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  1. BUG: FindAppointmentsAsync does not return correct Details and DetailsKind property values for Appointments

    When iterating over appointments gotten by FindAppointmentsAsync the Details* properties have wrong/missing values. When getting the appointment via GetAppointmentAsync instead the Details* properties have the correct values.

    This is with SDK version UAP,Version=10.0.10586.0

    Code to reproduce (needs a calendar instance):

    var iteratingAppointments = await calendar.FindAppointmentsAsync(DateTimeOffset.Now, TimeSpan.FromDays(365));
    foreach (var wrongAppointment in iteratingAppointments)
    {
    Debug.WriteLine("Subject, DetailsKind, Details: {0}, {1}, {2}", wrongAppointment.Subject, wrongAppointment.DetailsKind, wrongAppointment.Details);

    var correctAppointment = await calendar.GetAppointmentAsync(wrongAppointment.LocalId);
    Debug.WriteLine("Subject, DetailsKind, Details: {0}, {1}, {2}", correctAppointment.Subject, correctAppointment.DetailsKind, correctAppointment.Details);
    }

    The output should always be the same, but it differs for appointments with Html Details, like this:

    Subject, DetailsKind, Details: Zinnowitz, PlainText,
    Subject, DetailsKind,…

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      3 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Offer the ability to sort the apps by any column

      Right now, the new DevCenter offers the ability to sort by apps by Included, Markets, Base-price and Last modified. It would be more useful to be able to sort by Reviews, Acquisitions, Crashes and Ratings.

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        0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Desktop app converter MakeAppx error.

        Hello. I'm trying to convert my "install.exe" Win32 App, but receiving this error:

        MakeAppx : error: Error info: error C00CE014: App manifest validation error: The app manifest must be valid as per schema: Line 22, Column 10, Note: The schema for OSMinVersion specified does not recognize XML fields with namespace "http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/uap/windows10/3". Please ensure that you have the correct OSMinVersion specified. Reason: "{http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/foundation/windows10}Extensions", "{http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/uap/windows10/3}Extension" .

        : {http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/foundation/windows10}ApplicationExtensionChoice.

        MakeAppx : error: Package creation failed.

        MakeAppx : error: 0x80080204 - The specified package format is not valid: The package manifest is not valid.

        How to…

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          1 comment  ·  Desktop Bridge ('Centennial')  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow to add standard file extensions like .YA to work on a file with editors like SPFLite.exe

          Use of special programs/apps as standard for certain file extensions should be supported. Actually it is not possible to specify a new file extension like .YA to be opened by the editor SPFLite

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            0 comments  ·  Consumer - use Windows Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Can not write to %LocalAppFolder% with converted application

            I have my app converted and running. As we are not allowed to write into the startuppath, I want to make a copy of the startuppath to the localappfolder for the user.

            The path is correctly:
            C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\MyAppName

            And I get no error when creating folders in that directory via the c# method Directory.CreateDirectory... in my app.

            However, when I open the folder manually afterwards via the explorer, the directories and files are not there??

            How to manage to create files and folders in the LocalAppData Folder of the user?

            Regards,
            Lars

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              0 comments  ·  Desktop Bridge ('Centennial')  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Expose ISerialDevice Interface

              In the Windows.Devices.SerialCommunication namespace, there is an `internal` interface named ISerialDevice. I can see it when I "go to definition" on SerialDevice. SerialDevice implements ISerialDevice.

              In order to break my code's dependency on actual hardware so I could automate my tests, I had to reinvent the wheel. By keeping this interface internal, I was forced to re-create the interface (mostly) and create a wrapper around SerialDevice that implemented it.

              That's a lot of code to write when the interface already exists. I'm sure making the interface public would save a number of developers a fair amount of effort and frustration.

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              • Remove links on documents/folders from Quick Access in File Explorer area programmatically

                After my application open office document programmatically in background, link to it appears in Quick Access Area in File Explorer. It's not good thing, because it's not needed to share this with users.
                In this case, we need functionality to remove item from that area programmatically.

                So, will be extra cool to have smth like RemoveItem(string "ItemName"); that will remove it from Quick Access in File Explorer.

                Thanks!

                p.s. I thought, that this is same as at:

                "https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/110705-universal-windows-platform/suggestions/7874598-api-access-for-quick-access-area-in-file-explorer";

                but there Clint Rutkas (Admin, Windows Developer) told to create a separate UserVoice request for this.

