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  1. Include color theme setting in window layout switching

    I love the new idea where we can change the window layout depending on what computer we are using VS. Whenever I take my coding on the road I must switch to the light theme due to the cursor being nearly invisible through remote desktop.

    Please consider adding the ability to include the color theme when saving a window layout.

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      1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Provide a step by step wizard for MVVM across all platforms with data connectivity

      Provide a step by step wizard for MVVM across all platforms with data connectivity

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow to maximize the TestSteps in WebAccess

        All HTML Fileds in TFS 2013 have a Option to maximize the content to Screen.

        I would love to see this Feature also for the TestStep Section

        31 votes
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        • Support multiple bug work item types

          Given a TFS installation where multiple work item types exist in TFS for bugs (eg in order to support different flows), it should be possible to create these different types from MTM, instead of just 1 bug type.

          5 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • microsoft NuGet visual studio 2015 package failed while installing vs2015 preview

            hi, i wanted to install vs2015 preview and microsoft NuGet visual studio 2015 package failed, what can i do to solve the problem?

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              2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 9 votes
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              • Use TypeScript definition files to extend JavaScript intellisense in Visual Studio

                Instead of creating new X.intellisense.js for various APIs and frameworks, it would be very nice to be able to drop a X.d.ts file somehere and use that as a reference for intellisense, like Visual Studio Code is doing. This way JavaScript projects can benefit from the DefinitelyTyped library...

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Delete individual bookmarks

                  Please allow delete individual bookmarks. I can only delete all bookmarks for now.

                  4 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Blog for projects & teams in Visual Studio Online

                    Please add a internal blog for projects & teams in Visual Studio Online. A private blog permit to enrich projects documentation within work teams, just as it will allow new members are quickly engage to the project development

                    11 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support for collectible assemblies

                      Support for collectible assemblies, i.e. assemblies that can be unloaded from memory (without deleting appdomain).
                      Example: Build a kind of REPL on top of your application so that user can script your application. This leads to high customization capabilities. The user script might be sent via files to the application running 24/7, hence you need emitted code to be collected.

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                        15 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Android Emulator available standalone and not bundled with Visual Studio

                        external user:
                        I wish the @VisualStudio Android Emulator was available standalone and not bundled with VS2015 preview...

                        31 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Create a plugin or have a builtin to check for pep8 compliance.

                          While in debug or just automatically have the editor check for pep8 compliance.

                          10 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - Python  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add support for Crosswalk project in cordova apps

                            Currently is complicated install Crosswalk cordova webview plugin and Crosswalk Cordova framework, after install of any choise in a visual studio cordova tools project, this can't build

                            6 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Multi-Device Hybrid Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Haxe Support

                              Add Haxe syntax and compiler support

                              6 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add a Favorites Section in Source Control Explorer

                                Our team opens all projects from the Source Control Explorer. Currently, you have to drill down through the folder tree in order to get to the solution or project you want to open.

                                It would be wonderful to be able to add files, projects, or solutions to a "Favorites" panel right inside the Source Control Explorer.

                                Here's a mockup...

                                7 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Prevent backlog priority changes in multiple work items in TFS

                                  Currently, each backlog change causes multiple (sometimes hundreds) work item changes which causes the TFS alerts to become useless in many cases.
                                  Please provide a way to reduce the number of changing items to minimum for every backlog change - perhaps by creating huge differences between the backlog numbers, which will leave a lot of room for those changes

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Copy and paste Service References

                                    It should be great to allow copy/paste service reference from a project to a second (for example when the refered service is down it will be very useful)

                                    6 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Trigger Rollback activity when a Release is Rejected (somehow) by the user/approver

                                      Nowadays, the Rollback activity in the Release Template is triggered only if one of the previous activities fail (returning a non-0 status code).

                                      It would be great to be able to trigger a Rollback activity if the release is Rejected by some of the Approvers.

                                      By now, when it happens, we need to trigger a new Release manually to rollback the application to the previous version. It takes a hard work because we need to find the latest valid (and released) build, etc.

                                      115 votes
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                                        5 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Too much space lost on editor workspace

                                        On a full HD laptop, VS2015 workspace loose too much space for code editing (bottom bar, error list, zoom...)
                                        Same thing on right bar.
                                        See red rectangle on screen shot

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                                          0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Make it possible to customize all email templates

                                          As a TFS Admin,
                                          I want to be able to customize the email templates for ALL emails that are send by TFS,
                                          So that my users can get all the information they need in the format that they want.

                                          I'll know this is done when:
                                          * There is a way to specify the formatting for every email type
                                          * There is documentation of the variables available to embed in those emails
                                          * Those emails can be customized per Collection or, ideally, per project
                                          * There is a single, uniform way to customize them (be it XSLTs, ASPX pages or whatever)

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