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  1. Add a description to Desktop App Development book on the offline help content download page in, so the user has a knowledge, if it's needed.

    I had trouble finding the Win32 API, and MFC books, however they were included in the Desktop App Development package, just it was not mentioned in the Help Viewer, or anywhere on official pages. It would be nice, to fill out the existing description field for this book. The Desktop App Development package is the only one with missing description.

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      0 comments  ·  Help  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Pixelsense SDK support for Windows 8

      PixelSense(formerly Surface) SDK has a great set of Touch enabled controls that could be used in WPF application but the problem is the SDK only support apps targeting Windows 7. So it would be great to enable this SDK for Windows 8 as well. Please, don't tell me I should go for WinRT because there are many scenarios that wouldn't fall into the Store way apps and We have to use WPF.

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        0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • TFS Team System Datawarehouse Cube: Dimension "Assembly": missing Namespace

        We want to generate reports with the code coverage.

        Sound simple.

        But: Code Coverage on a complete Assembly makes not so much sense, we Need to filter the sub-namespaces

        (eg. the MVVM "Client.Views" has no coverage, but the "Client.ViewModels" is the interesting one.)

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        • Start actualy use multi core processors in VS UI

          VS UI often freeze when you try to use TSF on bad network connection or other processor consuming tasks

          May be VS team does not know about multithreading?

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Let TFS support SVN as source control option

            As TFS as platform of ALM, it should also support SVN. Because many companies are still using SVN as source control. (like my one). It's not that quite easy to convince people to migrate to a new source control. (even SVN and TCVS are both central source control system, and TCVS now have the local workspace)

            If TFS is able to support SVN as 3rd souce control option, it's going to be very helpful for people to start using TFS as ALM platform. Atlassian's ALM solution does not have this limitation. Limitation of the choice always stop people to try…

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            • Please create a .Net3.5 off-line install package that can be used with Windows 8.x.

              I have been trying to install Windows 8.1 Embedded via SCCM 2012 R2 and I cannot get it to enable .net.35

              I've tried via an autoinstall.xml file and dism. Short of copying the sxs folder from the instal media so they are available to dism I cannot get it to enable .net3.5.

              Note the client being installed DOES NOT have network access.

              A solution such as teh .net4.5 offline install program would be ideal

              Jim

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                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • versions in visual studio

                separete with version our sistems in visual studio online. when we clic in "end of version" create a new folder whit the current application and continue whit the "new version" of our application

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide 'Toggle Bookmark' among find 'Result options'

                  In 'Find in Files' -> 'Find and Replace' dialog, provide a 'Toggle Bookmark' as an option among the 'Result options'.

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                    0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    • .NET should allow applications to upgrade .NET versions.

                      We have products that install windows services. These services leverage .NET, and they auto-update (we release updates multiple times per year).
                      We would like to move from .NET 4.0 to .NET 4.5 (but this should be for moving forward to any version), but we cannot ensure that all of the machines running will have 4.5, and we have no way to trigger it.
                      Presumably, this is because of the permissions required to upgrade .NET -- but it would be nice for our service to have those permissions, and ensure a particular version is installed, so that we can continue to…

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                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow conditional comments in Xaml Or expose Wpf via Roslyn

                        Allow conditional compiler comments support in Xaml - A long bug bear of mine is being able to optimize my Xaml based on a Debug or Release mode configuration.

                        Or, alternatively, if the Wpf syntax was run through Roslyn the community could create their own compiler plugins (see https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/6692866-ensure-xaml-compilation-through-the-roslyn-compile for the Xaml thread)

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                          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Fix infinite message boxes

                          There are many circumstances in which visual studio will get stuck in an infinite message loop box.

                          One is when using the scroll wheel in the Solution Configuration window, which causes a "New Solution Configuration" dialog to appear.

                          Can't a generic solution exist where mouse events are ignored (or the event queue cleared) if the same dialog appears more than 3 times in a row within a certain time window? Not sure what UI event model is used, so this may be more difficult than it sounds.

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                            0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • php

                            Add full integrated of PHP language without third party and be free.

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Create method stub at cursor's position

                              After you select the class/method from the dropdowns in the navigation bar, the method stub is appended at the end of the current file ( (A) in the attached picture).
                              I wish this could be changed, e.g., the code will be placed at the current position of the cursor ( (B) in the attached picture).

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Document new tf.exe commands added in Visual Studio 2012 and 2013

                                The last time that the tf.exe commands that were fully documented was for Visual Studio 2010. As the little documentation for VS 2012 says, "[y]ou can use version control commands to do nearly all tasks you can do in Visual Studio, and also several tasks that can’t be done in Visual Studio". If you're going to provide a tool, you should document how it works.

                                For example, by running 'tf /?' I discovered the 'tf reconcile' command to clean the workspace. However, 'tf reconcile /?' does not document what all the other options do. The only reference to the addition…

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                                • Unify "Go To Definition" and "Open Document" (for includes)

                                  When my cursor is over a #include name, I press Ctrl+Alt+G to activate "Open Document" and look inside the header. When my cursor is on a symbol, I press F12 to activate "Go To Definition" and go there.

                                  This separation is not useful, because except for the extremely rare case of macros being used as header names (in which case Open Document doesn't work anyway), these two are mutually exclusive. It would be much nicer to have one hotkey to press. (Or, because I use an extension that binds Ctrl+Click to "Go To Definition", to be able to use that…

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                                    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Visual Studio Online - expand the Basic license with Tests

                                    Expand the Basic license with a part of the Testhub...
                                    We have a test team and one test leader. The test team run only manually tests, like excel spreed and mark the tests passed or not, and report bugs.
                                    The test leader creates and writes the test specifications.
                                    Create and write test cases should be in the Advanced license (existing feature).
                                    But running manually tests and create bugs should be in the Basic license as well. My suggestion is to expand the Basic license with running manually tests and create bugs when running these tests.

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                                    • Easier to see all comparison for all pending changes

                                      In team explorer - pending changes I want it to be easier to see all changes in all files. This is a workflow I insist all devs have: before commit they should go through every single change and verify they want it.
                                      I don't know how you do it, but it must be easier than remembering what file you're comparing now, choose next file, right click, choose "compare with..." in context menu, and then afterwards navigate to the pending changes window (cause if you have only one screen you have to abandon the pending changes window while you're looking at…

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                                      • the aplication not ready

                                        lets not start new project and mark as the program is not responding

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                                        • TFS Web Access testing tool should support reset single step.

                                          I am trying to adopt TFS in our team. However, tester is complaining that the status of single test step is not able be reset. This functionality is not support by Test Manager neither.

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