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  1. MSTest API

    It would be very useful if MSTest could be made available through a programmatic API, and have programmatic access to the results.

    Whilst it's true that we can lunch MSTest.exe from a separate process, and then query the corresponding results file, in reality this is clunky, inelegant and annoying.

    The of other unit test frameworks (NUnit, xUnit) is already publicly available, so why can't we have this for MSTest.

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      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • TFS Room in Visual Studio IDE

      TFS Room in Visual Studio IDE

      Integrate the TFS Room feature which was available only in TFS Web Access to Visual Studio IDE.

      So that collaboration can happen without leaving the develoment environment.

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        1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support sparse checkout in the git extension

        Currently, if you look at all the changes in a sparsely checked out git repository, all the files that were NOT checked out are listed as deleted.

        All the files that were not checked out by the sparse checkout should likewise be ignored by git in visual studio.

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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Restore reference highlighting in the enhanced scrollbar

          In the Productivity Power Tools suite in 2012, you used to be able to select a word/token and each instance of that token would be flagged in the enhanced scrollbar for the current file.

          This feature seems to be missing in the new in-built enhanced scrollbar in Visual Studio 2013 Preview.

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            1 comment  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • add a line sort function to the editor

            Please add a "Sort Selected Lines" function to the Edit > Advanced menu.
            Optionally allow to reverse sort and to sort case insensitive.
            Most frequently, I apply sort to #include's or resource IDs.

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              1 comment  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Interface vs 2013 with animation is slower than it was in vs 2012, it'll be more better without animation.

              Interface vs2013 with animation is slower than it was in vs2012, it'll be more better without animation.

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                0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide Code coverage in MTM For winforms

                Hi,
                Please provide code coverage facility for Winforms based applications in MTM as this will be very useful metric for test coverage .

                Thanks

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • extend aync/await to sequence of tasks

                  Async/await should be extended to a sequence of tasks just like Task.WaitAny and Task.WaitAll work in TPL.
                  The new expressions would look like:
                  awaitAny IEnumerable<Task> tasks
                  and awaitAll Task[] tasks
                  It should work in a similar way for vb.net too

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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Make it more apparent there are other language forums.

                    It is very frustrating when trying to answer a question from a person in another country who is obviously using a machine to translate. Coding problems are often difficult to describe in the native language, and its apparent that machine translation just butchers them more.

                    Can't we try to direct non-english speakers to a non-english forum where they can get non-english support?

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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Report dynamic Desginer like Fastreport very very very critical & useful

                      Report dynamic Desginer like Fastreport very very very critical & useful

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • The product backlog items in the sprint board should be color coded

                        The backlog items are color coded by item type in the latest version of the TFS. It would be nice if the same color coding was applied to backlog items on the sprint board.

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                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • How about having a (code behind) for SSRS reports.

                          I would like to be able to see all the expressions in a report at the same time. Would really speed up development time. Also bring intellisense to Report Bulder. Great job on that by the way.

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                            0 comments  ·  SQL BI Tools (SRS, SSIS, SSAS)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • improve Import Excel ext so data can be updated instead of only new entries being created

                              The Import Excel extension is too basic. It only imports new entries, meaning it will import duplicates. Please modify this so we have more options/control. It would be nice to Update entries that currently exist or add new entries if they do not exist.

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                                0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • In Visual Studio online TFS show html in the queries instead of just a summary + html tags

                                It would be great to show html coded stuff in the query view. in the online TFS. That way we could better use TFS to track requirements such as use cases etc. Today the query only show some of the description and also all html tags.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • I suggest the error window displays template reference information in a tree view

                                  When I get a template error in the log I should be able to see a nested view of where its referenced. What would be even more useful would be a right click option to show the first place in the stack of references that code included in the project is referenced.

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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • CodeLense - override ToString()

                                    Hi.

                                    I am using VS 2013 and I like the CodeLense Feature alot, but there is one point thats a bit annoying.

                                    It displays to many references (in my opinion) for overrideble methods.

                                    The worst scenario is with the .ToString().

                                    Imagine you would have a DAL with 200 classes which all have a overriden .ToString() (its just an example).

                                    CodeLense would list all 200 definitions of .ToString() where ever you look at it, plus everytime you call the .ToString() of any object in your project.

                                    So when you have a look at 1 of your DAL Classes, and open the…

                                    4 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Adding support for saving projects in a network directory

                                      Recent versions of VS cannot save projects in a network directory. Might be a good thing, cause I am working alot with network paths.

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                                        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • TFS ALM - Allow for the ability to add "favor" titles driven by a SQL query

                                        TFS ALM - Allow for the ability to add "favor" titles driven by a SQL query off the TFS data warehouse. Also, you should be able to define where the title shows sum, count, average, max, min, etc.

                                        This could be used to easily show cycle time for Kanban teams!

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                                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • runtime, 'go to define' can determine the implementation class

                                          interface ISome
                                          {
                                          void Test();
                                          }

                                          class MyClass1: ISome
                                          {
                                          public void Test()
                                          {
                                          Console.Write("MyClass1");
                                          }
                                          }

                                          class MyClass2 : ISome
                                          {
                                          public void Test()
                                          {
                                          Console.Write("MyClass2");
                                          }
                                          }

                                          class Test
                                          {
                                          public void Run()
                                          {
                                          ISome a = new MyClass1();
                                          ISome b = new MyClass2();
                                          //while runtime and break at here
                                          a.Test();//i want press 'F12' go to the define line of 'MyClass1.Test' not ISome
                                          b.Test();//i want press 'F12' go to the define line of 'MyClass2.Test' not ISome
                                          }
                                          }

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                                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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