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  1. allow users to change the URL of the account in case of a misspelling or need for change

    In case of a user error when entering the initial account name, it would be nice to have the option of altering the account name / URL after the account has been created. Mine currently reflects the name of a single project I am running, and I will need to add multiple other projects that are not associated. Perhaps the option to change exists - but I am not seeing it.

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      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • HTML5 Full 3D Authoring, Animations and Illustration Tools in Visual Studio and Blend

      please improves html5 editor capabilities for full 3d authring and animations in visual studio and blend.Create and manipulate 3D content utilizing an array of tools and the power of CSS3. Rotate objects and even 2D designs along any axis, visualizing 3D transformations and translations. built-in illustration tools to create vector-style artwork – keeping your designs light.

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        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • make Visual Studio 2012 actually compatible with Windows 7 64bit.

        Make Visual Studio Professional 2012 compatible with Windows 7 64 bit. After the hour + install and reboot Windows refused to launch Visual Studio 2012 Professiona. saying that it has "known incompatibilities" with my operating system (windows 7).

        Really?! WTF? I can see if I was using XP but Windows 7?

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          0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add the LoadTestRunId to the Load Test Summary page

          I would like to find the LoadTestRunId easily on the Load Test Summary page.

          Currently I have to run an SQL query on the loadtest results such as

          SELECT * FROM [LoadTest2010].[dbo].[LoadTestRun]
          where StartTime >= '2013-08-12T00:00:00.000' AND StartTime <= '2013-09-12T00:00:00.000'

          to find each LoadTestRunId I want to use before I can make my reports on the loadtest results using MSBIDS.

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add a "fluent" keyword to c#

            I write a lot of code like this:

            public MyClass DoSomthing()
            {
            // snip //
            return this;
            }

            For fluent style code (useful for Razor html helpers):

            @html.MyClass.Dosomthing().SomthingElse().etc();

            What I propose is a fluent keyword that can be used when defining the method, so the above method would become:

            public fluent DoSomthing()
            {
            // snip //
            }

            I believe this would be useful as a lot of the time our class definitions can be quite complex, imagine making an editor control, the class definition would be something like ‘MyEditor<TModel, TValue>’

            Replacing this sort of definition and removing the need for…

            9 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • i need sample code for writing a MMC in C# to extend an existing MMC

              I need to write a MMC that extends the MMC that lists all users in the domain.i need some more details code sample than http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms692755(v=vs.85).aspx

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                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • IPADIAN Style for IPAD Emulatore for WEBAPPS Creater

                IPADIAN Style for IPAD Emulatore for WEBAPPS
                with Android Support and Appel Programm Support

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                  0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow "Selective Push" of "Git Commits" from Visual Studio

                  Today, If I've 10 commits in my local Git repo and want to push some (not all) of them to the remote Git repo, I need to switch back to command line, not possible from Visual Studio IDE.

                  Visual Studio Team Explorer Push pushes all commits to the remote repo and doesn't offer the flexibility of selecting and pushing the commits.

                  Please offer that flexibility to the user and stick them with VS.

                  6 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • VS IDE should support file patterns in project files

                    Patterns should be preserved and unmodified when working with *proj files. If I specify a pattern with something like **/*.cs for my code files. If I add a new .cs file that fits that pattern the .csproj file should not be modified.

                    MSBuild already respects this, but the IDE will always modify the project file.

                    For numerous scenarios this could simplify the diff / merge process.

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                      16 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make TFS build name selectable in Visual Studio

                      The build name needs to be selectable in the build page for a specific build in Visual Studio 2012. It is a quite common need to copy the build name for use in documentation.

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                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add data binding to the context parameters of a webtest

                        I have many (non-coded) webtests where I have parameterized the webservers.

                        The reason is that I am writing my tests on one server, http://www.server1.com/ ... but running my actual tests on another server http://www.server2.com/ ...and possibly more servers in the future.

                        I would like to be able to edit the value of the Context Parameter "WebServer1" to be a value from a Data Source, rather than have to open up each webtest and change the value of WebServer1 before running my tests, which is what I am doing currently.

