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  1. Restore the functionality of Double-clicking a reference assembly in the "References" node of Solution Explorer

    Please restore the functionality of being able to double-click an assembly reference in the "References" node of the "Solution Explorer" window. I want to be able to do that and be taken to the "Object Browser" view of that assembly, just like it was in the days of Visual Studio 2013.

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      0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Visual studio 2015 Cordova Project to include staging and production configuration files

      I'm using Visual Studio 2015 Cordova to connect to Azure Mobile Services.
      Due to quality control, I setup "staging" and "production" Mobile Service, and I'd like VS2015 Cordova Project to support the staging/production url configuration setting, just like ASP.Net project, so that I don't have to hardcode Azure MS url and manually change it.

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        0 comments  ·  Multi-Device Hybrid Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • link columns between hierarchical backlogs

        At our company we use a sort of hierarchical backlog. The top level consists of a team that looks after many areas (scrum master and developers/testers), the second level consists of all the scrum team including the product owner and stake holders.

        We have split it up like this so that we can control the access to certain backlogs, so that a product owner and stakeholder can only input on their area. In general this is working well for us and all items get merged up into the main backlog.

        We like the idea of adding columns to kanban board…

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        • Add a Comment/Notes feature to Release Template steps

          I'd like to add more descriptive Step titles, i.e. instead of
          "Copy File or Folder" -> "[MyComponent]" -> "Delete File(s) or Folder" -> "Copy File or Folder"
          I want to see
          "Copy .publishsetting file to Temp location" -> "Deploy MyComponent" -> "Remove .publishsetting file from Temp" -> "Copy to Backup location"

          This could either be displayed near element title or as a floating tooltip (see attachment)

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            0 comments  ·  Release Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • On the backlog view, enable sort by heading, ascending and descending and creating a Userstory Board by sprint and by team in TFS 2013 updat

            When quering a sprint we need to sort all the sprints by heading,ascending and descending all the stories or tasks on a particular sprint.
            This is requested by our stakeholders which they can prioritize other than priority.

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            • Add a right-click menu option in "Solution Explorer" to show Reference in Object Browser

              Please add a right-click menu item for NuGet References in the "Solution Explorer". I want to be able to right-click any Reference(I guess they are called NuGet packages now?) and select "View Assembly/DLL/Reference/whatever" in Object Browser.

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                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add the ability to right-click any assembly in the Object Browser and select "Open Folder in File Explorer"

                Please add the ability to right-click any assembly in the "Object Browser" window and select "Open Folder in File Explorer" so that I can see the actual corresponding physical .DLL file in the "File Explorer".

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • SQL80001 and SQL46010

                  Copy and paste this into VS 2015 RC. I keep getting an error that is quite annoy and is a problem at "From" for some old reason. You might want to fix it since this is an error going on since VS 2010 from what I have read. I am trying to create it on 2014 SQL Server from VS

                  CREATE PROCEDURE [dbo].[ContactBulkUpdate]
                  @XMLData xml

                  AS
                  Create table #tempContact(
                  ID int not null,
                  FirstName varchar(50) not null,
                  LastName varchar(50) not null,
                  ContactNo varchar(50) not null
                  )

                  Insert into #tempContact (ID, FirstName, LastName, ContactNo)

                  Select
                  contact.query('ID').value('.','int') as ID,
                  contact.query('FirstName').value('.','varchar(50)') as FirstName, …

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Updated Storyboarding Add-in for VS2015

                    The storyboarding artifacts in VS2015 still have what looks to be primarily windows vista based UI elements...maybe an update to W10 is in order?

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                      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow searching for a string in tfvc history comments

                      In my TFVC codebase, hosted on VSO, I can search/filter the version history of a file or folder by user, or a range of changesets or dates. I want to search for a keyword or string in the comment, without having to show the entire history and doing a "find" on the webpage.

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                      • VSO build vnext: share build templates between projects

                        In the new VSO build system, allow users to share the builds template across projects inside the same projects collections (like build queue).

                        This will allow a build specialist to create custom template and reuse it for all projects.

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                        • Provide aggregation functions (COUNt, SUM, MAX, MIN, etc) in WIQL

                          Allow SQL-style aggregation functions to better understand TFS work item data/patterns

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                          • It'd be great to see all the builds. It seems that I can only view 5-10 of the historical builds.

                            It would be great if all the builds that ever were initiated displayed under the All Build Definitions. It seems that only 5-10 ever display no matter how far back you want to view historically. It helps trouble shoot if something gets checked in broken.

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                                0 comments  ·  IntelliTrace  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Extension Description

                                Please show the full extension description in the details panel.

                                Like so: http://edge.clients.bmbsqd.net/j/9ye0w.png

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                                  0 comments  ·  Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add Message to a Pull Request Commit

                                  To have a Better Traceablitiy in Git Projects we add the Workitem Numbers in Merge Commits too. In most Cases on each Commit there is a Task Number and the Merg Commits are User Sories or Feature numbers. If there is no Check in to this kind of WorkItem in Pull Requests this is not displayed.

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                                  • Open UserVoice in a separate tab when clicking feedback button.

                                    Wanted to give feedback on what I'm seeing on the portal.azure.com, but when I click on the feedback button UserVoice replaces the portal that I had just opened.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Using multiple Groups for Regular Expression

                                      Hi,

                                      I would like to post a new idea while using Regular Expressions in VSTS Ultimate Webtests.

                                      It would be great if we implement Groups option. Below is an example of a request body,

                                      ****************** Request body*************************

                                      [{"Planned":"00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000","name":"***","NameDet":{"name":"***","ID":"yyy","District":null,"Region":"zzz","RegionNumber":aaa,}]

                                      ***************End of request body*******************************************

                                      Its helpful if its possible to replace "***" with {{C_R_Details_g1}}, yyy with {{C_R_Details_g2}} , zzz with {{C_R_Details_g3}} and aaa with {{C_R_Details_g4}}.

                                      As of now Webtests support just one Group which is similar to Text Extraction.

                                      Attached is the Regular Expression am using in webtest.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add option for public comment in the ZenDesk service hooks in TFS Online

                                        Add option for public comment in the ZenDesk service hooks in TFS Online

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                                        • Show Code Analysis warnings in the scrollbar in VS2015

                                          Now that the Code Analysis warnings has moved into the general Error List window, it would be great if you had the option to show those errors in the scrollbar, just the way the compiler warnings are.

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