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  1. Add support for Intranet application testing (not just via Internet). E.g., via NTLM

    App Insights works great for externally-facing applications. Would like the same rich experience for Internal/Intranet applications.

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      4 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add start url history

      My project uses host names to control configuration so I need to use the start url to test different host names. The issue I change this several times a day but the input area doesn't have a history of recent entries. It would be helpful to me if it kept the last 10, 20, etc start URLs int he project user file so I would no longer need to maintain a text file to copy & paste from.

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        0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • TSQL Project, Editor, Code File Management, Compare Results, etc.

        I hope this is low hanging fruit that has a big impact on improving people's lives. SSDT is great. But I also need to be able to support Production. I need a VS Project that can hold TSQL queries that I'm using to research the issues and treat as a library of TSQL Code that helps me identify and resolve issues. The reason I want to use VS instead of SSMS is because of the extensive improvements with the editor that allow me to quickly go through a lot of SQL that I'm not familar with. The highlighting, find and…

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          0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • tag cloud on TFS dashoard

          wouldn't it be cool to have a tag cloud that can be placed on the TFS dashboard based on the tags that have been assigned to the work items that are "owned" by a team

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            1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • the VS2010 IDE UI style should Open

            the VS2010 IDE UI style should Openfor our developers just like VS2008,and Microsoft should Support developers .Net UI,so we can make a Application like VS2010's Style!!!!

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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Error List column resize to push columns right

              Every time I have to resize a column I have to shrink five columns to fit it in.

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                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability to add a suite of testcases to a PBI

                When you have a suite of test cases you have to add it 1 test case at a time to a PBI/Bug. you cannot add a suite in one click

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                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Disable Maximize Button of the Touch Keyboard in WPF Application

                  Disable Maximize Button of the Touch Keyboard from WPF Application.
                  This sample is work in Touch Screen.

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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • TFS Feedback Client create off-line importable data

                    TFS feed back clients must perform in TFS and test environment are connected in a network.

                    We can't feed back data generated by using client feed back in the TFS and test environment is not connected in the network environment.

                    More so, for using TFS feed back clients and generating transferable data offline client feed back a possible capture TFS, TFS side importing feature, an isolated network environment that can I get use to the user.

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                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make the default state for not completed test case as paused

                      When I run test case, I can understand that if I saved the run without completing all the steps it will be failed or passed as the following:

                      Test case has expected result-------------> Failed
                      Test case doesn't has expect result-----> Passed

                      But now with the existing paused state from TFS 2012 Update 1, I think it should be paused not failed or passed

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add Close documents to the Right option in Visual Studio

                        Hello microsoft,

                        Since we are using more files in visual studio framework.. If i want to close all documents but except documents I think its not available in Framework(I Dont know :-P . Tell me if it is available). Add option like "Close documents to the Right " .. Find attachment and See Pic2

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • I am using Windows 8 and Visual Studio 2008.

                          x_boolean = Double.TryParse("$2", x_double) 'returns false and 0
                          but
                          x_double = CDbl("$2") 'returns 2.0

                          that seems inconsistent to me!

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                            1 comment  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Iso_Object_Image_Platform

                            simple it doesn't run on your on-line visual studio

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                              0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Continue support for MBCS (Multi-Byte Character Sets) for MFC and C++

                              After VS2013 the MBCS variants of the standard library and MFC are declared deprecated. Conversion to Unicode will cost our company litteraly thousands of productive hours (over 3 million source code lines to convert). So this deprecation is a bad idea. Please continue the support of these variants of C++ projects, and continue the support of MBCS in MFC!

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                                15 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Next era of drag and drop development for Visual Studio

                                Develop a declarative client side framework like AngularJS in pure TypeScript with tight integration with Visual Studio. Wait! Let me explain!

                                With the coming of age of HTML5 Shadow DOM and surging popularity of declarative client side frameworks like AngularJS/EmberJs, Visual Studio can usher in the next era of Drag and Drop web development...of single page applications.

                                Something analogous to a AngularJS "directive" could be dragged from the VS interface as a fully functional widget that, thanks to upcoming HTML5 Shadow DOM spec, would ALWAYS render the widget as intended.

                                This would allow Single Page Applications to be developed at…

                                9 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Please PUT the ASP.NET Website Administration Tool Back

                                  Please PUT the ASP.NET Website Administration Tool Back
                                  or give us another way of getting to it, which doesn't take half a day

                                  http://blogs.msdn.com/b/webdev/archive/2013/08/19/asp-net-web-configuration-tool-missing-in-visual-studio-2013.aspx?PageIndex=2&wa=wsignin1.0#comments

                                  Does not work, and I don't have all day, after spending hours doing wonderfull stuff with WebApi i'm now stuckm until I jump thru hoops

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                                    2 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add support for "Compare with unmodified..." to Git folders

                                    With Git Tools for Visual Studio, in the "Team Explorer -> Changes -> Included Changes" section, the "Compare with unmodified..." option in the context menu is disabled for folders. Since the configured git difftool is already used, it should be a simple change to use "difftool -d" for folders.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Highlight the currently sected region in the code editor

                                      In C# we can divide code into areas using #region tags. It would be a nice feature if the currently selected region in the code-editor could stand out a little. I've created a screen-shot to explain what I mean.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Create a simple database project for those that only want to save files to source control

                                        I prefer to create my deployment scripts with a SQL Compare tool. For development, I just want to be able to check my code into some source control. I essentially want a project similar to SSMS projects. The current database projects in Visual Studio is way to complicated for my scenario. I currently use the blank C++ project for my database work. I would like to see multiple database project templates and one of them match a basic SSMS style project.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Can Write Which File Opening When "Opening The File..." Window Appeared

                                          Applying code changes Displaying and HANGING Window
                                          With "Opening the file...":
                                          To Solve Problem, Can Write on title of "Opening the file..." WHICH FILE IS OPENING...

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