                        I understand this can be done already if I have a…

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Regarding Enum class property

                          Hi ,

                          right now we can not create enum class for separate projects.

                          we know that mostly we use enum classs as it is used in more than one project.

                          but different project has different scenario. some project needs all enum fields but other project does not need some properties.

                          for example .

                          there is Passenger Class enum in TestCommon project.

                          now we are using same reference in TestWebApi Project and TestWcfService Project

                          but in TestWebApi Project We need only flight and Car .

                          when in TestWcfService Project we need Flight, Car and Hotel.

                          right now we need to add…

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                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make it easier to scroll in the designer

                            At the moment the mouse wheel controls vertical scrolling and ctrl-mouse wheel controls horizontal scrolling, there should be a pull or pan option, when holding right or middle click.

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                            • Stop thrusting Metro apps down our throats and let us get on with our work!

                              Over the past few years, there has been debate over whether or not the desktop is dead.
                              Well, it's certainly getting there - and it's not due to the web, but due to Microsoft's attempt to tabletize our desktops!

                              Even Visual Studio is becomming like that. Such as the (failed) attempt at removing an express edition that creates desktop programs, scant C++11 support (and broken promises), no real work on WinForms for years, and dropping support for XP (which is still widely used) yet not even taking the advantage of the features of post-XP systems!

                              Face it, the Win8 "app"…

                              118 votes
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                                9 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • to allow you to be able to rename a server

                                I think you should be able to rename a *.visualstudio.com TFS server.

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                                • Visual Studio Command Prompt Window(Console)

                                  Please add command prompt windows to visual studio other windows to access command prompt(cmd.exe) and developer command prompt in visual studio and can show console application output in this window and can easily access windows commands.

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                                    2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support Portable Class Libraries in VS 2013 for all platforms (including SL4 and WP7)

                                    Visual Studio 2013 dropped tooling support for WP7 and SL4. That is fine, as for older projects, we can still use VS 2013.

                                    A side-effect of that is that portable class libraries also no longer support WP7 or SL4. When you open PCLs that target those frameworks, they're upgraded to at least WP8 and SL5.

                                    The problem is that in many projects, we need to still support libraries that target a wide range of devices. It's also likely that there's really no "uplevel" platform functionality needed by those libraries and there's no reason not to support the widest range.

                                    PCL's…

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                                      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Create a MSDN Subscription - Lite version - cheaper and limited tools

                                      Currently all MSDN subscriptions are expensive for individual developers and they provide all s/w that are not really required by individuals.

                                      An individual developer, for hobby, can use express editions of SQL Server, does not need Enterprise editions of OS / Office and similar software that increase the cost of MSDN license.

                                      The suggestion is to create a MSDN Lite subscription that individual developers can buy and will provide tools such as Visual Studio, Expression Studio, Azure

                                      The licensing cost should change little bit-
                                      * For individual developers, the rates should be lower.
                                      * For enterprises, the price can be…

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                                        23 comments  ·  MSDN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Extend BuildNotification.exe to allow "claiming the build"

                                        Right now, the BuildNotication.exe file only allows for one way communication: anyone running the tool can see the status of the builds that they have subscribed to.

                                        Other build systems have the ability to "claim the build" through the their version of the tool that gives status. Examples of this are Open Source options such as Jenkins/Hudson or CruiseControl.NET or paid options such as JetBrains TeamCity.

                                        The concept behind "claiming a build" is the idea that someone has taken responsibility to investigate (and if they can) fix the build. By someone "claiming the build", in essence that person is saying…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Run scripting files from Visual Studio(batch files, powershell,ruby, python etc.)

                                          Every time I install a new version of Visual Studio I always end up having to add an external tool to execute batch files that are part of the solution. This should be built in for batch files as well as power shell or ruby, python etc.

                                          Any time I am editing batch files or simple python or ruby scripts I end up editing the files in Notepad++ so that I can run them directly from the editor.

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