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  1. APPHUB で審査中のアプリの申請取り消しができるようにして欲しい。

    アプリ申請後にアプリの不具合を発見してしまうケースが(よく)あります。

    不具合によっては、審査結果が出たとたん再申請をする場合もありますので、早めに気づいた場合に申請取り消しができれば、開発者も助かりますし、審査側も無駄な審査に時間を費やす必要がなくなります。

    是非、審査中にも申請取り消しができるようにしてください。

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      0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support custom Direct Manipulation implementations in Windows Store Apps

      Currently the only way to take advantage of the direct manipulation in a XAML Windows store app is by using a ScrollViewer. However that isn't always appropriate. For example if one wanted to implemented a fixed columns Excel type functionality where the cells of the first column should not scroll horizontally but the cells should participate in the vertical smooth scrolling and where cells in the first row (and header) should scroll horizontally but not vertically. There really isn't a way to prevent some of those from scrolling since the ScrollViewer's Direct Manipulation implementation will animate/offset the rendering in the…

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        1 comment  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Deploy while debugging/deployment should unlock the screen

        When developing with the phone connected via USB, having the screen lock itself is very annoying, and makes app deployment fail.

        Some WP7 phone (not the AT&T Samsung Focus) have a "never" screen timeout. However this is for battery and powered scenarios, and you don't want to be manually switching it back and forth all the time. Some of us are stuck with a phone that locks itself all the time. The screen lock also interrupts or prevents app deployment. This makes Visual Studio fail to start the debugging session.

        An app deployment should unlock the screen and reset the…

        43 votes
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          6 comments  ·  SDK - Tools + Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Ability to force speaker on Phone (or other devices) when headphones are plugged in

          When using FM radio, i have my headphones plugged in. If i have access to the FM radio APIs, i need the ability in my app to force audio to go through the speakers, not the headphones.

          I believe this should be a user based permission API in case the user doesn't want me to have this ability.

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            6 comments  ·  Missing APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Support for OpacityMask in WinRT

            I understand that the OpacityMask was removed for UI performance reasons, but just because it may be over utilized by some doesnt mean it should be dropped all together.

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              1 comment  ·  XAML/Controls/Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Desktops cpu/GPU and other temperature on device portal

              Should show temperature data on device portal.

              42 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • [BUG] CurrentCulture should reflect the regional format defined by the user

                Before UWP, CurrentCulture reflected the Regional Settings format and CurrentUICulture reflected the Display Language. That behavior is good but has changed in UWP (both now reflect the same thing: Display Language), making it unecessarely hard for developers to correctly respect the user's preference when displaying dates and numbers.

                This behavior should be fixed or a new property should be made available in the SDK to enable us to get the user defined settings for regional format. We shouln't have to relly on workaround like this one: https://www.pedrolamas.com/2015/11/02/cultureinfo-changes-in-uwp/

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                  2 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ability to control FM radio via APIs like we did in Silverlight for Windows Phone

                  With Silverlight in Windows Phone, i had the ability to use FM radio APIs. In UWP, I cannot use these APIs as they weren't brought over. I would greatly apperciate if these APIs could be added to UWP.

                  https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/ff769541(v=vs.105).aspx#BKMK_FMRadioAPI

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                    2 comments  ·  Missing APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Fix Altitude Bug in GeoCoordinateWatcher and Geolocator when using in WP8

                    Fix Altitude Bug in GeoCoordinateWatcher and Geolocator when using in WP8. On my lumia 520 (WP8) i get jumping values of altitude, even outdor with a strong and good GPS-signal. The altitude jumps from 27m to 200m up and down, 200m is the right value. The values from GPS-accuracy are top. This occurs In both classes on WP8. I always use the DisiredAccuray = high! I have read, that another user have the same problem with WP8-Phone, like HTC. All GPS-App in the store have the same problem with the jumping altitude.
                    But i found a solution. If you take…

                    41 votes
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                    • We need a classic TabControl for Desktop applications

                      For a classic desktop application, we need a TabControl. Currently you can use the Pivot or there are 3rd-party vendors providing a TabControl. But as this is such a central control, it should be part of the platform.
                      If you build it, it would be great if you could add configurable close-functionality to the tab-header that is bindable to a ViewModel.

