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  1. Plugin for Webstorm IDE

    Support for VCS PlasticSCM under vcs roots and possibly Webstorms internal changelist, auto checkin and checkout support for editing files. Could be adapted easily from existing IntelliJ plugin to support Webstorm and PHPStorm?

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    • Improve XLink conflict resolving in merge

      Imagine the following scenario:

      A repo with a XLink with a main branch and a child branch. Both branches have the same XLink.

      Now the following occurs:

      1) XLink is changed in both main branch and child branch
      2) You do a merge from main to child branch

      You'll get a conflict (which is expected). However, the "Source" and "Destination" values aren't very human readable in the GUI. I'm assuming they're the GUID's of the changeset or something similar.

      Could you make it more human readable? Displaying the associated changeset, branch etc?

      35 votes
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      • Show labels in changesets view; or show changesets in labels view

        In "Changesets" tab it is possible to right click on a changeset and select "Label this changeset"
        However nowhere in this view can I see if there is a label against a changeset- there are columns for Changeset's Name, Comment, Date , branch et al but not even the "Show Extended Information" shows anything about labels.

        Why this would be useful:
        In my typical workflow I make changes as development proceeds with comments stating what & why things have been done; often with references to issue#s . For example "Fix issue#5341 the conblogminator was crashing with error E54 when the…

        34 votes
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        • Show full history of an item in History view (and History as 2D tree)

          The History view and History as 2D tree view do not contain merges affecting the item and do not show any reverts. Therefore those views are not really a history, but only a list of different variants of the item existing in the history.
          See comments for a deeper explanation.

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          • Finding changesets / reviews by name with wildcards (where like '%...')

            Please, add the possibility to use queries like this:
            find changesets where branch like 'release%' (to find changesets from branches release1, release2, releaseB,...) or this: find reviews where title like '%fail%' and so on.

            This feature is already available for changeset->comment, but not for changeset->branch or review->title.

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            • Comments carry over from branch when merging.

              I find myself repeatedly typing in a lot of the same comments. I would like to auto populate the the commit comment with what was used to create the branch.

              33 votes
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              • Allow user to change workspace tabs during an update operation

                In the gui, if you create a new workspace and then update it, it is impossible to select a different workspace tab until the update is complete.

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                • Show information window from Changesets in History view too

                  and make the button, which opens this window more noticeable (both in History and Changesets view), by adding a text label at least.

                  31 votes
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                  • Show changeset numbers in branch explorer

                    I'd like to see the changeset numbers in branch explorer in the same way they are shown in 2D version tree.

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                    • Support for more complex find queries

                      Specifically, I want to find all changesets with two attributes with specific values. Something like:
                      find changesets where attribute = 'Review status' is 'none' and attribute = 'Reviewer' is 'somebody'

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                      • Add Auto Update Check

                        Could you add an option to automatically check/alert on updates of PlasticSCM? (and display the version number somewhere).

                        To see if there is a new version (and there are often because you guys seem to work hard ;-), I have to examine the properties of one of the exe files and compare it with the version in the on-line changelog.

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                        • Enable changing comment of an Attribute

                          A comment of an attribute cannot be changed now (even copying to clipboard is not possible).

                          28 votes
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                          • Group workspaces (and repositories)

                            I would like to see a way to group workspaces (and repositories) in order to make the list more readable.

                            As i use the model one workspace for a project or component, i got to many for a readable list.

                            Tagging them with a keyword and show them as a tree would make it easier to find workspaces.

                            27 votes
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                            • Code review per Branch compared with another Branch

                              Currently Plastic allows Code Review Per Branch. Problem is it shows differences between the original node from which the feature branch was created (in dev) and the head node of the feature branch.
                              However, this is a problem: when you update your feature branch merging updates other devs have merged in dev branch.
                              Why? Because all their changes also appear in the code review. So at this point is not possible to do a reasonable code review of the code in the feature branch.
                              The solution: Take the same approach that BitBucket takes. The code review should show only differences…

                              27 votes
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                              • Checkin comment and Code review text boxes (scrollbars, Ctrl+A)

                                A commit message text box and a code review text box does not have any scroll bar, does not allow scrolling with a mouse and does not allow Ctrl+A (select all text). All these things would be useful.

                                This suggestion has been added here already (https://plasticscm.uservoice.com/forums/15467-general/suggestions/4341465-checkin-comment-and-code-review-text-boxes) but it was marked as completed even though it is still not working.

                                See also the original post here: http://www.plasticscm.net/index.php?/topic/1291-some-ux-issues/#entry10137
                                There is also another suggestion close to this explained by a picture (partially displayed lines).

                                27 votes
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                                • Allow setting a color for each label, changeset and branch

                                  It would be a nice feature to allow setting a color for elements.

                                  Examples:
                                  - set the label color red to mark it as "important".
                                  - set the branch color to green to indicate that the branch is the "test branch"

                                  26 votes
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                                  • list changed files in branch explorer properties

                                    It would be nice if there were a list of changed files for the selected changeset in the properties tab of branch explorer. This would be much quicker and more convenient than doing a diff changeset and facilitate general browsing. As panel width is limited, maybe only show the filename or put an elipsis at the start of the file path. There should be a context menu to diff the file.

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                                    • Advanced LDAP Support

                                      Plastic currently only supports basic LDAP integration.

                                      In real-world scenarios, things aren't as clear cut and simple.
                                      I propose extending LDAP support in the following ways:

                                      1. Support secure LDAP (LDAPs). Including self-signed certificates on the LDAPs server.
                                      2. Ability to specify Root DN.
                                      3. Ability to specify User search Base.
                                      4. Ability to specify User search filter (ie, something like sAMAccountName={0}).
                                      5. Ability to Specify Group Search Base.
                                      6. Ability to Specify Group Search Filter ((& (cn={0}) (objectclass=group) ))
                                      7. Group Membership definitions (can optimize with memberOf property).
                                      8. Configurable Local Caching of credentials, TTL etc ....

                                      24 votes
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                                        • add branch explorer menu to 'Branches' tab

                                          It would be useful to add the various 'Show selected branches ... in diagram' from the 'Branch Explorer' tab as a context menu to the table of branches on the 'Branches' tab.

                                          It can be hard to find the branches of interest in the explorer, but the filter for the table view makes this much easier. The table already helpfully maintains your current selections when you change its filter, so it is easy to build up the group you want.

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