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                  2 comments  ·  Missing APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add SuppressMessage for CA2213 in generated x:Bind code for fields that have IDisposable

                  When you have compiled bindings (x:Bind) that have the interface IDisposable implemented or inherited the Roslyn System.Runtime.CSharp.Analyzers reports that the fields are not properly disposed of.
                  While this could be also a fix for Roslyn System.Runtime.CSharp.Analyzers, the generated Bindings are not the owner of the disposable fields and should just ignore the warnings.

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                    0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Enabling a custom provider in the "Realtime ETW tracing" page of Windows Device Portal shows no details other than the timestamp.

                      Enabling a custom provider in the "Realtime ETW tracing" page of Windows Device Portal shows no details other than the timestamp for each event.

                      I've been using PerfView and that works great and shows the event details (payload, keywords, level, etc.), so the events are being logged OK. I was just hoping to use the portal for realtime monitoring, but it doesn't appear to be working correctly.

                      Note the events from my provider are not using a manifest, just the Win32 "::EventWriteString" API. Not sure if this has any relevance.

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                        0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enhancement in RichEditBox

                        Right now, RichEditBox only supports input and output in RTF format. Please add few enhancements so it accepts HTML also or add a converter which may help developers.

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                          0 comments  ·  XAML/Controls APIs (UWP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Change image pixel color API

                          Add a method to change pixel color of any icon similar to API available in Android . In Android , we can do it easily using applyFilter method.

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                            0 comments  ·  XAML/Controls APIs (UWP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add dragging event for MapIcon.

                            I am working on Location based apps. I am using MapIcon to show user current location. Now I want to allow the user to drag that MapIcon but there is not an event to that. Please add this event.

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                              0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Shell Context Menus.

                              Please add Shell Context Menus API for UWP apps.
                              We need way to integration with Windows Explorer context menu.

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                                3 comments  ·  Missing APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Desktop App Converter Stuck waiting for installer process

                                I'm trying to get Office 2016 packaged so that I can use it w/ ICD as an appx. Right now powershell is hanging at "Waiting for installer process to complete inside Isolated Environment". I saw someone else had posted a similar problem and they didn't have the proper silent switch for their application. I can't seem to find any information online about what the silent switch is for Office 2016. Here is the specific log:

                                [2016-07-21T19:12:16] Log files can be found in C:\DesktopAppConverter\53073921-336a-400c-8283-cd7d90909456\logs
                                [2016-07-21T19:12:16] DesktopAppConverter Preview 0.1.21.release_2016-06-22_12-56_432f2be9ad0dc8a14d9c3ef71046fed103b77444
                                [2016-07-21T19:12:16] --------------------------------------------------

                                Checking Prerequisites

                                [2016-07-21T19:12:16] Checking Windows Version to ensure it meets minimum…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Desktop Bridge ('Centennial')  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Desktop converter doesn't include HKCU registry keys with the generated APPX

                                  I just verified that Desktop AppConverter seems to exclude with the conversion, any HKCU registry Keys which are present with the converted setup package.

                                  I am currently using AppConverter v0.1.22 and build 14388.

                                  Is this a bug or HKCU registry keys are not supported?

                                  Thanks!

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                                    0 comments  ·  Desktop Bridge ('Centennial')  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • PasswordBox does not add border around box like other textboxes when it has focus.

                                    When creating a login page, I found that when placing the focus in the user name field, the header and textbox added an additional box around the field to indicate focus.

                                    However; on the password box, the field focus does not occur.

                                    I think this needs to be consistent behavior.

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                                      1 comment  ·  XAML/Controls APIs (UWP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Enable Manipulation Events for WebView.

                                      Since WebView lacks support for Manipulation Events, it acts as a huge gesture eater which doesn't let its parent controls like ScrollViewer, FlipView to take control of gesture like scroll, swipe etc.
                                      It becomes impossible to use a WebView along with other XAML Elements in the same view.
                                      Manipulation events can help a lot in these situations.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Web Browser Control APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Are shutdown and reboot features still available in Windows Mobile Device Portal?

                                        I can't find them after I upgrade my phone to the newest system and I tried to use REST APIs to call the shutdown and restart features but failed either. Will these two features still available in the coming builds or they have already been removed by design?

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                                          0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Make it easier to set and get which item is in focus in a ListView

                                          If SelectionMode is None in a ListView it’s really hard to know which item that is in focus. I’m using FocusManager.GetFocusedElement but that just work when the list is in focus.

                                          Also, setting which item is in focus is hard as well. I’ve been able to work around this by enabling selection mode temporary, set selected item, and then disable selection mode.

                                          If there are some better way, please let me know :). The ways I found feels a bit clumsy. A simple property to set and get focused item would be appreciated.

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