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  1. 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 →
              • Fix code formatting/indenting when using tabs in MVC Razor

                Currently the HTML code editor seems to have a bug when formatting MVC Razor code and the tab style is set to use Tabs rather than Spaces. It is personal preference whether tabs or spaces are used but currently the editor only supports properly indenting code when using spaces. As soon as tabs are selected typing a closing bracket messes-up the indentation of code and Ctrl-Z has to be pressed to undo the auto-formatting.

                Please fix it so that code formatting using Tabs works as well as when using Spaces.

                See also: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/6902204/why-doesnt-visual-studio-code-formatting-work-properly-for-razor-markup

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                  2 comments  ·  Editor  ·  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…

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                          1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Web camera control for WPF

                          Here in WPF, we still don't have a good way of previewing video and capturing frames from web cameras. Me personally, I have written a C++ library that utilizes Windows Media Foundation, renders a captured sample to IDirect3DSurface9 and sends it back to WPF user control, where this surface becomes a back buffer of D3DImage, but it's not so easy and sometimes is not so fast.

                          In Windows RT, we have a CaptureElement and MediaCapture. MediaCapture is available for desktop apps, but CaptureElement is not, so we actually can't use it in desktop WPF apps.

                          Since Windows 7 has become…

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                            2 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  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!

                              23 votes
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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 →
                                • "new Default" while decalre fields

                                  SomeType a = new SomeType(Params....)

                                  when the type name of ‘SomeType' is very long, i want:
                                  SomeType a = new Default(Params....)

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Make Code Review available to Professional users

                                    Code reviews currently can only be requested and viewed by VS Premium and Ultimate users. I fail to see why this feature is not available to anyone using TFS, regardless of Visual Studio version. If peer code review is required, then all members of the team must do it. However, in our company, we only get Premium MSDN licenses for developers that need it. Not everyone needs all the bells and whistles that come with Premium. And I don't think its worth the extra $5,000, per developer, to upgrade to Premium just to do code review. We would love to…

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                                      30 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add server-side git hooks

                                      Please add server-side git hooks. Github has this feature and it is extremely useful.

                                      More info here: http://git-scm.com/book/en/Customizing-Git-Git-Hooks#Server-Side-Hooks

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                                        9 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Generic UserControls and Forms

                                        Please add Designer Support for Generic Forms or UserControls.

                                        Example:
                                        public class GenericUC<T> : UserControl
                                        or
                                        public class GenericUC<T> : UserControl<T>

                                        public class GenericUC : UserControl<string>

                                        The Designer always crashes and can't handle it.
                                        So i have to create a Wrapper Class to inherit from a generic Class.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add support for reusing WebTest files across many monitors

                                          Currently we have to upload a WebTest file for each new availability monitor we create. This leads to duplication when the same web test can be used for multiple monitors (i.e. a staging and production environment).

                                          I would like to be able to tie my Application Insights account to a VSOnline code repository which contains WebTest files. When creating a new availability monitor, I could select the WebTest file, and then specify the WebTest parameters for that monitor instance.

                                          Application Insights could create a copy of the webtest, fill in the parameters and hand off to GSM. Applications Insights would…

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                                            1 comment  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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