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Welcome to the Universal Windows Platform Developer Feedback site. This site provides the Windows developer community with a channel for feedback on the following topics:

  • Windows developer platform (APIs, runtimes, and controls)
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Your suggestions will be reviewed by the Windows platform developer team to help with planning ideas and to better understand how developers are using the platform.

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  1. Two Copy and Paste Functions

    My idea is simply to double the clipboard capabilities to improve user efficiency.

    The 4 options should be made available on the context menu when highlighting a text or item.

    For example;
    Copy 1 [Item A]
    Copy 2 [Item B]
    Paste 1 [Item A]
    Paste 2 [Item B]

    The commands could be changed to colours, rather than numerical values. E.g. Copy <blue> Paste <blue>
    Copy <Green> Paste <Green>

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      0 comments  ·  Device - Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Please support a vertically oriented text block for East Asian languages.

      Add vertical orientation to the default text block for East Asian languages.

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        0 comments  ·  XAML/Controls/Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Customizeable FileSavePicker UI

        Let users add their own Checkboxes, Comboboxes, etc to the FileSavePicker UI.

        Example: https://www.dummies.com/wp-content/uploads/227482.image0.jpg

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          0 comments  ·  File IO / Data Store APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Windows 10 Mobile

          You could rename the Windows 10 Mobile to Windows 10 Watch and you could stop making the Lumia mobile phones but you could start making Lumia Smartwatch with Windows 10 Watch

          8 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Windows Device Portal  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • The problem is Windows loading update August Windows 10 I have no pc now to work on the update is stuck after update

            After today update to Windows 10 August update the with DOS is stuck at entrance with a circle on my mouse pad repeated refresh that a problem for me at 48 % the update is I'll text 2nd time 1² h what is thisplaze fix not only me have this I'll so friends had it don't now woat problem is with the update but please fix it and compasate the mistake I lost samsting more than love with this mistake

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              0 comments  ·  Device - Desktop  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Quick Start: Javascript Code Example for UWP Add-In Subscription for Windows Store App

              The Existing documentation for Windows.services.store class has no single JavaScript Code Example, i.e. Quick Start type example, for adding in-App Subscription Add-In
              (UWP Windows Store App HTML5, JavaScript CSS3) Could you please provide...….

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                0 comments  ·  Code Sample  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Allow to playback HDR Video On Xbox One S/X with HDR TV

                Please expose this capability to us. not just Movie&TV or Netflix Internal use.

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                  0 comments  ·  Device - Xbox  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Define new tiles for quick settings

                  I would like to be able to define new quick setting tiles that would interact with my app looking like the native ones, having multiple possible states (e.g. two like the location tile or more like the brightness tile).
                  An user would get notified that new quick setting tiles are available when an app publishes them and go into notification and action options to view and add them to action center.

                  2 votes
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                  • RadioButton navigation bug when using TabFocusNavigation=Once and XYFocusKeyboardNavigation=Enabled

                    Arrow keys do not move between radio buttons if the containing StackPanel has TabFocusNavigation="Once". If the containing StackPanel has TabFocusNavigation="Local" (or is not set) then the arrow keys will not move back from an initial RadioButton to a preceding Button in the StackPanel.

                    Like this:

                    <StackPanel XYFocusKeyboardNavigation="Enabled" TabFocusNavigation="Once">
                    <Button Content="B1"/>
                    <Button Content="B2"/>
                    <RadioButton Content="R1" />
                    <RadioButton Content="R2" />
                    <RadioButton Content="R3" GroupName="X" />
                    <RadioButton Content="R4" GroupName="X" />
                    <RadioButton Content="R5" />
                    <Button Content="B3"/>
                    </StackPanel>

                    While this example includes Button as well as RadioButton, the problem is evident even if you only have RadioButton.

                    With TabFocusNavigation="Once", navigation gets stuck at R1. Starting with…

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                      1 comment  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Issue with Scroll Bar

                      Hello guys,

                      I experienced problem with UWP ListView, particularly using ISupportIncrementalLoading interface as a datasource.

                      A few words about problem context:
                      In our UWP app there is a ListView, and it uses ISupportIncrementalLoading as a DataSource.
                      And while next part of data is loading, ListView is disabled.

