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  1. Хочется настоящей многозадачности, как в Symbian

    Why the windows phone can not work like Symbian with many apps in time. хояючется многозадачности, а не истории открытых приложений

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      0 comments  ·  Unsorted  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • SIP Client native

      more and more people telephone over voip but there are many different provider. they all use Sip so it would be great to have a native sip client integrated.

      8 votes
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      • ホーム画面におけるラベル作成、およびラベルジャンプがOS標準で行えるようにしたい

        今現状、WP7はタイルは分類もできなければ、他の方がアイデアを出している
        ショートカットグループの為のタイルも作成は出来ません。
        多くのタイルを置くと混乱、あるいは効率性の低下をもたらす為
        タイルを少なく個人で選定し並べる以外にまとめる方法が存在しませんでした。

        この現状において、エバンジェリストの高橋氏が「Tile Label」を作成しました。
        このアプリにおいてラベルを作成し視覚的な分類は可能となりました。

        この発想は自分は非常に有効な手法であると思った上で、
        この発想を一歩前進させて、そのラベルへのジャンプも可能にしたら
        視覚的な分類と、操作性としての効率が向上出来ると考えましたが、
        しかし現状は仕様上不可能であると高橋氏よりご回答をいただきました。

        それなら、ラベル作成およびラベルジャンプをOSレベルで利用できるよう
        改善して欲しいと思ったので、本提案をさせて頂きます。

        ショートカットグループに比べての本提案の利点は
        全アプリ一覧でのイニシャルジャンプと、設計思想上共通する為
        一貫性を持つことが出来ると共に、WP7のシンプル性を損なわないと
        思ったからです。
        これが可能になればmetro UIの利便性は非常に向上すると思います。

        是非とも御対応よろしく御願いします。

        7 votes
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        • Fill the WebException.Status property

          This .NET property helps to determine what was wrong during the request. It's very helpful to give a pertinent feedback to the user. Right now, the value is always UnknownError.

          NameResolutionFailure, SendFailure: check your internet connection
          TrustFailure: please add our certificate
          Timeout: woops, our servers are down, please try again later
          ProtocolError: something went wrong, please try again later

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            0 comments  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Remove Search Restrictions

            Remove the 50 apps limit from the phone and 100 app limit from the marketplace web site when users search for an app with a search term. If an app can not be found with its ideal keyword (becuase over a hundred apps already have used that search term) then new apps cannot be found with their ideal search terms. The concept of paging using skip and take very easily resolves this issue. It's quite dissapointing that a Bible app cannot be found with the search term bible.

            27 votes
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              11 comments  ·  Dev Center + Microsoft Store  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • {x:Static NumericConstant} way of accessing constants in XAML page

              The "{x:Static NumericConstant}" way of accessing code page constants in XAML page already exists in WPF. This approach will provide an elegant way of accessing constants both in code and XAML pages in Silverlight, and for my immediate need in Windows Phone 7. For instance,

              public partial class App : Application
              {
              public const int ImageHeight= 173;

              ...
              }

              in App.xaml.cs

              and accessing the constant ImageHeight in a XAML page as:

              <Image Height="{x:Static App.ImageHeight}" ...

              is a neater way of coding as compared to alternative approaches.
              Please please incorporate this in future release.

              14 votes
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                1 comment  ·  Silverlight APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Need to set MaximumAutomaticRedirections for HttpWebRequest

                Wireshark shows that the default MaximumAutomaticRedirections is always 5,which is so small in practical.
                If the server(s) redirect for 6 times,then the request failes.
                Need access to set this property programmatically.

                2 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Network APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Assembly Binding Redirection support

                  We really need Assembly Binding Redirection (or Publisher Policies) is Windows Phone!!

                  Lets say you have a library A that the developer strongly signed.

                  Now let's say you have two other libs, B and C, and both of these depend on A.

                  If B and C were to be built with different versions of A, how will he use B and C on our projects?

                  In the .NET Full Framework, we would use a .config file to make Assembly Binding Redirection (normally, we would point all versions of A to its most recent version), but this is not possible right…

                  16 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Thank you for the suggestion. We are not adding this capability in the 8.0 release, but know that it is high on the consideration list for future Windows Phone releases.

                    Keep those suggestions and votes coming!

                  • Possibility to set keyboard language with code

                    I need a posibility to set the keyboard language from code.
                    E.g. the focus on TextBox1 opens the keyboard with the german layout, the focus on TextBox2 opens the keyboard with a greek layout.

                    on desktop under net 2.0/3.5 is this no problem:

                    Windows Forms:
                    InputLanguage.CurrentInputLanguage = InputLanguage.FromCulture(new System.Globalization.CultureInfo("ar-EG"))

                    WPF: (This is exact what i need)
                    InputLanguageManager.SetInputLanguage(textBox1, new System.Globalization.CultureInfo("en-US"));
                    InputLanguageManager.SetRestoreInputLanguage(textBox1, true);

                    I have tested this and it works fine. If the keyboard is not installed, nothing changes and the current layout remain.

