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  1. SJIS, EUC のエンコーディングのサポートをして欲しい。

    外部データの読み取りなどで未だに SJIS や EUC を読み取らざるを得ない場合があります。この場合に備えて System.Text.Encoding で SJIS や EUC のサポートをして欲しい。
    PC版の Silverlight でもサポートされていないようなので、難しいかもしれないですがお願いします。

    もし標準サポートできない場合は、代わりに codeplex 等で C# 実装の MS謹製? エンコーディングクラスを公開して頂けるとありがたい。

    当たり前の事ですが、 IE9 で SJIS, EUC のページを参照したところ正しくエンコーディングが行われているので、WP7 どこかにエンコーディングを行うコードはあるはずです。

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      1 comment  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Windows Desktop software in the Store

      Currently only Store apps can be submitted to the Store. Please allow me to submit existing Windows Desktop software to the Store.

      30 votes
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        6 comments  ·  Desktop Bridge ('Centennial')  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow Windows Runtime public class inheritance

        Windows Runtime is a great platform, but it lacks some really basic things.

        One of those basic things is public class inheritance. Windows Runtime should allow public non-sealed classes. This is already implemented for XAML classes, now this should be available for all Windows Runtime components.

        You could also consider implementing this partially: for example, allow inheritance only between managed WinRT classes, and deriving managed classes from native WinRT classes.

        29 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Fix VoiceCommands so they work whether the app is in the foreground or not

          Right now, Voice Commands registered for an app only work when an app is off, or in the background. They do not work if you are in the application already, and use Speech from the Windows key to navigate somewhere else in the app.

          To the end user, it appears that the command is recognized and the system is taking you there, then it closes without actually doing anything. This appears to the end user like a bug in my application, not a system-wide OS bug.

          I understand this was not necessarily the designed use case, but consider that the…

          28 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Cortana/Speech  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Show app review rating worldwide!

            I understand that it makes sense to only show app reviews only in those countrys were they come from. E.g. a German review should only be shown in Germany (and maybe in Switzerland and Austria). What I don't understand is, that you also showing the app rating in countries, were they come from.

            For example: An app has 20 ratings. 15 from Germany (all with 4 stars), 1 from USA (1 star) and 4 from France (5 stars)

            If you now open the app in the Windows Phone Store from Germany, you will see a total app review rating of…

            27 votes
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              9 comments  ·  Dev Center + Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Let me see network traffic in Device Portal

              I can use Fiddler on my desktop to view my network traffic. I want to do the same thing for my other Windows devices to help debug my apps.

              27 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  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)

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                  3 comments  ·  Web Browser Control APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow HTTP Requests Started In The Foreground To Complete In The Background

                  It is a common scenario for the user to initiate a network transfer, then turn off the screen or switch to another app while the transfer is still in progress. Apps should get at least 60 seconds of background processing time to complete such network transfers and process the response. I'm aware that the Background Transfer Service is available, but there are cases where this is not usable, because it requires the data to be transferred to be written to temporary files in the storage. This is also a capability that other mobile platforms have, and I think it is…

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                    0 comments  ·  Network APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Full emulator support in WinAppDeployCmd

                    There appears to be no way to deploy an app to a Windows 10 Emulator outside of manually doing so in Visual Studio. We also have no entries listed for Windows 10 emulators (running or not) in the 'devices' output.

                    The biggest issue/ask is to deploy an app to an emulator via that command line tool, in much the same way the AppDeployCmd worked for 8.1. Without that, we have no means to wrap our own tooling to launch and install built apps to the emulator.

                    The older tooling (AppDeployCmd.exe) would allow us to list the available emulators we could…

                    27 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  SDK - Tools + Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • App Metadata Should Be Part of the Project

                      I would like to see the metadata be part of the project in VS. This would allow (as others have suggested) a more streamlined process for tracking changes and perhaps even uploading a single package without having to fill in the blanks. An editor (like properties/settings) would be great.

                      27 votes
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                        4 comments  ·  SDK - Tools + Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make VariableSizedWrapGrid Virtualizing.

                        Currently only VirtualizingStackpanels can virtualice and reuse datatemplates , decreasing a lot the memory footprint. If we use diferent datatemplates, why not make every panel virtualizable?

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                          0 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  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.

                          26 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Web Browser Control APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • WebBrowserコントロールで戻るや進む、再読み込みなどの機能を追加してください。

                            WebBrowserコントロールで戻るや進む、再読み込みなどの機能を追加してください。

                            26 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow apps to read reserved file types on SD card

                              The SD Card support in WP8 is practically useless because built-in apps are the only ones allowed to access what are known as 'reserved file and URI associations'. (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windowsphone/develop/jj207065(v=vs.105).aspx)

                              This means it is impossible to create an app that plays video or audio files stored on the SD card. Many WP8 devices ship with only 8GB, which makes the use of the SD card essential, especially to store large files, such as video. We are presently working on a WP8 version of an app to play sign language videos, but are stymied by this restriction. We cannot read…

                              26 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  File IO / Data Store APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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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                                  2 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

                                • Internet Explorer Mobile でCSSの position:fixed をサポートして欲しい

                                  CSSの「position:fixed」は、スマホサイトの制作において、ツールバーを画面上に固定しておく、ボタンを固定しておくといったケースで利用頻度の高いプロパティです。これをIE Mobileでもきちんとサポートしてください。

                                  26 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • [Request] Allow base application container to be see-through/transparent

                                    I request the Windows team to provide us with a way to make parts of the core window see-through, so applications behind it can be seen; the ability to apply the transparency effect to the base container, making portions of our application see-through to the desktop.

                                    In other words, I want to be able to create designs such as this: http://i.imgur.com/27fUxtM.jpg (notice the left side of the application, where there is transparency and part of the desktop (which is immediately behind the application) can be seen through).

                                    Providing more design options, allows us to diversify our application's interface designs and…

                                    25 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  XAML/Controls APIs (UWP)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 入力キーボードに、キャレットを左右に移動するキーを付けてほしい。

                                      文字を入力する際に、指定した場所から削除したり追記する際に、タッチでキャレットを移動させるのは非常に難しいので実装して頂きたいです。

                                      25 votes
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