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      0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Visual Studio Online "Backlog items to Tasks" view...keep the "Order" column on the left. Switch from Backlogs view hard to find BL items.

      When using Visual Studio online to review/edit the backlog in the default "Backlogs item" view there is an "Order" column on the left which is great. But I often switch to the "Backlog items to Tasks" view to review tasks for BL items but the "Order" column disappears making it hard to find items that I was just looking at the Backlog items view.

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      • Wrong translation of backlog into French

        The current translation of "backlog" into french is "journal des travaux en souffrance" however it has no meaning (especially the "souffrance" part that would mean "suffering") and gave me a hard time understanding what it is.

        A better translation would be "travaux en cours".

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          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Generate Web Performance Test Result in readable format (word, text) that make the documentation easier.

          We can have an option to generate a test result/report of the web performance testing result or even load test result to a format that can be documented for example the text file, note, or even Microsoft's own Microsoft Words.

          3 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Check/IF Activity in Release Template

            It should be possible to check a condition before executing a release activity. For example to check if a website exits before removing a website or check for a folder before deleting the folder.

            85 votes
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              7 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Map Kanban board Pseudo-states to Work Item State AND Reason

              The Kanban board allows teams to map pseudo-states to work item states but sets reason to the default value. This defeats the purpose of having multiple reasons for a given state transition. The Kanban board should map to both work item state and reason since it is the combination of these 2 fields that describe the status of the work item.

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                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Combine multiple checkins for Code Review

                Usually, my team do code review after a user story is completed. This may involve multiple checkins. Each checkin has new or updated file changes. It would be a lot easier if I can combine multiple checkins, and when user compare the file, it will pick the origin (before any checkin) and the latest (combined all of the checkin) when doing code comparison.

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Export test results with different configurations to an excel sheet in MTM 2013

                  Exporting test results with multiple configuration to an excel sheet would be useful to view same test case result for different configuration

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • C/C++ debugging: option - show values in decimal & hex

                    The debugger currently displays values in either decimal or hex, I often find it convenient to see it both ways.

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Find

                      Can you please include context menu in the find dialog (copy, cut, paste etc).

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make SqlBulkCopy.WriteToServer work off a minimal interface

                        The IDataReader is a huge interface to implement if you want to load data in a streaming fashion. We could do with a minimal interface that would feed SqlBulkCopy.WriteToServer the data it needs.

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Conditions support for <Content> section of VSIX manifest

                          Currently you can have a single .vsix file targeting several Visual Studio versions. But all the content is deployed to all Visual Studio versions. The request is to be able to deploy content based on conditions such as the Visual Studio version, edition, dependency installed or not, etc.

                          An scenario for this goal is the following: suppose that I have a single package MyAssembly.dll which has two different .vsct tables with different icons for VS 2010 (colorful) and 2012/2013 (gray). So I get two embedded resources such as Menus1.ctmenu and Menus2.ctmenu. Imagine that somehow I get two .pkdef files (MyAssembly1.pkdef…

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                            0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Fix

                            The free version of visual studio for my Windows 8 computer will only work when I install it. Then when I try to open visual studio later it says it needs to repair something. After its done repairing itself, the same screen will pop up saying it needs to repair itself again! I did it six times in a row and I can't fix it.

                            Also, I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling it. That works, but only for that one time use. It takes several hours for it to download. So I'd really like it if it worked everytime I got…

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                              1 comment  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Checkboxes in acceptance criteria

                              It would be great if I could insert checkboxes in acceptance criteria (or in any rich text editor) of the user store. Similar to github: https://github.com/blog/1375%0A-task-lists-in-gfm-issues-pulls-comments

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                              • Add the notify keyword so with properties the compiler generates the property change code

                                Eg, imagine the following syntax

                                public notify int Prop { get; set; }

                                the notify keyword would enable the setter to raise the property changed event.

                                the compiler could also add the INofifyPropertyChanged and the PropertyChanged event if it wasn't already there. This would save tons of code and make auto properties even better.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Use generics for DependencyProperties, Converters, and many other XAML-related objects

                                  It annoys me a lot whether I have to cast values and check for null references all the time, and also makes the code less readable.

                                  Using DependencyProperty<T> and Converter<T1, T2> would make XAML-friendly class constructions more efficient in performance, and comfortable to use in IntelliSense functions: For example, we should only be able to convert strings to ulongs by a class which implements Converter<string, ulong>.

                                  For DependencyProperties, the GetValue() and SetValue() functions should also only accept arguments which the property specifies. Making DependencyProperties generic would also make the registered 'typeof(T)' argument useless.

                                  15 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • FEATURE TO TURN OFF VIBRATION IN PREFERENCES NOW NOW NOW

                                    FEATURE TO TURN OFF VIBRATION IN PREFERENCES NOW NOW NOW

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                                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • enable 'Service Hooks' when pull request occurs

                                      Presently, on Visual Studio Online git, I can create service hook settings, as a trigger when the pull request has passed. Nevertheless, the web hook doesn't fire. I think this feature isn't implemented currently.
                                      I want to become available early, the service hook that by pull request, because it is very effective usage.

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                                      • serializable expression

                                        Make expressions serializable.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Please support the D programming language

                                          Please support the D programming language in such a way that it can be used to create Windows applications

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                                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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