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  1. TFS on Azure IaaS v2

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351323/tfs-on-azure-iaas-v2.html
    Extend the v1 guidance with the following Topic:
    - Setup VPN Connection for DEV and TEST Clients
    - Reduzing cost by using the Azure Feature Automation for scheduled VM start and stop
    - Backup and Restore TFS SQL DB with Azure Feature Recovery Service

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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Custom UI controls for custom applications that interact with TFS

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351317/custom-ui-controls-for-custom-applications-that-in.html
    Based on a discussion on the ALM Champs list and ALM Rangers Forums:

    I’d love control(s) that:
    - Allows me to pick files and/or folders from TFVC and/or Git
    - Allows me to configure and save a ACL for an object of my choosing (akin to the Team Administrator ACL)
    - Allows me to select a Build (output)
    - Allows me to select tests to run (akin to the automation… window)
    - Allows me to pick one or more area’s/iterations
    - Allows me…

    30 votes
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    under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Fix TFS local data store concurrency issues - TF400030: The local data store is currently in use by another operation...

    TFS local data store really sucks in compare to traditional SVN integration.
    There should be special service to handle concurrent operations, when you have more than one VS opened - or - some kind of tool like TortoiseSVN would be better.

    I still get race conditions causing change conflicts, e.g. by operations during T4.

    Local data store should act logically - last change wins.

    It's so easy to integrate using monikers (http://bit.ly/1nC0w3Q), so vote for MS developers to learn own tech. ;-)

    64 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Sync projects between VStudio Online and MS Project Online

    Sync project common content between VStudio Online and MS Project Online. Project Online and VStudio Online projects have overlapping information - personnel, work items, tasks, timelines, hierarchy, status, etc.

    34 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add "Compare with unmodified" quick view for files in pending changes

    I find it a bit cumbersome to look through the list of pending changes and do a "Compare with unmodified" for all files in the list. An option to "quick view" changes to a file would be a great time saver!

    I think this would work great for Git repositories. It would also be a nice feature for "Compare with Latest Version" for TFS hosted projects.

    38 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Enable "compare shelved file with local edits"

    If you are interacting with a file in a shelveset, you get 3 options to compare the file in the shelveset to:

    1. Compare with Unmodified Version: shelved file vs. version last gotten in the workspace that made the shelf

    2. Compare with Workspace Version: shelved file vs. version last gotten in the local workspace (but without any local changes)

    3. Compare with Latest Version: shelved file vs. latest version in TFS

    *** I frequently want this fourth option, which is notably absent ***

    4. Compare with local Version: shelved file vs. version last gotten in the local workspace (including…

    266 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. SoapUI integrated with TFS

    Please, integrate Visual Studio with SoapUI and also create plugin for Eclipse to integrated TFS with SoapUi perspective.

    Thank you,
    Rick

    214 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Visual Studio Tools for Git Extension (Microsoft Git Provider) integration with Source Control Explorer window

    The major feature that is still missing from the Microsoft Git Provider is to integrate it with the Source Control Explorer window to provide a full featured Git repository UI that will rival third party tools in it's feature set.

    A great example of the ideal functionality is the Git Extensions main user interface. It allows changing repositories and branches, stashing changes, committing code and push/pull operations. It also provides a great visual diagram showing the commit history for the selected repository and where each branch (local and origin) is in relation to the head. It also allows you to…

    598 votes
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    17 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    When the item was marked as completed, we have misunderstood the suggestion. Your suggestion is still valid, and on our backlogs. But we are not actively working on this.

    Opening the suggestion again for you to upvote this one. Sorry for the confusion.

    Ewald Hofman
    VSTS/TFS Program Manager

  9. Support patch adding in Visual Studio Tools for Git

    Patch adding allows to stage only parts of a file (hunks), not an entire file.
    The command line equivalent is the command "git add --patch"

    For example if you edit a file on line 20 and make another change on line 40 and now you want to split this changes into two separate commits because they are unrelated to each other you can do this by patch adding the file. It would be nice to have this functionality available inside of Visual Studio.

    The same funcionality could be used to automatically include the changed parts of the csproj file when…

    259 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add more columns to Source Control Explorer

    Source Control Explorer list only fice columns (Name, Pending Change, User, Latet and Last Check-in).
    Please add more columns, like Last Modified Date, History Present, etc. that will allow us to see the last modifeid date of the file and not just the date when the file was checked in to source control.
    The excellent example is, when you move the files/folders around within Source Control, you are forced to check in the changes, which is every file in the project. Resuling into the same check in date for all files and folders within the project. Now I have to…

    151 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As explained in this blog post (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudioalm/archive/2015/10/08/how-we-use-user-voice-to-make-a-better-product.aspx), we had updated the status of this suggestion to “Under Review” to let you know we are tracking it on our backlog. To better indicate which one we are actively working on or which ones are on our 6-month plan, we introduced the states “Started” and “Planned”. The goal is to give an update on in progress suggestions at least every 3 months. This suggestion is still on our backlog, but they are not part of the 6-month plan.

    Ewald Hofman

  11. Move a file in TFS, which is dragged from on project to another instead of remove and add it

    Until now, Visual Studio removes and adds a file in the TFS if it get traged/moved between different projects. Visual Studio should move the file instead to prevent the CC history.
    The same could also be used for cut & paste a file.

    239 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As explained in this blog post (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudioalm/archive/2015/10/08/how-we-use-user-voice-to-make-a-better-product.aspx), we had updated the status of this suggestion to “Under Review” to let you know we are tracking it on our backlog. To better indicate which one we are actively working on or which ones are on our 6-month plan, we introduced the states “Started” and “Planned”. The goal is to give an update on in progress suggestions at least every 3 months. This suggestion is still on our backlog, but they are not part of the 6-month plan.

    Ewald Hofman

  12. Add context menu item in solution explorer to open Source Control Explorer showing selected file

    When you right-click in VS 2010 Solution Explorer it would be great to have a shortcut there that opens up Source Control Explorer immediately showing the selected file.

    Currently a user is required to open Source Control Explorer and manually expand (and know) all the folders in the path to get to the desired location.

    201 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    As explained in this blog post (http://blogs.msdn.com/b/visualstudioalm/archive/2015/10/08/how-we-use-user-voice-to-make-a-better-product.aspx), we had updated the status of this suggestion to “Under Review” to let you know we are tracking it on our backlog. To better indicate which one we are actively working on or which ones are on our 6-month plan, we introduced the states “Started” and “Planned”. The goal is to give an update on in progress suggestions at least every 3 months. This suggestion is still on our backlog, but they are not part of the 6-month plan.

    Ewald Hofman

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