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  1. TFS Integration Platform support for TFS 2013

    Currently TFS integration Platform only support upto TFS 2012. We upgraded to 2013 which most users will. now TFS integration platform doesn't support TFS 2013.

    https://tfsintegration.codeplex.com/

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      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • c++ formatting

      One thing that I find irksome with the "Create Declaration / Definition" refactoring option (which is awesome!) is the lack of a C++ formatting option for spaces around & and * in arguments.

      There should be three options:
      int* arg
      int *arg
      int * arg

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        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • to change Expect100Continue default value to be False

        In the current day and age, it's no longer a good idea for .NET web clients to use the Expect100Continue header by default.

        By doing so, the client is wasting an unnecessary round trip to the server instead of just sending in the entire HTTP message with headers and body.

        I would like to suggest to change the default value of Expect100Continue to be false.
        http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.net.servicepointmanager.expect100continue(v=vs.110).aspx

        14 votes
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          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Ability to use same release management action with different names in template and allow to see configuration variables for them

          When we use actions in release template if we drop same action more than once to a release template we are unable to view/compare/edit configuration variables from the configuration variable compare window, appear in the template. For example we may use " Copy File" or "Start App Pool" etc actions more than once in a template when we deploy a complex solution with multiple websites to a given server. I suggest to introduce capability to add an alias/ or some kind of name tag when actions dropped to release template, so that it would enable a unique identity to each…

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            0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • allow us to modify the message returned to the git client when implementing a git server plugin

            This discussion explains the issue: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/5cf99831-975c-495e-a77f-8ef0eaba6c62/return-string-for-processevent-of-a-git-pushnotification

            Basically, when implementing a server plugin to run during a push, there is currently no way (according to Allen Jin) to have the git client display the reason why a push failed.

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              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Easier to see all comparison for all pending changes

              In team explorer - pending changes I want it to be easier to see all changes in all files. This is a workflow I insist all devs have: before commit they should go through every single change and verify they want it.
              I don't know how you do it, but it must be easier than remembering what file you're comparing now, choose next file, right click, choose "compare with..." in context menu, and then afterwards navigate to the pending changes window (cause if you have only one screen you have to abandon the pending changes window while you're looking at…

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                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • If I commit with WorkItem "Associated", it should mean that work is not done and I'm still work on that WorkItem

                Unless disrupted my workflow is: take a task, do a little coding, commit, do a little more coding, commit, repeat.
                a) It's already suggested that you make "Associated" default instead of "Resolved"
                b) When I commit VS shouldn't forget that I work on the WorkItem. I should not have to drag the WorkItem from "Available work items" to "In progress work" again and again.

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                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Feature to show code navigation paths to an object

                  More specifically: Show possible code paths to a specific class member or class members of specific type from current location in code

                  It always happens that you are coding inside a method and you wonder how you can access object X of type Z from where you are. Is it available through `this.A.K.D.X` or through `this.G().N.T.C.X` or through `SomeStaticClass.I[0].M.R.E().F`?

                  Of course you can find usages/references of class Z and for each of the references look up references again until you find a path to your current location in code (i.e. this), but it will be much more helpful if we…

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual Studio 14 CTP 2 should not require KB2919355

                    Many windows users do not want apply KB2919355 update, so Visual Studio 14 CTP 2 should be able to install without this update.

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                      0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow Users to add test results to TFS 2013 Web Access Home Page

                      We love TFS, especially since you seem to be moving more MTM functionality over to Web Access (Shared Test Cases & Parameters). I also enjoy the new homepage, as a lot of data can be displayed there via queries and charts... But, the lack of test results being readily view-able, troubles me. I know I can go into the test tab to see this; I know that I can go into the project portal for this data. But why not have it as a user-configurable option on the homepage? Why can't I have a query displaying the number of failed…

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                        under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow C# code directly in XAML (instead of Converters) a la Razor

                        As in ASP.NET MVC, where we can have C# code embedded in the generation of cshtml files via the Razor engine, a similar approach could be used in XAML to allow complex expressions and code, plus avoiding writing tedious Converters.

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                          0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • add a TabSize property for UI Elements in WPF that contain text

                          Allow the user to choose how many space a tab character represents in a UI element that contains text

                          3 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • More stencils and mockups for Skecthflow Blend

                            More stencils and mockups for Skecthflow Blend, stencils and mockups for Sharepoint, Team Foundation Server, Dashboards, etc...

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Find and Replace for Test Steps

                              As in Excel it would be nice to have a Find and Replace (Strg+F) function. This would make the creation of Test Cases easier.
                              Sometimes you I copy a Test Case and just have to change one term but in different test steps. ATM I have to do it one by one.

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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Include files needed for codedUI in setup

                                The error described here: https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/details/807908/unable-to-run-mtm-automated-test-cases-through-tfsbuild-2013-rtm-with-labdefaulttemplate-11-xaml is not solved in 2013.2 As a workaround I have copied the following files from a VS 2013 client to the controller:
                                Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.Common.dll Microsoft.VisualStudio.QualityTools.Resource.dll
                                I don't understand why they are needed on the controller, but if needed they should be part of the buildcontroller installation.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Seperate Test Step attachment for Action and Result

                                  Sometimes you need attachments for the Action and for the Result too. ATM both are shown in the Runner, but the user doesn't know what is action attachment and what is Result attachment. To increase the usability it would be nice to differentiate the attachment for the Action and/or Result

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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add a Feature to capture the processing and rendering times of 3D files view and rendering of video streaming files

                                    Add a Feature to capture the processing and rendering times of 3D files view and rendering of video streaming files. Adding this feature to VSTS ultimate Webtest and load test tool can be more useful to capture streaming videos and and frames associated with the video or frame set file.

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                                    • Add a feature to VSTS test tool that capture the ActiveX Control's processing times.

                                      Please add a feature to VSTS web and load test tools that captures the processing times of ActiveX Controls in the application.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow Code Snippets that are part of a solution to be automatically added for use

                                          A user's snippet library can become quite an unruly place. Currently, the only way to add snippets that are not part of an extension or provided out of the box is to add them to your personal snippet library.

                                          At many organizations, you may be working in two or more solutions with many projects. It may be helpful to have code snippets defined--some of which only pertain to the current solution. However, the only recourse is to add them all to your personal snippet library.

                                          As a developer, I want to be able to add code snippets to a Visual…

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