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  1. Allow Office365 Accounts

    Allow Office365 Accounts Directly please!

    28 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Easy way delete a task or work item in Team Foundation Server

      It is common to make a few mistakes, duplicates etc when entering a bunch of new work items or tasks. There is no easy way to delete the bad ones and try again.

      I know it is possible to to do this from the comamnd line, but it is a pain and defeats the purpose of having a GUI. The end result is that poor items get left in the project because it is a pain in the *** to remove them and start over.

      179 votes
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        15 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow user to change color of selection marquee in Form Designer

        When designing a form that has many nested layout panels, it is impossible to spot the dotted line for the selected control marquee against the dashed lines of the layout panels. Having the dotted line a different color would make it instantly stand out.

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          0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Supporting Macros in the TFS submit fields

          Does the TFS forms [ text box ] support macros.?

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            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • User manual

            Each user story are command or feature or a chapter from a user guide point of view, If we could add the notion to producing a user guide. Like click report » Userguide and the user guide will be print.

            It is nice to program stuff, but if we cannot covey the intention to the user and while we develop we document so why not kill two three stone in one shoot

            3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • We can create framework for Coded UI to support windows application

              To automate scripts for windows application ,we can create a framework where we can pass all the methods from excel sheet.
              WE will have one batch file to execute all test cases at a time and will get the report in mail too.

              35 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Today just team favorities queries appears on home, my favorities queries no. It's sucks

                Today just team favorities queries appears on home, my favorities queries no. It's sucks

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                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • don't compile every open document in the IDE

                  Currently, if I open non-solution documents in the IDE (like related data files, or MS Reference Source opened by a break-on-exception) and hit the Build button, the IDE will throw up a ton of errors due to the compiler attempting to process them. It leads to alot of noise in the Errors window, but IMO, the IDE should only be building what is in the solution.

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                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 1 vote
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                      0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Insert task in between existing one

                      As the project evolve, we need to insert tasks that was not planned initially under a user story

                      So the request is to allow us to insert a task in between exiting one

                      3 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • VS 2012 - Do not unpin forms by default

                        Please see: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/visualstudiogeneral/thread/2f18b2a0-2fd6-437e-ad12-869858524ccb

                        I do not want multiple items on my task bar. It's always fairly full.

                        VS 2012 keeps unpinning my forms.

                        You know how it is when you're programming and on a roll and things like this interrupt you train of thought. Very annoying.

                        2 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow all developer accounts to access the documentsLibrary

                          Currently only corporate accounts are allowed complete access to the documentsLibrary capability. Individual accounts can read files from the library only through a file picker, and you must maintain a list of files in the StorageItemAccessList if you wish to access those files in the future. This is cumbersome because you have to determine which files need to go in that list and maintain the list. There is also a 1000 file limit, which may not be enough (it is not in my situation). It is not acceptable to have to tell users "We're sorry, but Microsoft has determined that…

                          6 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • WorkItemsEverable View

                            The view is rebuilt after the definition of any WIT is changed. That cause that we can not use any of this very important views in reporting, because we loose all the permissions rules everytime we make a change. We can not even clone the view because it is encrypted.
                            Can you help with this?
                            Thanks! carlos

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Run unit tests in parallel

                              As a developer I want to the Test Explorer to optionally run unit tests in parallel, regardless of the unit test framework so that my unit test runs finish faster on my multi-core machine.

                              As a developer I want to mark specific tests as single threaded with an attribute so that those tests that specifically don't work in a multi-threaded environment will still work when I run tests in parallel.

                              113 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Predictable refactoring of member names to increase performance

                                When I'm refactoring member names in a class, it often takes quite a lot of time to scan the entire solution for references to this member (we have about 4,5k source files in 26 projects). It would be great if IDE could "predict" which members I'm going to refactor next (e.g. properties within the same class) and index them together with the current member being refactored so the next operation will be much faster.

                                Example:

                                public class PublishData
                                {
                                public string Name { get; set; }
                                public string Text { get; set; }
                                }

                                When I refactor the "Name" to…

                                1 vote
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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Generic nullable constraint

                                  Allow constraining generic type parameter to be nullable (class or Nullable), eg.:

                                  class Foo<T> where T : null {}

                                  new Foo<string>(); // compiles
                                  new Foo<int?>(); // compiles
                                  new Foo<int>(); // should not compile

                                  5 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • provide historical information on watched variables

                                    If I could see all the values that the variable has changed to, then connect that back to the stack, that would be superb.

                                    2 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Work on the requests here with 1000+ votes

                                      On the right-side of this page you're asking "What should we build next?"

                                      How about working on the requests here that have 1000+ votes?? Asking me what you should build sounds like you're bored. There's no shortage of work in fixing the current offering of VS 2012.

                                      9 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Import existing product backlog from an on-premises TFS 2012 server to the hosted service.

                                        We want to be able to export out our current backlog from TFS 2012 and move to the hosted option. We have too much time invested in our current backlog, and it would be to expensive for us to re-enter it in.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Do not highlight Find what when doing a Find/Replace

                                          Currently, if I select some text and do a Find/Replace in File, the dialog highlights both Find What and Replace With. As a result, I tend to hit tab (assuming that Find What has the (hidden) caret) to type my replacement text. However, it turns out Replace With has the caret (there are no visual cues to indicate this). If Find What was not highlighted, it would be more apparent, and I would have an easier time training myself not to hit tab after CTRL-SHIFT-H.

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