                      I’ve spent some hours to build a small MVVM/UWP/Pivot Prototype that does the typical stuff we do today in WPF with TabControl. And I was impressed how far I got. Sample is here:
                      https://github.com/thomasclaudiushuber/Uwp-Tab-Control-Spike

                      Big asks are asks are …

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                        4 comments  ·  XAML/Controls/Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • NFC / FeliCa 対応

                        説明不要と思いますが、ユーザーの実利やライバルモバイルOSとの競争を考えれば不可欠と思います。

                        また、端末メーカーの独自実装ではなく、公式APIとしてアプリ開発者が柔軟に使用できる環境により、今ある利用方法を超えた新しい応用例を生み出してくれると思います。

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                        • Animated Vector Graphics support in the Visual Layer / XAML

                          Add support for Animated Vector Graphics in the Visual Layer/ XAML to enable smooth animations, scaling, and integration with effects.

                          39 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  XAML/Controls/Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • [UWP] Capture WebView http request

                            Need capture all the http request or resource request, such as : http request in js, css, image resouces file…
                            http request includes get or post request(url and body)

                            While android and ios can do it. UWP need it.

                            Thanks,
                            Jimmy (win10app@outlook.com)

                            39 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Web Browser Control APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Universal Apps drag & drop - remove read-only attribute

                              Please add a "Windows 10 Apps" category to this UserVoice.

                              When drag/dropping files/folders onto Universal Apps, the read-only attribute is set, making it impossible to edit those files/folders. There should be a way, e.g. through manifest, to allow this kind of interaction.

                              After all, drag/drop is a conscious user interaction (like a picker) and does not happen without their knowledge.

                              39 votes
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                                8 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Make it possible in WebView to accept invalid certificate for HTTPS website.

                                There is currently no way, how to display in WebView HTTPS web page with invalid certificate, even with user specific opt-in.
                                It's possible to specify in HttpClient types of invalid certificates to accept, same opt-in should ideally work in WebView as well.

                                38 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Web Browser Control APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add a Toolbar to UWP

                                  In UWP we have a CommandBar, but it seems it's not easy to use to build a classic toolbar for a desktop application. A toolbar stacks items from left-to-right, and it would be great to have such a toolbar in UWP like we have it today in WPF and several other desktop programming models

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                                    1 comment  ·  XAML/Controls/Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allows 1080x1920 pixel screenshots to be uploaded to Dev Center

                                    When uploading screenshots, we are given the choice to upload one of the these sizes: 768 x 1280, 720 x 1280, or 480 x 800 pixels

                                    I would like to recommend adding the ability to upload screenshots in 1080x1920 pixel size. Lumia 1520 takes screenshots in 1080x1920 size and having to resize 8 screenshots across multiple languages is not how a developer should spend time. 1080x1920 is the same aspect ratio as 720x1280 so it should be easily down scalable.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Dev Center + Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • WebView: Expose DOM as C#/.NET API

                                      It's great to introduce an Edge Browser into a UWP application via the WebView. It would be especially powerful and useful to be able to access the DOM that is in the currently loaded page of the WebView control and have full control over querying it and even modifying it if necessary.

                                      There have been many DOM APIs created in MSFT's history, so it's now time to build another one. :)

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                                      • Vector Tiles, App List icons, and App Bar icons

                                        It would be nice to see Windows Phone move to optional vector based icons instead of static bitmaps.

                                        This would allow the application bar (or appbar) to resize if say HD screens were added.

                                        Ideally, users would only need 2 icons for the marketplace: 'Tile' (contains the application name), and 'List' (just the icon for the app list). Appbars could be created at 48x48 and resized as needed.

                                        I know this is a pain on developers that are not designers or have designers, but an option would be nice time saver for the future. Currently I know of developers creating…

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                                          3 comments  ·  Live Tiles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Thanks for this suggestion! We totally understand that there’s a ton of icons at various sizes that you have to create when building a new app. In the future, we will look at how we can improve this experience (vector images would likely be the solution).

                                          In the meantime, here’s two great resources that help generate all the various scale factor images…

                                          - Photoshop actions (for full control): http://blogs.msdn.com/b/madenwal/archive/2015/11/24/photoshop-templates-amp-actions-for-generating-image-assets-for-windows-10-uwp-applications.aspx - Visual Studio extension (fastest option): https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/09611e90-f3e8-44b7-9c83-18dba8275bb2?SRC=VSIDE

                                          Thanks!
                                          Andrew – Windows Notifications

                                        • CameraCaptureTask

                                          Add a boolean to CameraCaptureTask to indicate whether you want it to save the picture taken to be saved to the camera roll.

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                                            2 comments  ·  Camera/Video/Microphone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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