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  1. Data Compare Tables within the same database.

    Please make the Data Comparison UI more flexible. I'd like to compare 2 tables, in the same database, but with different names. eg: dbo.MyTablePreTest vs dbo.MyTablePostTest

    Also to compare 2 tables in different databases, with different names .

    Use Case 1. Testing.
    When tests only impact small tables in a big database. It is more efficient to copy the entire table prior to a test. Call it Table.Original.
    Then run the test, Do the data comparison.
    Then reset the test with a SQL Merge or Truncate/Insert.

    This is especially valuable for SQL Azure as it doesn't support Cross Database joins.…

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      0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add Mixin support

      Composition is always a pain when we have to bind all method from interface to object that really implement it

      The code often looks like messy and complex for nothing.

      Maybe this Jon Skeet's idea could solve this:
      http://stackoverflow.com/a/255621

      8 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • show labels in source control history

        I use labels as markers for releases, given this, it would be really helpful if you show labels in source control history by placing them in their appropriate locations between changesets. This way i can compare code from a previous release with the current release while having a view that is closer to the customer's (see screenshot)

        7 votes
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        • Multiple SL Clients on LightSwitch Project

          I think this should be a great improvement for the next version of Lightswitch Project. Today, I was able to run two clients in my Silverlight solution, i add screens on either Client, but problem is on Publish Project or Edit details from project.

          Working on 50% :(

          I think you should not have a difficult solution, and that creates an awesome game, to make Ls the best solution for bussiness apps.

          11 votes
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            1 comment  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Pin option on Quick Launch results

            Adding new stuff to the menus is a pain, was better in VS2008 but still a pain.

            Love the Quick Launch. Love that its now coming to other MS products (Office).

            So how about a simple pin-it button next to each item in the Quick Launch results so we can pin things we use a lot. Easy win.

            So I can type 'toggle' and locate Toggle Outlining Expansion and pin a button up there for future uses.

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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Angularjs SPA template with WebApi

              SPA with Angularjs template, with

              1. Default individual authentication with Owin

              2. manageable structure for app files, directives, JS, css assets, TypeScript, compatible with 3party js libraries (such jquery, fontawesome, bootstrap, etc)

              3. ability to localize spa app resources

              4. ability to optimize the runtime resource asset minification (js, cs, less)

              5. use LESS stylesheet type when possible

              6. include TypeScript libraries for AngularJS, JQuery

              5 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • HTML report for CodedUI Tests

                Please could you implement an imrovement for generating a report from the CodedUI tests, I know the report can be generated from the MTM but something that can be done from the Test Explorer after the regression pack runs and this can be provided as a quick report to the Dev teams or Management teams as per need basis.

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow creation of new PBIs and bugs from anywhere in the Application

                  I want to be able to create a new PBI, Bug, Impediment, etc, from anywhere in the application. Often times I'm on the board of a current sprint and I just want to create a new bug without having to go Home.
                  Perhaps putting that dropdown up in the main header that is always visible would be nice.

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                    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow custom auto-property implementations

                    This would allow us to write a form of extension method for auto property getters and setters. The idea behind this is that we would be able to encapsulate commonly repeated setter logic into a separate unit to make our code DRY. These methods should use generic typing to set the type of the property and the type of the class that this method could be applied in. These methods should also provide references to the backing field, the new value (if it is a setter), and the containing class (to provide class level access in the method)

                    I.E. -…

                    5 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • make default team project in team explorer "sticky"

                      I work on one project, but may look at code from other projects from time to time. Often, the Team Explorer's default Team Project changes based on the code I'm looking at, so I constantly need to reset it before I create new TFS items (or they go into the wrong project). It would be nice to be able to force the default Team Project to a specific value.

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                      • Create an SSRS report that shows Project Administrators for each team project per team collection.

                        Just have a report that will allow you to choose a project collection, based off of that collection selection choose a project, than list all of the projects administrators. This would allow for the TFS Administrator to not have to tell new hires who their projects administrator is.

                        If you dont want to be that complex, just list all project collections, all projects and all project administrators per project.

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                        • Allow automatic Bug Report creation from my projects

                          In my code, if I capture an error, I'd like to be able to ping TFS and tell it to log the error as a Bug Report. If the bug has already been experienced and the bug has already been reported, keep a count of how many times the bug was hit.

                          If my project experiences an exception for which I didn't handle, I'd still like to see a log of it in TFS because otherwise this will go unnoticed unless one of my users raises a ticket or calls or emails me.

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                          • Allow multiple selected folders to be cloacked in the Source Control Explorer

                            Currently, you can cloak a single folder at a time in the Source Control Explorer (right click, Advanced -> Cloak). It would be nice to be able to cloak several folders at once.

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • please provide GC events

                              sometimes we hope to get a notification before or after GC.

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                                3 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Bring manual memory management into .NET framework

                                In some cases it would be cozily to switch off the garbage collector and proceed with plain old "new-delete" behavior. I think it should gain performance in some cases.

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                                  1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Send Alert on Checkout to new machine

                                  Send Alert on Checkout to new machine.
                                  It will be helpful for admin to track which user has accessed code base from which machine as this helps us secure the code base.

                                  This feature will enable us to find out if the code is accessed outside company network.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Add Pascal like sets and an "in" operator

                                    I learned Pascal back in the 1980's when that was the standard Computer Science language. I long since moved on but one thing I do miss at times in C# is the ability to create sets and the "in" operator that Pascal supported. There is an excellent example of Free Pascal set usage at http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/ref/refsu45.html which would be great to be able to do in C#. For example, it would be useful at times in C# to do something like this simple example:

                                    int i = 9;

                                    if (i in [1..10]) // Will evaluate to true
                                    { ... }

                                    if…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Make CloseOnPlaybackCleanup browser neutral

                                      Coded UI
                                      _bw.CloseOnPlaybackCleanup = false; only works for IE.
                                      Please enable this feature for Chrome and Firefox.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add an option to make the quick find dialog box and the search string persist when switching windows.

                                        If I type in a search string, I want to be able to switch to another window to continue the search without having to hit CTRL-F again and type in the search term again. It used to work this way.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add to entity framework model create/update wizard options - what properties to add, and what does not.

                                          Now if one table has foreign key to another table and we want to add both of them to entity data model, relation will be added automatically and after both entities in C# will has navigation property.

                                          Add to entity framework model create/update wizard options - what properties to add, and what does not. Now it's quite hard delete navigation property if I didn't need them in my code. I can do it manually but it doesn't help me when I will update the model.

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