                      So, the problem in that if you scroll ListView in way you catch ScrollBar and pull it to the down,
                      when you scroll to the end of the list, ListView will be disabled for some period of time (while data is loading).
                      And if you release mouse button from ScrollBar
                      while ListView is…

                      5 votes
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                        working on it  ·  1 comment  ·  XAML/Controls/Composition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • windbg preview triage

                        Could you maybe make it so we can actually edit the Triage files in WinDBG Preview? Not having the ability to change ignores is program breaking.
                        I see that !triage is deprecated as a command, but the functionality needs to be there.

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                          0 comments  ·  SDK - Tools + Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Dev Dashboard: Clicking pretty much anything reloads the entire page

                          As a developer, I'm always in the Dev Dashboard. Despite being built to appear as a single-page app, clicking pretty much any link in Dev Dashboard will result in an entire reload of the page, to include navigation bars and columns. This is very slow.

                          This behavior makes quick health checks and submissions nearly impossible. I now avoid logging in until absolutely required.

                          4 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Microsoft Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Dev Dashboard: Can't delete (dummy) apps/games

                            As an early adopter of the platform, I have a number of "test" apps and/or games. I can't delete or hide them in the dashboard. This eats up screen real estate and impacts load times.

                            I contacted support and they can't delete them either (SRX1418420784ID)

                            4 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Microsoft Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Dev Dashboard: Can’t delete customer groups, even when they’re not used anywhere

                              As a developer, I manage customer groups for package flighting and customer segmentation. When I'm done using a Customer Group, I cannot delete or hide it. (I also created a few test groups I can't delete in the past as part of my exploration of the dashboard.)

                              Unused groups eat up screen estate and impact load time of the page.

                              4 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Dev Center + Microsoft Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Provide Insider builds of HoloLens Emulator (RS5)

                                RS5 preview has been out for a week or so, but only for real hardware. It'd be really nice to have emulator preview builds as well.

                                2 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  SDK - Emulator  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add support do disable Xbox 360 controller Inputs on Universal Apps.

                                  I'm currently using a controller mapper like Xpadder and JoyXoff with my Xbox 360 controller.

                                  Everytime I open a UWP app, both Xpadder and the app recognize input thus doubling the signal.

                                  4 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  App Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add OriginalSource to KeyboardAcceleratorInvokedEventArgs

                                    As an example say there is a ListBox. The ListBox is full of ListBoxItems which each contain a TextBox. The objective is to support copy/paste of ListBoxItems themselves. However, because each TextBox within the list also has copy/paste, the Keyboard Accelerator is invoked whenever you copy/paste text in the TextBox itself. This breaks the ability to copy/paste ListBoxItems and ScopeOwner is unable to help you in this case.

                                    It seems TextBox does not use Keyboard Accelerators and therefore does not set Handled=true. Therefore, in order to handle this situation you must add OriginalSource to the KeyboardAcceleratorInvokedEventArgs. It is the only…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Input (Mouse, Touch, Controller)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Bug in KeQueryMaximumProcessorCountEx

                                      There is a bug when calling KeQueryMaximumProcessorCountEx(0)
                                      The bug reproduces in the following case:

                                      The bug happens in the following situation
                                      Specific OS: Windows 2008 R2 Datacenter Edition.
                                      Must be running as a VM.
                                      Dynamic Hardware Partitioning must be enabled (in ESX this feature is called CPU Hot-Plug).
                                      The hypervisor (ESX host) must have MORE THAN 64 CPUs (and when it has between 128 and 255 CPUs, a bluescreen is guaranteed).
                                      The guest (Win2008) must have AT MOST 64 vCPUs.

                                      The problem seems to be, in the case of CPU hot-plugging enabled, this function confuses the fact that it needs…

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                                        0 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • RS4 Windows Device Portal missing features for Commercial HoloLens Suite.

                                        The latest OS update to the HoloLens 17134 is missing key features for the Commercial Suite, such as Kiosk Mode and others.

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                                          1 comment  ·  Holographic  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • get list of installed fonts / system fonts

                                          Unfortunately UWP is still missing a way to simply get a listing of fonts in the system, using C#.

                                          Previously, before UWP, this was done via:
                                          System.Windows.Media.Fonts.SystemFontFamilies
                                          System.Windows.Media.Fonts.SystemTypefaces

                                          It would also be useful to make a method to determine whether a particular font exists in the system (font specified by name or file name, and it should be able to tell us whether that font exists). Or at least the ability to get the listing of fonts.

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