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      0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Copy Test Plan from one project to another

      Within our company we have Test Plans created within Projects and need to move the tests created to BAU Project within MTM.
      The issue is MTM only allows you to copy Test Plans within the same project, but not to another project.

      There is a third party tool (http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/shair/2014/01/12/mtm-copy-tool/) but really should be functionality created with MTM itself (if someone has created a tool there must be alot of people with the same issue).

      Is this something Microsoft are looking into or considering to do for MTM 2013?

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        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Expose the DisableAttachSecurityWarning key to the IDE.

        Please surface this value up to the IDE or, at the very least, remove its entry from the shipped .vssettings files.

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          0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add a Create New Feature Button on the KANBAN Board

          It would be great if I could create a new card/feature directly from the Board view. This would improve the experience greatly.

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            1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Filter Managed Memory Debug by rightclick on the Path to Root/Refenced Objects - View

            It would be nice if you could Filter the 'Managed Memory Debug' for instances/types by using the rightclick on a item in the Paths to root/Referenced Objects - View

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            • Support a scripting engine such as VBScript to allow user exit processing in packaged programs

              We develop packaged products. However there is a high demand for user customization that involves complex logic some times, or access to customer internal resources that we as vendors know nothing about. In VB6 there was support for such a scenario with VBScript. There seems to be no such facility in the .NET world, which severely limits developing an equivalent product with the newer platform.

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              • 3 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • SSDT: Add Enterprise Edition Features to localdb

                  Add Enterprise Edition features to the (localdb)\Projects instance. My company leverages many of the Enterprise level features of SQL Server (Data Compression, Partitioning). We would like to migrate all Database source control to VS 2012 SSDT Database projects but are finding objects with Enterprise only features won't build in (localdb). This is causing confusion and presenting a major roadblock in adoption.

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                    0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Optimize SSDT Composite Projects (Performance & Schema Compare)

                    When using Composite Database Projects (2 Projects / Reference as "Same Database") you will find one *.dbmdl Files in each Project folder and it seems that the referencing Project contains all Objects from the referenced Project, too (on the disk an in-memory as well).

                    If you use "Schema Compare" between the referencing Project and your Database, all non-changed Objects will be shown (not able to filter them out) and changed Objects could not be disabled.

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                      0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Study Global fee entries - identical charge to multiple accounts

                        Allow fee entries for the same fee onto studyglobal for multiple students in one go - rather than having to do each individually which takes a considerable amount of time - eg. same fee, for same thing, on the same date, for 30 students - one entry and then identify students with their ID number for the posting to each account.

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                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • to add option to keep aspect ratio of attached images in TFS.

                          I suggest to add option to keep aspect ratio of attached images in TFS.

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                            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Limit limit available users for test points in MTM

                            Although it is possible to customize the Test Case work item in order to limit the available users on the "Assigned To" column, this does not apply to test points. Thus picking a tester for a particular test case might become awkward since one is offered all members of the Project Collection Valid Users role.

                            Please consider adding a feature that makes it possible to limit the number of testers that can be assigned to a particular test case.

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Property tempate feature [More reusability, readability, DRY principle. Reduce redundant code. Solve default value issue]

                              I suggest a feature that help us to create similar propeties.
                              We frequently create properies something similar like this.

                              public String NVarCharColumn
                              {
                              get
                              {
                              return _NVarCharColumn;
                              }
                              set
                              {
                              if (Object.Equals(value, _NVarCharColumn)) return;
                              _NVarCharColumn = value;
                              this.OnPropertyChanged();
                              }
                              }

                              I suggest property template feature in C#6.0.
                              We can declare property template like this.

                              public property T MyObservableProperty
                              {
                              get
                              {
                              return field;
                              }
                              set
                              {
                              if (Object.Equals(value, field)) return;
                              field = value;
                              this.OnPropertyChanged();
                              }
                              void OnPropertyChanged();
                              }

                              field is a keyword that means private field that will be generated automatically by compiler.
                              T means a type that is used…

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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add Intellisense Support for AMD via RequireJS

                                if I have a module defined in a .js file in the following way (using RequireJS's AMD pattern):

                                define(function (require) {

                                var ko = require('knockout');

                                });

                                I would like to have Intellisense support for the ko object that is dynamically retrieved by the require('knockout') function.

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                                • Cannot search for builds in Release Management since the name is not based on template name or build definition

                                  The Search functionality is essentially useless for automated builds since they are not named based on template name or build definition.

                                  2 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow SSRS Parameter Toolbar Customized

                                    Parameter toolbar in SSRS is non-programmable. Please add new feature to allow users to make some customization. such as, not limit to only two column for parameters.

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                                    • Allow people to annotate code when the debugger prevents them from editing

                                      Currently you can add a task to your code by doing // TODO: blah.., when I'm debugging (and therefore can't edit code) I cannot put comments into the code to remind me that something needs fixing. This either leads to the fix being forgotten or that I have to detach from the debugger to do the fix immediately (which slows development, especially if you've noticed a trivial bug). It would be great it you allowed a function like "Insert comment" which would then insert exactly that comment as soon as the debugging session ended.

                                      Many thanks for your response from…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Migration project from Team Foundation Service ( VSO) account to aother Team Foundation Service ( VSO)

                                        If we need to migrate project from VSO from account https://***.visualstudio.com/ to another VSO in different account https://yyy.visualstudio.com/ using any of integration tools exist

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                                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Compiler exports graph of possible exceptions for function

                                          As the compiler goes through code it should export the possible exceptions a particular function can throw. While this is somewhat like the Java feature, this can happen automatically and be displayed to downstream callers. Since all functions would have this information the graph should be fairly easy to generate for new functions.

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                                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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