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  1. Custom images on tiles

    I'm getting used to use my dashboard. And after organizing my graphs and tiles it has become my entry point to everything I do.

    However, -We quickly end up with lots tiles for VM's, Web apps and other resources. It's good that I can resize and group them, but as they all look the same it's kind of difficult to set them apart.

    I believe that if you could upload and set custom images on your tiles, it would make it easier to find and more personal.

    4 votes
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  2. Azure portal and igoogle

    Could azure portal work just like google portal where i can import form my emails or go through emails such as Hotmail or Gmail

    2 votes
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  3. Tile background color

    It would be useful if we could assign a background color to tiles. This could be used in visualizing/categorizing services, customers or various deployment stages. Imagination really.

    See attached screenshot.
    Mabye as a start?

    10 votes
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  4. Allow custom blades to be created in the portal

    Would like to be able add custom blades to the portal? I mean, something like a custom REST call/query, JSON config based, and/or eventually (ideally) some custom code or PS script? It may help a lot to fill some gaps every one of us tempt to find in the portal.

    6 votes
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  5. Allow multi-tasking

    Currently, I can only monitor one resource at a time. It would be great if I could monitor more than one on the same screen, without having to switch back and forth.

    4 votes
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  7. When hovering over the tile 'all resources' a pop-up with brief description would be handy

    The tiles already tell me whether it is a virtual machine of virtual network however especially in the beginning, when I'm new to Azure. The tiles aren't always clear to me. So a brief pop-up with the description would be handy. Thanks!

    1 vote
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  8. Selecting a subscription is not intuitive.

    I had to spend some time to find out how to select a subscription. Selecting a subscription to work on is not intuitive. Once I select a subscription, that subscription name is not displayed anywhere.

    3 votes
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  9. Clicking and dragging a tile on the home screen should invoke customization mode.

    When I click and drag a tile on the Azure Ibiza Portal, I should automatically be put into customization mode, OR, the tile should simply move where I drag it to, without entering the full customization mode. I'm not sure which implementation would be more practical, but I feel as if something should happen. Right now, it only selects text.

    1 vote
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  10. Ensure existing functionality is not lost with updates.

    For example up until very recently there were a number of tiles on the Web App blade that were extremely useful, such as the "Active Deployment" tile showing the status of a build. Being able to pin this tile from several different web apps to the dashboard and projecting the dashboard on the wall for the dev team to see was very useful. Now we have to wade through the blades of different apps to see what is happening with builds, preventing us seeing all that we need to at once.

    An example of a useful sysadmin tile is the…

    6 votes
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  11. Add Dashboard Tiles Icon Size Configuration Option

    In the config options for the tile, add the ability to increase icon size to fill more of the available space.

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  12. progress bar location

    The progress bar of any activity is shown under the alerts bell menu. I think it should be put down together with the action notification banner.

    1 vote
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  13. Enable a "Folder"-type tile

    We are an organization that creates a lot of webservices and storage accounts, and all. And it currently is a mess to navigate between all the webservices and their respective add-ons.
    Why should a webservice and one of its add-ons should be 2 separate tiles on the dashboard ? And to make navigation easier, why couldn't we create "Folders" in the dashboard to help organizing our numerous tiles ?

    2 votes
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  14. Add more information to the tiles

    There's a lot of wasted space inside the tiles.
    For example, in a virtual machine tile, you could add the current public and local IP and the status (executing/stopped).

    30 votes
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  15. Either add an 8x4 or a 3x4

    With the widgets on the screen I want to be able to have a large graph and then smaller graphs underneath it. With a 6x4 on top, I can't put (2) graphs beneath it and have it line up. Either make it so the large graph can be 8x4, or the smaller graphs 3x2. Personally I'd go with the 8x2

    4 votes
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  16. Allow pinned tile configuration to include label customization

    Customization options for pinned tiles are limited to size. In order to help create a more task-drive friendly environment, allowing renaming of tiles would be very helpful. For instance rather that have 4 tiles say "Site Settings" for my sites, allow me to label them so I can distinguish them.

    108 votes
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  17. Dashboard tile auto arrangements

    The locations of the tiles on the dashboard can easily become a mess. It would be great to have the same experience as in Windows 8 with the start screen (automatic tile arrangement, preview of the new tile arrangement when moving tiles, etc.).

    12 votes
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  18. Support for paging on tiles

    Taking the Billing tile on the dashboard: the billing information is being automatically cycled between the subscriptions, but it would be good if the user could just cycle between them or pause the auto-cycling.

    11 votes
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