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  1. Add "favorite" to ImageProperties, as well as an API to enumerate Favorites from the Photos app so devs can expose and detect fav pics

    Right now it is very difficult (and completely undocumented) to determine if a photo or picture is marked as a favorite by a user, or to retrieve a list of favorites (similar to getting the list of pictures in the KnownFolders.CameraRoll, etc). If a user has taken the time to mark pictures as favorites, we should celebrate that and make it simple for developers to use that in their own applications.

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      0 comments  ·  Camera/Video/Microphone  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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 →
      • Explain Rejected Tax Profiles

        We've had our tax profiles rejected over and over again, without ever knowing what could be wrong. Clearly, "Your tax profile is not valid." is not much of a useful error message. Even our tax adviser finally had no idea how to deal with that. We had to go through Symantec tech support chat, Microsoft tech support chat, and finally Windows Store support chat who had to look up the error for a few days in order to finally get an idea what's wrong.

        Suggestion: Show exactly that error message in the Windows Store dashboard.

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          1 comment  ·  Dev Center + Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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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          • Integrate HockeyApp in the Dev Center

            Since Application insights for mobile is discontinued soon, the dev center analytics will be broken.

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              0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Nothing from Microsoft Bridge after Submitting Form

              Submitted information to Microsoft Bridge. 2 weeks later and no confirmation email or any communication from Microsoft Bridge.

              How do we get in touch with Microsoft Bridge team to check on status of submission (microsoft support says to try here)?

              Previously we'd been trying to upload a .appx app to Microsoft App store, and were getting Package Validation Errors which we were told would be solved by submitting to the Microsoft Bridge. They have not yet been solved.

              Any help would be immensely appreciated!

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                • Ability to change language font for phone Browser. The Tamil language font comes with WP8 is really rendered ugly!...

                  This could be a font rendering issue. The Tamil fonts are rendered beautifully in iPhone. It is ugly in WP8

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                    • Allow rotation/scaling of MapIcons so that they stick relative to when the map is rotated.

                      Allow rotation/scaling of MapIcons so that they stick relative to when the map is rotated. As an example, I place an MapIcon at a particular Lat/Long the rotate that MapIcon 156 deg. As the map is rotated the icon mains it;s relative rotation to the map. Prefer that i could stream XAML or other vector as MapIcon source to it will scale correctly. Also would like to place triggers at oom levels but that is a seperate issue.

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                        0 comments  ·  Maps  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add file template for ResourceDictionary in Visual Studio (as Blend has such template).

                        I was surprised cause there is no ResourceDictionary template in "Add new ite..." dialog. Though Blend has this template.

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                        • PDF API can't handle loading AES 256 bit encrypted pdf's

                          In the Windows.Data.PDF API, on implementing PdfDocument.LoadFromFileAsync I receive an unspecified error.

                          After some diagnosis, I found that the issue is caused by the API not handling PDF files encrypted with AES 256 Encryption that the later acrobat versions use.

                          As AES 256 encryption in PDF's is commonplace, the API should be able to support it?

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                              0 comments  ·  XAML/Controls APIs (UWP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              • x:bind to the parent element/class (page,usercontrol,...) outside of the DataTemplate should be possible

                                <ListView.ItemTemplate>
                                <DataTemplate>
                                <SomeElement someAttribute="{x:Bind currentPage.ViewModel.x}"/>
                                </DataTemplate>
                                </ListView.ItemTemplate>

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                                  0 comments  ·  XAML/Controls APIs (UWP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • can you please create a nectar card app

                                  apps has your nectar that you are able to scan in stores, also shows you your points balance, and allows you to shop online and collect more nectar points.

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                                  • Make listview group header selectable

                                    When using a ListView bound to a CollectionViewSource with Grouped items, it would be great to have the option to make the Grouped Item selectable/interactive. This supports the use case for providing a detail view for both the underlying item represented by the Group Header Template as well as that of the represented by the ItemTemplate.

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                                    • 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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                                      • Supprt VB.NET WithEvents

                                        Add support for VB.NET WithEvents feature.

                                        In contrast to += in C# the AddHandler statement in VB.NET does not create a handler method. Thus one has to manually dig through MSDN to find the correct signature.

                                        The WithEvents clause in VB.NET allows to add handler methods the VS code designer by selecting the events from a ComboBox at the window top.

                                        Some (all?) UWP classes seem not to support WithEvents.

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                                        • make call forwarding / call divert once I have pick up the incoming call

                                          If my mobile is part of a PBX I need to transfer calls between another phones on the PBX. Nowadays there is not any feature to make call forwarding / call divert once I hace pick up the incoming call.

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