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  1. Automatically filter tickets in the "Current Sprint" to NOT display in the "Product Backlog Items" to reduce noise.

    Currently, items in the current sprint still show up in the "Product Backlog Items" view. This is noise as the items are already tracked in the "Current Sprint".

    It DOES make sense to have past sprint un-closed items in the backlog.

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    • Color code the TFS work item header bars to match the work item type when you have something open.

      For example, if I have a task open, the header bar would be yellow. Or the background of the item could match the color. Anything to help show more visually what type of work item I have open.

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Configuration Transform support for configSource attribute

        When working with settings in a configuration file such as appSettings or connectionStrings with a configSource attribute specified, Configuration Transformations do not recognize the external location of the appSettings or connectionStrings file and are therefore not able to perform the required configuration transformations. Instead, configuration transformations should support the configSource attribute since this is frequently used in development configurations.

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          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add ftp, sftp, and ssh file transfer capability to Visual Code.

          This would be helpful for working on web projects.

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            0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Close working files with middle mouse click

            Please make Code IDE to close files in working files panel when middle mouse button is clicked.

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            • restore build qualities to the new, script-based build definitions

              We currently use build qualities to deploy completed builds to various environments. The new, script-based build definitions do not have build qualities. Essentially, deployment is part of the build process now, but we'd like it to be separate. Having build qualities would allow us to continue doing so.

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              • Pull requests can be restricted by the reviewer until complete

                During a pull request code review I want to be able to "lock" it down until all the files and functionality has been reviewed so the reviewer can see the whole picture from the review and not just each comment as they are added to the changes. This will give them better context of the code review comments as they are sometimes across multiple files/projects. As pull requests are between different branches a feature could include a large number of commits and files. Once the initial code review has been completed the comments are available to be seen and read…

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                • Edit and Continue for TypeScript

                  Suggestion from 2 customers:
                  -edit and continue for TypeScript editing during debugging
                  -Typescript won't allow Edit and Continue while code in the solution is running. This is client typescript code that has no dependency from the running code

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                    6 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Azure Blob support for VSO builds as drop location

                    Azure Blob support for VSO builds as drop location. It'll make hosted build more attractive. thanks in advance...

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                    • Copy task's in Build & Release

                      it would be great if we have a copy tasks with parameters\settings on that task to different sequences..I know we have a clone template option but if I want to copy the individual tasks to run in different places in a given definition or on to a different environment...

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • No Local MVC Help Available for Visual Studio 2015

                        I prefer using the VS's Offline Help Viewer rather than online help because I am often disconnected. Unfortunately, there is no way to view offline help for the MVC classes.

                        Can you please make the MVC help content available for download and installation into the offline Help Viewer?

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Passing variables to specific task is not straight forward. This require enhancement.

                          Passing variables to specific task is not straight forward. This require enhancement. It would be great if variables passed in tabular format

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                            0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          •  It would be good if we have feature to can add description for a specific release template.

                             It would be good if we have feature to can add description for a specific release template.

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                              0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            •  User should able to configure task execution types Like parallel or sequential

                               User should able to configure task execution types Like parallel or sequential

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                                0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Get from source control when opening solution

                                Previous to VS 2015 you could set the IDE to perform a GET when you open a solution. This is no longer available under source control options. It would be nice to have that feature back.

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                                •  Log file should be created based upon server instead of machine group

                                   Log file should be created based upon server instead of machine group

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                                    0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  •  Task enable or disable option should be available on task creation itself

                                     Task enable or disable option should be available on task creation itself

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                                      0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add the ability to create nested suites when using "Add requirement" function

                                      MTM-If you use the "Add Requirement" feature and pull in a requirement, there is no ability to create a test suite under that requirement. You can't import a nested hierarchy. If I create a manual test suite, then I can import requirements under that. We need the ability to import into nested suites so we can better organize our testing. For example, we may have a test suite for a piece of functionality, then a nested test suite for each product it applies to.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Shorten AND and OR conditions

                                        An operator where for multiple conditions on the same variable.

                                        instead of writing
                                        variable1 == "one" || variable1 == "two"
                                        The same behaviour could be achieved by writing
                                        variable1 == "one" ||| "two"
                                        Both mean "variable1 equals one or two"
                                        But the second syntax is more natural and shorter to write.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support the Setup and Deployment tool you had in 2013 - Why is Flexera's software being forced on everyone?

                                          Would it be possible for VS 2015 to load the Setup and Deployment projects developed in VS 2013?

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