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  1. Allow multiple Git repositories to be active at once

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351156/allow-multiple-git-repositories-to-be-active-at-on.html
    This description has been modified by the admin.

    This request is to have VS allow more than one Git repository be active at once. By allowing multiple repositories to be active at once, one can work with a solution that spans multiple repositories and also view histories and files of a submodule and parent repo at the same time.

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    77 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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

  3. Squash commits in Git using Visual Studio

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351072/squash-commits-in-git-using-visual-studio.html
    It would be nice, if we can combine (squash) multiple commits directly from Visual Studio.

    288 votes
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  4. Provide the option to disable Git publish in visual studio status bar.

    After the latest update (2) there is a new Publish button in the bottom right of the IDE. Doesn't state what it does, and even though TFVC is used it still creates a GIT repository on right click. Please provide an option to disable that button and please don't make my source control choices for me.

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    6 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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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  6. 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. 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

  8. Add TFS "Find by status" and "Find by wildcard" reports

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351517/add-tfs-find-by-status-and-find-by-wildcard-report.html
    Add "Find by status" and "Find by wildcard" TFS power tools 2015 report into Visual Studio 2017 IDE

    229 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Add a "bug" annotation to feature cards on the features backlog board

    When viewing the feature backlog board, a user is able to see a "Product Backlog Items" annotation, which can be dropped down to view a list of all PBIs. This list does not include bug items. It is also not possible to enable an annotation for bugs.

    It is possible to enable multiple annotations at once for PBIs themselves, which can have both tasks and tests.

    Please enable a "Bugs" annotation for features.

    222 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Version Control (Git/TFVC)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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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  11. Add git support for subtree add, push and pull

    Git subtrees are a popular way of including code from a remote repo into a project repo. They have advantages over git submodules.

    Visual Studio's git features need to support adding and managing push, pull and merges from subtrees.

    The only way to use git subtrees presently is from the command line :

    e.g.

    Add a subtree (as a remote)
    git remote add shared ssh://git@bitbucket.org/xyz/shared.git
    git subtree add --prefix=path/to/code --squash shared master

    Pulling upstream changes
    git subtree pull --prefix=path/to/code --squash shared master

    Pushing changes to the upstream repository
    git subtree push --prefix=path/to/code --squash shared master

    211 votes
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  12. Make Git Code Reviews more like TFS Code Reviews

    Currently, the user experience for a Code Review in TFS vs a Code Review in Git differ like night and day with the former TFS Code Review process being infinitely more user friendly and intuitive than the comparable Git Code Review process.

    https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/docs/tfvc/get-code-reviewed-vs
    https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/docs/git/tutorial/pullrequest

    Ideally, the user experience should be the same within Visual Studio should be IDENTICAL in terms of features regardless of whether the development team is using Git or TFS source control.

    209 votes
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  13. 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

  14. Be able to review Pull Requests in the Team Explorer window

    I would like to be able to review pull requests created in TFS 2015 on Premise. The review should consist of a code review tool that allows me to make comments similar to the way that it works with TFVC when using GIT.

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  15. Allow "Compare working copy to historical version" version in TFS GIT 2015

    Allow "Compare working copy to historical version" version in TFS GIT 2015

    http://stackoverflow.com/q/34123687/30225

    When I pull up the history of the file I can compare that version with another version listed in the history by selecting both and doing a "Compare", or I can compare a historical version and its changes wrt to its previous version by selecting "Compare to Previous".
    However, there isn’t a command that will let me compare a historical version in the history list to the currently edited version on disk.
    This was one of the best features of TFSVC and I would be good to…

    163 votes
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  16. 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

  17. Don't auto enable the Git Source Control Plugin

    Our development team (and every other team I've been on) hates the Git plugin for visual studio. We find it cumbersome compared to third-party tools or the command line interface. And it is a performance nightmare, especially with large repositories. This wouldn't be an issue if we could just disable the git plugin by setting it to none in the source control options menu. However, Visual Studio will ALWAYS reenable it if it detects a git repository in the directory of the solution.

    We've resorted to regedit-ing to disable it.

    If someone wants to turn off functionality, they should be…

    132 votes
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  18. Bookmarks for TFS Source Control explorer

    New option in Visual Studio TFS source control explorer to create bookmarks of source location paths

    117 votes
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  19. Improvement for Find Shelveset section.

    I propose add combobox instead of textbox in "Find Shelvesets" section. Combo should contain team member names or at least last input values.
    Reason: it is not comfortable to look for shelvesets of another team members as you need to know how them names are spelled.

    109 votes
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  20. Add option to pull --rebase

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/351592/add-option-to-pull-rebase.html
    While I can configure my Repository Settings and Global Settings to rebase on every pull/sync (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/vsts/git/concepts/git-config?tabs=visual-studio#configuring-settings), I'd prefer to rebase on-demand. Please expose an option for pull --rebase that does not require I change my settings/gitconfig.

    This request has been created by the admin as a follow-up to this prior request: https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/10294356-sync-button-should-allow-git-pull-rebase. To address the prior request, we added settings to configure pull.rebase, but did not expose a rebase option on a per pull basis.

    92 votes
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