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  1. Make .NET Open Source

    Like you did with ASP.NET Stack and most recently Entity Framework http://data.uservoice.com/forums/72025-entity-framework-feature-suggestions/suggestions/2858489-make-it-open-source

    Would be wonderful open most of .NET BCL, CLR and even JIT. Not just open source, but licensed with a Apache License or similar, so we can really say that .NET is portable

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      2 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Application Template

      Keep ASP.NET MVC 3, ASP.NET MVC 4 templates in Visual Studio 2013. Try to make ASP.NET MVC 5 Web Application template similar to earlier MVC Application templates. Now in Visual Studio 2013 we have to navigate through ASP.NET Web application then have to select MVC. There is no templates for MVC 3 or MVC 4.

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        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Restrict task assignment to team members

        While assigning tasks (or other work items) to a worker, the list should be restricted to team members, at least optionally.
        We have a team of 8 people but the list of possible members have over 100 entries. It would be much more easy to have only 8 entries in our list.

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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Copy charts when save as query

          When try to 'save as' query ( copy from old query ), i need to copy charts as well.

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            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • SqlServer Compact Integrated With SSDT

            Please integrated sql server compact in visual studio 2013 with sql server data tools(ssdt) to modify sql server compact, with one tools manipulate all sql server and sql server compact databases.

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              2 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Expan on WIX projects

              Look, I'm over the whole setup & deployment deployment project, but really think that the ISLE is such a bad replacement.

              Is it possible to may expand on say the WIX toolset, Perhaps make a nice simple wizard interface? It's one thing to build a nice simple windows app that takes me 2-3hrs, but then I'm spending the same amount of time typing out XML to build the msi for it.

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                3 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • reportviewer direct print function to printer for example sales bill

                reportviewer direct print function to printer for example sales bill

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                  1 comment  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • random access iterator

                  I want you to introduce a random access iterator. You have to do not copy all the way when searching the regular expression a huge StringBuilder by introducing this and search across the new line will also be possible

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                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • web-based dashboard showing TFS service performance metrics and issues

                    i am using tfs service for my personal projects and have been using it since preview. I've experienced slowness, service down several times. It would help if there is status/dashboard showing how well the TFS performs, so I cam move some critical TFS projects to on-premise hosting.

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                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Don't delete bookmarks when the corresponding line is deleted or cut

                      When a line of code that had been bookmarked is deleted, that very bookmark is deleted too. Also when such line of code is cut, the bookmark is lost (it doesn't reappear somewhere else after pasting). Finally, when the line is emptied (select as a whole without linefeed, press Del) the bookmark disappears.

                      This behaviour is rather unexpected, since the bookmark is meant to mark a location. "Location" is a certain part of code (hence it's correct that the bookmark moves as soon as lines above are inserted or removed), but not a particular line of code.

                      This limits usefulness…

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                        0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Dont deploy web.config when doing a publish . I never ever want my web.config deployed any where. I will always do that manually.

                        Dont deploy web.config when doing a publish . I never ever want my web.config deployed any where. I will always do that manually as there are differences from server to server.

                        If they should always be the same, why put it in a config?

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                          2 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            4 comments  ·  InstallShield LE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • CodeLens Support For Visual Studio 2013

                            Please add support for vs CodeLens

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                              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make += posible for all value types now only integer and double are supported.

                              For convenience consistency and consieze code make += available for all value types.

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                                1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add git blame support

                                Hi,

                                One thing that I found really useful with a previous SVN extension I was using for VS was the ability to right click a file and blame. As well as opening the blame, it scrolled to the line I right clicked on.

                                Is that something that you could add to the Visual Studio Tools for Git extension? It's normally when I'm in VS that I want to blame a file because I've noticed something in the code that either isn't right or I want to understand why it was done. It's a bit annoying to have to go to…

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                                  9 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Code Review Notification

                                  I find it to be a flaw when someone on my developer team has to send me a message on Skype telling me they have sent me a code review and then I have to go dig through "My Work" to find the review and accept it.

                                  What I would like to start seeing for this and other events like this that occur in Visual Studio would be "Skype-like notifications" that happen perhaps on the bottom right hand side of my screen, a little box that pops up that tells me I have a new code review. I could then…

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                                    1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add Story Point burndown to dashboard and reports

                                    Add a burn down for User Story's with Story Points to:
                                    - Project Dashboard
                                    - Reports (Project Management similar to Burndown and Burn Rate)

                                    We use Story Points on User Stories and Hours on Tasks. This means we have:
                                    - A project burndown based on story points
                                    - An iteration burndown based on hours

                                    In Iteration 0, we take a first pass to create all known User Story's assign each Story Points. This allows a project burn down based on Story Points. This feature is missing in TFS 2012.

                                    At the start of each iteration (1 and onward), we create…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Submit Bug 'feature' on Visual Studio 2013

                                      The report bug feature of visual studio is non-sense. You open a browser, you must click on submit bug (which is a big button but only text have the hyperlink) then you must complete some data before using it... all this hazzle in a browser really small if you are using high dpi computer.

                                      The registration additional data is one time, but you must fill in the OS, Visual Studio product, etc, every time.

                                      Ironically, there's an account bound to VS, it is the actual software that is runnon, and you can collect information on the operating system once, no…

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                                        1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Solve the object file collision

                                          Having the same file name in two or more locations in your file hierarchy causes Visual Studio to use the same object file name & this cause link time problems. Please have VS generate unique object files (maybe based on a hash of the relative file path from the project file)

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                                            0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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