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      1 comment  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable custom ordering in product backlog and sprint backlog in TFS Web Access

        Like in "scrum from the trenches" we priorise the work items in descending order of the priority value, being 100 the most important and 0 the less important. In web acess we can't change the sorting order/column of the sprint backlog or product backlog.

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          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add the "Save and Close" button to existing work items in the web based TFS 2012

          This button is available when creating a new bug/task but it is not available when editing existing work items. This was available in previosu web versions and it is very annoying to navigate to the left and click on my shared query to get back to my list of work items after editing one.

          4 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Have an option to set the iteration lenth for a Release

            Currently I have to go into each sprint and set start and end dates. I should only have to set the start and end dates of a release and the iteration length and number of sprints and start/end dates per sprint should get automatically generated.
            That said, users should still have the flexibility to alter dates per sprint if they wish to ( but that is against the agile- dogma)

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • TFS- Agile PM : Backlog Query - Lacks story and task view by default

              I would like to have the ability to expand my tasks in the backlog view and see the same effect when I use the TFS view in excel. Right now, I have to write a new query for that. Let's face it, not every user of TFS Agile PM is technical :)

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                0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • View Board - Include a Release view ( a snap shot view of the release -with sprints and stories within each sprint)

                I want to be able to view all the sprints and (stories planned per sprint) in one page with sprints as vertical columns and the current sprint somehow highlighted. May be there is already a way? or may be it is an enhancement. Can anybody help ?

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                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow common configuration changes in TFService at Project Level

                  With on-premise TFS I can amend the CommonConfiguration.xml defined at a project level, by using the "witadmin importcommonprocessconfig" command.

                  One thing this enables me to do, for instance, is remove Sat / Sun as part of the weekend and automatically exclude those days from a sprint (affect various reports).

                  However, even though this is defined at a project (not infrastructure) levelam unable to set this for TFService (MSFT's cloud based TFS online service offering). (c.f. http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/TFService/thread/0c5982f5-f01e-4961-a964-1407f91a7100)

                  Please release a future version of TFService where we are allowed to amend process / agile common configuration at a project level.

                  4 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow TFS2012 dashboard screen to customize

                    TFS2012 is a great software, allowing user to customize TFS2012 Web home screen will help a lot.

                    9 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Keyboard navigation form Code to XAML

                      Navigating from C#-code to XAML-code by typing Strg-Tab keys activates the Preview of the Designer. When then typing i.e. cursor-up I move the selected element. This way I often do things I didn´t want to do, because I wnated to edit the code and not move any control. I think that is not what most coders want. I think most prgrammes want the cursor to be set into the XAML-code window. To activate the XAML code window I have to press shift-F7 (after after Strg-Tab).
                      For me it would be fine to have any possibility to deactivete the editing in…

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                        0 comments  ·  XAML Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Visual Studio should have option to format code like netbeans IDE has in ContectMenu option.

                        Visual Studio should have option to format code like netbeans IDE has in ContectMenu option.

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add Visualizers which allow us to visualize list & dictionary data while debugging

                          Like Datatable in .Net Framework allows us to view data in the datatable, it should allow to view list data like datatable.

                          http://rapiddevbookcode.codeplex.com/releases/view/51056

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add Code Verification & Suggestion Functionality for C#

                            Add advanced Code Verification & Suggestion Functionality like in re-sharper in Visual Studio which checks code & give suggestions for code quality improvement.

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add Support for dynemic linq queries in c#

                              Add Support for dynamic linq queries in c#
                              Ex: Query

                              var query = Northwind.Products
                              .Where(item => item.CategoryID== 2 && item.UnitPrice >3)
                              .OrderBy(item => item.SupplierID)

                              Can also be written as :

                              var query = Northwind.Products
                              .Where("CategoryID=2 And p.UnitPrice>3")
                              .OrderBy("SupplierID")

                              3 votes
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                              • Enable a way to query feedback request items in TFS by target feedback user

                                Please see http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/tfsgeneral/thread/d861e59c-ec8f-4e56-92df-a39214164889/ for details. Basically if I have requested feedback from a particular user, there is no direct way to query all feedback requests sent to that user.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Snehal Patel

                                  I'm trying to integrate TFS 2012 with SSMS 2012.

                                  I already installed TFS and in the same computer I have the SQL Server 2012 that comes with a VS 2012. I also installed Team Explorer 2012 + MCCII Provider 2012.

                                  The TFS is working without a problem but I can't get the Visual Studio 2010 or the SSQL Server Data Tools 2012 to have the connection with the TFS 2012 installed in the same computer.

                                  I see there are a lot of posts that talks about the integration of VS 2008 with TFS 2010 but not about 2012. Even I…

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                                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allowing control over the final build package in Team Foundation Service

                                    This is specifically for Team Foundation Service.

                                    At the moment there is no way to have a build that controls in detail what goes into the drop.

                                    I would like to have a .proj file that built some src then packages together into a .zip a subset of the built binaries and some documentation and configuration etc and make that .zip available from drops.

                                    This is important when making software package releases which may contain different versions etc.

                                    Ideally I would like the drops location to be web addressable and from the web UI to see a list of the…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support OpenMP with Profile-Guided Optimization (PGO)

                                      MSVC supports both OpenMP parallelism and PGO of parallel code, but not both at the same time. As a developer trying to write fast code (as most of us are), I find both OpenMP and PGO to be valuable tools, so let's get them playing together.

                                      4 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • programmable view selection

                                        I would like a way to change the app view when calling out to another application in Windows 8 e.g., putting it into snapped view and the new app into filled view (is that correct?).

                                        I am aware that a design decision was made over this but I find it contrary to the idea of Web X.n (2.1,3.0, whatever) evolution.

                                        IMHO sandboxing feeds into this proposal perfectly so, e.g., I could snap my app containing links that could be shown in full IE rather than using a web brush.

                                        I believe that it is the designer / developer that should…

                                        6 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Please provide a facility to reassign a code review after it has been created.

                                          It is frustrating that once a code review has been created it cannot be reassigned.

                                          This is problematic in day-to-day work load management.

                                          This is also more of an issue considering their is a bug in which account the code review is assigned to if you have the same user display name across domains. I have logged that issue as a separate bug.

                                          2 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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