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  1. Provide filtering for annotations view

    The annotate view for files is very useful for tracking changes to a file over time but it's limited in that you can't filter the changesets that are shown.
    When I do a code review for a specific file I want to be able to filter on user and/or changesets that are shown.

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    • Add TFS reporting to Visual Studio Online

      Please add the TFS reporting features to projects managed via Visual Studio Online.

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      • Provide TFS with change-set to change-set diff/compare option. Currently this option is missing

        Provide TFS with change-set to change-set diff/compare option. So that we can compare direct two change sets. Currently this option is missing causing us to manually diff them by unshelving both of those change sets.

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        • Always allow 'Compare' in Pending Changes, for 'branch/edit', 'branch', and 'add' status

          Always allow 'Compare' in Pending Changes, for 'branch/edit', 'branch', and 'add' status.

          Should compare to branch source for 'branch' and 'branch/edit' status.
          Should show 'Compare...' to let user pick source for 'add' status.

          The first priority would be support for TFS (where branch relationships could easily be understood by IDE core) but supporting other source control providers would be even better.

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          • Partial Day Off

            Too often a team member have to be absent for some hours of the project, so it would be important that we might add the day off partially informing the hours of absence in the capacity planner.

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            • separate security permission for merging pull requests / enforce peer review

              This would allow enforcing that all commits to a particular branch get peer-reviewed through the system of pull requests. Right now both direct pushes and pull request merges are controlled via the same permission, making pull requests more of a convention than en enforcement.

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              • Allow for time zone on a project by project basis

                At the moment under one x.visualstudio.com account we have multiple projects across different time zones. At the moment the burn down and hours remaining are skewed based on account time zone not where the project is being delivered from.

                I suggest that we need the ability to allow project by project time zones to be configured which are reflected in the burn down and time remaining so that we can monitor project progress and adjust accordingly.

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                • Ability to customize the list of fields included in the body of an alert notification in TF Services

                  On-premises TFS has the ability to customize the format of alert notification emails by using power tools or editing files on the server. I have not found a way of doing this on the on-line TF Service.

                  Please add the ability to customize the list of fields shown at the top of the notification email.

                  I am specifically interested in including the Description field to Work Item alerts but I'm sure others would want to add (or remove) other fields to other alerts as well.

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                  • Increase default width for "ID" column or make it automatically adjustable in LINK controls

                    In TFS link controls, it is very annoying to constantly have to re-size columns every time a window is opened in TFS (as their width is not saved before closing window).
                    While I believe it may be hard to fix this issue globally for all columns, my proposal is to fix it at least for one particular case - "ID" column for linked work items (bugs, tasks, user stories, etc.).
                    I see two ways for this:
                    - adjust automatically the width of "ID" column to be able to see work item ID at once the form is opened
                    - increase…

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                    • Add workitem tags to TFS warehouse

                      Allow the work item tags to be reportable from the datawarehouse to allow end users to use them in reports. Would be ideal as a lookup rather than a string of tags on the work item in the same way as the operational DB in tbl_TagDefinition

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                      • 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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                          • allow build vNext/preview tasks to be conditionally enabled or disabled.

                            I would like as much as possible to have a single build definition handle multiple different build scenarios. Something as simple as being able to disable or enable a task based on an expression evaluation would go a long way. For example only running a package push step when "$(Build.SourceBranch) in ('master','dev')" would allow me to restrict the push step while preserving all the others.

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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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                              • 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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                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • Update the Hosted Build Controller to WiX Toolset v3.9

                                        WiX Toolset v3.8/3.9 has integration support for Visual Studio 2013. This brings the features listed here http://wixtoolset.org/documentation/manual/v3/votive/ (and maybe others) to VS2013.

                                        The hosted build controller has WiX Toolset v3.7 installed. This version does not have integration support for Visual Studio 2013.

                                        Please update the hosted build controller to WiX Toolset v3.9 so we can use WiX Toolset v3.9 in VS2013 to create setup projects and build them on the hosted build controller.

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                                        • Add "Open With" menu for attachments in TFS Work Items

                                          Current, opening an attachment in TFS launches a web browser which then downloads the file.

                                          Depending on which browser you are using you may have to
                                          a) log in to TFS again
                                          b) save the file somewhere
                                          c) open the file

                                          It would be much nicer to open the attachment directly from the context menu for the attachment - probably by asking the Windows Shell to open the file.

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