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  1. Make BringIntoView work correctly with UI virtualization

    BringIntoView does not work correctly with user interfaces that are virtualized. A great example is the TreeView. Calling BringIntoView on an item that is not currently on screen will not bring the item into view because it hasn't been drawn yet even though its model exists. The only way to get around this today is through hacks such as : http://lucisferre.net/2010/04/21/virtualizing-stack-panel-wpf-part-duex/

    and

    http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Changing-selection-in-a-6a6242c8

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      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add the ability to have a REPORT Footer

      Seriously. There is currently no way to create a report footer element that shows only on the last page of the report at the bottom. How is this possible? Trying to create an Invoice report in SSRS is infuriating, so much so that we have completely moved to another product.

      Yes. I know that you can do whacky work arounds by dynamically resizing tablix controls to put content to the bottom of a page by calculating the page size, margins, offsets and all that jazz but why is this even necessary?

      Even the functionality of using a PAGE Footer and…

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        0 comments  ·  SQL BI Tools (SRS, SSIS, SSAS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Complex Unicode supports!

        As far I know, WPF and Silverlight don't support complex unicode just yet.
        Khmer Unicode is one of the complex unicode system, so I suggest WPF, also Silverlight Should.

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          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow custom notifications via the Team Room API

          The Team Room API allows messages to be posted to the team room by an individual user, these messages are limited to plain text.

          Work item updates, build completions etc. are posted to the team room as "notifications", can contain additional information, and appear as system messages. It would be great to be able to extend this for third party services.

          For example, we use Octopus Deploy for deployment, having deployment status and information surfaced in the team room would be great. This is possible using the current API but the messages appear as being posted by me (I could…

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            0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Update WinForms Framework, by using DirectX instead of GDI+ and updating some of the controls

            WinForms is a technology that is still being heavily used for enterprise development, since it's fast, tested, reliable, and it enhances rapid development.
            Yet, Microsoft seems to have abandoned it in favor of WPF.
            I think that WinForms could and should be developed side by side with WPF. Microsoft should give it a little more love and update some of its core, migrating it from GDI+ to DirectX, or even offer them as an option to the developer.

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              0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide archiving/re-integration of single Team Projects

                we would appreciate an easy way to archive single Team Projects, so customer projects could also be delivered easily if our customer wants all project data into his local TFS after the project was finished.

                The other scenario is cleaning out collections on a monthly/yearly period to remove but archive the data.

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                • Create Publishing profiles for SharePoint packages

                  I really like the new publishing options for web applications. As for SharePoint, the Package option seems to have been replaced by a Publish option. But that publish option could use some of the features the web application publishing has. For instance choosing a profile debug/release. It also doesn't rememeber the last directory where you've published your file in between session, so I need to choose the folder again each time. Overall, the publish feature is nice, but could be nicer.

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                    1 comment  ·  Office/SharePoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Thanks for your feedback! We currrently support publishing profile for provider-hosted apps for SharePoint in SharePoint 2013, and we have an item on our backlog to support this for SharePoint solutions. Thanks for your idea!

                  • Searching in Properties Window

                    It would be very helpful to place a search (filter) box on the top of properties window.
                    Like on the top of solution explorer.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Find all assignments

                      A feature similar to "Find all references", but only includes assignments.

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                        0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Promote it better, it is a great technology with so much to offer. If it needs to be replaced by WinRt, then WinRt should do desktop too

                        Please improve the appearance of consistency and stability in your technology stacks... Please back your great ideas...

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                          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add an EmptyDataText template to the asp:Repeater

                          As with the GridView, the Repeater control would benefit from an EmptyDataText template that rendered exactly as defined, e.g.

                          <asp:Repeater ID="rpt_products" runat="server">
                          <EmptyDataTemplate>
                          <div class="nodata">No results found!</div>
                          </EmptyDataTemplate>

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                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Using 'new' without the type name to call constructors

                            Similarly how the 'var' keyword makes it simpler to declare an object in C#, the 'new' keyword could also imply the type/constructor to be used to initialize an object.

                            For example, instead of writing:
                            Dictionary<string, List<Tuple<int, int>>> data = new Dictionary<string, List<Tuple<int, int>>>();

                            one could write simply:
                            Dictionary<string, List<Tuple<int, int>>> data = new();

                            The compiler would be able to match constructor overloads as well, so potentially you could write:
                            StringBuilder data = new("test data", 1000);

                            which would automatically call the StringBuilder(string value, int capacity) constructor.

                            This feature might be useful in list initializers too, e.g.:
                            List<StringBuilder> builders = new()
                            { …

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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • CIL Multiply/Divide Support For 128-bit Result/Dividend

                              The NET CLR does not fully support multiplies or divides of 64-bit values. At the CPU level, a 64-bit multiply can produce a 128-bit result, and a divide can act on a 128-bit dividend. This mirrors 32-bit multiplies and divides, where the processor can return double-size (64-bit) multiply results and divide a double-size (64-bit) quantity by a 32-bit quantity. The x64 instruction set supports this via the IMUL/IDIV instructions, but there are no CIL instructions to do so. Consequently, the performance of applications requiring significant use of 128-bit integers is degraded. This also impacts the performance of cryptography and operations…

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                                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Make Visual C++ .Next support XAML development on Windows Phone 8 SDK

                                On Windows Phone 8, We can't developm XAML application, Hope Visual C++ .Next support XAML application developement!!!!

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add a uservoice.com integration services

                                  Hi,

                                  Loving the uservoice.com service, it would be great to have a tools to get bugs and feedback in our tfs backlog after validation (and completion).
                                  The tfs customer feedback functionnality/app is a great idea but an app deployment is not an acceptable solution for most.

                                  Best Regards

                                  Kevin

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                                      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • More LOVE to WP'F!!! More Transparency!!!

                                      Please be clear and transparent about where WPF is going so we can stop guessing.. This is no marketing quizshow people, we make a lliving with this stuff!!!!

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                                        0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow development of Microsoft Office 2013 MFC apps on Windows 7

                                        Microsoft Office 2013 Preview can be installed on Windows 7.
                                        Visual Studio 2012 doesn't allow the development of Office 2013 MFC projects on Windows 7 machine.
                                        It would make since to allow development of such programs if they can run on the machine used to create it.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Drag and Drop PBIs into Features

                                          I would like to see the ability to create Features directly on Scrum board and drag PBI tasks into Features to create linking/child tasks within that Feature (with PBI points calc at the feature level as well); when child PBIs are all marked done - feature should automatically show as Done. Additionally, drag and drop should also allow you to create parent/child references (i.e. predecessors) for PBIs.

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