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  1. Help Viewer 2.0 is missing a category filter

    Help Viewer 2.0 is missing a category filter (e.g. C#, C++, Windows SDK, etc.). Search and index results are cluttered by useless results the user is not looking for.

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      0 comments  ·  Help  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Create applications for other OS

      I wish to create applications - not only for windows -. Make with Visual Studio Mac applications, Linux Applications and Apps for iOS and dor Android. (with debugger)

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      • Run a mumble server on TF

        It can be helpful to have your own mumble server (murmur) for better team communication. Mumble is an open-source VoIP-programm. Is there a way to add this?

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        • Keyboard shortcut to Expand the shared steps while executing manual test cases in MTM 2012

          I use MTM 2012 regularly for test execution. Generally, the test cases that I execute have several shared steps in it. So, it is little painful to expand each and every shared step using mouse and also this eats up the time if the test case contains more shared steps.

          So, if a keyboard shortcut key is implemented to expand the individual shared steps while executing the tests will be really helpful.

          Thanks,

          Inthiyaz

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            2 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Better performance for data templates

            Would be great if data templates or visual tree compression or enhancements can be made when applying the data template.

            It would be good if when a data template is applied runtime optimisations can be made or compile time ones, so that visual tree is compressed and improved, to save on memory, rather than having to discourage developers to keep data templates simple.

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              0 comments  ·  Windows Presentation Foundation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • TFS Room in Visual Studio IDE

              Integrate the TFS Room feature which was available only in TFS Web Access to Visual Studio IDE.

              So that collaboration can happen without leaving the develoment environment.

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              • Enable VS 2013 MVC Scaffolders for all project types

                Enable the use of VS2013 MVC Scaffolder on project types different that web projects. It will be really usefull to have this scaffolding tool for other projects like library class project. With this we can easly automate code generation.

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                  0 comments  ·  Extension  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Exclude closed Test Cases from Requirement suites in Test Plans

                  When adding Requirement suites to a Test Plan, exclude closed test cases.

                  Right now, if I remove them from the Test Suite, they are also removed from the User Story.

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                    0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Provide documentation files on the product DVD.

                    Dear Visual Studio Team,

                    Since you are using only 1 GB of 4.7 GB on the VS 2012 Pro DVD, it would be very helpful if the DVD contained at least the largest of the downloadable documentation files. Downloading gigabytes of documentation with a 256 kbps DSL Internet connection, will take me DAYS. Here are some suggested inclusions...

                    * 320 MB - Visual Studio 2012 Fundamentals
                    * 838 MB - .NET Framework 4.5
                    * 617 MB - .NET Framework 4
                    * 8 MB - Visual Basic and Visual C#
                    * 59 MB - Visual C++
                    * 202 MB - ALM…

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                      2 comments  ·  Help  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • It would be great if you add a feature for COdedui framework to generate single UITestActionLog.html file for all the test methods too.

                      It would be great if you add a feature for COdedui framework to generate single UITestActionLog.html file for all the test methods apart from individual Html Files.

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                      • Make the My Work section available in Visual Studio 2013 Professional

                        The My Work Section has many useful features for a team to not be availabel in VS 2013 Professional, like Work in Progress, Suspend, Etc..

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                          0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Bring sampling based on CPU counters back to Visual Studio.

                          Currently it doesn't work on Windows 8 and above.

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                            0 comments  ·  Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make TFS build name selectable in Visual Studio

                            The build name needs to be selectable in the build page for a specific build in Visual Studio 2012. It is a quite common need to copy the build name for use in documentation.

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                            • Rest API - Ability to show work items associated with a GIT commit

                              Currently there is no way to get the work items associated with a GIT commit through the API.

                              The API for TFVC has this ability through the 'includeworkitems' query string parameter and this same extension point could be used on GIT commits to bring feature parity in this area.

                              This is available for Team Foundation Version Control through Changesets and should be made available for GIT.

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                              • Add ForceHTTPS to ScriptManager

                                For web applications that use the Microsoft CDN (EnableCDN=true) and are behind a Hardware Load Balancer (HLB) and the SSL cert is bound only to the HLB, the ScriptManager uses the protocol of the request coming to IIS. In this scenario, IIS only sees http coming from the HLB even though the HLB sees https coming from the client. Thus the client's https request of a page results in mixed mode content because the Microsoft CDN references for asp.net are rendered as http.

                                Please add a property to ScriptManager to ForceHTTPS which would allow applications running in this configuration to…

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                                  0 comments  ·  .NET  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make it possible to Drag & Drop a PBI/Bug from the Backlog Board to a Sprint

                                  In VSO it is currently only possible to assign PBIs/Bugs to a sprint using drag & drop from the Backlog-view.

                                  It should be possible to assign PBIs/Bugs to a sprint using drag & drop from the Backlog-Board-biew

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                                  • 9 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Provide a Visual Studio Express for ARM based tablets like Surface RT

                                      I was the proud owner of a Microsoft Surface RT and many times I had an Idea I had to first write it down and test it at home when I had my Surface RT with me in the train or in the plane.

                                      I think there is a big thing missing in the whole RT tablets Idea and that is an IDE to allow developers to develop application for their beloved tablet or phone.

                                      Let's have a Visual Studio Express version that can be deployed on Surface RT and the like and it can be restricted to developing Universal…

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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • specify msbuild args by configuration and project

                                        we currently build 3 configurations for each website: Dev, Uat, and Prod. Each of those sites needs different arguments so that we can package them for use with MsDeploy. specifically we have customized the build process such that the generated web deploy package also includes a script that contains the location of where it is to be deployed. There are other scenarios this applies to as well. In our distributed environment, it may require that a website, database changes, and a windows service all be deployed at the same time in order for a single application to work. As mentioned…

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                                        • Integrate App Insights technologies in a more holistic view of the monitored services

                                          Currently App Insights is primarily oriented to Devs, basically breaking one of the DevOps promises. While we need the current AppInsights experience for teams with a vertical focus, we still need a comprehensive view more focused on the Ops side of the fence. We have OpsManager and now OpInsights that are rapidly diverging or not converging on AppInsights feature set. Please change this choice, baclport AppInsights capabilities into OpsManager (maybe giving the AppInsights portal experience inside OpsManager) and add the events to OpInsights, again making it possibile to step back and forth. That would be a truly DevOps Experience. The…

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