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  1. provide support for Silverlight 4+ in Visual Studio 2013

    Provide support for Silverlight 4+ in Visual Studio 2013 since there is none currently (whatever's on the VS download page doesn't install for VS 2013 at all). Otherwise Coded-UI test automation is totally and utterly useless.

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add IAsyncDbCommand and similar classes to .NET

      Today the SqlCommand have support for TPL through all XxxxAsync() methods. The BCL do however not have any support which means that if you are using interface driven programming (code against abstractions) you can't use the async methods.

      Introduce new interfaces which the existing classes would implement.

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        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Can we make an alert for specific query in TFS or Can we customize alert to get a single mail for multiple changes.

        When i create an alert with the help of Power tool, i receive bulks of mail in my inbox. Is there any way through which i can make an alert for bulk editing or alert for changes in specific query.

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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow modifications to what fields display on the items in the Kanban Board in Web Access

          I would like to be able to display additional field values of work items that display on the Kanban Board. It would be useful to display the type (like 'standard work' or 'expedite') of card as well as additional fields (like Microsoft.VSTS.Common.ActivatedDate) on our PBI work item type that would be useful from this view. Our team uses this virtual board a lot to manage ourselves. As our process changes and additional info on items are needed, we are very limited in what we can show on cards at a glance without actually clicking on the card to display the…

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            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 1 vote
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              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Create a zero-pause garbage collector

              Create a zero-pause garbage collector that sacrifices throughput in order to reduce/remove stop-the-world pauses.

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                2 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Better grouping for tabs

                When opening a xaml file of a control or window there is the the *.xaml tab. The code-behind is an extra tab. When working with more controls and windows the tab list becomes full very fast.

                My idea is to group xaml and code-behind tabs, by placeing sub-tabs or buttons within a tab to switch between code-behind and xaml. This would reduce the number of "major-tabs" and thereby enhance the clearness of the UI.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow reporting on test case execution/results across test plans.

                  We create a unique test plan for version/patch of our product, for granular test results. It's easy to get the most current results for a specific test case in a singular test plan, but I cannot determine within the IDE/Web portal if a test case passed/failed in a previous version easily without first opening that corresponding test plan and searching for that test case.

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Testing app in real windows phone 8

                    I develop an app and i want to see it how it works in my WP8. I put it on my SD card and i can not install it over Store app.

                    So my idea is to do something and let us install and test our app on our phones. You can do this by embeding our WP8 profile into the app, just for testing in order to forbid installing it on opther phones. I hope yopu can get this info about our phone over the Microsoft account which is used in our phone.

                    For example i am loged in…

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                      0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Better Angular Support

                      There has to be more "connectivity" between html/cshtml and javascript (and typescript).

                      For example pressing F12 in an ng-click attribute should bring me to the function in the javascript (or when typescript used to ts function).

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                        1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Provide Interactive rebase support for Visual studio tools for Git

                        Please provide Rebase and Interctive Rebase support for visual studio tools for Git

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                          2 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Disable the IntelliSense for a specific folder in VS IDE.

                          We want to disable the IntelliSense to ignore a specific folder in VS IDE.

                          See:http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/c11387

                          12 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Keyboard macros.

                            Where are the keyboard macros gone? Recording and playing back keyboard actions are very important in formatting large chunks of text.

                            Going around the problem by using 3rd party solutions, such as Notepad++ is quite suboptimal.

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Sorting text

                              Sort lines in selection by ascending or descending order.
                              When you declare more than a few member variables, it would be nice to be able to sort them. For C++ it's preferred to initialize in the order of declaration. Where this feature would help a lot, especially when adding more members at a later time.
                              Or simply for sorting enums.

                              2 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add SVN support.

                                It would be great if you added a SVN support! Git is great, but still a lot of use SVN everyday. Thanks!

                                16 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make SQL Server Not Allow You To Create Stored Procedures For Tables That Aren't In The DB

                                  If there is a SQL Server User Voice I will post it there, but I cannot find it so I will post it here:

                                  I manage many SQL Servers, and sometimes the names are very similar and when I open an SQL file to update my procedures it lets me execute the Create Procedure statements and it adds all the procedures but they are for the wrong database.

                                  I have to manually remove them which can be a pain when there are 100's of procedures sometimes.

                                  A simple (The table or view 'xyz' is not found would do).

                                  If you…

                                  6 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add Option in VS to display Code Reviews from Multiple projects

                                    I really would like to have an option to see code reviews in My Work -> Code Reviews from MULTIPLE projects in the same Project Collection. Example: I separated SSDT SQL Projects from ASP/MVC project for security reasons. However, those working on both and with permissions to SSDT project constantly need to switch between projects for code reviews. While it does not seem too much of an effort, when you work in a pressure environment and have to do it VERY frequently, it does become very annoying to say the least. It would be great to have, say check boxes…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Expose the standard BSD socket functions to Windows Store applications

                                      Expose the standard BSD socket functions to Windows Store applications. This will allow for easier porting and sharing of socket code with other platforms.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Help us build on account and applications synchronization.

                                        In the gaming world, ( single user price == Office 365), game play services are synchronized for best user experience but in the document world, Office desk applications need to be rebuilt for online experience synchronization, to help people work with an increased number of applications, file reuse for, server, Web, or Apps development. Office 365 inflexibility when coding site forces 10 free sites at Azure, yet the service, is Azure. Lack of assurance that Azure will maintain 10 free site services, will keep from transferring host names or external site services. Visual Studio online provide for 5 free users…

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                                          1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow code to be dropped onto the Immediate Window

                                          The Immediate Window currently does not allow any drop operations.

                                          Can you please make it accept text drag&drop like a regular text view?

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                                            0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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