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  1. 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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                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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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                                0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Handle deeply nested node_modules gracefully

                                I know the Windows path issue has been beaten to death (https://github.com/joyent/node/issues/6960, http://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/2156195-fix-260-character-file-name-length-limitation), but with MVC 6 relying heavily on npm packages, this problem is important. I can't check-in source into git from the Team Explorer because it barfs on long path names under node_modules

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                                  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Reconsider position on c99/11

                                  This has been declined before. However, I feel that Microsoft should look at this again to be more in parity with other operating systems.
                                  A lot of C code is still in use in many places for numerical code. These libraries also tend to be unix only making windows a second class citizen.

                                  Consider that gcc and clang, available on Linux and OSX, both provide a competitive c++ compiler as well as a c compiler. This puts windows developers for numeric tools at a disadvantage if they want to stick to using VS. ICC is available at an expense but…

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Case-Preserving Search & Replace

                                    We need case preserving Search & Replace.

                                    This needs to be a new option, mutually exclusive with case-sensitive search& replace, performing a case-insensitive search and a case-preserving replace, that is...

                                    Say I want to rename "delete" to "erase"

                                    delete
                                    Delete
                                    DELETE

                                    all gets renamed to

                                    erase
                                    Erase
                                    ERASE

                                    in a single case-preserving search & replace operation.

                                    Of course this must work for Search & Replace in Files too.

                                    Thanks!

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                                      0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • In TFS Mapping pane, highlight the Feature that is mapped to the selected User Story

                                      You can map a story to a feature by dragging and dropping. But you can't tell which feature a story is mapped to. Dumb.

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                                      • Keep Debugger Events after the debug session ended

                                        from external user: Can you keep the debugger events after the debugging session? Would be cool to analyze my debug outputs, exceptions etc. after ending the debug session. I am missing the white markers in the diagnostic chart.

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                                          1 comment  ·  IntelliTrace  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Implement interface, but don't insert into code only copy to clipboard

                                          Implement interface, but don't insert into code only copy to clipboard.
                                          Or add menu item to a right-click menu to implement interface at current cursor position.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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