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  1. Machine-specific location for storing license keys.

    I usually install my programming tools into a bin directory in my dropbox profile, so that it's replicated across my machines. This is a problem with SM, which tells me my license is corrupt any time I switch boxes.

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    • Update your Fedora packages for Fedora 20

      The packages here don't work on Fedora 20:

      http://www.semanticmerge.com/linux/#fedora

      I looks like you just need to recompile against a newer version of libtiff.

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      • Kotlin, please!

        Many Android developers are now switching from Java to Kotlin. It could be pretty well to have Kotlin support in SemanticMerge.

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        • Diff control for .Net application.

          Maybe many will is interesting to compare files in your application. Is it possible to create a new product in the form of control for the .Net applications?

          I apologize if this is a silly suggestion, but the market I have not seen something like that.
          Thank you.

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          • Visual Basic/VBA

            Add support for Visual Basic/VBA

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            • FreePascal

              Free pascal support please ;-)

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              • Show differences highlighted also on the result file

                Currently, during a 3-way merge, the individual differences are marked only on the Remote, Base and Local files.

                On the Result file, it is only shown the main change (line deleted or added), the individual changes are not shown. For example, if you rename a word in one line, on the 3 source files you have that work highlighted, however, on the result file, it's not highlighted, which makes it hard to see what the difference was.

                This would be very useful when solving merge conflicts, because then we could see the differences clearly with the changes on top of…

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                • Ignore name changes

                  Beyond Compare has a feature that I love: you can tell it which string (typically a variable name) on the left side correspond to which string on the right side. For example, you could tell that a variable "dollar" was renamed to "currency" and SM would change all instances automatically.
                  Even better if, when a rename is detected, you can "approve" all renames in that particular scope.

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                  • Oracle Package Procedures

                    Since Oracle SP/Function code is maintained in Packages, a tool like Semantic Merge would be excellent. Methods in packages can be refactored (cross-file would be great), use function overloading, etc. This is all in database code we maintain in SQL files, so a more powerful merge utility, like Semantic Merge would be invaluable.

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                    • New Diff dialog when you've already got the tool open

                      Basically, when running the diff tool outside of the IDE if you want to compare another set of diffs, you'll nee to close the semantic merge tool and reopen it.

                      Would be great if we could be presented with the "welcome dialog" you see when you open the app for the first time.

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                      • Rust support

                        Rust is a young but promising language. Having semantic merge would be awesome.

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                        • JetBrains IDE Support (Intellij IDEA, Rider, CLion, WebStorm, AppCode)

                          I would love to use this with my favorite IDE!

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                          • Debian packages are signed with an expired key

                            Currently (for some time now) when running 'update' in aptitude the following error is reported:

                            A: GPG error: https://www.semanticmerge.com ./ Release: The following signatures are not valid: KEYEXPIRED 1442157655

                            Of course, this has nothing to do with 'aptitude'.

                            A new key needs to be provided and packages need to be signed with that key.

                            The way Debian and Ubuntu do this is to have a separate package which is signed with the old key, and, when needed, delivers the new keys, then, after that package is available, the new key can be used for signing.

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                            • Allow external parsers to be configured extension

                              Semantic Merge allows for external parsers but currently it only allows for one, making the adoption of using them very limited, when you are using more than one non-supported language. I would like it if Semantic Merge could support configuring external parsers by extensions they handle.

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                              • Support for merging NuGet packages.config files

                                NuGet package files are simple XML files, and the merge procedure should be reasonably simple too.

                                Packages are keyed by ID, so if there's a collision based on the ID, take the package reference with the highest version number.

                                If the two sources include unique packages, the result should be the union of the two.

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                                • Disable Oops! We do not support your language... yet!

                                  Would be nice to have the option to disable the dialog as it keeps coming up with known unsupported languages.

                                  E.G. csproj file in VS (just run the text diff)

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                                  • Make showing removed blocks from the Result File optional

                                    If the selected changeset removed something and added something else, the result file panel will show the old line with a strikethrough. That's a bit counter-intuitive, IMO, for I want to see the actual result (which wouldn't include any removed lines).

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                                      • ClearCase integration

                                        Document how to integrate the Semantic Merge into ClearCase

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                                        • Encoding: "none"?

                                          An option available for reading file in a specific encoding is to have it set to "none". What does this mean?

                                          "None" label is confusing since every data stream needs to be interpreted with an encoding, so it is for sure that an encoding is present at some point.

                                          If this is a shortcut to a specific encoding detection, then "Automatic" could be a better label for it.

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