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  1. include the 'Blocked' field in the Test Case entity.

    Tasks, PBIs etc all have a 'Blocked' field. We'd like to block Test Cases too.

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    • Add ability to search for the location of test case within the plan or test tab of MTM (possibly by id)

      Currently you cannot search for a test case within a plan because it may belong to more than one plan. However, if you want to locate the test case, it would be good to have a search based on the id number (if that is unique) and then locate it within the plan without opening the test case.

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      • Commited tasks should be moved in current interation

        When I move task from 'approved' to 'committed' it means I am committing to do it in this iteration. Make it automatically.

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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • performance of F10 or F11 is very bad...

          performance of F10 or F11 is very bad...

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          • Git branches TFS work items

            Allow git users to associate commits and branches with Team foundation service work items. Right now there is no way to do this.

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              1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Prevent Check in of large files

              There should be way where users are restricted to check- in large files. Tfs Admin should be able to set the max. size of files that can be checked in.

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                0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability to NuGet a package with source code

                Add the ability to download source code with NuGet packages.

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                • Team Foundation Service File Repository

                  Inside Team Foundation Service it would be nice to have a file repository per project. With many of the project that i work on there are files that are not part of the code or backlog that i would like to store in a centralized location for the team.This would give the devs, project admins and testers access to all the resources they would need through one interface. currently we are using dropbox and this work but decentralizes the project content.

                  Could not find a better category

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                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Optimize SQL queries generated by LightSwitch

                    SQL "SELECT" queries generated by LightSwitch are very inefficient. They should be optimized to only include fields and tables used by the current screen.

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                      0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • the login info of right-above corner can not hide automacally with mainmenu bar...

                      the login info of right-above corner can not hide automacally with mainmenu bar...

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                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allowing users to build mobile apps and debug in mobile

                        MobileTemplates are included in VS2012, it is good to have executing & debugging in mobile while developing the application ,if the mobile is connected. this speeds up development process in mobile app development and we can test the app in mobile while we are in development stage.

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                          0 comments  ·  Phone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Recreate or add suo files manually

                          Sometimes visual studio losting suo files, it's doesn't load last files currently. always opening same files. Vs need fix, repair for suo and sln files.

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                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Publish changed files only like svn

                            When we publish a website visual studio copying all of the files. VS need publish changed or added files only. We have to choose dll + changed files only. This is also problem for ftp publish. If we try ftp publish visual studio trying to upload all files.

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                              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enabled Code Review Severity and Status Field in user interface

                              Enable the Code Review comment Severity and Status fields already in TFS Discussion.Client API in the user interface to allow classifying comments with regard to issue severity and to allow specifying a comment closure reason.

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                                0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow me to perform an unsolicited code review

                                Sometimes I'm performing code reviews on random changesets, and I want to send my comments to the original developer. However, there is no way for me to create the code review request myself.

                                I would like to be able to kick off a code review myself, without the committer needing to explicitly create a request.

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                                  1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow the use of tree path field in user custom field in TFS work item editor.

                                  Add ne wcustom filed of type tree path to the work items.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Thre needs to be additional check points provided to TC exacuters with the addition of the Pause and resume functionlity

                                    There shold be adiditonal logic to allow a tester to continue exacution after the test case has been saved and closed if test steps have to be exacuted. The istroduciton with the pause functionlity allows users to pause pass off and reusme a test case however there are no reminders that a save and close will end the exacution. This introduciton gives the laymen user the deeling that they can continue or restart a test case exacution with the previous steps states at any point. Popup with remindes would help drive the process and direct the exacuter.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Thre should be a tracability map and report

                                      As this product allows you to integrate and link all types of work itesm that would be present during the SDLC but seemd to leave out the extesive reporting that teams and leader ship are accustomed to seeing throug-out the market. Many of the reports that are avaialble provide minimal data and dont allow for ease of expantion or cross referncing of data. This is very appearant in the area of test exacution and traceabilty. The tracability map privdes the stake holder the warm and fuzzy that there expectations are being addressed not only in the developmetn but testing space.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Test exacution tracability

                                        Currenlty MTM allows you to review exacutions but prvides little inforation to dterine if you are looking at the correct exacution. The screen provides an ID that you are unable to tie back to the test case or the test suite (my assumption is that its the exacution id) and the testers name; although helpful does not allow for tracablity. THis area shoud provide greater flexabilty and ore direct communication of an exacution that can be tied back to the test case.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow us to Rename and Delete Folders

                                          If I create a folder by mistake I dont have a way to delete or rename.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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