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  1. Provide ability to store UML Models in a centralized database

    Provide the ability to store all UML Models/Diagrams for a project in a central repository such as a SQL Server database in a manner similar to Rational Rose or Enterprise Architect so that you can easily gain insight into all the requirements of a project without having to individually look at each and every single Visual Studio project or solution to review a unified model of the system.

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add a component to visual studio to measure quality metrics of the project

      Quality measure like DDE (Defect Detection Efficiency) , DRE ( Defect Removal efficiency) , MQU ( Managing Quality Upstream), DL ( Defect Leakage) are fast becoming most prominently used metrics to measure the quality of the project and how it has fared. These metrics calculations are done manually making it very cumbersome. The idea is to develop a tool that report these metrics directly given a project and areapath.

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Provide a Way to Create View,Controller and other Methods at one click from Model

        My ideal is to provide a way to combine different features of MVC at one click
        Currently MVC have a View creator wizard,A Controller Creator wizard
        So do provide a wizard like view creator that can create controller as well and can access to database as well in a single click .
        The idea is to create a way which will help developer to do no coding.
        means all code regarding accessing of data from DB should also get created.means a view to DB flow should get created at single click
        example
        i want to Create student table so i…

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • change graph x axis from relative time to absolute time in the load test report

          The load testing tool is till not in part the others in the market. One basic feature is showing graph x axis time in absolute time rather than relative time.

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            3 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Support for EntityFramework 5 or above For using WCF RiaServices in Silverlight

            There is no support for t4 generated dbcontext type in WCF Riaservices with SilverLight, The workaround package from nugetpackage degrades Entityframework to 4.1. something. please update it in Domain services for silverlight.

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Show who checked out file in Solution Explorer

              When a file is checked out and you mouseover it, it just says "Checked out by someone else or in another place".

              Sometimes I want to know who has the file checked out to make sure that we don't both work on the same issue. I have to go to Team Explorer and find the file in order to find out who has checked out the file which is rather painful.

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Export UML diagrams as PNG

                When working with UML diagrams in VS2010 Ultimate (class diagrams, sequence digrams, etc), it will be nice if there's an "Export as PNG" or "Export as PDF" so the diagrams can be easily shared outside of Visual Studio.

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add/Remove custom column in Pending Changes panel (in Team Foundation Server)

                  It would be a very useful feature to customize the Pending Changes panel in TFS

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                    1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Globally Define Computers and Counter Sets to Monitor

                    I want this feature to added for Load testing in VS ultimate. In load test run settings we define web and DB servers to be monitored. As our environment change everytime, I wanted something managable way to define computers names, so we can modify them from single point. We don't have to go in each load test and modify computers name. I want to define somewhere in config or glabal file and access those values as property in Run settings.

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                      1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • set the r-clicked attachment as selected in TFS workitem

                      Have multiple attachments to the defect
                      Click on, say, the last attachment
                      Move the mouse pointer on the first one and r-click on it (still with the last attachment being the selected one)
                      Choose Save As Local Copy
                      Actual Results: The selected file gets saved.
                      Expected Results: The file on which the mouse was r-clicked needs to be selected and saved. See attachment for details.

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Increase the number of transactions automatically added to the transaction response time graph

                        Currently when running a load test with over 50 transactions, the graph "Transaction Response Time" only adds the first 50 transactions. This creates issues when running large tests, since you would need to manually add the additional transactions manually.

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Provide default language setting for new Visual Studio projects

                          When creating new Visual Studio projects, there is no "Default Language" setting available when creating new projects. Therefore, for a developer such as myself that often needs to work in both VB.Net but works on mainly C# projects, I have to continually check whether or not I am choosing the right language for development of my new projects. Instead, there should be a Visual Studio option to set the default language for all new Visual Studio projects. Therefore, since I regularly work with C#, it will always default to C#, however, if I need to do so for a particular…

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Visual Studio can have “Go Offline” option besides “Go Online”

                            TFS consumes a lot of memory usually. Therefore, using Visual Studio to connect to TFS makes CPU 100%. When I make it offline , everything is working properly. I hope Visual Studio can have “Go Offline” option besides “Go Online”

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • It will be useful if Coded UI test can report system memory usage

                              Hi there

                              It will be very helpful if there is an option to monitor and report system memory usage using Coded UI test. At the moment it is not possible while testing a win 32 application

                              Thanks

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                              • Update the Microsoft Visual Studio Learning Pack 2.0,because the function of "Visual Programming Flow Chart" is fairly useful in my job.

                                Update the Microsoft Visual Studio Learning Pack 2.0,because the function of "Visual Programming Flow Chart" is fairly useful in our job.

                                We really like this Add in. Thanks.

                                ajian 2014.2.22

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                                • Bundle Load and Web performance testing as part of Test Professional

                                  Make load and web performance testing more available to the tester market

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                                  • Create a fast, lightweight version of VS that is focused on code only. Yes, remove all designers.

                                    Create a fast, lightweight version of VS that is focused on code only. Yes, remove all designers.

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                                    • HTML report for web performance test

                                      We use web performance scripts to create a automation test for HTTP URLs. We want to share the result with rest of the team who don't have Visual Studio installed. When the test is run the result is stored in trx file normally. Unless you open the trx file in Visual Studio, there is no way get a comprehensive report. The trx file only contains result overview when opened as xml.

                                      I would like to have a feature for exporting the entire test result to HTML or Excel where I should be able to find the HTTP requests passed/failed and…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Export Template Project option to include Packages and assign new/”free” <IISUrl>

                                        Today when we want to export our application as a Project Template, packages will be left untouched and the <IISUrl> will be the same as when created the project from day 1.

                                        The packages “problem” can be solved, today, in two ways, what I know of.
                                        1. Copy the packages folder manually to the new /Projects/MyProject folder.

                                        2. http://docs.nuget.org/docs/reference/packages-in-visual-studio-templates

                                        I think this could be solved within Visual Studio, maybe an option when exporting or some other solution that will help us developer with this somewhat annoying problem.

                                        But the <IISUrl> problem is what I really would like to see being…

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                                        • i want add few descriptions in Data Model Designer

                                          Sad but true i found out that there is no support for annotations (see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/cc716685%28v=vs.100%29.aspx "The following are Entity Framework features that are not currently supported by the Entity Designer. [...] Annotations [...]")

                                          I just want to add a few descriptions...

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