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  1. Visual Cortana

    Technology is growing like anything. I wish to have a great feature in coming versions of visual studio. Idea is to transform user created algorithm to .Net code. Just like the control drag and drop. The system needs to be so intelligent in transforming the user idea.

    A feature like the Cortana in windows 8.1. When user asks for something cortana brings the desired results.

    Secondly I would like to have a touch version of visual studio. So that this version can be used in Windows hybrid desktop/laptop models.

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      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Be able to re-order Several Product Backlog Items at a time

      When I need to re order several consecutive Product Backlog Items, I need to it one at a time. I would like to be able to select several consecutive PBI and re-order using Drag and drop.

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      • Altura do TextBox, MaskedTextBox e ComboBox

        Por favor coloquem opção de alterar Altura dos componentes TextBox, MaskedTextBox e ComboBox.
        As vezes complica fazer um bom layout dos componentes num form sem essas opções

        Grato

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Curently Test frequency drop down has only two values 5 and 10 minutes when adding a web test in availability.

          The test frequency drop down should have other durations such as 1hour, 4 hours

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            0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Currently the access to application insight is given at portal level. It will be helpful if the acess can be provided to users on dashboard.

            Currently, the access on application insight is provided at portal level which helps the user to perform any actions like deleting of web tests etc. Can we confine the privileges like
            1) Giving access only to dash board
            2) Providing access on selected applications.

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              0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Impact of web test results in usage section

              Upon adding Web tests it creates an impact on the results in Usage section i.e., the data of activities and sessions displayed in events, Global, referral sources, screen resolutions etc. are being displayed based on the user approach and on the web test run.

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                0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • The debugger should use shadow copies of pdb files to enable recompilation of shared assemblies

                  Often when building a project, I will get and error with some of the following text in it:

                  CSC : fatal error CS0042: Unexpected error creating debug information file 'c:\Users\NathanPhillip\AeroFS\repos\…\obj\Debug\….PDB' -- 'c:\Users\NathanPhillip\AeroFS\repos\…\obj\Debug\….pdb: The process cannot access the file because it is being used by another process. [c:\Users\NathanPhillip\AeroFS\repos\….csproj]

                  I think the debugger should use shadow copies of .pdb files so that I can 1. have the convenience of launching a long-running process through hitting F5 in VS because that automatically builds it and is ready to debug should and exception be thrown 2. I like to recompile shared assemblies out from…

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                    0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Loading Data Performance Optimizations for WPF.

                    May I request for Loading DataSource optimization performance for WPF :)))) I need solution to boost the loading in ItemsSource more than Hundreds of millions of data in DataGrid, ListBox, ListView... even the Virtualization from the ListBox, ListView, DataGrid has already set the Property of Virtualizations but this is not enough because I noticed there were some dalays when the ListView or DataGrid hits hundred million and above :D please make solutions thanks in advance... )))) By the way please include, Sort, Filter, Group Optimizations as well ))))

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                      0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Support code review of git pull requests

                      Support CodeFlow code reviews of git pull requests.

                      - Git server used to store code.
                      - Issue pull request using whatever mechanism customer prefers (web, command line, visual studio ide).
                      - Create code review request & Email out. Prefer standalone IDE for those not using VS because of platform.

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                      • I'm getting confused because every time I want to start something it leads me to another option. I need some help before I strart my 180 day

                        I need some help. I am new at this and kind of getting overwhelm with all of this information. I want to learn every thing I can and will if I get some directions that up to my speed, which in this situation is slow but steady if given a chance.

