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    • Add a new debug window similar to the call stack except for events.

      Having a list of events that are fired in the sequence of occurance would help diagnose problems that occure when events are fired multiple times and it is not clear what is causing the multiple firing of the event. Many times it is because other events are being fired causing the event in question to be fired. Showing the trail of event firings would help follow the flow of the logic.

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Integration between QTP & Team Foundation Server to support the CI process

        We use QTP as I am sure a number of other companies do. We would like to see Microsoft integrate QTP with Team Foundation Server to be triggered as part of the CD/CI process.

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          3 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Provide TFS with change-set to change-set diff/compare option. Currently this option is missing

          Provide TFS with change-set to change-set diff/compare option. So that we can compare direct two change sets. Currently this option is missing causing us to manually diff them by unshelving both of those change sets.

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            4 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow project to define View and Controller folder used by MVC menu items

            We have added support for ASP.NET MVC4 in an existing large web application. We have to have custom view folder locations, and cannot abide be the typical model. Everything works fine with the view engine, but when right-clicking in a controller action method and select "Add View" or "Go to View" it searches in the wrong place

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              0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Scrollbar for Web Services Performance Test Scripts

              Hi all,

              I have a suggestion for the text box that appears when you want to add a XML text content into to a WebService Call (Web Performance Test Project). It would be nice to have a scroll bar in this text box because when you work with this kind of tests It is common using big XML files.

              Thanks.

              Regards.

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                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide .Net 4.0 Framework support for SharePoint 2010 so that .Net Framework v. 4.0 projects can be built and deployed to SharePoint 2010.

                Provide .Net 4.0 Framework support for SharePoint 2010 so that .Net Framework v. 4.0 projects can be built and deployed to SharePoint 2010.
                In addition, a new/updated set of Visual Studio project templates should be introduced with the newest .Net Framework v.4.0 support.

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                  0 comments  ·  Office/SharePoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support Windows 8 apps in tfspreview hosted build

                  The hosted build controller in Team Foundation Server Preview should support building of Windows 8 applications.

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                    9 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • StringBuilder.AppendLineFormat

                    It would be great if the StringBuilder class had a AppendLineFormat, so you don't have to escape newline/carriage return, call multiple methods or use String.Format for archieving the same.

                    Sounds like a simple and quick change to implement

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                      1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide a fix so that one can upgrade a Windows 7 machine with Visual Stuio Professional 2010 to Windows 8

                      The Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant thinks that Visual Studio Professional 2010 is not compatible with Windows 8. I have applied the GDR (2736182) and that does not help.

                      Please provide some way to upgrade a Windows 7 machine with the following installed:
                      *) Visual Studio 2010 Professional
                      *) Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1
                      *) SQL Server VSS Writer
                      *) Visual C++ 2010 Express

                      Thank you

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                        0 comments  ·  Install  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow the user to move a breakpoint.

                        Sometimes I have complex breakpoints set (condition, count etc.) and I need to change the line where the breakpoint is set. I would like to be able to drag&drop the breakpoint icon displayed in the source window to move its position. Likewise when viewing the breakpoint in the "Breakpoints" pane in the IDE, I see the line number and I would like to be able to change the line number there.

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                          1 comment  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add FileName to FileNotFoundException in Windows.Storage

                          Using GetFolderAsync(BaseContentFolderName) on a StorageFolder results in a FileNotFoundException.

                          Either improve the exception so that more information can be gathered from it (if there are multiple folder retrievals within the single Try block, there is no way to distinguish which call threw the error) or add a FolderNotFoundException (again, with info as to which call threw the error).

                          Note, this is also an issue for GetFileAsyc.

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                            1 comment  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Change the unmatched line pattern in Visual Studio 2012 Code Review

                            My team has recently converted to Visual Studio 2012 and is using the Code Review work items. When reviewing a new file, or one with substantial changes, the slashes or hashing shown for the unmatched lines causes my eyes to cross and lose focus making the review physically painful.

                            Is there any way to change the slashes or hashing in the Code Review tool to be something different such as a 50% grey, or at least lower the contrast of the lines so I can use the tool?

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                              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                1 comment  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Revise your "Connect Visual Studio to TFS" page so that it is consistent with the current page it describes.

                                Revise your "Connect Visual Studio to TFS" page at http://tfs.visualstudio.com/en-us/learn/code/connect-vs/ so that it is consistent with the current "https://[your account].visualstudio.com" page it describes. Currently the help page shows a "Create a team project" but the account home page has been modified so that the home page now has a button instead of the link (correct?).

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                                  0 comments  ·  Help  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • TFSPreview: Restrict the AssignedTo list to only those people in the current project team, rather than everybody in the DefaultCollection.

                                  This is a problem on TFSPreview since we cannot update the templates to stop this from happening, and is giving us security concerns since we have multiple projects in TFSPreview from different customers, and they can all see each others email addresses in the AssignedTo list.

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                                    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • quick search for files in a project/solution

                                    i`d love to have a quick search feature, where i can pluck in part of a file name, and the Solution Explorer will only show matches.
                                    i often spend a considerable amount of time hunting for the right file to open...

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                                      1 comment  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add comment column to .NET settings page.

                                      It is really required feature is to add column with comments for Settings Page in C# project settings.

                                      It is also required to add this comments to code to see this comment from IntellySense in Studio.

                                      It is hard to keep this comments somewhere outside.

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                                        1 comment  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • tfs.visualstudio.com should allow branching!

                                        I am not sure that I should need to suggest that tfs.visualstudio.com should allow branching, but it would appear that it does not.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • make Testsettings optionally save Diagnostic Data Collector's data only for failed tests

                                          When a large number of tests is being run often, these many test runs should not be configured with heavyweight data collectors and bloat TFS with data that nobody will look at anyway, eventually sometimes even crashing the database. In the 95 % of passing tests nobody will probably care about analysing video or IntelliTrace. But people do want to have that data for the 5% of failing tests without having to kick off that test run once again with different test settings, possibly only to find out that the problem is not being reproduced.

                                          Thus it would be nice…

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                                            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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