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  1. Make the default state for not completed test case as paused

    When I run test case, I can understand that if I saved the run without completing all the steps it will be failed or passed as the following:

    Test case has expected result-------------> Failed
    Test case doesn't has expect result-----> Passed

    But now with the existing paused state from TFS 2012 Update 1, I think it should be paused not failed or passed

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add Close documents to the Right option in Visual Studio

      Hello microsoft,

      Since we are using more files in visual studio framework.. If i want to close all documents but except documents I think its not available in Framework(I Dont know :-P . Tell me if it is available). Add option like "Close documents to the Right " .. Find attachment and See Pic2

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        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow access to parsed project file info in order to have VC++/VS run analysis applications

          I'm developing an application used for source code analysis. The application was originally written under Linux to be invoked as a make target, and therefore accepts command line arguments in the common Unix/Linux format, e.g. -I./include -DMYDEFINE -w etc. The input source code my application is to analyze is written for Windows and I have access to the project files used to build it. The client code base is large with very long compiler argument lists. It would be very tedious and error-prone to generate command lines manually, and I'd rather not have to write my own a parser for…

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            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Change the Test Output Standard Output to a fixed width font

            For data oriented output, alignment is critical

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Manage code reviews from Team Web Access

              It would be great if developers can create/edit/delete code reviews from Team Web Access. I think this is very helpful cross-platform integration.
              For example, a native iOS developer doesn't need to have VS installed.

              Thanks!

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                0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Scroll bar

                May I ask whose bright idea it was to make the slider on the scroll bar almost invisible to the naked eye, until you hover a mouse over it? Whosever idea it was, you might want to go back to making it visible.

                Old fashioned, I know.

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                  0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • dataset big bound data, in 32 bits application crash. I suggest a dataset that works in disk as mdf by a propierty

                  dataset big bound data, in 32 bits application crash (more than 1.3 gb). I suggest a dataset that works in disk an not in memory, like a mdf with a propierty

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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Create search field in uml model explorer.

                    We have 1000 classes in a uml model. It's extremely hard to find class or something else by name. Please add search box like in solution explorer for example

                    Also it search box is important when we wanna associate method parameter with a type. Scrolling during 5 minutes fore each method is slow.

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Please provide a way to access methods of third-party controls (such as those of Infragistics) in Coded - UI.

                      We are working on automating tests for testing a large and complex WPF application with Infragistics controls. We are unable to access the methods of Infragistics controls using Coded UI. However, this is possible in QTP. For example, in QTP, it is possible to get the Row Count and Column Count using the methods GetRowCount() and GetColumnCount() respectively. However, these methods don't seem to work with the Infragistics grid in Coded - UI. Also, there is no way to get the names of columns (which is important for validating them in our test cases) or navigate to a particular cell…

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • WebML Diagram to visualize the html app architecture ,

                        In Big Application Usally developers get lost in code base , it would be nice if there is an webML notation diagram , to visualize the app and connection between screens , .
                        this make lightswitch more productive for enterprise development , so new developer can easily grasp the application architecture and work on codebase(brownfield app).

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                          0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add support for "Compare with unmodified..." to Git folders

                          With Git Tools for Visual Studio, in the "Team Explorer -> Changes -> Included Changes" section, the "Compare with unmodified..." option in the context menu is disabled for folders. Since the configured git difftool is already used, it should be a simple change to use "difftool -d" for folders.

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                            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add uptime and support to Visual Studio Online

                            I haven't found an appropriate place to ask for this so I'm putting it here. I guess you could argue that these are product features.

                            First of all I don't even see a category here in the drop down for Visual Studio Online. Since it is a product and is transitioning to a paid model it would be nice if you would actually start acknowledging that it exists.

                            The actual features I'm looking for are: uptime and support.

                            By uptime, I mean 99.999%. In my last working week it has been more like 70%.
                            By support I mean more than…

                            18 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Better support for marshalling Structs

                                Marshaling structures in VB.Net can be a real PITA because in VB a Structure can never be a true null. Using Nothing simply resets the values.

                                Take this scenario (One of many) You have a COM interface that you need to pass structures into and retrieve the same structures back in other methods.

                                <StructLayout(LayoutKind.Sequential)>
                                Friend Structure FooStruct
                                Public fooValue1 As Int32
                                Public fooValue2 As Int32
                                End Structure

                                <ComImport(), InterfaceType(ComInterfaceType.InterfaceIsIUnknown), Guid("15619f75-8372-456e-b31c-bfa34e44eda7")>
                                Friend Interface FooComInterface
                                'Lots of other methods
                                'then
                                Sub FooCreate(item1 As Int32, item2 As Int32, <[In]> ByRef optExtraInfo As FooStruct)
                                Function GetFooInfo() As FooStruct
                                End Interface

                                Now the Issue is…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • ID's in Kanban board

                                  In the Kanban board,

                                  Please add the "ID" of both PBI and Task. At least on a tooltip when MouseOver

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                                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Easy to use Currency Control

                                    Currently it is not possible to format the currency. Like this:

                                    American: 1,200.00 €

                                    Germany: 1.200,00 €

                                    The Formatting property on Server Side doesn't work. Using a selfmade Control works till you save your Data and the edmx File e.g. Server code doesn't know how to save the data.

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                                      0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add font, font size, align left, align center, align right, justify to TFS 2012

                                      When doing copy-paste from some text to team web access (description for some bug,product backlog item etc.), I can not change font size. If the text that I copied is really big or small, I can not find a way to decrease or increase its size.I could do this while using old TFS. It was better.
                                      And also , there is no way to use "SHIFT+ENTER" while writing some text. Listing is one of things I usually use. When I write an item, sometimes I want to write another else exactly under it without putting listing mark. On TFS 2012,…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Associate Multiple CodedUI test methods to single testcase in MTM

                                        Currently we can't associate multiple test methods in a Coded UI test to a single testcase in MTM.

                                        This will be useful since , generally we wont try to automate a testcase as a single testmethod.
                                        Fo ease of understanding and maintenance, we split them into small steps.

                                        Testmethods are written as Step001, Step002,Step003 etc

                                        But in MTM when trying to associate, we can select only Step001 or Step002 but not multiple steps.

                                        So it would be great if we have an option in MTM to associate the required steps or dll containing all steps.

                                        Thanks,
                                        Vishnu V. Potti

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support XAML 2009 in Visual Studio Editor and WPF markup-compiler

                                          Finally add support for XAML 2009 and its great features to the VS Editor and the WPF markup-compiler

                                          http://msdn.microsoft.com/de-de/library/ee792007.aspx

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                                            3 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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