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  1. Please provide facility to Link requirements of Test Steps in MTM as you for attaching screeshots for teststeps.

    Right there is a provision for MTM to link the Requirements or Use Cases to Test Case.
    I request to provide an additional support to link the Requirements or Use cases to Multiple Test steps with in Testcase.

    This will help while doing tracebility for the testcases and requirements.
    This will also help to verify that all the requirements are tested which are assigned to cover in the testcase.

    Regards
    Thejo

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      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Button to set both "All Configurations" and "All Platforms" in Project Property Pages

      When people change project properties they sometimes forget to set Configuration to "All Configuration" and Platform to "All Platform" before. As the result broken builds. Also if properties has to be changed regularly it's quite annoying to set correct Configuration and Platform fields first. It would be nice to have, for instance, a button that will do that automatically.

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        1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Improve mixed-mode debugging

        Often in C++ / C++/CLI debugging, the debugger is unable to show managed object property values in the Autos and Locals window. It does work in Quickwatch if you drill to the property.

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          2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Show files that were checked-in on Source Control Explorer History

          When you right-click in VS 2010 in Source Control Explorer and click "View History...", you only see comments. You have to double-click on the changeset to see files!!! Just integrate it into the view in a tree fashion.

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            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • add time tracking features like Gantter.com or odesk

            need a way for team to track time spend on tasks so you don't have to use software

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              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Ability to print backlog / sprint directly from Visual Studio Online

              Ability to print backlog / sprint directly from Visual Studio Online

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                1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add native .NET support for hot swappable devices

                Provide a .NET library that exposes devices such as USB, Thunderbolt, eSATA, etc. This library should also provide events such as device arrival, request for removal, removal, etc.

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                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add context-sensitive refresh for Solution Explorer

                  In solution explorer I have to select the Refresh option when I've added an image to a project's folder structure so I can get it into my source control provider and part of the actual project. With larger solutions, hitting refresh just so a single new file shows up can take a while so adding a "Refreh" option to the menu for folders already in the project would save a significant amount of time.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Moving files or folders via Solution Explorer should keep Source Control Version History

                    Refactoring(Moving) Folders, moving files etc. inside visual studio (solution explorer) breaks the history of the affected items

                    So I hope and I am pretty sure that I am not the only one requesting for such a enhancement :)

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                      1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a GUI editor for XML comments

                      Maintaining XML comments especially with code examples is a pain. It would be very useful if VS11 has built-in functionality for editing XML comments with a GUI addon. See DocumentX plugin for VS2010.

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                        1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Pending Changes - add Last Modified date column

                        Pending Changes - Add column for Last Modified date (local file version). If we could sort on the local last modified date, it would be easier to document new changes added to a shelveset.

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                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            2 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Visual Studio cannot start debugging because the debug target ... is missing..."

                            right click solution -> Property -> Configuration Properties ->Configuration -> Enable project in Build

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                              4 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • exe.config file setting editor - allow users to change config settings at runtime

                              Currently in the IDE we have a config editor which allows us to add and remove settings to the app.config file. This creates an exe.config file when the solution is built.

                              However there is no way for the user to edit this file using a GUI to change the settings values. Currently they have to manually do this using notepad, which is not the best way.

                              There should be a .NET feature that can be called upon to change the exe.config file and update the setting values easily from the compiled exe.

                              7 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • UITestActionLog.HTML log file should generate for order test exceution in coded UI automation

                                My suggestion is that , the log file UITestActionLog.HTML is generating in coded UI automation but it is generating for single test case execution and it is not generating in Order Test execution.
                                So I would like to know anybody having the idea regarding that.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Integrate ReSharper functions into VS! (in cooperation with JetBrains)

                                  ReSharper is a must-have extension for VS. All functions would be useful for native VS. (But unfortunately it slows down VS at large solutions.)

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                                  • Allow the column headings on the Task Board to remin visible as we scroll down the screen.

                                    In TFS 2013, we are working on many User Stories in each sprint. When we scroll down to see the stories and their tasks, we lose the column headings, so we don't know which state each task is in.

                                    How do I freeze the screen so the headings are always displays no matter how far I scroll down?

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                                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Allow a developer to manipulate exact position of controls in form and menus.

                                      I want to modify the forms to my taste and differentiate my applications and the competition. Otherwise when I sell my application would be selling theirs as well.
                                      Unable to clearly differentiate my product is the best way to end my business. So I think this should be a very important priority and the reason I decided not to use it for now.
                                      Competing on price is a recipe for failure.

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                                        0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • lazy struct-property assignments

                                        When you have a struct accessible as a property inside another object and you wanna change one value inside of that struct, you always need to create a new object with the same values.

                                        for example, you have a struct "Vector2" storing an X- and Y-coordinate and you wanna increase the X-Value by one, you would have to write:

                                        myObject.Position = new Vector2() { X = myObject.Position.X + 1, Y = myObject.Position.Y, };

                                        this syntax is very annoying and hard to read. i would suggest something like this:

                                        myObject.Position { X = myObject.Position.X + 1, };

                                        this would mean: a…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

                                          Please include more information in the exception. If it's in the debug mode, we get the line number, but in release all we know is the name of the method, which often makes it real hard to find out WHAT was null. You know the type of the reference, please include that.

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