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  1.  Log file should be created based upon server instead of machine group

     Log file should be created based upon server instead of machine group

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      0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    •  User should able to configure task execution types Like parallel or sequential

       User should able to configure task execution types Like parallel or sequential

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        0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      •  It would be good if we have feature to can add description for a specific release template.

         It would be good if we have feature to can add description for a specific release template.

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          0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Passing variables to specific task is not straight forward. This require enhancement.

          Passing variables to specific task is not straight forward. This require enhancement. It would be great if variables passed in tabular format

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            0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Copy task's in Build & Release

            it would be great if we have a copy tasks with parameters\settings on that task to different sequences..I know we have a clone template option but if I want to copy the individual tasks to run in different places in a given definition or on to a different environment...

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • No Local MVC Help Available for Visual Studio 2015

              I prefer using the VS's Offline Help Viewer rather than online help because I am often disconnected. Unfortunately, there is no way to view offline help for the MVC classes.

              Can you please make the MVC help content available for download and installation into the offline Help Viewer?

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add the ability to create nested suites when using "Add requirement" function

                MTM-If you use the "Add Requirement" feature and pull in a requirement, there is no ability to create a test suite under that requirement. You can't import a nested hierarchy. If I create a manual test suite, then I can import requirements under that. We need the ability to import into nested suites so we can better organize our testing. For example, we may have a test suite for a piece of functionality, then a nested test suite for each product it applies to.

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Get from source control when opening solution

                  Previous to VS 2015 you could set the IDE to perform a GET when you open a solution. This is no longer available under source control options. It would be nice to have that feature back.

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                  • Shorten AND and OR conditions

                    An operator where for multiple conditions on the same variable.

                    instead of writing
                    variable1 == "one" || variable1 == "two"
                    The same behaviour could be achieved by writing
                    variable1 == "one" ||| "two"
                    Both mean "variable1 equals one or two"
                    But the second syntax is more natural and shorter to write.

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support the Setup and Deployment tool you had in 2013 - Why is Flexera's software being forced on everyone?

                      Would it be possible for VS 2015 to load the Setup and Deployment projects developed in VS 2013?

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                        0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • IntelliTest: Update the Z3 version to improve performance

                        IntelliTest is still using an old Z3 version. Z3 has had many improvements since then. Please update to the latest version in order to improve performance.

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • IntelliTest: Add an easy way to delete generated code

                          It is often necessary to delete generated testes from the g.cs files. I think this should be an easily available feature.

                          It should be accessible here:

                          * A button in the IntelliTest tool window that clears the g.cs file for the currently selected method.
                          * A button in the IntelliTest tool window that opens a dialog where the user can choose:
                          - delete tests from this method/class/project/solution
                          - delete files or just clear them (might be important for source control)

                          The same features should be available as context menu items in IntelliTest-related files.

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Show Exceptions in IntelliSense

                            Exceptions are not visible anymore in the Visual Studio 2015 IntelliSense list members dialog.

                            Please bring this back.

                            Visual Studio 2015:
                            https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hcw1s69b(v=vs.140).aspx

                            Visual Studio 2013:
                            https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hcw1s69b%28v=vs.120%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396

                            22 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make D3DX libraries open source(or at least part of them)

                              D3DX was a great library that can speed up the development with it's awesome utilities :

                              - Mesh Simplifier
                              - Texture loading
                              - Math

                              Please make those available again.

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                                0 comments  ·  Games  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add code-behind test files for .cs/.fs files like code-behind files for xaml

                                How about adding a code.cs.test file with a code.cs file packaged the same way WPF package a *.xaml and *.xaml.cs file together?

                                That way your tests are close to the code, and you don't need to navigate to a seperate test project

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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                  • Tell the debugger to ignore exceptions of a give type and a given location in the code

                                    I often have places in a program that I am debugging where I know that exceptions are going to take place. I would like to be able to break on all exceptions, and when one does occur that I know is ok to tell the debugger not to break, on that exception at that location in the program. I still want to break on all other time the exception occurs.

                                    It sort of a funny type of break point with an automatic continue.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support for qbasic

                                      It would be cool if we can add qbasic programming in visual studio.

                                      "consol.qbasic"

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                                        0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • To have visualstyles creator support

                                        I like to have an option to create or program visualstyles for the taskbar using visual studio.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add a reminder capability to the TFS code review workflow.

                                          Often, when submitting a code review request the requested developers cannot immediately respond due to prior commitments. If the delay lasts more than a day or so, there is a real danger that the original request is lost in the noise.
                                          Add functionality so that TFS will send out a reminder e.g.
                                          "You were requested to perform a code review on mm/dd/yyyy. Please accept or decline this request as soon as practical>

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