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Entity Framework maping data definition language of Description schema

                          @code first
                          The Name property can mapping DDL of Description schema
                          public class Person
                          {
                          public int Id { get; set; }

                          [Description("姓名")]
                          public string Name { get; set; }
                          }

                          @database first
                          Description schema can convert property's DescriptionAttribute

                          @SQL
                          CREATE TABLE [ConsoleApplication3.MyDbContext].dbo.People (
                          Id int IDENTITY,
                          Name nvarchar(max) NULL,
                          CONSTRAINT [PK_dbo.People] PRIMARY KEY (Id)
                          ) ON [PRIMARY] TEXTIMAGE_ON [PRIMARY]
                          GO

                          EXEC sp_addextendedproperty N'MS_Description',
                          N'姓名',
                          'SCHEMA',
                          N'dbo',
                          'TABLE',
                          N'People',
                          'COLUMN',
                          N'Name'
                          GO

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                            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Port is occupied, IIS Express to a prompt, or even demonstrate that the program takes up the port, whether the end, do not exit directly usi

                            Port is occupied, IIS Express to a prompt, or even demonstrate that the program takes up the port, whether the end, do not exit directly using IIS Express

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improve "frozen" and/or "cannotlosevalue" rulesets for use w/ Excel bulk ticket updates.

                              When using rules that include frozen and/or cannotlosevalue, TFS work items do no function properly when exported to Excel (for bulk ticket update). These rules work fine while using WebApp and Team Explorer (+other tools), however, Excel returns an error indicating that the work item contains unsupported values. It does not provide visibility into the error either. Goal is to autopopulate a date/time field w/ a stamp value when a certain condition is met and then prevent users from updating that field.

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                                0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Show total unique users over multiple days rather than only daily unique users.

                                Under the Usage->Users->Active Users page, it only shows daily active users. I'd like to see how many active users I've had in the past week, and the total active users in the past month, etc.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Improve the built-in Membership and Role Providers to be claims-aware

                                  Improve the existing Membership and Role Providers to be claims-aware for newer releases of the .NET Framework. Something like the MembershipReboot https://github.com/brockallen/BrockAllen.MembershipReboot should be natively implemented into the base .NET Class Libraries.

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                                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow parameterize the "Test Source" in TFS Build/Test

                                    If you want use AsConfigured in build definition, and your Setup.Tests.dll file under path C:BUILDS\14\TeamProject1\Branch1\SRC\COMMON\SETUP.TESTS\bin in your output folder, as I said, you need specific this path C:BUILDS\14\TeamProject1\Branch1\SRC\COMMON\SETUP.TESTS\bin\*test*.dll in your build definition>>Process>>Test>>Automated tests>>Test source>>Test assembly file specification: textbox.

                                    It sure would be nice if I could pass in a parameter for the 14 and for the branch so that I don't have to modify them as much when I am spinning up new branches every few days for new stories/development.

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                                    • Link to Bookmark

                                      Add the ability to add a link in a comment that points to a bookmark somewhere in the solution. This will also require the bookmarks to be checked in somehow.

                                      It would be good to have something like:

                                      // Please review the code in bookmark://<bookmark reference> when // you change the code below
                                      ....

                                      then clicking on that will navigate to the bookmarked part.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Use Windows Update to install visual studio redistribuables

                                        Make sure all runtimes available for a specified platform are installed on every computer are installed and updated by windows update, so both user and developpers will spend less time on this.
                                        Everytime a dev gives a version to someone and it says "missing msxxxx.dll", we spend some time searching for the right pacjage to download. As they are very small, they can be preinstalled by windows and updated via windows update.
                                        The extra functionnality would be that if windows detects that "msxxxx.dll" is missing, and looks like a runtime library, it should trigger the installation of the runtime online…

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                                          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Always auto-execute query on column sorting.

                                          If you disable query auto-execution as Beth Massi suggests at http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bethmassi/archive/2012/05/29/lightswitch-tips-amp-tricks-on-query-performance.aspx
                                          you lose the convenience of sorting grid columns. If you wish to sort on some column you have to first click on its head, and then refresh the screen. As far as I know, there is no such an event like grid_sort() exposed where you could programmatically refresh the screen.

                                          If “Auto Execute Query” property is disabled and you click the sortable column head, refresh automatically i.e. “auto-execute” the query!

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                                            1 comment  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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