                    Please implement this, it is important for me for a translation application.

                    12 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Framework  ·  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

                      2 votes
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                      • PNG support for MediaLibrary

                        It would be great if you could add .png support to the medialibrary so that we can save high quality png files to the picture library.

                        6 votes
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                        • Implement the RSTP streaming protocol

                          It would be great if the Windows Phone development team could allow us to use the RSTP streaming protocol in .NET Compact Framework we use.

                          For my idea (which is a big secret !), I need this protocol implementation, I certainly can't deal with any other protocol (weather best or worst).

                          What do you think about it ? Wouldn't be a good idea ? (implementing new things for us is always a good thing in my opinion !)

                          (sorry if my English is bad, that's a foreign language for me, I'm French)

                          2 votes
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                          • XAML for live tiles

                            Allow developers to implement an interface(s) on a user control and "submit" that instead of just filling in a tile data structure. This will make tiles truly "live" and open up the live of WP7 to new applications. This is also completely secure because the runtime can analyze the class (and it's IL) being submitted. A bevy of restrictions can also be heaped on the said user control in order to maintain performance and not sap battery life. Let Live tiles be live, please.

                            489 votes
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                              12 comments  ·  Live Tiles  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              It’s great to see that XAML for Live Tiles is so highly requested!

                              In Windows 10, we created Adaptive Tile Notifications, which partially addresses this issue. Adaptive is a lightweight XML way to define your tile notification’s appearance. It isn’t as powerful as XAML, and it isn’t animated, but it’s a step in the right direction. The MSN Weather app uses Adaptive to create their rich and beautiful live tile.

                              Learn more about Adaptive here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/tiles_and_toasts/archive/2015/06/30/adaptive-tile-templates-schema-and-documentation.aspx

                              In the future, we’ll definitely look at how we can make Live Tiles even better, potentially by supporting XAML. There are performance and other implementation issues, but we definitely understand the need for it.

                              Thanks!
                              Andrew – Windows Notifications

                            • Add New Project dialog on Windows Metrol Style

                              A typo in the previous post, below is the corrected version of text:

                              Original text=>Suggested text

                              1. Blank App(Xaml) project template
                              Original text: A single page project for a Windows Metro Style app that has no predefined controls or layout. => 單一頁面的Windows Metro樣式應用程式, 其並未有預先定義的控制項或版面配置。

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                              • Traditional Chinese: Add New Project dialog text on Windows Metrol Style

                                On the File->New Project...appears New Project dialog. When choosing Windows Metro Style on the left side, and select many project templates in the middle of the dialog, the Type: field description translation is not quite readable. So suggested text below:

                                Original text=>Suggested text

                                1. Blank App(Xaml) project template
                                Original text: A single page project for a Windows Metro Style app that has no predefined controls or layout. => 單一頁面的Windows Metro樣式應用程式, 其並未有預先定義的控制或版面配置。

                                2. Grid App(Xaml) project template
                                Original text: A multi-page project for a Windows Metro style app that navigates among groups of items. Dedicated pages display group and item details.…

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                                • Produce errors if invalid certificate is uploaded.

                                  Right now you can upload an unsupported certificate or even self-signed cert and apphub will not provide any feedback.

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                                  • Apphub: Display useful information about a certificate

                                    It displays the certificate signer information, but you could easily upload two certificates with different CNs (service names) issued by a single CA and you would have no way of telling them apart. Minimally it should show the CN from the subject which matches the service name you provide in client code, along with the CN of the signer. Ideally it would allow you to download the certificate for verification or at least provide a md5 hash of the uploaded certificate.

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                                    • 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.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • App Hub登録審査に日本人、もしくは日本文化に精通している人を少なくとも一人は配置してほしい

                                        ここのところアプリ登録が増えているせいか、無碍な理由でApp Hub審査落ちして一週間無駄にした、というような話をよく耳にするようになってきました。

                                        例:
                                        アルファベット混じりのアプリが複数言語混在問題で審査に落ちる
                                        http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/ja-JP/wpmarketplaceja/thread/ccc0be72-9eb9-4853-9aeb-e4bbdaf3aa87

                                        日本でWPが出荷される前ならまだしも、もし本気で日本語Marketplaceを運営する気があるのならば、もしWindows Phoneを日本のマジョリティに普及させる気があるのならば、絶対に必要な条件だと思います。

                                        別件ですがW-8BENの登録手続きに関しても同様の問題があると思います。

                                        187 votes
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                                            17 comments  ·  File IO / Data Store APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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