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  1. Migration project from Team Foundation Service ( VSO) account to aother Team Foundation Service ( VSO)

    If we need to migrate project from VSO from account https://***.visualstudio.com/ to another VSO in different account https://yyy.visualstudio.com/ using any of integration tools exist

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    • Show Link to the Attachments Added in Comments/Discussion Section

      Our team is used to TeamForge which had some great features, but TFS met our needs better. When we add an attachment, add a comment, and click save on a work item, I would like the link to the attachment to show up at the bottom of the comment to make it easier to reference attachments when people add discussion. This will allow people to easily find the correct attachment with out needing to reference both the attachments and the comments at the same time.

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      • add private/protected method-parameters

        While I can declare a methods as private or proteced, it would be neat to do the same thing with method-parameters.

        The difference to an method-overload is simple:
        You add a parameter with a default value. If you declare the parameter as private, you are not able to overwrite the parameter when you call the method from another Class.

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

          Till the current release Visual studio is available in x86 only. Is there any future plan to make it available for 64bit too?

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            0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Dump debugging

            1) SOS.dll and mscordacwks.dll should be loaded from microsoft public symbol servers for all existing (supported versions) of .net.
            2) Please automate common sos.dll tasks to allow dump debugging, view managed threads and their names (currently need to do poi(poi(thread+0x160)) to get a location of it. See whats occupying memory, view exceptions and locks etc.. etc.. etc..

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              0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • To assist in sound, tonal control

              Help users tailor sound of media to personal. Pretence.

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                0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Bring back the old "Pending Changes" window

                No, not this one: https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/2654486-vs11-bring-back-the-old-pending-changes-window

                I want a commit message box, flat list of files with checkboxes, dockable to the bottom of VS and nice looking with full color. I don't need any of the other features you added at this point. Commit message box and a flat list of files with checkboxes. Look in VS 2010 for implementation. I want THAT.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                    0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add scripting to code snippets (T4 + Roslyn)

                    Code snippets are a good thing; however, they are often not intelligent enough. For instance the C# "met" snippet always inserts "public void MethodName( ) { }". Even inside a static class where "static" is missing or in an interface where "public" is superfluous.

                    I suggest adding scripting functionality to code snippets, maybe through the T4 technology coupled with Roslyn. The code snippet would be aware of is syntactical context and could do very intelligent things.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • USB remote device debugging for Windows Store

                      The Windows Phone has a much better remote debugging experience, compared to Windows Store apps.

                      Using the remote tools is problematic on some networks with some wireless hubs. I've seen problems myself and on forums with not being able to remotely run a Windows Store app or even ping the device connected via, for example, a BT Home Hub 3.0.

                      WiFi is a flaky technology, I think a wired alternative is needed and get rid of the need to install and run the Remote Tools.

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                        1 comment  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make custom board based on query

                        Now, we can see the query results in a table or as a chart. I suggest a third option - as a board. User have to chose query column, which will be a separator between board column.

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                        • Add 'Apps for Office project template' from VS Pro to VS Express Web, so it supports Office app debugging, since Office apps are HTML5 in

                          Add 'Apps for Office project template' from VS Pro to VS Express Web, so it supports Office app debugging, since Office apps are HTML5 in the task pane.
                          Have to buy VS Pro now, for HTML5 work, is too expensive.
                          Convergence of web and Office apps; why Office app development excluded from VS Express?

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                            1 comment  ·  Office/SharePoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow Creation of Work Items w/o a Paid VS Online Subscription

                            In order to have any shot of taking on the likes of JIRA for work item/issue management, you absolutely need to provide a way for the clients of companies (stakeholders) to create work items and give feedback without requiring them to have a paid Visual Studio Online subscription. This is a showstopper for my company and I'm sure many others (probably thousands).

                            Please add this and add it quickly so that we can avoid having to use the likes of JIRA because it costs less (not my decision).

                            Thanks for making a great product that I /want/ to use (if…

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                            • Add to the help information on how to change default font in MTM Test Manager

                              I cannot find anywhere online where to change the default font that appears in MTM - Plan. Is it set in a template on TFS? Please add this somewhere so that users can find this info easily. Thank you.

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                                1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • "release management"

                                Release management: The ability to call a release template from another template or the ability to have sub templates.

                                5 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Bug: Visual Studio Installer Projects Extension-VS/2013

                                  The 'preview' release has a bug. When used with C++/CLI projects the 'Primary Output from Project' file system object no longer see's the executable. In 2010 this object shows the executable (in the 'Outputs' context menu dialog) and allows a shortcut to the executable to be created (also via the context menu). Without a shortcut to the primary output you can't use the installer to add a item to user's desktop or user's program menu folder.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                    • please provide a method: GC.SetGeneration()

                                      we can use GC.GetGeneration() to know the generation of an object, but we can't set it. I think if we can set it, we will have more chance to optimize our program. For example, in many cases, we know an object will never be used, if we can set its generation to be zero, then the object may be collected more quickly. Even if we use it wrongly, it will not cause serious problems.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • move the "Use the 64 bit version of IIS Express for web sites and projects" to be a project option

                                        we have projects that require 32-bit (native x86) and other projects that requires 64-bit. please make this a per project configuration option.

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                                          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Create a single-keystroke Class Hierarchy browser

                                          When working with complex systems that have a few levels of inheritance, it would be nice to have a single-keystroke method to browse a class hierarchy. Similar to the Navigate-To function (Ctrl-comma), when the cursor is within a class have a keystroke that will show the class hierarchy of the current class, including both ancestors and descendents, and have the cursor start on the current class within that tree. Then we could easily navigate to any ancestor or descendent by just clicking the related class. Siblings would not automatically show descendents to keep the interface cleaner, but allow clicking a…

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