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  1. Isolated Storage

    Can We Have shared Isolate File so that all the application in the device can share the Global Data.Instead of keeping the same data in each isolated storage file for each app.This Feature may reduce replication of data.

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      2 comments  ·  Structured Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Read documents from subfolders inside documents folder. (Office Hub)

      Windows phone cannot read any docs from a subfolder even it is placed in documents folder. Making the phone category crowded and clutterred and listing very long.

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        0 comments  ·  Structured Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow to set a value to IsDbGenerated fields

        SQLCE for WP7 should allow us to assign explicitely a value to Identity fields marked as IsDbGenerated fields. Currently SQL Server allows it throw this command. SET IDENTITY_INSERT dbo.TableName ON

        It would be great SQLCE for WP7 allows us to set this option using attributes of the Table/Class. In fact other multiplatform databases that work for WP7 as Siaqodb include this and even other features SQLCE for WP7 still not.

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          1 comment  ·  Structured Data  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Dialing security codes from third party apps

          Please allow us to dial security code from third party apps. To make it safe, you can notify the user if the application uses security code at the time of installation.

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          • A serach in messageswould be a good feature, currently if I want to get a message from the messages only option is go through sequentially

            currently there is no proper way to search my messages, would be great if we can get API / feature which can help to search my messages by text/keyword/user

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