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  1. Show the repository name in team explorer

    We use multiple Git repositories in a single project.
    The top of the Team explorer window shows the name of the tab (e.g Home) and then the name of the project (e.g. Marketing). It would be handy to show the repository name as well. This would provide clues to newer users as to why they cannot see various things without switching repositories.

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    • Make VSO Project links clickable (UI Bug)

      In TFS / VSO, there is a projects menu just after the VSO logo.
      It's nice sometimes to be able to open a link in new window via middle / ctrl click / right click. The top level project link and underlying menu links are not however links. They should be.

      See attached screenshot

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        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Exception in object initializer should show line number of failing line

        In an object initializer that throws an exception it would be nice to show the line number of the failing line rather than the first line. This would assist in writing large object mapping code. We like to use the object initializer syntax for brevity, but this results in a material change over the less concise code.

        E.g. the stacktrace of the following code should show a NullReferenceException that occurs on line 3, not line 1.

        var x = new
        {
        a = ((object) null).ToString()
        };

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • "Open" context menu in changes tab of Team Explorer should open file not diff view

          1. In a changes / pending changes window, I right click a file and then click open. The file is opened. This is expected behaviour. Close the file.
          2. In the changes window, right click a file and click compare. The diff view shows. Right click the same file and click open. The diff view stays shown. Expected view is the same as the scenario 1 - the actual file, not the diff view.

          This is an small papercut bug that means that in order to jump to continuing to make modifications to the particular file without the diff view…

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          • Advanced Team Explorer integration with multiple Git repository's

            As seen in this blog:

            http://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/news/2013-may-13-vso

            Currently you can create multiple repository's in one Team Project, but then you don't have advanced team explorer integration in VS2013. As quoted in the blog:

            "If you rename a repository then you will need to manually update the remote URL where you have cloned it. Right now you can only use the advanced Team Explorer integration when the repository is the default one (i.e. the repository with the same name as the team project). You can still clone, push and pull into the other repositories in your team project from Visual Studio, but…

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            • It would be great if each microsoft user voice website had the ability to sort the catagories (under review, completed etc) by date the stat

              It would be great if each microsoft user voice website had the ability to sort the catagories (under review, completed etc) by descending date that the status was assigned. Plus show the date that the status was assigned.

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              • Error: " testing web applications in 64 bit internet explorer is only supported on internet explorer versions 10 or later".

                Hello,

                I have tried to record a coded UI test on IE11 64 bit using Coded UI Test Builder on a Windows 7 -64bit machine with VS 2013 Premium. I can record the method without any trouble but playback fails and gives me an exception and failed. " testing web applications in 64 bit internet explorer is only supported on internet explorer versions 10 or later". Can you please let me know how to deal with the problem.

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                • " testing web applications in 64 bit internet explorer is only supported on internet explorer versions 10 or later".

                  I have tried to record a coded UI test on IE11 64 bit using Coded UI Test Builder on a Windows 7 -64bit machine with VS 2013 Premium. I can record the method without any trouble but playback fails and gives me an exception and failed. " testing web applications in 64 bit internet explorer is only supported on internet explorer versions 10 or later". Can you please let me know how to deal with the problem.

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                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow build definitions to be assigned to area paths

                      We have a large team project with many work areas assigned to different teams. When a build fails a work item is automatically created in to the root (default?) work area. This is not ideal since we use the root work area for portfolio management. We'd love to be able to assign build definitions to specific work areas where their related work items are created.

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                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • provide the ability to automatically update the "Completed Work" field in TFS tasks.

                        Hi,

                        As a part of the daily scrum, the scrum master updated the remaining work associated with every task. Though it is implicit that remaining work + completed work = total effort, we would like to update the "Completed Work" field for the tasks. Currently I would have to open the task and manually update the "Completed Work", I would suggest that we make this implicit, that is every time we reduce the "Remaining work", the "Completed Work" field gets updated automatically.

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                        • Kanban Board: Allow Customized Columns to apply Tags to items in the column

                          Tags are a great addition. I would love to allow customized columns in the Kanban board to automatically apply user specified Tags to items in the column. Likewise, moving an item from one column to the next would remove the previous Tag and add the new Tag.

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                          • Support .NET Languages for Web Client Programming (Compile IL to JavaScript)

                            Microsoft recently introduced TypeScript for web client programming. TypeScript compiles to JavaScript.

                            Microsoft should support the ability to compile IL to JavaScript. This would increase the number of web developers. It could make .NET the dominant web client programming platform.
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                            • Make configuration file more intuitives

                              Sometime configuration file arent intuitive enough that we cant understand what it does until we read a documentation about it. I wonder if you could improve the configuration system where developer who look at it could have a snap on what is it doing and which class used it.

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                              • My Music for Ads

                                Electronic Dance Music for Microsoft thank you

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                                  0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow entering project namespace during project creation

                                  I hate it when i have to open the property tabs for my project and edit the namespace and change some default file namespace to it.

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                                  • Add Unhandled Exception handling to Console Projects

                                    Windows Forms projects can add Unhandled Exception code by clicking the "View Application Events" button in the Project properties > Application tab. Please add the same feature to Console Projects.

                                    Thank you

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                                    • Code translator in VS

                                      Like Solution Explorer provide a Code Explorer where we can transliterate other language code into VB. Most online converters become unavailable many times or does not go through corporate firewall.
                                      This will be a great feature.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add ClickOnce deployment for F# projects

                                        F# should have the same deployment tools in Visual Studio as C#

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                                        • Make login screen responsive

                                          I'm working on a mobile app that consumes the Visual Studio Online rest api. For authentication I use OAuth. I use the WebAuthenticationBroker that is in Windows framework for OAuth authentication but the VIsual Studio login page doesn't fit nice. Need to scroll a lot for no good reason. Please make the login screen fit

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