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  1. Support Microsoft Fakes on .NET Core

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351467/support-microsoft-fakes-on-net-core.html
    Microsoft Fakes is powerful function for testing. Please provide support to use Microsoft Fakes Stub/Shim context in .NET Core test project.

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      8 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Enable ordered test support for MSTest V2 framework based tests

      Enable ordered test support for MSTest V2 framework based tests.

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        6 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable IntelliTest to generate tests for .NET Core projects

        Please extend IntelliTest to generate tests for .NET Core projects.

        238 votes
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          5 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Easy means of refreshing tests in Test explorer

          One frustrating experience I am having is that test explorer doesn't identify a new test or test project I included in the project. Could you make it easier to refresh by including a refresh button or similar functionality.

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          • Allow to turn off the LOG TRUNCATED feature of the test runner output

            http://stackoverflow.com/questions/32320218/vs2015-log-truncated-in-test-runner-output

            In the test runner that comes with Visual Studio you can do a number of Console.WriteLine statements in you test method and those messages will be written to the Output window of the test. I've used that extensively in VS2013. Unfortunately in VS2015 I only see a little over a page of text in the test's Output before I see the message

            !!! LOG TRUNCATED !!! To get complete log, Select 'Copy All' on the Right Click Menu and then paste into some text editor like notepad".

            The message is very clear what VS2015 is doing and how to…

            153 votes
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              7 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make Fakes available with Visual Studio Professional Subscription

              Fakes and Shims are only useful if every developer in the team is able to use it to enhance their unit tests. Limiting its availability to just Architects and Senior developers (who usually have Premium or Ultimate level subscriptions) sounds like such a bad idea. This is killing the power of such potentially amazing tool! Please consider this.

              Thanks.

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                2 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Show test description (DescriptionAttribute) in Test Explorer

                Unit tests can have a useful Description attribute that allows tagging tests with a short description. Currently, this information is nowhere shown in Test Explorer and it's inconvenient having to navigate to the source to lookup the description of a test. I propose showing the description if present in the lower pane in Test Explorer when selecting a test.

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                  5 comments  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Test Explorer is severely limited

                  This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
                  https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351051/test-explorer-is-severely-limited.html
                  I have to assume the people who developed the VS2012/2013 test explorer view never actually had to use it in production. The test explorer view is horribly limited in comparison to the one in VS2010.

                  1. Running tests does not open the Test Explorer window until after all the tests completed running. There's literally no indication that anything is happening. VS2010 immediately opened the window to show you that the tests were running.

                  2. Where are the columns? Most importantly: the error message…

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                  • have an icon only view in the test explorer window

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                    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351745/have-an-icon-only-view-in-the-test-explorer-window.html
                    When I am running my unit tests, I don't really care to see the names of the tests. I'm much more interested in the red(x) vs green(check) icons - and more specifically, just the failing tests. If a test fails, I can click on it to see it's name - since I'm usually double-clicking it to navigate to the test itself. I would love to see an icon-only view, such as the one in the attached mockup I created.

                    16 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow screen capture while using TFS Web Access like the TFS MTM client does today

                      Currently the TFS client for MTM allows testers to capture, and automatically attach a screenshot during testing. That feature is the main reason none of our testers have switched to Web Access, it is not supported at this time.

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                        1 comment  ·  Test Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Associate native C++ Unit tests to Work Items of type Test Case

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                        https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351758/associate-native-c-unit-tests-to-work-items-of-typ.html
                        Our organization needs to trace Requirements to Test Cases to automated native C++ unit tests for regulatory compliance. Currently the Test Cases must be manual because the association from VS does not work for C++ unit tests. Automation would be a huge performance boost.

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                        • Test Explorer Search - filter on pending changes

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                          https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351753/test-explorer-search-filter-on-pending-changes.html
                          It would be very useful to be able to set up a search filter in the Test Explorer to include only tests that are in a file that has pending changes. Of course other tests may have been broken by the current changes, but these are the ones that are most at risk and also represent current work in progress.

                          Use case number one: I have received a code review request or a pull request and I want to ensure that all of…

                          6 votes
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                          • Retain "Owner" in subsequent test runs

                            We have frequent runs of all unit and automated tests. If a test fails you can update the Analysis part in Run explorer and enter who owns the analysis (also there are "Failure type", "Resolution" and "Comment").

                            The issue is that if you put in an owner to mark the test to be analyzed and fixed by a certain developer the information gets lost if the test still fails in the next run.

                            It would be great if the Owner / all the Analysis data would retained from test run to test run if the test still fails! VSTS at…

                            9 votes
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                            • Please provide live unit testing in the visual studio SKU Professional

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                              https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351707/please-provide-live-unit-testing-in-the-visual-stu.html
                              Please provide live unit testing in the visual studio SKU Professional as its only available in Enterprise Edition

                              7 votes
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                              • Using the Verify option to re-run multiple tests (when associated to a single bug)

                                This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
                                https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351793/using-the-verify-option-to-re-run-multiple-tests-w.html
                                The 'verify' bug option is fantastic when there is a 1:1 link between a test and bug, however where bugs that apply to multiple tests (i.e you associate an existing bug via the runner), if this was capable of re-running all associated tests when verifying a fix I would love you forever and ever.

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                                • Provide a way to export & import of test plan/test results to Excel from TFS/ MTM

                                  Dear Team,

                                  We have been requesting Microsoft to implement a mechanism to export & import test plan into Excel sheet from TFS/ MTM.

                                  It is year 2018, still we don't have any kind of improvement in test Explorer from VS to VS 2017.

                                  Thanks
                                  Santosh

                                  21 votes
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                                  • For Test Explorer in VS 2017 15.8, clear the Group Summary view when restarting another test run

                                    When I complete a batch of tests, I see in the Test Explorer window the Group Summary view shows the Duration and number of passed/failed tests. If I make a code change to be tested and recompile, I will rerun the batch again. However, the Group Summary still shows the results of the last run, without any indication that I have started another run.

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                                    • CodedUI : Add ability to capture color of WPF controls

                                      Currently in Visual Studio we have no way to test certain business rules in our WPF application if they use colors (ie. WPF Button turning red).

                                      There is no way to currently test those business rules without manual testing which adds a lot of time.

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                                      • Add CodedUI as a feature in Visual Studio Professional.

                                        It just seems that since a large portion of developers have the Professional version of Visual Studio, CodedUI would be optimal for that version. One shouldn't have to pay the price difference in Professional versus Enterprise for that one much needed feature.

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                                        • CodedUI : Add functionality for text block controls without needing to create a custom control

                                          Add functionality for text block controls without needing to create a custom control.

                                          Currently if you want to interact with a TextBlock control within a data template you have to create a custom control and update the xaml of every text block control (see hyperlink below).

                                          Is there a way to support accessibility to TextBlock controls without the extra steps?

                                          Current Workaround (Very time consuming): http://www.jonathanantoine.com/2011/11/09/coded-ui-tests-my-textblock-is-not-found-how-to-find-it/

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