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  1. Website shortcuts on PC desktop using Edge?

    With Edge have you dropped the great IE feature of being able to drag and drop a shortcut for a website to our PC desktops for future quick and easy access? I and everyone I know are so used to saving our most visited websites to our desktops as shortcuts and are most annoyed to find that we can't do this with your new Edge browser - please include this feature in Edge otherwise we will have no alternative other than to revert to using IE11 (some of us have already done this).

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      4 comments  ·  Microsoft Edge Dev site  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Where have the IE6 and IE7 VMs gone?

      This page ( https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/mac/ ) used to provide VMs for IE6 and IE7.

      In fact the copy still reflects this: "versions of IE6 through IE11"

      14 votes
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      • Add OS X native virtualization and light weight Veertu as a drop down for running Microsoft Edge VMs on Macs for Dev/test

        In the https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/mac/, you can add Veertu as a virtualization platform to run Microsoft Edge and other browsers for dev/test. Many developers with Mac are moving to Veertu because it's light weight, sandbox - Ideal for dev/test VMs and uses Apple native hypervisor framework.

        12 votes
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        • Update the 'Create a Livetile' page

          Since Windows 8.1 it is possible to create a livetile for a website: http://www.buildmypinnedsite.com/en

          Only it hasn't been updated since then even though Microsoft Edge supports Pinned LiveTiles aswel.

          So I would like to suggest to get this website up to date again. And please make it a lot easier to change the layout of every tile and the ability to easily test if the content you've created is how the Edge would expect them to be for the Livetile

          11 votes
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          • checksums for virtual machine images

            I think the virtual machine images, given their size, should have sha256 checksums available so that developers can validate them after download.

            BTW I found the images here:
            https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/linux/

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            • Enumerate Ms Edge History using a C# program or just dump to a logfile

              I need to be able to process the details of the web pages displayed by Ms Edge (you can for all other browsers) Either a direct program call from C# of the ability to dump the details to a log file.
              This tool? would also permit the examination of what pages were read 30+ days ago

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              • 5 votes
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                • Add Support for 360 degree videos

                  Add support for 360 degree videos, as It says your browser is not supported. And its irritating to open another browser just to watch that video. Edge will be great again after adding this feature.

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                  • Provide Windows Virtual Machine image files for Xen/KVM/QEmu.

                    Please provide Windows Virtual Machine image files for Xen/KVM/QEmu. This would help us developers/testers working without access to Windows or the possibility to install VirtualBox at work, but have access to Xen.

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                    • 10586

                      update the window 10 virtual machines from build 10240 to build 10586 so that tests can be done with the latest version of edge.

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                      • Add a roadmap/milestone/releases pages for Edge WebDriver

                        The current releases list (https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/webdriver/) lacks dates and does not link to a "details page".

                        I also have no insight into the next release timeframe or feature set.

                        TypeScript does a good job of this via GitHub, providing a roadmap, Milestones and a releases page.

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                        • dev.modern.ie/tools/vms Win10 Stable VM only licensed for 2 days

                          The Windows 10 Stable VM (15.15063) is only good for two days before it expires, after which time it constantly shuts down with no notice. Can you update it to so that it has the full 90 days?

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                          • dev.modern.ie/tools/vms Win10 Preview VM can't install Windows Features

                            The Windows 10 Preview VM (16.16215) has some issues linking to installation media–it doesn’t seem to be able to find any way (including Windows Update) to install things like optional components. We have a script we run on the Windows 10 Stable VM to install some optional components and run functional tests using Edge, and it works great, but the preview VM can’t install things like .NET Framework 3.5 under Windows Features. I tried several tricks including playing with known group policy settings that affect this, but the VM doesn't seem to acknowledge any source as the correct version of…

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                            • 32-bit Edge VMs to support laptops without hardware virtualization

                              It is completely impossible for a fairly large community of developers to test in Edge at the moment, as only 64-bit VMs are distributed. Even on 64-bit CPUs, you cannot run 64-bit VMs without hardware visualization support; this is still not common on laptops. Please reconsider the decision to lock out developers on year-old hardware from testing Edge, or compatibility of your new browser will suffer.

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                              • 3 votes
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                                • 3 votes
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                                  • List "not supported" tags on http://dev.modern.ie/platform/status for things like <embed>

                                    How about a list of 'not supported' tags like on the http://dev.modern.ie/platform/status page. Makes it easy to show devs that "hey, just not gonna be supported".

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                                    • debugger breakpoint (as in IE) using Visual Studio with the statement "debugger"

                                      Could you please make as IE and Visual Studio, where you set in javascript the "debugger" word and then when I run the debugger I get a nice stop into that script. This would be such a great and useful feature...

                                      Thank you!

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                                      • Enable inline installation from the Store

                                        Inline (one-click) installation is a Good Thing for many use cases for web extensions: it improves the user experience. Two other browser developers have worked out how to handle this in a secure way.

                                        A call to a builtin js function browser.webstore.install() that must be in the context of a user-generated gesture would be ideal.

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                                        • The documentation for VirtualBox VMs is lacking one key step:

                                          Users need to know that after unzipping the .ova file, they have to import the virtual machine via File > Import Appliance.

                                          I was baffled and nearly gave up, wondering if I'd downloaded the wrong format file.

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