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  1. Add Q&A Similar to MSDN Forums or Stack Overflow for Teams To Azure DevOps

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/366480/add-qa-similar-to-msdn-forums-or-stack-overflow-fo.html
    I think it would be great if Azure DevOps had some kind of Q&A functionality where users could pose questions and receive answers. This way it would be possible to build up a searchable repository of questions and answers related to projects, which would be a great complement to the wiki.

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    • Share button across all pages

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      https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/366297/share-button-across-all-pages.html
      Many pages through vsts/Azure Devops are very useful to share. e.g. I've just created a bug and want to ping somebody with the link; I've created a PR and again I want to send to that to someone; updates to the release definition can be shared with a deeplink to the definition with the team.

      Throuhgout Azure DevOps, there is no consistent "Share" button where I can click it and have the link copied to my clipboard (or on mobile, have the OS…

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      • Change Project icon in new navigation

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        https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/366277/change-project-icon-in-new-navigation.html
        Please provide a way to change the project icon/Image in new Navigation.

        4 votes
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        • Allow adding comments/emojis when a reviewer approves pull request

          When a reviewer approves a PR, it shows up on the Overview timeline as "Approved by ABC". Sometimes getting an approval is so exciting that the person who created the PR would like to thank the other person or react in some other manner.

          Adding the capability to responding to that message in text or emojis in the Overview timeline will add a fun element.

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          • Support code change notifications on files (instead of just folders)

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            https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/366117/support-code-change-notifications-on-files-instead.html
            Currently, I can create notifications for myself when someone creates a PR that touches a folder in source control. I'd like to be able to filter these to touching a specific file, if possible.

            2 votes
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            • Add "Like" button in Discussion

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              https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/366089/add-like-button-in-discussion.html
              Adding a "Like" button in the Discussion area would give readers the ability to quickly acknowledge that a post was read/agreed to without having to type out a response until an update is necessary.

              8 votes
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              • Generate random profile background color based on a unique attribute other than name

                Right now the random profile background color looks like it is assigned based on hashing the name. Unfortunately we have many people in the company with the same name, so having the background color doesn't help with figuring out which person is the right one.

                I think it should be hashed based on the email address which is guaranteed to be unique.

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                • Make it so that no permissions are required to report a problem

                  I tried to report a problem with Visual Studio Team Services and was told I don't have the permissions to do so. It doesn't seem like you should be blocking feedback. I wonder how many others' voices have been silenced by some bizarre permissions issue.

                  There should be a way for everyone to submit a bug without any chance of it being blocked.

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                  • Dedicated Bulk SMTP Server | Cloud Email Server | Mass Mail Servers

                    Now its easy to high volume transactional or promotional emails. You can send now unlimited/millions of emails to your subscribers/email lists with smart tracking features using our cloud smtp servers.
                    https://www.cloudsmtpservers.com/dedicated-smtp-servers/

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                    • Teams Notification Rather Then Email

                      It would be really handy to get my VSTS notifications in Teams rather then email.

                      For example, if someone mentions me in a Work Item, notify ➡ me in Teams not email 😊

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                      • To create Developer or any team member's performance logs KPI

                        The VSTS has so much of information in terms of developer or any team member working on it. My idea is these days it is very difficult for any team member to give the details of task or achievement he has worked on month on month basis. My idea is to gather this information in VSTS as per personalised logged in developer or team member. Suppose I fix one issues end to end there can be provision in work item to assigned to my achievement based on objectives. Say for example I worked on 4 stories , 20 defects, made…

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                        • VSTS Marketplace: add a "favorite" or "bookmark" option

                          On the VSTS Marketplace (https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/) please add an ability to "favorite" or "bookmark" an extension.

                          There are lots of extensions that sound very useful, but I don't have time to install right now. It would be nice to be able to favorite these so I don't forget about them. Ideally this feature would be available both on the main VSTS page (https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/), and the individual page for an extension (example: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=ms-devlabs.RollUpBoard).

                          2 votes
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                          • Add open graph (OG) tags or other markup to allow apps such as Skype to create previews of tickets

                            Many sites support OG tags or Twitter card tags to allow messaging apps, etc. to create quick previews of content. Creating simple OG tags for each ticket would make sharing tickets much easier. For instance, at Skype, where I work, we often share short links to tickets. Being able to see the ticket's title (and other info such as who it's assigned to, status, priority, and so on) would be immensely useful!

                            3 votes
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                            • Can you also include a chat function for faster collaboration?

                              Can you also include a chat function for faster collaboration?

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                              • Inform developers of updates in hosted agent

                                Email us when there is update in the hosted image. For instance, C++ compiler updated to new version, Visual Studio updated, new SDK is installed, etc.

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                                • Because no in Italian Languages for few time for my work and hard studies all day

                                  Italian language an often any programs are difficult and their applications no correct, t would take simple programs and properly filter and order their functions, such as mail, photos, videos and folders but I do not exist with outlook I have problems because it does not correctly mismatch incoming mail and creates problems like photos. Time is short ...

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                                  • Language Convert Component

                                    For example, if you want to input your mother tongue into a text input

                                    component and press the convert switch so that you can translate it

                                    into a foreign language at a later time, you might want to have a

                                    component that can be translated into a foreign language and

                                    deployed immediately (use of a translator)

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                                    • Integrate Hangouts Chat

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                                      https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365928/integrate-hangouts-chat.html
                                      Add Hangouts Chat to the target of service hooks.

                                      10 votes
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                                      • Award Nomination and approval System

                                        This will boost team members to get motivated.

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                                        • INSTALL VISUAL STUDIO 2017 IN D DRIVE

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                                          https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365922/install-visual-studio-2017-in-d-drive.html
                                          VS installs gigs of data on C. Does MS not know what, "Install on drive D" means?

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