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  1. Open UserVoice in a separate tab when clicking feedback button.

    Wanted to give feedback on what I'm seeing on the portal.azure.com, but when I click on the feedback button UserVoice replaces the portal that I had just opened.

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      0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add option for public comment in the ZenDesk service hooks in TFS Online

      Add option for public comment in the ZenDesk service hooks in TFS Online

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      • Fast and fluid goodness for WPF - Animations on a separate Thread

        Although potentially one can do a lot of things with the animation system, most of the time they tend to look quite choppy compared to Win 8. Fast and fluid is the Mantra isn't it. ;-)

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          0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Reverse Engineering Tool

          Reverse engineering has developed significantly and taken a positive approach to creating descriptive data set of the original object. Today, there are numerous legitimate applications of reverse engineering. Due to the development of numerous digitizing devices, reverse engineering software enables programmers to manipulate the data into a useful form. The kind of applications in which reverse engineering is used ranges from mechanical to digital, each with its own advantages and applications. Reverse engineering is also beneficial for business owners as they can incorporate advanced features into their software to meet the demands of the growing markets.

          For us, developers and…

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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Show Code Analysis warnings in the scrollbar in VS2015

            Now that the Code Analysis warnings has moved into the general Error List window, it would be great if you had the option to show those errors in the scrollbar, just the way the compiler warnings are.

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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Introduce new keyword for declaring a variable within scope.

              I would like to see a new keyword in VB.Net that declares an variable within a scop. It should be available only to types that implement the IDisposable interface, and shoul behave the same way as then Using statetment.

              Something like this.

              Public Sub Foo
              Scope Bar as New SomeThingThatIsIDisposable

              If Something
              Scope Fizz as New SomethingElseThatIsIDisposabble

              'Dispose on Fizz will be called here.
              End If

              'Dispose on Bar will be called her.
              End Sub

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Getting test case Id when do the order test in the MTM.

                Base on my test in MTM 2013 with TFS 2013 update 4, I found that we can’t get test case Id or test run information when do the order test in the MTM. The way to get test case Id is that we need to associate the test method to the test case and run it directly.

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Use JavaScript for windows 10 UWP Project

                  When use visual studio 2015 RC create windows 10 uwp project with javascript , the project default use winjs version 4.0 , in the html page file default include winjs.js file , but the winjs version 4.x switch back to 2 files (base.js & ui.js) , like windows store 8.1 project , if include winjs.js file , the winjs controls not run well , so suggestion the windows 10 uwp project with javascript default use base.js & ui.js in html page

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                    0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow ReadOnly Modeling Projects for Premium and Professional versions of Visual Studio

                    Well, as soon as the ALM Assessment Rangers Workbook has a question in Architecture & Design Spreadsheet asking if all of the team members have access to all the project diagrams, it makes sense that all Visual Studio versions have at least Read Only access to the modeling project.

                    Nowadays, to accomplish it, I need to manually export the diagrams and publish it on any portal, like Sharepoint.

                    10 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • vsopreview build requires agent to reauthenicate

                      We are using the new vsopreview builds with a Windows based build agent. I have to run configureAgent powershell regularly to get credentials refreshed. The build agent goes offline when the credentials expire. Can there be a feature to save the credentials to the build agent?

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                      • Allow Retain Indefinitely to not be set

                        In some scenarios, such as continuous deployment to a development environment, it does not make sense that every build (which triggers a release) should be retained indefinitely. The easiest solution would be to add a configuration property for a release template right below "Can Trigger a Release from a Build?" title "Retain Build Indefinitely" that defaults to being checked.

                        This would allow me to uncheck this option and therefore builds would delete as configured in the Build Definition Retention Policy. Currently, I have to manually go in and remove the "retain indefinitely" option on all the builds so they will…

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                          8 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • When all tasks are complete for a backlog/bug, prompt the person with the last task to close the backlog

                          When all tasks are complete for a backlog/bug, prompt the person with the last task to close the backlog.

                          There should be an automated message that states something like, thsi is the last task in this backlog, do you want to mark both as complete?

                          3 votes
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                          • Why it's so hard to find something in Microsoft Web,To much junk.

                            If you can't make something,Copy from Google.

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                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • In the Azure SDK, when writing JSON Azure Resource Manager Templates, it would be nice if we could right-click a resource and select comment

                              In the Azure SDK, when writing JSON Azure Resource Manager Templates, it would be nice if we could right-click a resource in the JSON Outline and select comment out rather than having to select each line of the resource definition as well as the preceding comma when necessary.

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • VSO Build vnext: allow external scripts/tools to update build variables

                                Allow the external scripts (like powershell) and/or tools to update custom build variables.

                                This will allow scenario like reading or generating a product version and share it with the other build steps

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                                • User Control and Find control design in programming

                                  The .NET should automatically find the controls by name when a user control is Registered in the page

                                  The loading of the controls is confusing too, it should also be allowed to load where the user wanted to load, instead of the page life cycles designed by whomever wanted the flow to be like they wanted

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                                    0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • VSO Build vnext: Add the capacity to push changes to git from external scripts

                                    In VSO build vnext the build agent use a special account to pull the source from remote VSO git. As part of our build process we want to create a tag from the build and push it to the remote origin.

                                    Having a powershell module or another tool which can be used to performe git action like push could be very great.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • User stories with child bugs should not vanish from the board

                                      If a User story has a child Bug it vanishes from the board, this is a surprise to everone I have asked.

                                      With the new options on how to show Bugs on the boards (see here https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/2367637-allow-bugs-to-show-on-the-board & thankyou!) I was hopeful that this behavior would have gone away but it is still there.

                                      The parent / child link is regularly created by our team both deliberately and accidentally: many people have indicated that they really like thinking of some/most bugs as children of a particular User story (problems discovered with the story's implementation). This means that even if there…

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                                      • Publish profile choise in new build

                                        In the new build option i miss the option to publish using a profile option. I want to publish the files when the UnitTests are succesfull.

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                                        • Universal Azure App Template

                                          It could be great if Visual Studio had a default template name "Universal Azure App".

                                          This template will fully cross usage of Universal App (W10) and Azure App Service to provide a mobile cloud-centered app in less than a minute.

                                          So, this template will create a solutions with 2 projects (Universal + Azure App).

                                          And, to be more productive, create a modulable template (with checkboxes) that can implement by default :

                                          * Table query (like the simple Todo sample)
                                          * Authentication (Facebook, Twitter, ... on both sides)
                                          * Deconnected mode (SQLite and pull/push pattern)
                                          * SignalR (both client and server…

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