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  1. copy project or iteration, selectively copy child scrum, backlog items, tasks, etc

    I would like to be able to select and copy an Iteration as a pattern, copy and paste it to the new start date or the last day of Iteration 1, and have the relative dates of the Scrum events copy over as well, but be able, like in a recurring Outlook calendar to shift a Scrum start or end a day or two to account for holidays and such. All in drag and drop interface. In our case we need some, but not all, recurring Backlog Items, and recurring Tasks as well; which ideally would copy along with the…

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      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Edit comments on ticket's discussion

      at tfs page, the ticket's discussion comments can't be edited, i would like to edit the comments because of typos or other things.

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        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • All users to email the entire bug/PBI to another user or group instead of just the Title from TFS

        Currently, you're only able to email the Subject/Title (or summary view) for a select Bug or PBI. In our previous testing software (MQC) we would email out each defect when they were logged to our entire QA group so everyone knew what was going on and didn't log duplicates, etc. And it really helped keep everyone in the loop and see the exact steps used to recreate the defect (so we could say it's invalid before dev even looks at it).

        But moving to TFS and you can't do that anymore, it will really hinder our overall productivity. Please add…

        4 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Auto-create Description attributes

          I think it would be nice to have an option to auto-create description- attributes from <summary> in the documentation xml. Or maybe a new attribute should be invented for this purpose.
          This way it would be easier, for instance, to have tooltip texts in the assembly and extract it via reflection.

          3 votes
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            0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Would it possible to support multi-language feature for light switch navigation group?

            Just like what have done for the $(Varialble) for screen name

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              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add MS Office plugin to TFS

              Add MS Office support into Visual Studio to create, edit documents saved in TFS. Would be helpful to review or edit specification documents from TFS itself.

              21 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Reduction of installation time for Visual studio

                Allow us to choose the things to install and give everything else as an extension to install . It will reduce the install time as well improve the installation experience

                3 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow Running Tests to be stopped

                  When running Unit Tests in Test Explorer, it would be good to be able to stop the test run. This is especially true when I have a group of Coded UI Tests in my test list and they are all failing for the same reason. I want to stop the tests, fix the issue and then run the tests again.

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                    1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Visual studio verson for window xp

                    I'm 16 years old and i only have an old laptop running windows xp, because visual studio is not compatible with xp and i do not have enough money to buy a new laptop or update the software I can't do any windows developing. (I've used touchdevelop for a while but it really isn't that great for the more extensive developing. I'd love it if you guys could publish a version that is compatible with windows xp.

                    4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Compatibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Offer a yearly commitment with a monthly billing option similar to Adobe Creative Cloud for the professional Visual Studio products.

                      Offer a yearly commitment with a monthly billing option similar to Adobe Creative Cloud for the professional Visual Studio products.

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                        • provide code highlighting function in the UI to help developers to understand other developer's code easier

                          A function in the visual studio UI to give special highlight, bold and color to all the code:

                          1.- bold and color the begining and end of blocks (each block will have a different color, so the developer will be able to distinguish each block..
                          2.- highlight functions and methods depending on the returning value
                          3.-different highlight to functions and code that will be returning information to the user

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Code review extensions

                            One should be able to do code review before and after check ins and this before and after should have a option to automate.

                            4 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Enum should implement IComparable<T> and IEquatable<T>

                                Enum implements IComparable and IEquatable but not the generic versions of those interfaces. This means generic methods for enum must use the non-generic interfaces in the constraints, requiring the generated code to do boxing/unboxing which is really unnecessary.
                                E.g. (an extension method):
                                public static bool IsBetween<T>(this T value, T lowerBound, T upperBound) where T : IComparable<T>
                                {
                                return lowerBound.CompareTo(value) <= 0 && value.CompareTo(upperBound) <= 0;
                                }
                                this cannot be used with enum unless it were IComparable instead of IComparable<T> and then .CompareTo would do boxing.

                                8 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Improve the time it takes to display big unit test trace output

                                  If you run a test that creates a lot of trace output (more than 10000 lines) and then click the 'output' link-button, visual studio freezes for a while and then shows the output in a window that does not allow selecting fragments of the output.

                                  It would be better if the trace output was displayed as fast and with all the features as we get in the regular text editor.

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add data insert support by tables in sql server database project

                                    In a sql server database project, I can create tables visually.

                                    It would be great to have the possibility to create a file, linked to a table file (for the structure), where we can insert some default values that will be inserted when we publish the project.

                                    It could be a csv file, but with the ability to visualise it as an excel grid

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Option for exporting test results with the actuals in MTM tool

                                      There is no option available to export test results along with the comments/actual results entered during manual test execution.
                                      But, most of the companies demand the tesport along with actual results as part of quality process.

                                      Ideally, the quality process expects the following as part of test report:

                                      Testcase ID
                                      Testcase name
                                      Test Step/Action
                                      Expected Results
                                      Actual Results/Comments
                                      LInks if any
                                      Machine details: May be Operating systemm information will be enough
                                      Build details

                                      We can acheive this by creating our own SSRS schema and deploying it on TFS server. However, it would be good to have an option at Test…

                                      27 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow users to copy queries between projects.

                                        Allow users to copy a query from one project to another. For example where a team may manage upwards of 10 projects like me, this becomes tiresome to create new queries which fit our needs each time. And puts me off using the product.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • F# WPF Code Behind Support

                                          The ability to write F# Code Behind for XAML Files

                                          15 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Languages - F# Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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