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  1. Prevent a TFService PBI from being marked as Done unless the child tasks are first marked as Done

    Using Team Foundation Service, Scrum 2.0.

    A Product Backlog Item (PBI) can be marked as Done, even when the child tasks it is linked to are In Progress.

    I understand there could be a discussion around Definition of Done here, but I think it would be a better experience if an error message or warning was shown.

    This would be more in line with what happens elsewhere in Team Foundation Service. For example, when a Task is moved from Done to In Progress ... an elegant message appears, a great experience!

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    • should be able to change the history entry of the build agent.

      Currently the build agent writes a message like:
      "The Fixed In field was updated as part of associating work items with the build."

      You should be able to change that message.

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      • Export code review comments to excel/word, options to export all or by change set or subset of them and possibly full text search in query

        Export code review comments to excel/word, options to export all or by change set or subset of them and possibly full text search in query

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        • Allow Users to add test results to TFS 2013 Web Access Home Page

          We love TFS, especially since you seem to be moving more MTM functionality over to Web Access (Shared Test Cases & Parameters). I also enjoy the new homepage, as a lot of data can be displayed there via queries and charts... But, the lack of test results being readily view-able, troubles me. I know I can go into the test tab to see this; I know that I can go into the project portal for this data. But why not have it as a user-configurable option on the homepage? Why can't I have a query displaying the number of failed…

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          • Can move or copy backlogs or bugs between project in Visual Studio Online

            Can move or copy backlogs or bugs between project in Visual Studio Online

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            • Let me create a work item from source code, linked to that source code, like //TODO:

              I'd love to be able to create Work Items linked to a specific spot in source code.

              I maintain legacy projects, and often spot areas for improvement. But there's no easy way to anchor a Work Item to a specific block of source code.

              I'd love to be able to highlight a block of code, right-click, Create Work item, and have the Work Item associated with that code, so opening the work item would take me straight to it.

              The Task List is close to what I want, but doesn't get me credit for closing bugs :)

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              • Provide Native TFS Build Server Support for Fake - F# Make Build

                I would like the ability to use F# Fake build scripts instead of using build templates, msbuild files, and powershell scripts to define my build process. It would be nice if the TFS build server to supported it out of the box.

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                • Add a menu item for Get Latest Version

                  While looking to a source code, sometimes we need to get latest version from server. If we want to achieve this, we need to go to Solution Explorer and find the appropriate file than right click and select "Get Latest Version".

                  But i think if there is a menu item in context menu at Source Code View and if i need to get latest version than i can easily right click and select Get Latest Version; so i didn't need to look for the file at Solution Explorer.

                  This will be good at huge projects

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                  • make it possible to build the setup project (InstallShield Limited) on TFS online, so we can do continuous integration

                    We are using the TFS online, and we are doing continuous integration. But the problem is that the setup project (InstallShield Limited) cannot be built on the TFS online. So we must publish new version manually, that's not good practice for continuous integration.

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                    • Support XNA in the Hosted Build Service

                      Support the XNA Framework on the Hosted Build Service! It's a MS framework, and would allow small game developers to make use of the Hosted Build Service.

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                      • Show the parent work item name on the Team Members Sprint Board

                        I like the "team members" Sprint Board but it shows the Team Member name twice rather than showing the Name of the parent work item. When team members are assigned tasks such as "Code Review", you must open each item to find the one that links to the correct parent work item. The backlog items board shows both Parent and User Assignment and it would be useful if the team members board showed the opposite information.

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                        • Use the ASOF operator direct in the user interface for workitem queries.

                          As a end user I want to see workitens data in the state it were on a specific date without the use of coding.

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                          • Insert Image button is missing in Eclipse TEE

                            We are using Team Explorer Everywhere(TEE 2013) with the Eclipse IDE.

                            When we try to edit work items that have an HTML field from Eclipse, we realized that there is no "insert image" button in the HTML field toolbar. This button is present in Team Web Access and Visual Studio. This creates an inconsistency among the clients.

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                            • 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 users to copy queries between projects.

                                Allow users to copy a query from one project to another. For example where a team may manage upwards of 10 projects like me, this becomes tiresome to create new queries which fit our needs each time. And puts me off using the product.

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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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