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  1. Commited tasks should be moved in current interation

    When I move task from 'approved' to 'committed' it means I am committing to do it in this iteration. Make it automatically.

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      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • performance of F10 or F11 is very bad...

      performance of F10 or F11 is very bad...

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Prevent Check in of large files

        There should be way where users are restricted to check- in large files. Tfs Admin should be able to set the max. size of files that can be checked in.

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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Why don't you support the Edit Link button in the Webview of TFS Team Explorer like in the thick client? All other 4 buttons a present...

          Why don't you support the Edit Link button in the Webview of TFS Team Explorer like in the thick client? All other 4 buttons a present (New, Link to, Open Link, Delete Link). Was this an oversight or intentional.

          Very annoying as I use this operation constantly...please fix!

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            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Query Results Window - Query Selector

            Add ability to change queries within the Query Results Window/Tab.

            Most of the time when I'm working I only need one TFS Query Results window open at a time, but I can't change queries without going to Team Explorer and opening a different query in a new window.

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              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • lightswitch html menu

              Have the ability to create a html project with the scaffolding for menus . If so the new menu structure found in crm 2013 and sharepoint 2013 is a good scaffold. At least the user familiarity is good.

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                0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Team Foundation Service File Repository

                Inside Team Foundation Service it would be nice to have a file repository per project. With many of the project that i work on there are files that are not part of the code or backlog that i would like to store in a centralized location for the team.This would give the devs, project admins and testers access to all the resources they would need through one interface. currently we are using dropbox and this work but decentralizes the project content.

                Could not find a better category

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                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Optimize SQL queries generated by LightSwitch

                  SQL "SELECT" queries generated by LightSwitch are very inefficient. They should be optimized to only include fields and tables used by the current screen.

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                    0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Configure Entity to used modal window picker as default instead of combobox

                    Hello,

                    when you have a refernce to an entity in another entity and you craete a screen element always the combobox will be used. Yet for large data sets this does not work as it is to slow. If you have 20 screens you have to over and over againg change the control from combobox to modal window picker. It would be of greate productivity help to be able to define for an entity or a query that it should be added as reference by a modla window picker. Then for all screen the entity is being referenced the correct…

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                      0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • the login info of right-above corner can not hide automacally with mainmenu bar...

                      the login info of right-above corner can not hide automacally with mainmenu bar...

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Publish changed files only like svn

                        When we publish a website visual studio copying all of the files. VS need publish changed or added files only. We have to choose dll + changed files only. This is also problem for ftp publish. If we try ftp publish visual studio trying to upload all files.

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Recreate or add suo files manually

                          Sometimes visual studio losting suo files, it's doesn't load last files currently. always opening same files. Vs need fix, repair for suo and sln files.

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allowing users to build mobile apps and debug in mobile

                            MobileTemplates are included in VS2012, it is good to have executing & debugging in mobile while developing the application ,if the mobile is connected. this speeds up development process in mobile app development and we can test the app in mobile while we are in development stage.

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                              0 comments  ·  Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Test exacution tracability

                              Currenlty MTM allows you to review exacutions but prvides little inforation to dterine if you are looking at the correct exacution. The screen provides an ID that you are unable to tie back to the test case or the test suite (my assumption is that its the exacution id) and the testers name; although helpful does not allow for tracablity. THis area shoud provide greater flexabilty and ore direct communication of an exacution that can be tied back to the test case.

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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Thre should be a tracability map and report

                                As this product allows you to integrate and link all types of work itesm that would be present during the SDLC but seemd to leave out the extesive reporting that teams and leader ship are accustomed to seeing throug-out the market. Many of the reports that are avaialble provide minimal data and dont allow for ease of expantion or cross referncing of data. This is very appearant in the area of test exacution and traceabilty. The tracability map privdes the stake holder the warm and fuzzy that there expectations are being addressed not only in the developmetn but testing space.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Thre needs to be additional check points provided to TC exacuters with the addition of the Pause and resume functionlity

                                  There shold be adiditonal logic to allow a tester to continue exacution after the test case has been saved and closed if test steps have to be exacuted. The istroduciton with the pause functionlity allows users to pause pass off and reusme a test case however there are no reminders that a save and close will end the exacution. This introduciton gives the laymen user the deeling that they can continue or restart a test case exacution with the previous steps states at any point. Popup with remindes would help drive the process and direct the exacuter.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Web camera control for WPF

                                    Here in WPF, we still don't have a good way of previewing video and capturing frames from web cameras. Me personally, I have written a C++ library that utilizes Windows Media Foundation, renders a captured sample to IDirect3DSurface9 and sends it back to WPF user control, where this surface becomes a back buffer of D3DImage, but it's not so easy and sometimes is not so fast.

                                    In Windows RT, we have a CaptureElement and MediaCapture. MediaCapture is available for desktop apps, but CaptureElement is not, so we actually can't use it in desktop WPF apps.

                                    Since Windows 7 has become…

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                                      2 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Please allow to insert font in points in tools->Options->Font and Colrs

                                      For developer like me, 10 is very small and 11 is very big for me. So I would request this feature to enter fonts size in points something like 10.5. So that we can have font size bigger as we want.

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                                        1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Make TFS compatible with Claims Based Authentication

                                        We are not able to use the SharePoint integration because our SharePoint site is using Claims Based Authentication. As a result, we cannot access the canned Excel files that come with a template.

                                        Once CBA is turned on for a web site, it cannot be turned off.

                                        We are using TFS 2012 and SharePoint Server 2010.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add a loadtest threshold rule option for "Alert If Under"

                                          Currently you can only set an alert if a counter is over a certain value. It would be nice to have the option to set an alert if a counter went below a certain value. For example, if the counter Memory>Available MBytes went below some value display an alert.

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                                            1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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