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  1. make friendly machine names in the eventlog on testcontroller

    It would make a lot easier if the events in the eventlog could show the friendly name of the machine and environment instead of some machine number(e.g. vstfs:///LabManagement/TestMachine/26138 ). I can go to the database to find the actual machine but it takes time.
    An event like this:
    (QTController.exe, PID 9504, Thread 63) AgentManager: Agent vstfs:///LabManagement/TestMachine/26138 is not Online. Skipping in delete operation : Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.Exceptions.EqtException: The agent was able to reach controller but the controller was not able to connect back to the agent. Make sure that the firewall on the test agent machine is not blocking the connection.
    at…

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      0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Create a new JavaScript (SPA capable) SSRS viewer control

      It would be great to have a new SPA capable (selfishly, Angular) JavaScript SSRS viewer. The current viewer doesn't provide the level of flexibility across devices or touch centricity.

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        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Reverse link items to team room discussions

        Currently, one can link to a workitem, changeset, or build by entering # and the id. It would be nice if one could follow a back link from those items to discussions referring to them in the team room.

        Scenario
        Product Owner introduces new Product Backlog Items. Team discusses with Backlog owner in Team Room, referencing the items throughout.

        Days down the road, Dev A realizes that some things discussed were never added to the work item. To easily find discussions about them, links in the work items can be followed to sections of the discussion (perhaps by day or…

        10 votes
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        • Support git.exe in custom build template in Visual Studio Online

          I use a custom task that leverages git.exe to commit build artifacts to a deployment channel. However, Team Foundation Service, while accepting git repositories, does not appear to make git.exe available to custom tasks. Can this be changed?

          7 votes
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          • Add another abstraction level beneath an application

            As a DevOp I not only want to see the applications overall indicators, but I also want to see it on a machine level. So if I see in the application that some of the requests are failing (e.g throwing an exception), I can go one level deeper and would see that it is one certain server that produces these errors.

            11 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • HJS extension bug

              fix this bug: every time i open VS 2013 I have to TOOLS->Options->Text Editor->File Extensions <re add the extension hjs associated to HTML Editor>

              VS doesn't know about HJS extension (Hogan.js), and it doesn't save the mapping

              4 votes
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              • TFS API for Windows Phone 7/8

                I would like to see TFS API for both WP7 and WP8. Things I would like to see in that API:
                - Recent projects & Teams (I should be able to add new project, browse them and display all of them within my server)
                - Users (I should be able to see all users that are connected with my projects on my server, I should be able to add a new one, edite them or delete them, also I should be able to see basic informations about selected user: email, first name and last name and his licence: if I…

                6 votes
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                • Inline assignment inside while statement

                  I think VB developers miss the inline assignment inside while clause feature, which is already exist in c#
                  its great if we can find the equivalent for this in VB

                  while ((bytesRead = stream.Read(buffer, 0, buffer.Length)) > 0)
                  {
                  // Use the data you've read
                  }

                  'll be

                  While (bytesRead = stream.Read(buffer, 0, buffer.Length)) > 0
                  ' Use the data you've read
                  End While

                  i know the VB uses = as equality operator inside while, but while VB uses the same operator for assignment, perhaps we can find a proper solution for this

                  4 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Languages - Visual Basic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • C++ Edit and Continue in the new debug engine

                    New data viewing enhancements in the debugger introduced in Visual C++ 2012 are great but they do not work while Edit and Continue is turned on for native code. This is a problem, Edit and Continue is a feature used by many developers. Just look here: http://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio/suggestions/2037667-x64-edit-and-continue . You even disabled EaC for native code by default to make the enhanced visualizers on by default so it has to be turned on manually. This is a big regression, it should be fixed.

                    49 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow WebView <video> tag to go "Fullscreen"

                      Currently (as of 8.1) when there is an embedded video in a WebView and the user presses the fullscreen button the video expands to only the extents of the WebView; which isn't fullscreen if the WebView is surrounded by other controls.

                      There should be a property on the WebView that controls the fullscreen behavior such that it is possible to fill the entire viewable area of the display with the video and its controls.

                      16 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Windows 8 Apps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Microsoft Test Manager - Provide option to export all test cases to Microsoft Excel from Test Suite with User applicable columns

                        Let say I create a Test Suite with 500 Test Cases & I have assigned them to multiple testers.
                        So I need option to export all these Test Cases from test suites into excel file so that I can calculate individual assignment in terms of execution time also in terms of other factor.
                        Also, after doing some changes like configuration / Tester,etc , it should allow me to publish it back

                        4 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow font change for multiple rows in Test Manager

                          Please add an enhancement that allows you to select the entire manual script (all rows) or by specific row selection and then modify the text format, Font, color, etc. It is ridiculous you have to click in each cell individually to change the format.

                          8 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Enable Edit and Continue for Win RT

                            Enable Edit and Continue for Windows Store/Win RT apps. Would also be great for Windows Phone apps, and since they should be moving to Win RT runtime eventually this feature should work for both ?

                            2 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Debugger  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Bring Back the Visual Studio Development Server in 2013

                              The Visual Studio Development Server was removed from Visual Studio 2013. This made it possible to have zero setup for my developers directly out of the source repository. That is not possible with IIS Express only setting. I have refused to upgrade our enterprise to Visual Studio 2013 because of this omission.

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Have resources ResXFileCodeGenerator generate partial class.

                                The ResXFileCodeGenerator tool for Resource files generates classes that are difficult to extend / augment as needed. Please give the code generator emit classes as partial to allow customisation / extension.

                                9 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Show percentage during building

                                  It would be good if we show the build percentage during building a solution. We will not be knowing how much is pending....

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                                    0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add a Filter attribute for extension methods using interface as type only applicable for certain instances

                                    Add a Filter like attribute for extension methods using interface as type only applicable for certain instances, which are dervied from the interface,
                                    For example if i had derived a many instance from a interface, then i am return the interface alone for each instance like abstract factory,

                                    Then there is a need to write some method for particular instance so i have to write a Extension method for the interface type, now this method is available and visible for the instances which are implemented that, if there any filter attribute to specify the extension method based on interface applicable…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Languages - C#  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Create 1 Visual Studio Express edition

                                      At work I use VS Ultimate edition which has everything in one installed version of VS. But when I get home I work with the express editions. Right now I have 3 installed for 2013 just to do my side projects. It would be nice if there was only 1 edition. And it would make portable class library work easier.

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • get the design team fired! ugliest interface ever! we get headaches every day working on what a useless icons, color and window arrangement!

                                        get the design team fired! ugliest interface ever! we get headaches every day working on what a useless icons, color and window arrangement

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                                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Coded UI suport for SAP as SAp is where most of the tests are automated and people are ready to invest in automaiton

                                          Enterprise applications like SAP and AX are long term investments and IT managers are spending their money for automaton as the ROI is good and that's where MS VS also should focus their energy to make Coded UI as the preferred automation tool and win against competition like QTP and Renorex

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