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  1. Please support acl of user right permissions of file.

    I customize my app after converted wpf app. So I tested Launcher.LaunchUriForResultsAsync method for Microsoft.Windows.Photos. This codes was success on Build 14342.
    But on build 14352, this code occurs error. Error is follow.
    result.Status=Success
    result.Result["Status"]="ERROR"
    result.Result["ErrorMessage"]="Deny change permission of a file"
    result.Result["ErrorCode"]="-2003292273"

    I can't understood this error. I tried to add "Capability name=picturesLibrary", but occurs same error.

    my code follow.
    var source = await StorageFile.GetFileFromPathAsync(dialog.FileName);
    var filename = System.IO.Path.Combine(Environment.GetFolderPath(Environment.SpecialFolder.MyPictures), "Cropped.jpg");
    using (var outfile = File.Create(filename))
    {
    outfile.Close();
    }
    var dest = await StorageFile.GetFileFromPathAsync(filename);
    int width = int.Parse(txtWidth.Text);
    int height = int.Parse(txtHeight.Text);
    LaunchUriResult result = await this.CropImageAsync(source, dest, width, height);
    if…

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      0 comments  ·  Desktop Bridge ('Centennial')  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • create a tesco clubcard app

      tesco club card app shows you points and you have you clubcard bar code avaible on your phone to scan at checkout

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      • Add Animation features in Map API

        Does Windows 10 plan to add path animations in the map. As I am lead Windows developer for Ola cab service company in India and I am currently implementing custom Path animation of cabs real time movement on map. But since there is no optimized way to do so hence i have to update pushpin location in every frame. So would be great if Microsoft things in this way also.

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          0 comments  ·  XAML/Controls APIs (UWP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          • Email attachments can access one drive/ skydrive

            Currently when sending a email using WP8, You can only attach a photo. The software NEEDS access to sky / one drive or a option so you can send files you have stored on there. (common sense)

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            • WindowStartupLocation

              After changing to fullscreen and back, the position of the window is wrong and not to influence, right?
              Please create a possibility.

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              • can not add pivot Template copy to edit in 14336

                As the title you see,I can edit the pivotitem control,but when I want to edit the pivot template , the vs give me a message said that "Copy Template failed"

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                  0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • SharePictureTask

                  I love being able to share short text messages quickly by ShareStatusTask.

                  I want to be able to do the same thing with pictures - i.e. I want to be able to add a picture to the media library and then start the SharePictureTask to let the user see and share it from the Pictures Hub

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                    0 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • show used data volume

                    Show used volume, so you can see how much MB of your inclusive volume is already used.

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                    • Allow us to create xaml (ex. music control) to action cenger

                      if we can't use xaml for Live Tiles and then allow us to create xaml in action center, ok.

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                      • Open it up

                        Open the damn thing up. Less than 5% market share and the platform is more locked up than my wife's vagina. Had a great idea for an app and after 10 seconds of research I found it was impossible to do with WP7.

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                          • Allow expired accounts to be restored

                            My original account expired and I was forced to create a new account when I decided to enroll again. However, since the original account is tied to my Microsoft Id (which is used everywhere else!) it is now a pain to log into Dev Center. In fact, how does one do it? When I navigate here I am connected via the expired account. But logging out and back in is no good since I am not asked which account I want to use.

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                            • Use NFC to pay with Wallet app!!!

                              Allow NFC capable Windows Phones to pay from the Wallet app using NFC at locations where card readers support it. Google wallet has been able to do this for almost 3 years now. Just YouTube using Google Wallet at McD. Support for this would destroy any argument for an apple device because they aren't going to do this any time soon and it would close the gap in functionality between WP and android.

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                              • Nokia Lumia 610 update

                                Nokia lumia 610

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                                • Flash player for wp8

                                  is it possible to get a flash player for wp8 or Silverlight for wp8
                                  more and more websites doesn't work by video clips

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                                  • API for USB communication on Windows Phone

                                    Please provide an API for usb communication on Windows Phone. My ideia consists in make a client-server program to emulate commands on the Windows Phone (key events, touch events, lauch apps, etc) via another device. Thanks

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                                    • Enterprise app development Training Kit

                                      Currently a lot of developer are asking how to developed Enterprise app in Windows Platform, is that any training kit available?

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                                      • Centennial: cmd line arguments

                                        Centennial: cmd line arguments...

                                        Appx shortcuts do not support command line arguments. This is an issue for building Centennial apps that need them.

                                        A solution is needed.

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

                                          Thank you for your feedback. This is in our backlog and we are considering to support it in the next iteration.

                                        • WebBrowser Control (Internet Explorer) performance issues

                                          The WebBrowser control performs very poorly to scrolling and html content inside 3rd party apps whereas the same page when opened inside the browser works fine.

                                          Please improve the performance in next WP release.

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