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  1. build demand type of greater than or equal

    When you configure demands for your build definition you only have two options for type, exists and equals. I would like to see "greater than or equal" added. Just the existence of a capability does not mean it is the correct version. And equals will not let me use a newer version than the one I entered. If I need WiX 3.6 but the agent has 3.9 my build should still run. However, if the agent only had 3.4 which would not work exist would queue the build anyway.

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        0 comments  ·  Feedback Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow Configuration Variables as Parameters in TestSteps

        We have very similar Testenvrionements but

        e.g. we want to run the tests different hardware which behaves slightliy differtent.

        Hardware A) reaction Time 100ms
        Hardware B) reaction Time 10 ms

        Hardware A) Acceptable Jitter 10ns
        Hardware B) Acceptable Jitter 20 ns

        Theh Rest of the Testcase is the same.

        We would love to write ONE Testcase, which has multiple configurations, and we would love to use the Variables of a configuration in the teststeps as a parameter.

        benefit ... not writing to nearly similar Testcases for different configurations.

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add ability to log to Output window with custom source

          Add the ability to log to the output window like Debug.Write() does, but under a custom "source". So I could for instance code Output.Write("DB Calls", Value) and then have the ability to right click on the output window and filter by "DB Calls". Otherwise my debug window gets super cluttered.

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          • Improve how to get to a class using class wizard

            I use ClassWizard occasionally to add messages to a window. When ClassWizard opens it doesn't go to the class you are working on. It goes to the class selected in Class View, which I don't use.

            If I am working in the CPP file for Class X I would like to be able to right-click, select ClassWizard, and have it go directly to ClassX. This would save me a good bit of time.

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow VSO Stakeholders to drag and drop cards on the Board

              VSO Stakeholders can create Product Backlog Items and change their status. However, they cannot drag and drop their cards in the Board. This doesn't make sense to me since changing the status and move the card in the board are directly connected.

              For example, if my stakeholder has finished the UAT, I need him/her to move his/her card to "Ready to go Live".

              Hope this make sense.

              Thanks

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              • Add "Go to Implementation Definition" for objects derived from interfaces or base classes

                Perhaps provide a selection box for the actual implementation to navigate to - sort of like how "Go to Definition" works with partial classes.

                This would be useful for interface driven designs where going to the interface definition is not desired but selecting one of the concrete implementations is.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • In Breakpoints window add column for date/time when breakpoint was added

                  Often I have tons of breakpoints in my breakpoints windows which I disable rather than remove because I may reuse them in the future. It would be cool to have an additional column which shows the date/time when the breakpoint was added or last modified.
                  Then you could also sort by that column and see easily what were the breakpoints with which you worked most recently.

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                    0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow custom ItemGroup names in Build Action property for files.

                    If you add custom elements to an ItemGroup in a project file, the element name is possible to select as build action. However, when entering any text in the build action via the property editor, you get "Invalid property value". Would be nice if you could just add itemgroup names there instead of editing the file manually.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • SHIFT+CTRL+U should cycle between UPPER CASE, lower case and Camel Case

                      SHIFT+CTRL+U should cycle between UPPER CASE, lower case and Camel Case in the editor

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                        0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enable Application Insights to support monitoring of Azure resource consumption.

                        In developing my own SaaS service on top of Azure, I would like to be able to tie service activity to resource consumption in azure on a per user basis - that is, see just how much Storage or Bandwidth or CPU for example is associated with handling a specific user request.

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                          0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Embed Terminal within VS like WebStorm

                          One of the more invaluable tools I enjoy in JetBrains WebStorm is the embedded terminal within the IDE.

                          This feature would default to the current working directory. With so much being done in package managers (Bower, NPM, JSPM) many are rather comfortable with command line interfaces. They are quicker less intrusive and simply feel right for these sorts of tasks.

                          I don't believe this to be a difficult feature to add, but the return would be tenfold.

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Visual Studio 2015 PRO without MSDN

                            Currently I have Visual Studio 2013 PRO without MSDN. I have had MSDN in the past but it is not part of my budget to get it again. I don't see from your list of VS products where you are going to continue having this version, I am asking that you continue to have Visual Studio PRO without MSDN. It is my impression I can't use the community version for business product so it is useless to me unless I am misunderstanding "non-enterprise applications". It seems you are forcing small companies into MSDN.

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make XAML design view undockedable so that it can be moved to another monitor

                              I don't want to get rid of the XAML design view. I just want to make it live on another monitor.

                              I also want that single design view to correspond to the XAML text editor view that currently has focus. So when I switch to a different XAML page the design view switches to track it.

                              I've seen a few other requests for this (multimon support) that have been marked as completed in VS2015, but as far as I can tell all that has happened is that it is now possible to disable the XAML design view entirely, which is…

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                                1 comment  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • In the XAML designer, provide a way to temporarily turn off adorners, rails, etc.

                                I do most of my XAML editing in the text editor with the XAML designer split screen view visible to see the results. Often the adorners, rails, resize handles and whatnot make it hard to clearly see the result. I end up moving the insertion point in the text editor somewhere else so that I can see the result clearly. As a page gets more complex, this becomes unwieldy.

                                It would be nice if there was a command to toggle the adorners, etc. on/off that I could bind to a key.

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                                  0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Formating gets lost in email

                                  Hello,
                                  I need to review my backlog with the Client and I want to send all User story's details by email. But in the email generated from the VSO all formatting gets lost. Is it possible to keep formatting which I have in User Story details?

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                                  • Provide an option to turn inheritance off for git repo/branch (or an "unset inherited" on individual permissions)

                                    Some object-level Security dialog boxes provide an Inheritance on/off option. Git objects don't, and it's missing for regular use cases.

                                    A couple of classic use cases:
                                    - A repository under a shared team project where only a subgroup/team should have write access
                                    - keeping master branches safe by only allowing integrators to merge (while everyone else should be able to create branches and send pull requests)
                                    - unsetting "god mode" permissions (eg. force push to avoid accidental screwups) for admins (who are also contributors) in general without removing option to allow it on that one repo where it's needed for…

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                                    • In Visual Studio Online, copy the comments with failed tests into the bug report that is generated

                                      In Visual Studio Online, when you are executing a test plan and mark a test as failed it pops up with a dialogue to enter some comments.

                                      When you hit the Create bug button it generates a bug and adds a heading "Comments" but the comments are not copied across.

                                      Often having these comments are very important for a developer to resolve the issue. Not sure if it is something that has just been missed out or planned as the heading is there (Perhaps I am using it wrong)

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                                      • Add CodeLens support for SQL objects

                                        Add CodeLens support for SQL objects in Database Projects.

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                                        • Allow Notes for capacity when adding days off

                                          Allow for text entry besides the start / End date of "Days off", in order to categorise what the days off are for

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