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  1. TFS Backlog Priority Right Mouse Button menu "Move to Top" work with Tag Filtered List

    TFS Product Backlog Management.
    TFS Backlog Priority Right Mouse Button menu "Move to Top" work with Tag Filtered List
    Carefully imported Product Backlog Items with Tags to categorize work. Can use the easy intuitive filtering on these tags. Really need to move a Product Backlog Item in the filtered list to the top of the overall Product Backlog List. The Right Mouse menu option "Move to Top" or "Move to #" is missing on the filtered list. I understand the programmer's logic to remove this, but the role of the Product Owner needs to do more with the filtered list…

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      0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Universal Apps drag & drop - remove read-only attribute

      Please add a "Windows 10 Apps" category to this UserVoice.

      When drag/dropping files/folders onto Universal Apps, the read-only attribute is set, making it impossible to edit those files/folders. There should be a way, e.g. through manifest, to allow this kind of interaction.

      After all, drag/drop is a conscious user interaction (like a picker) and does not happen without their knowledge.

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        4 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Create forced lambda expression syntax to distinguish from delegates and implement 'var' type inference

        Example says more than 1000 words...

        C# 6:
        Func<string,bool> testString = str => str.Equals("Test")
        Expression<Func<string,bool>> testStringExpr = str => str.Equals("Test")

        Suggested C# 7 (or 8 ;)):
        var testString = str => str.Equals("Test")
        var testStringExpr = str ==> str.Equals("Test")

        Note: Inference was already suggested: https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-2015/suggestions/2873856-implement-var-type-inference-for-lambda-expressi

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          0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Exclude relative or absolute paths with tfpt.exe scorch command

          I want to sync my local TFS workspace with the one on the server but I want to exclude certain directories. There is a "exclude" parameter available but it seems that this is just a filter for directory- or file names.
          If I have a workspace structure as follows:
          C:\tfs\Main
          C:\tfs\Main\Bin
          C:\tfs\Main\Sources
          C:\tfs\Main\Sources\Bin
          I cannot exclude the C:\TFS\Main\Bin directory without excluding the .\Main\Sources\Bin directory as well.
          My suggestion is that you can pass an absolute or relative path as an exclude argument like this:
          tfpt scorch /recursive /deletes C:\tfs\Main /exclude:Main\Bin or
          tfpt scorch /recursive /deletes C:\tfs\Main /exclude:C:\TFS\Main\Bin

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            0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Tools for Unity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Make it optional to view buildlog in IDE

            People are working inside VS and don't want to spawn a new browser session to view the build log or build queue. It makes you daily work slow when you are working with multiple builds. So please make it optional for the user whtere it should be shown in IDE (like in 2013) or web.

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              1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Ways to Consider the Best Quality Mover at Reasonably Priced Costs

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              Check with your buddies, family, neighbours and also co-workers who may have before utilized the particular providers regarding specialized packers in addition to movers with. Log on and also hunt for treatment corporations presently there. Prepare yourself…

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                0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Solutions to Get the Best Quality Mover at Reasonably Priced Costs

                Determing the best transferring organization (packers along with movers) throughout on very affordable charges can be quite a minor complicated in addition to difficult activity. Nonetheless together with undertaking a number of analysis you'll be able to determine the right move solutions service inside from cost-effective and also authentic charges. Here are a few guidelines. Let’s take a look at these individuals.

