it's not always possible to keep committing small changes…

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                                        • Add gravatar option for profile picture

                                          For TFS as service please add option of selecting gravator for profile image

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