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  1. Integrate TFS self-hosting with sharepoint 365 service on the cloud

    We're going to move sharepoint on the cloud.
    However with our level of customization such as process, builds, etc... and for security reason we can't move TFS on the cloud.
    Therefore, I would be great if MS provide the capability to integrate TFS self-hosting with sharepoint 365.

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      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • In kanban board view can the work item ID be shown.

      In Kanban board view can the work item ID be shown.

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      • Add support for .config transformation

        The applicationInsights.config file should support .config transformations.

        We want to use different logging based on the selected build profile so our different staging environments can have different type of logging.
        Right now there is no easy way to use AI with "Publish" in VS.

        This way, you can remove the profile part from the .config file and it will work the same way as the rest of VS .config files works.
        No need to invent the wheel again.

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          0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add Find Capability for Resources/Strings in Visual Basic

          In Visual Studio 2012 open a new project and add some Resource Strings. In Project Explorer/MyProject line right click, open resource strings list and try to find a string. you can not.

          This was possible before, and still possble with C#.in VS 2012.

          Why Visaul Basic users miss this vital utiliy, and lose time to find a string, ordered logically, between thousands of lines

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            0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Exploratory Testing feature to VS Online

            Add Exploratory Testing feature to VS Online. Today this is only possible with MTM client.

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              • Copy Test Plan from one project to another

                Within our company we have Test Plans created within Projects and need to move the tests created to BAU Project within MTM.
                The issue is MTM only allows you to copy Test Plans within the same project, but not to another project.

                There is a third party tool (http://blogs.microsoft.co.il/shair/2014/01/12/mtm-copy-tool/) but really should be functionality created with MTM itself (if someone has created a tool there must be alot of people with the same issue).

                Is this something Microsoft are looking into or considering to do for MTM 2013?

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                  0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Expose the DisableAttachSecurityWarning key to the IDE.

                  Please surface this value up to the IDE or, at the very least, remove its entry from the shipped .vssettings files.

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                    0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add a Create New Feature Button on the KANBAN Board

                    It would be great if I could create a new card/feature directly from the Board view. This would improve the experience greatly.

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                    • Filter Managed Memory Debug by rightclick on the Path to Root/Refenced Objects - View

                      It would be nice if you could Filter the 'Managed Memory Debug' for instances/types by using the rightclick on a item in the Paths to root/Referenced Objects - View

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                      • Support a scripting engine such as VBScript to allow user exit processing in packaged programs

                        We develop packaged products. However there is a high demand for user customization that involves complex logic some times, or access to customer internal resources that we as vendors know nothing about. In VB6 there was support for such a scenario with VBScript. There seems to be no such facility in the .NET world, which severely limits developing an equivalent product with the newer platform.

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • SSDT: Add Enterprise Edition Features to localdb

                            Add Enterprise Edition features to the (localdb)\Projects instance. My company leverages many of the Enterprise level features of SQL Server (Data Compression, Partitioning). We would like to migrate all Database source control to VS 2012 SSDT Database projects but are finding objects with Enterprise only features won't build in (localdb). This is causing confusion and presenting a major roadblock in adoption.

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                              0 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Optimize SSDT Composite Projects (Performance & Schema Compare)

                              When using Composite Database Projects (2 Projects / Reference as "Same Database") you will find one *.dbmdl Files in each Project folder and it seems that the referencing Project contains all Objects from the referenced Project, too (on the disk an in-memory as well).

                              If you use "Schema Compare" between the referencing Project and your Database, all non-changed Objects will be shown (not able to filter them out) and changed Objects could not be disabled.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Study Global fee entries - identical charge to multiple accounts

                                  Allow fee entries for the same fee onto studyglobal for multiple students in one go - rather than having to do each individually which takes a considerable amount of time - eg. same fee, for same thing, on the same date, for 30 students - one entry and then identify students with their ID number for the posting to each account.

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                                  • to add option to keep aspect ratio of attached images in TFS.

                                    I suggest to add option to keep aspect ratio of attached images in TFS.

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                                    • Limit limit available users for test points in MTM

                                      Although it is possible to customize the Test Case work item in order to limit the available users on the "Assigned To" column, this does not apply to test points. Thus picking a tester for a particular test case might become awkward since one is offered all members of the Project Collection Valid Users role.

                                      Please consider adding a feature that makes it possible to limit the number of testers that can be assigned to a particular test case.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Property tempate feature [More reusability, readability, DRY principle. Reduce redundant code. Solve default value issue]

                                        I suggest a feature that help us to create similar propeties.
                                        We frequently create properies something similar like this.

                                        public String NVarCharColumn
                                        {
                                        get
                                        {
                                        return _NVarCharColumn;
                                        }
                                        set
                                        {
                                        if (Object.Equals(value, _NVarCharColumn)) return;
                                        _NVarCharColumn = value;
                                        this.OnPropertyChanged();
                                        }
                                        }

                                        I suggest property template feature in C#6.0.
                                        We can declare property template like this.

                                        public property T MyObservableProperty
                                        {
                                        get
                                        {
                                        return field;
                                        }
                                        set
                                        {
                                        if (Object.Equals(value, field)) return;
                                        field = value;
                                        this.OnPropertyChanged();
                                        }
                                        void OnPropertyChanged();
                                        }

                                        field is a keyword that means private field that will be generated automatically by compiler.
                                        T means a type that is used…

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                                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Intellisense Support for AMD via RequireJS

                                          if I have a module defined in a .js file in the following way (using RequireJS's AMD pattern):

                                          define(function (require) {

                                          var ko = require('knockout');

                                          });

                                          I would like to have Intellisense support for the ko object that is dynamically retrieved by the require('knockout') function.

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