                Seek advice from your buddies, family members, neighborhood friends and also acquaintances that have sooner employed the actual companies regarding specialized packers along with movers inside. Log on as well as seek out eradication businesses right now there.…

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                  0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Offer to implement callbacks

                  I type-in new PropertyMetadata(OnCenterXPropertyChanged) but since I haven't yet implemented On..., I get a suggestion by the IDE to implement it but it suggests to add field, property or read-only field, not to implement the callback for me with the given name. It can find the method signature needed from the delegate that PropertyMetadata (one of its overloaded versions) expects

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                    1 comment  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow to initialize multiple fields to the same value in one statement at constructor call

                    When using http://github.com/zoomicon/ZUI I would like to write:

                    FloatingWindow window = new FloatingWindow()
                    {
                    Content = display,
                    Title = IconText = title
                    };

                    but I have to write:

                    FloatingWindow window = new FloatingWindow()
                    {
                    Content = display,
                    Title = title,
                    IconText = title
                    };

                    instead. For consistency, I'd prefer that it supported such assignment. Now it thinks IconText is some external field or similar

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                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Tell me what I need to do to make visual studio express free? MS is telling me I need a log in. I thought free meant free

                      Is visual studio express free? if so, why do I need to sign in? if I need to sign in, tell me how to sign in. I have an account already with MS but apparently it doesn't work. MS is always pretty bad when it comes to explaining the fine print.

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                      • IntelliSense for Aurelia views

                        Aurelia is rapidly gaining traction as the second big SPA framework for the future, and it represents a very strong alternative to Angular 2 - and while Angular 2 seem to be stuck in perpetual development, Aurelia is here now, just as capable, and much nicer to work with.

                        Read more at http://aurelia.io

                        Visual Studio already provides IntelliSense support when editing Angular views, and I strongly believe it should do the same for Aurelia. This should at a minimum include full IntelliSense for the Aurelia binding syntax, and ideally also for property names defined on the corresponding view model.

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add the option to debug functions by themselves.

                          I often find myself writing small amounts of test code in the main() function to test if a specific function works properly or not. Instead of running the whole program, what if you could debug that specific function only ? You would provide the necessary function parameters and debug the function by itself.

                          Example function prototype:

                          string ProcessString(string str);

                          Instead of putting test code like this :

                          string testStr1;
                          string testStr2 = ProcessString( testStr1 );

                          in your main(), you would directly debug the ProcessString itself by giving the string parameter testStr1. In this example test code is 2 lines. No…

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                            0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              0 comments  ·  Windows Forms  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Please make icons for 5K on bootcamp for example scalable. En if it can be done: give us the complete set from 16 by 16 to 64 by 64.

                                Please make icons for 5K (on Apple bootcamp for example) scalable. En if it can be done: give us the complete set from 16 by 16 to 64 by 64 or even higher. And WELL organised, not like the support for VS 2012 and VS 2013... For use in VS 2015. I used VB6 and did scaling to 107% for some vital controls like tabstrip and mshflexgrid, and now it scales. But that is not the way we have to do that. Make a good product shine!

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                                  0 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Enabe colors in solution Folders.

                                  I have many folders in my solution but only mainly focus on a few at a time. It would be great to be able to select a color for each folder (and a reset all back to yellow option) so I can instanly see folders I'm currenty working with.

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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE and Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Console output from after build event no updated

                                    We are running an additional grunt build as a post-build event in a web application project. This grunt build process takes about 1 minute and writes to the console continuously. Unfortunately this output is not shown in the Visual Studio output window continuosly but only after the process has completed after 1 minute. It would be very helpful if the console output could be updated e.g. every 1 second.

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                                    • Microsoft Test Manager Themes

                                      Add themes for Microsoft Test Manager like Visual Studio IDE.

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                                      • Show keyboard shortcuts in tool windows next to the title

                                        Some tool windows I don't use so often and I tend to forget the shortcut to activate them. Most of the tool windows I have open have lots of space to the right of the title. Why not show the shortcut there?
                                        I really like the rest of Visual Studio 2015 - thank you
                                        Steffen

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                                        • Build multiple team projects in build.vnext

                                          in the old XAML build definitions, it is possible to target multiple team projects from your team collection in the Source Settings tab. When I look into the build definitions on build.vnext, on the repository tab, I cannot select or see other team projects that are available in the same team collection. I think this should also be available in the new build.vnext system.

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