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  1. About the Microsoft Test Manager login account

    For Microsoft Test Manager to modify the logged in user's operation, I don't know whether now on the same machine is allowed to modify user

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Make the merge changeset window non-modal

      If you ever want to merge more than one non-contiguous changeset, the worflow is:

      1) right click on the source branch
      2) select Branching and merging...merge
      3) select "selected changesets"
      4) select the target branch
      5) Click next
      6) Resize the REALLY small modal window so you can see anything
      7) find the changeset and click on it
      8) click finish
      9) check in

      Repeat for each changeset.

      I can't think of any reason why the changeset window couldn't be dockable and stay open. That would cut the workflow for the next changeset down to:

      Select changeset
      Finish
      Check in

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        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Very bad performance on Javascript Editor

        Hi support team,

        I installed the Visual Studio 2015 yesterday. The performance on Javascript Editor is very bad, It's lag, delay and ***** my visual studio. I usually see this message "javascript language processing in your background visual studio". Hope you can fix that.

        The performance on Javascript Editor on VS2013 is really good.

        Regards,
        Hai Vo

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          1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Reference another nodejs project as a local NPM module/dependency

          Lets say I have a node.js project that I am working on. While I'm working on that node.js project, I realize that I want to abstract a component into its own node package, or I want to develop a node package on its own to support the main project.

          I want to be able to add another project to the solution and reference it as an npm module, and also build the dependent project and add it to the node_modules folder of the main project when I debug/publish/build the main project.

          Its like referencing a sibling project in C# as…

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            0 comments  ·  Languages - Node.js  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • visual studio online app

            Please create mobile apps to allow product managers to view and edit visual studio online stories and tasks on the board and backlog from their mobile device.

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              1 comment  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add scroll wheel support in the Android emulator

              Add support for scrolling with the mouse wheel in the Android emu for activities

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                0 comments  ·  VS Emulator for Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Simplify finding within a folder

                I would like to click on a folder in Solution Explorer, hold down Ctrl+Shift+F, and have that folder populated in the "Look In" field.

                Currently to search within a folder the approach is (assuming you can't remember the complete path):

                1. Click the ... next to "Look In"
                2. Double-click many times to navigate all the way through from the root of the drive to the folder
                3. Click the > button
                4. Click OK

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Visuallize the "Fonts and Colors option"

                  There are hundreds of colors for each kind of items, only a few words describe each item, I can't understand some item. it's different to find the actual item that I want to change the color of. Please provide a visualization for the editor of the colors of the items.

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Bring back Product Key licensing for Visual Studio

                    With the release of Visual Studio 2015, I no longer have access to Visual Studio 2015 Product Keys as I did with earlier releases of Visual Studio which makes managing the instances of Visual Studio on my development machines very troublesome. If I have an entire development server farm set up, I have to go in and log into each one of my machines individually to re-activate these licenses. Minimally, at least being able to manage licenses through a KMS Server would at least alleviate this licensing problem of having to constantly reactive with my Windows Live ID every 30…

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                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • I need to test plans to disappear when I mark them a inactive

                      In MTM 2010 as soon as I marked a test plan inactive it was no longer seen in the Testing Center. This allowed test plans that were active to be seen and provided a clean view. In MTM 2013 they keep stacking up and finding the active plan is difficult unless you know it by title.

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                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • typescript code snippets

                        Enable code snippets in TypeScript.

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                            0 comments  ·  Project  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • better support loading multiple versions of the same assembly

                            In my production environment, our servers currently load 645 assemblies many times containing multiple versions of the same assembly. For the most part, our custom assembly resolver seems to work when we hook up to the resolver event. However, we recently migrated over to storing our assemblies in Subversion under a flat folder structure by version number to help manage our deployments. This exposed a new problem with the .NET Framework assembly resolver because if the filename of the assembly in Visual Studio reference includes the version number, the file on disk can no longer be resolved without also changing…

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                              0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • allow serialization assembly to be embedded at build time

                              We use serialization to load objects dynamically at runtime. Because we also support many different versions of the same DLL loaded into memory at the same time, we have over 500 DLLs containing objects that get deserialized. If we were to build a separate DLL for serialization, we'd double our DLL file storage/management. I understand our situation is a bit unique, but also avoiding compiling those serialization DLLs at runtime could help speed up our startup times (I know that they get reused once created but our windows service also calls the same executable over and over which re-creates the…

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                                0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add filtering options to multiple integrations such as 'message does not contain string' for Team Room messages to Slack

                                Currently, any message posted to a Team Room would get kicked over to Slack and while you have a filter that would allow it filter down to messages that contain a certain string that's pretty much the opposite of what I need. I have another integration posting to the room and it will always start with specific text, so I would like to filter those messages out of the integration.

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                                • Hi, if I alias a namespace such as intf=mycode.interfaces.common then it would be good if the references from the generated implementation u

                                  Hi, if I alias a namespace such as intf=mycode.interfaces.common then it would be good if the references from the generated code implementation used the shorthand reference instead of the fully qualified namespace. ie.

                                  Imports intf=mycode.interfaces.common
                                  Public Class SampleClass
                                  Implements Intf.SomeInterface

                                  Public Function SomeMethod(SomeVar as object) as object implements intf.SomeMethod

                                  Makes reviewing code much easier, and it's also pretty familair within the SQL world where we alias tables etc.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Enable Page Inspector in Visual Studio 2015

                                    Visual Studio 2013 has the Page Inspector feature, which is really useful in debugging the 'look' of an app. Please enable this feature in Visual Studio 2015.

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                                    • Bring Back MSSCCI support for Access 2013

                                      We currently use Access for development and have many Access databases doing a large part of our work. We use SQL for the data tables and Access as the UI for the user. We are able to manage the versioning with TFS for compliance with our operating procedures. By taking away the MSSCCI support and eliminating the add in for TFS we are forced to find other alternatives for maintaining our versioning.

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                                      • Allow conditional breakpoints to use PerfTip information

                                        With the release of Visual Studio 2015 and the PerfTip feature, I would like to be able to use conditional breakpoints and information from PerfTip to better target performance issues.

                                        Using the the estimated duration from the PerTip result could allow conditional breakpoint for instances that are over a certain threshold during development instead of having to rely on doing a separate "Performance and Diagnostics Hub" analysis.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add support for x64 applications to the WPF designer.

                                          Hi,

                                          One of my biggest annoyances in VS is the inability to use the WPF designer on x64-only applications.
                                          Usually this can be solved by selecting "Any CPU" as the architecture, but in my case (which I'm sure many other developers face as well), I need to use an x64-only DLL, and this forces the whole project to be x64, thus rendering me unable to use the designer.

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