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  1. 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 →
                    • Allow us to Rename and Delete Folders

                      If I create a folder by mistake I dont have a way to delete or rename.

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                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Comments on build. Changesets per build.

                        Add comments to a specific build. Changesets per build for version controll.

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                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Provide "Visual Studio Documentaion" (at http://msdn...) to be downloaded (as a Free Standalone Lightweight html Zip file) to use offline. G

                          Hi, I would like to have "Visual Studio Documentaion" (for Visual Studio 2012 at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/dd831853.aspx) to be downloaded (as a Free Standalone Lightweight html Zip file) to use offline. To those who novice and anyone who like to get thorough understanding of IDE, it will be a Great Learning Tool. Furter it may be made avilable inside the IDE through "help". Also provide a way to Update "the Old Version of the Documentation" by Downloading "the New Version" (atleast twice a year), just a single click! Thanks!

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • ordered test category

                            It would be good to have some way of setting a category on an ordered test. It would also be good to be able to filter the items in the list of tests to run based on a category.

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add ability to email results from Plan Tab - MTM Test Manager

                              Would like to have the ability to email the reports to show the status of the test plan. Graphs and all.

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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Show the number of test cases within a suite at the top level of the suite

                                currently the application shows the number of test cases within a suite at the lowest level. I would like to see it at the top level.

                                For example

                                Plan A - 9
                                suite A - 4 (there are 4 tests in this folder)
                                suite B - 5 (there are 0 tests in this folder but 4 in the next below and 1 in the next below)
                                suite B1 - 4
                                suite B2 - 1

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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide the ability to search for a test case without openning the test case.

                                  I'd like to be able to locate a test case within a suite without opening it. On the planning or test tabs. I have over 500 scripts and I can never find where they are located.

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                                  • Microsoft Project Team Connector should allow non-published tasks in the middle of the tree

                                    Microsoft Project doesn't allow you to have multiple headers (like a normal project plan) and have indented children linked with headers in for clarification. It should link up to the "last" work item type above it. As it is today if you try to do this, you will get: "You cannot have subordinate tasks whose publish and refresh setting is different from the parent task." If we're not publishing and it's indented correctly why not?

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                                      1 comment  ·  Office/SharePoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • create support of Ruby/Python

                                      I like C# and Visual Basic for Win8 apps, but if you create a Ruby/Python support...

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