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  1. Please provide exporting the Code Analysis report to excel in Visual Studio

    Please provide feature to export the Code Analysis report to Excel in Visual Studio. This feature was available in Visual Studio 2010. The feature was very useful for managing, planning and reporting of code analysis issues.

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      0 comments  ·  Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow applications to be renamed by no longer tieing the monitoring configuration to the application name

      As an Application Insights user I want to be able to rename my applications in Application Insights without having to reconfigure my monitoring.

      When using the Microsoft Monitoring Agent, the application name is either the Virtual Site/Virtual Application, or an override specified when configuring the MMA. If I want to rename my application, I would have to reconfigure MMA, and I would loose all existing telemetry.

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

        When you click on a project and select Debug->Start New Instance, there shoul also be a way to run without debug there.

        Also there should be an option "Locate in Windows Explorer" FOR EVERY item in the project tree.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • SqlServer Compact Integrated With SSDT

          Please integrated sql server compact in visual studio 2013 with sql server data tools(ssdt) to modify sql server compact, with one tools manipulate all sql server and sql server compact databases.

          43 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow WIT Editing for VSOnline

            I would like to store a couple of extra fields on a bug WIT. To do this I would like to add two extra fields to the WIT. Currently VSOnline (team foundation service) does not allow this.

            5 votes
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            • Restrict user's view of Project-level information in VS Online (provide finer grained permissions)

              When implementing a single Team Project with multiple sub-projects as is often recommended by TFS experts, I can control visibility of work items and source control folders but I cannot control visibility of iterations, teams, groups, and members. The minimum PROJECT-LEVEL permission I can give to a user is "View project-level information" (or GENERIC_READ at command line). Without this a user gets a 500 error trying to access any work Area. With it they can view all the information above. By viewing the membership of other users any user can also see the groups defined in other Team Projects. This…

              6 votes
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              • Visual studio Online for indie developers

                Few days ago i saw that you are running visual studio on claud, and i really like that, but for now Microsoft doesnot support indie developers. Yes there is free Express version but it doesnot support resharper so i would suggest if its possible to add licences for indie developers with professional edition and lets for 1-2 users, because now there is license but volume is up to 10 users and in my case is useless but i would really like to use it at home for my private projects

                3 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Create query charts for other query types

                  We really love the new chart queries in TFS2013, but it would be great if we could drill down further and create charts using the direct links and tree query types as well.

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                  • 1 vote
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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add more functionality to 'ref' in C#

                      Please extend the functionality of the 'ref' keyword on ValueType's and array's of ValueType. This could dramatically improve performance.

                      Allow:
                      public static ref Matrix operator + (ref Matrix a, ref Matrix b)

                      var m = ref matrix;
                      var a = new Matrix[10];
                      var b = ref a + 2; // returns a reference to a[2]
                      var c = b[2]; // returns a[4]
                      var d = (b + 3)[2]; // returns a[7];

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                        0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • In vs2012 please restore the "Quick Find" from vs2010.

                        The new "Quick Find" in vs2012 is terribly inefficient.

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                          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Show File Read Only Attribute in Solution Explorer with Lock Icon

                            In VS 6, the solution explorer used to show LOCK icon for all files which are "read only". This used to help us understand which files are yet to be reviews as we usually make the files readonly after code review. By looking at the solution explorer, you can easily get to know the project status. This has worked best with us since a long time and we have got used to it.

                            However VS 2012 does not display any such icon in Solution Explorer.

                            Please add this featue

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Oracle Hyperion services integration with 'Microsoft Team Foundation Server' ?

                              Customer requirement is to enable integration of repository check in/check out mechanism in 'Oracle Hyperion services' with 'Microsoft Team Foundation Server'.
                              Can Hyperion services be managed by 'Microsoft Team Foundation Server'?
                              If yes, could you please provide any reference process documents to obtain the integration.

                              Thanks,
                              Narasimha

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                              • Web UML Editor

                                It would be very useful for nonVisualStudio users (product owners, stakeholder) to be able create, edit and share UML diagrams through TFS Web Access.

                                3 votes
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                                • Windows Azure Protal Login can be made free for Basic usage

                                  Windows Azure portal can be free for basic usage.

                                  2 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Windows Azure Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Visual Studio to be able to handle credentials for services such as Visual Studio Online

                                    Can we get the ability for Visual Studio to manage credentials for different services.

                                    For example, I am prompted for credentials to access Visual Studio online each time I open a project from visual studio online. While there is a reasonable assumption that it could use the credentials of the logged in user - development is often performed under different credentials - often not that of the logged in user. In a heterogeneous environment this can cause problems.

                                    It would be good for each service (TFS, VS-Online, Remote Debugging in a project, publishing etc.) that one can specify the credential…

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • in vs platform,developers can directly talk,Do not use pmpotal。

                                      in vs,developers can directly talk,Do not use pmpotal。

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Switch to Clang

                                        Why?

                                        Because it compiles code faster on large code bases.
                                        Because it is more C++11 compliant.
                                        Because it will be updated with fixes in a timely manner.
                                        Because it will require less of your maintenance.
                                        Because you can contribute back to it to make it even better.
                                        Because you can build tools out of it like Intellisense, static analysis, etc.
                                        Because MSFT can focus on Visual Studio UI and other elements that make it a nice IDE.
                                        Because this is what C++ developers would prefer (non-biased opinion here :P ).
                                        Because code portability is important in this platform diverse world.

                                        352 votes
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                                          14 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • enable MTM to run multiple test cases in parallel in one test agent

                                          It would be a very useful feature and MSTest.exe has just supported parallel runs. Cannot imagine MTM does not support it.

                                          7 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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