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  1. Add a RowTest attribute to MSTest to facilitate parameterized tests.

    It would be great to have a RowTest attribute (like in NUnit) added to facilitate parameterized tests, like:

    [RowTest]
    [Row(10, 10, 100)]
    Public void Add_MultipleValues_ReturnsSum(int x, int y, int expected) { … }

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      8 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • JavaScript for windows phone 8

      Provide HTML5/JavaScript language option for windows phone 8 app development. we have it for windows store apps why not for windows phone 8 apps?

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        1 comment  ·  Languages - JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add/remove break points in each methods of a class or file

          Is it possible to add/remove break points in each methods of a class or file in single click. If so then it will be very beneficial for those who want to modify existing code and want to know the flow of an Application.

          Thanks.

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • to include style rule dialogbox

            Add style rule feature is removed in VS2012. Please include as it increases coding speed

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Create tortoisesvn-like GUI for TeamFoundationService

              I think, most people will appreciate more if Team Foundation Service could be use outside Visual Studio. The integration of Visual Studio to Team Foundation should be made optional instead of making it the recommended approach because otherwise it'll be so confusing and it might turn non-visual studio user away.

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                0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • New .net schema.

                Microsoft really needs to come up with a .net installation scheme that rolls up all previous versions (1 through 4) and updates into a single package that can be updated as needed.

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                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • add a new column as the default column in work item query result

                  Hi all,

                  I want to change the default display columns for query result, now when I create one new query, the defalult column named "ID" 、"WorkItem Type"、 "Title"、 "Assigned To"、 "Status" displayed.

                  But the column named "BB" is my care , so I must add the column "BB" to result everytime. Is there anyway to change the column "BB" to be default column, so everytime when I create one new query, the column "BB" is auto displayed.

                  Thanks

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                    1 comment  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • There should be a way to suppress code analysis warnings for particular class or set of methods at global level.

                    There should be a way to suppress code analysis warnings for particular class or set of methods at global level.
                    In this way we can maintain the list of suppressed warning at one place and it can prove useful in maintainence and review.

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                      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add Chat Tool button to make in visual studio...

                      In this online world we need this tool or namespace in c# to make application user friendly and give more dynamic access to the user......

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                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add Chat Tool button to make in visual studio...

                        In this online world we need this tool or namespace in c# to make application user friendly and give more dynamic access to the user......

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                          0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Automatically add dependent references, e.g. you reference WindowsFormsIntegration, then automatically reference WindowBase and System.Xaml

                          Automatically add dependent references, e.g. you reference WindowsFormsIntegration.dll, then automatically reference WindowBase.dll and System.Xaml.dll

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                            0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • add the ability to template/script adding of multiple existing projects to a new solution.

                            When creating a new solution I typically have to add the same half-dozen standard projects which contain common code. It would be great to be able to template/script this into an automated operation when a new solution is created.

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                              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Source code compare from within the Pending Changes dialog

                              Double-clicking source files in the Pending Changes dialog should open the Compare form rather that the Editor. Or there should be a dedicated button rather than a context menu for launching a comparison.

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Provide a way to change UI language on TFService

                                While I'm okay with "state", "reason" and other fields being in English, because having a mismatch of values between languages would be a problem, I really wished the UI of TFService to be displayed in different languages, based on a setting.

                                Non English-speaking developpers are used to get their UI in English only, but for testers & quality service agents, not having a UI in their own language is often a problem.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Conditions with multiple values check

                                  It's annoying when you want to check variable with multiple values
                                  if((number == 1 || number == 5 || number == 6) && number != 10)

                                  With suggested syntax it will look like this
                                  if((number || {1,5,6}) && number!=10)

                                  19 votes
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                                    4 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Remember window position & size when debugging Console Applications

                                    When creating and debugging console applications it would be great if the window position and size were persisted so that the next run placed the console window in the place it was left.

                                    Think of scenarios where you have multi-monitors or limited screen real estate on a laptop or VM.

                                    * I am aware and have used the SetWindowPos user32.dll and GetConsoleWindow kernel32.dll hacks but those are not ideal in my opinion.

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                                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Add ability to compare code SIDE by SIDE from within the same code file

                                      Add Menu option Windows Split - SIDE by SIDE

                                      Add ability to compare code SIDE by SIDE from within the same code file
                                      Screens are getting wider not taller

                                      This would be a great help to compare functions

                                      Even to allow two copies of the same code file would be a help by enabling Window\New Window to make a duplicate

                                      PS: Take a look at BeyondCompare by Scooter SW to see what a good code comparison tool looks like!

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                                        1 comment  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add ability to detect when PCH (precompiled header) is used eg __PCH__

                                        Would enable things like
                                        #ifdef __PCH__
                                        or
                                        #if __PCH__ // __PCH__==1 means PCH is used
                                        #include "PreCompiled.h"
                                        #endif

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                                        • Please make it so I can add a tree of folders and items as an "existing item" into a solution.

                                          I frequently dump a volume of images into my projects and I want them in the solution retained in the same folder structure. Currently I have to right-click -> add new folder for each folder in the structure and then copy the files into the folders in Windows Explorer and finally right click -> add existing item for each folder in the soution. This is silly. If there's a better way, I'm interested but I still think I should be able to right-click -> add existing item and choose the parent folder, which will in turn add all subfolders and…

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