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  1. Can't tap edges of remote PC screen

    When connected to a remote PC, you can't tap or swipe from the edges of the screen as these swipes are using by Windows to show the title bar, taskbar, task view and action centre. This means that you can't perform these swips on the remote PC. Even though you need to use the green grabber things that appear to do the above mention things, thins does not fix the problem as swiping anywhere or any edge causes the green grabber to show.

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    • Custom Resolutions Please (such as 2736 x 1824 @ 200%)

      Love the preview app! Would really like the option to enter my own custom resolution for a remote desktop such as 2736 x 1824 @ 200% for the native resolution of a Surface Pro 4 (of which I remotely manage), this way I see exactly what the user sees.

      As it happens I have found a work around by creating a connection and then editing the relevant connection's *.model file in this directory "C:\Users\geoff\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.MicrosoftRemoteDesktopPreview_8wekyb3d8bbwe\LocalState\RemoteDesktopData\LocalWorkspace\connections"

      ...and it works, but would really prefer to have the option configurable in the app.

      PLEASE!! Should be easy to add as it already works via…

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      • Support for the hosts in a different domain as the host on which the RDP App has been installed

        It should be possible to open a RDP session on any host. It is not possible at the moment to start a RDP session on a host in a different domain - the "The blank password is not allowed" error even if the password field of the user's credential is not empty.

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        • provide options of 1) using custom scaling or 2) follow local machine scaling setting

          the custom scaling is applied to target workstation without "on top of" local machine's scaling setting.
          e.g. Surface Pro 4 (200% scaling) connect to a "win10" workstation and with a custom scaling setting is 200%. The final scaling should be 200% instead of 200% + 200%. (note: this behavior does not happen when connect to a win 7 workstation)

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          • Cursor size

            The default mouse cursor looks too big on my Lumia 550 when connecting to my Win2k3 server. An option to change the cursor size or simply make it smaller would be really good.

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              • Will not connect to Raspberry Pi Jessie

                Lack of setting to connect to XRDP in Jessie

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                • Multiple Remote Session

                  The maximum number of remote session (same time) is 6. The next one will send an error (Your session ended because there was a protocol error......) Maybe a better explanation of the error could help - eg: You have reached the maximum number of simultaneously connection....

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                  • let Remote desktop connect to vlc servers

                    if this app could support connecting to vlc machines (like my mac for iPhone development), I would be super happy !

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                    • Globally Disable Saving of Usernames and Passwords

                      Right now each time you connect the checkbox for "store user name and password" is checked. Meaning each time you connect you have to unselect this option.

                      I would like to have the option of turing this feature off by default.

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                        • Allow Snipping Tool captures from remote screen

                          The Snipping Tool on the local machine is not able to capture anything from the remote desktop view. This causes headaches that make me revert to the original client.

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                          • bad bad the app

                            old app good for full screen

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                            • Allow the stipulation of specific ports

                              Allow the stipulation of specific ports (i.e. 127.0.0.2:734)
                              When using Putty we enter 127.0.0.2:734 using Remote Desktop Connection Manager and it works well. However when using Remote desktop (metro style) it fails to connect. Using Windows 10 Enterprise Edition

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                              • Connect without locking the Remote Compuer Session

                                Keep the screen of the remote Computer on while the client is using the app. Sometimes you just want to navigate through videos on your pc while you are sitting on your couch for example.

                                I am sorry for my bad english, i hope you understood what i meant. ☺

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                                • Export, or save settings to OneDrive or other location for backup purposes.

                                  Already had the app stop working where it would appear to launch, then would just disappear. I feared I lost all of my work entering my groups and machines. An update to the app eventually restored everything back to normal, but it was a close call.

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                                      • Crashes on start on every W10 PC with build 14279.rs1_release.160229-1700

                                        10.1.847.0 crashes on start on every Win10 PC with build 14279.rs1_release.160229-1700

                                        Looks good on W10 mobile.
                                        Connect XP is working now.

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                                        • switching through applications alt+tab

                                          On the iphone it's possible to 'hold' the alt button and press tab multiple times to switch through multiple applications.
                                          For some reason this not possible on a lumia, because it won't hold the alt tab.
                                          Is this a bug of is it just not possible on the windows mobile version of the app?

                                          Greets,
                                          Regillio

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