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  1. Color Categories in TFS Work Items

    When I am viewing output of a TFS Query, I should be able to mark color of Work Item according to their Risk (Green, Yellow, Red and any more) , so that I will be able to find which one are Green and which needs attention in Red and Yellow. This is not derived from any column value.

    We have a feature Color Category in Outlook, and which is helpful for e-mails, I think same can be provided in TFS also, that will be really helpful.

    http://office.microsoft.com/en-in/outlook-help/create-and-assign-color-categories-HA010217901.aspx

    I need to maintain separate Excel for this purpose as of now.

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    • allow next .NET Framework over third platforms (desktop & Mobile)

      Hi.
      My suggest is:
      allow next .NET Framework over third platforms (desktop & Mobile)

      ie set the. NET Framework as JAVA VM.

      Best.

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        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • I suggest to introduce the functionality to disable the automatic image capturing in case of any error in CodedUi Tests.

        I found when a coded ui test fails, it captures the screenshot automatically in the bin folder consuming lots and lots of memory and space. Also I found
        "CodedUITestMethodInvoker.Instance.InvokeMethod<object>((Func<object>) (() => this.GetPropertyPrivate(propertyName)), this, true, false);"
        of UITestControl class captures screenshot on every exception. There should be some flag or functionality to disable this default behavior.

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          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support <LISTITEM value="[project]\<TheCurrentTeam>" /> in TFS work Item AssignedTo Field Allowed Values

          It is possible to currently customize work item template so that it filters AssignedTo field list of users to a given team (<LISTITEM value="[project]\Team1" />) or to a security group (<LISTITEM value="[project]\Contributors" />). But when you have multiple teams defined in a team project the only sensible way to filter is using <LISTITEM value="[project]\Contributors" /> because if a "[Project]\Team1" is used, in Team2 it is only possible to assign work items to members of Team1 (and that is not the desired outcome).

          I believe if there is a way for us to define" [Project]\<TheCurrentTeam>" in LISTITEM of the ALLOWEDVALUES of…

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          • Stop the rapid release cycle of Visual Studio - improve existing versions

            Every year now it seems there is a new version of VS, I am still getting my head around VS2012 but that already seems to be forgotten about and today I see VS2014 CTP!?

            As a developer using VS everyday I would much rather see VS improved rather than having a to buy a new version each year to get feature X - this strategy is pushing me the other way consider another IDE which will be continuously improved.

            Please care for your existing customer base or they will leave.

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              0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                17 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Enable usage of Azure MSDN Hours to Purchase Additional Build Units on VS Online

                It would be great to use some of our Azure MSDN Benefit hours to purchase additional build units rather than having to remove the spending limits on Azure. 60 minutes of build time per month seems a bit limiting to users who have an MSDN Premium/Ultimate account.

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                  2 comments  ·  MSDN  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add the ability to check-in a shelveset

                  I'd like to request the ability to check-in a shelveset using the IDE.

                  For example, when viewing the shelveset details, the Actions menu should have a "Check-in" menu item.

                  It's behavior should be similar to using the "tf.exe checkin" command.

                  Thank you.

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                  • enable TFS email alerts triggerd by a change in a work item's Discussion (in History)

                    Right now you can configure fairly interesting email alerts in TFS. One thing we can't figure out how to do is to get an alert when someone "adds to the discussion". We don't want an email alert for just any change. We want an alert, for example, to the entire team when someone only changes the Discussion within the History control.

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                    • I'd like have rules for work item lynks

                      I'd like have rules for work item lynks. I supose that idea is clair.
                      I want to have rules for lynks between work item like i have with fields or tansitions.

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                      • Support special processing for carriage return–linefeed in MFC when using CFile::typeUnicode

                        If the MFC class CStdioFile is used, text mode (CFile::typeText) provides special processing for carriage return–linefeed pairs. When you write a newline character (0x0A) to a text-mode CStdioFile object, the byte pair (0x0D, 0x0A) is sent to the file. When you read, the byte pair (0x0D, 0x0A) is translated to a single 0x0A byte.

                        But this support is lacking when using the Unicode text support by means of CFile::typeUnicode!

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                          0 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Create our own folders in Dashboard Overview

                          Just like you have My Favourites etc in the Dashboard overview it would be very useful for us to create our own folders e.g. so we can group dashboards by customer or by Server Environment etc

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                            0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add the ability to add comments to a code review within the code editor

                            I would like to have the ability to add comments to a code review using the code editor.

                            In this way, I don't have to switch back and forth between the default viewer (side-by-side file diff) and the code editor.

                            For example, I have ReSharper installed and its visual studio extension displays items on the code editor that are not available in the side-by-side file differencing view which is displayed by default.

                            And so if I am adding comments related to ReSharper, I have to switch back and forth for example.

                            I would rather use my default comparison tool (Beyond…

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                              0 comments  ·  Editor  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow collapsed iteration view on TFS 2013 TWA.

                              When viewing a particular project iteration on the TWA Administration's Iteration tab all iterations are automatically expanded. Allow or start the iterations as fully collapsed, or allow us to set what node should be expanded.

                              We have multiple projects in this tab and constantly closing extra iteration's sucks.

                              Below is how for a project we see all the avilable iteration expanded when we look at the iteration tab. I would like these all closed, or, optionally, set different ones open by team.

                              > iOS
                              > Release 1
                              > Iteration 1
                              > Iteration 2
                              > ...
                              > ...
                              > Android
                              >…

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                                0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow SqlConnection.Open to be canceled before the timeout

                                There is no way to terminate a SqlConnection if it is opening while an end user hits the cancel button. There should be a Cancel method or (better) Open should take a CancellationToken.

                                Compare the way SqlCommand.Cancel works.

                                Currently the only workaround is to abandon the connections on background threads till the timeouts are reached.

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                                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Show 'what changed' in the call stack between hitting to break points.

                                  When debugging and going from break point to break point it is sometimes unclear whether you are in the same call stack, or whether you've exited and reentered a part of the call stack.
                                  It would be nice if the call stack window would show which functions on the stack were reentered since the last break.

                                  Also if a function higher up on the call stack did not change it would be nice to know if it calls from a different line number (or a different iteration of a loop)

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                                    0 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Update Task Board in Real-time

                                    It would be great if the requirements/task board updated in real-time to reflect changes made by other team members (SignalR maybe?).
                                    Currently you need to refresh manually every now and then, losing the viewing state in the process (e.g. scroll position and expanded/collapsed requirements).

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                                    • Create a 'DisableDefaultMouseOverEffect' Property for WPF Buttons

                                      Search Google or Bing for: "WPF Disable Default Button Mouseover Effect" and there hundreds of posts about how to disable the default mouse over effect.

                                      Everyone of the answers involve creating custom templates, overriding styles and lots of work, to do what should be optional.

                                      Collectively I would bet the WPF developers have wasted over 100,000 hours on this problem alone.

                                      I do not prefer WPF, but if I have to use it, please make it a productive experience.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • TypeScript support for Application Insights

                                        Please release some (maybe the one that your developers are already using ;)) official TypeScript Definition files to enable type script developers to use the JavaScript API of Application Insights.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Datetimes in Diagnostics - Search should be in users time zone

                                          When i look at logs, i dont want to think about time zones.

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