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  1. Make it so you can change your login (primary) email please!

    Make it so you dont change your contact mail. wtf? why are you able to have to different mails??? remove contact mail, and make primary mail to contact mail, and do so you can change your primary mail please?

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      0 comments  ·  Help  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Display the Source Location URL during Check-ins and any other source related manipulation

      When I do a check-in via the Team Explorer window, I severally go back to confirm the files are being checked into the correct source location, and this process is cumbersome. It would be nice to have maybe a display that allows one to see where the files are going to once checked-in. Also another nice to have is a gated way of switching check-in destinations on the server..

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add Blend to Open With menu in Windows

        Blend for VS2013 was in Open With menu, but only Visual Studio Version Selector was in suggested apps. Now with Blend for VS2015 it's not even included in Open With menu! Please bring it back at least!

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          0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Improve C++ intellisense for pointers

          If I type a "." after a pointer which points to a struct or a class in Qt Creator,Qt Creator will automatically turn it into "->". But in Visual Studio,it can't automatically turn "." into "->". If you can add this feature, it will be friendly to the Visual Studio users.
          Thanks

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Build the next generation UI language inspired by more readable languages

            Code is read more often than it is written, and it's harder to read unfamiliar code than it is to write new code.

            XML is not very readable. It makes a less-than-ideal basis for XAML. I suggest that the next-gen UI language be modeled from more readable languages, such as QML or YAML.

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              1 comment  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Improve Support For High DPI Screens

              I use Visual Studio on the desktop with a regular DPI screen and on a laptop with a high DPI screen. The font & text size configuration on the desktop is inappropriate for the laptop and vice versa so I've had to disable settings sync in order to avoid each machine trampling on the other.

              Either improve support so that Visual Studio lays out the code identically on regular and high dpi displays, or, track the font & text size settings on a per-dpi / per-dpi category basis so that when operating across machines with differing dpis the user's not…

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              • Enable Selection Of Build Configuration In Blend

                I'm working on a Universal App for W8.1 & WP8.1, I have 3 build configurations Debug (On Device), Debug (On Simulator) & Release.

                Blend always tries to load Debug (On Device) which given that it's targetting ARM results in obtuse & misleading errors being reported by build because the XAML tooling in both Visual Studio & Blend chokes on non-x86 targets.

                If I rename Debug (On Simulator) to Debug, Blend loads it instead.

                I deduce from this that Blend works with the build configuration that is found first alphabetically which is frankly bizarre behaviour.

                Either enable us to select a…

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                  0 comments  ·  Blend for Visual Studio  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add support for Smooth Streaming in WPF

                  WPF does not support Smooth streaming, not even on Windows 8+ where store apps has the ability.
                  Please add this feature :)

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                    0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add function to reconcile backlog priority against assigned iteration paths

                    We are using TFS 2013 and the scrum template. In managing our backlog (which is split across several teams by area), we often assign work items to specific sprints in the plan outside of the backlog view.

                    This, of course doesn't, affect the backlog ordering. For example, the backlog view may show a work item assigned to Sprint 7 below one assigned to Sprint 8 depending on what technique was used to create the work item.

                    So, I need to spend time dragging work items around to get them grouped with their sprint. However, I would love it if there…

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                    • TFS On Premise- Include Application Insights

                      Currently in TFS on premise, there are features for CODE, WORK, BUILD and TEST. One piece that is missing for a truly complete ALM supporting all DEV OPS requirements is MONITOR.

                      Including MONITOR for on premise installations is important as intranet applications and other “behind the firewall” apps cannot utilize Application Insights when it is only available through Azure.

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                        0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Capture Build Output into into specified structure using Pattern Rules

                        Allow custom Build Output in a similar way as TeamCity. For example,

                        solutionFolder\WebApplication\\**\* => WebApplication.zip
                        solutionFolder\AWindowsService\\bin\* => WindowsService.zip
                        solutionFolder\AWindowsService\\Config\* => WindowsService.zip

                        This would create two ZIP files. One from a Web App and the other from a Service. These files can easily by consumed by downstream deployments.

                        I need this kind of control without writing custom MSBuild or Powershell scripts that have to be maintained separate from the Build Definition.

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                        • Allow Builds to be organized in a Folder structure

                          We are organizing all Teams in a single Project for reporting reasons. While it has always been painful to have a flat list of Builds it's creating madness to have all Builds in a project in a single list.

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                          • Pin queries and charts to the VSO homepage

                            In a service provider environment, we are looking at use VSO to track various projects for different clients. Many of our internal resources span different projects. Perhaps there is a way already, but add the ability to query across different projects in VSO and pin those to the main VSO homepage. This could also allow for developer managers to see all projects their resources are working on and plan "capacity" at the top level in VSO.

                            Thanks!

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                            • Save commit /changeset page as a pdf

                              The way the html is constructed, I am only allowed to save the wrapper page to pdf on my commit page. From an auditing perspective, I would like to capture that information in a PDF to track changes between deployments.

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                              • Create build group for TFS builds to run multiple builds

                                New option to create a build group for TFS builds to queue multiple builds at once

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                                  1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Current work export functionality

                                  When I open my changesets, for example this web page

                                  http://MYTFS_SERVER/tfs/_versionControl/changesets#itemPath=%24%2FWave&user=My+Name

                                  I want to ease export ot file information according comments for each check in/out.

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                                  • More support for custom access roles in HTML Client

                                    Right now if you want to load custom data (for authentication), you can perform a easy AJAX request, but if based on this you need to display custom dialogs, you currently have support for screens where you can not require initialization.

                                    For example, _run, accepts a screen id which will be displayed as a main one, but what if you need to have a screen with some logic the beforeShown, or afterClosed function ? You can't.

                                    Also, if would be good if you can specify a promise operation that the LightSwith to execute when the application starts. In this way,…

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                                      0 comments  ·  LightSwitch  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Performance report pack for TFS 2013

                                      Please create performance report pack for Team Foundation Server 2013. Current performance report pack is only available for TFS 2010 and it is not compatible with TFS 2013.

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                                      • Improvements

                                        Improve the way you view the pages and its constituent elements so that it becomes more clearly

                                        For the testing process to develop practical explains where to start the process, for example, first create a plan and then checking to create a template
                                        Test case, and so on .....

                                        Error messages that appear to the user become more apparent not only public, for example, when creating a test plan does not work because of
                                        The absence of a test suite and so on

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Android, iOS, Web Applications, WinForms and Xbox Apps to Universal Apps

                                          It would be very nice if we could share our code like in Universal Applications between Windows Store Apps, Windows Phone Apps, WinForms, Android and iOS Apps, Web Applications and also Xbox Apps.

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