semanticmerge

The merge tool that understands your code

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  1. Ignore XML white space errors in C# comments

    Merge tool complains about an extra space in c# xml comments. It should just ignore this triviality.

    "XML comment has badly formed XML -- 'Whitespace is not allowed at this location'

    14 votes
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  2. ASPX please!

    aspx and aspx.cs are a pretty common combination in the .Net world (even though I'm pushing the company toward MVC)

    21 votes
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  3. HTML files

    HTML is a fundamental file type.

    48 votes
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  4. .cshtml files

    Used with ASP.NET MVC projects. They mix C# and HTML.

    106 votes
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  5. 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.

    3 votes
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  6. Customizable keyboard shortcuts

    I would like to be able to customize the keyboard shortcuts in the diff tool. Like making Ctrl+Up and Ctrl+Down to move between differences.

    37 votes
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  7. T-SQL Support

    It would be great to have T-SQL Support

    78 votes
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  9. #if confuse the block toool

    If a #if block exists before a modified function, the code within the #if is also grabbed when you view a diff. It is only grabbed on the destination file.

    21 votes
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  10. Suggested Commit Messages

    You could use this tool to generate a commit message template in a little text box, and optionally copied to the user's clipboard, for example \samples\FileCache\samplesemanticmergetool.bat would generate:

    ---
    In Codice.Client.GlassFS
    Added: Hasher
    Moved: HashToHex (from FileCache to Hasher)
    Changed: Filecache.GetFile, Hasher.HashToHex
    Deleted: 3 Using statements
    ---

    Obviously I would always want my Devs to put in a longer commit about WHY but it would sure make looking at commit histories a little more relaxing.

    50 votes
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  11. 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.

    6 votes
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  12. Xamarin Studio integration

    It would be great to have something like this inside of xamarin studio.

    44 votes
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  13. PowerShell support

    PowerShell function definitions are not order-dependant, other than requiring definition before use. Outside of functions, order is significant.

    32 votes
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  14. CSS / LESS support

    Order may sometimes be significant in CSS, but that's pretty rare in practice, I think. (Unlike F# and SQL, where order is very significant, and for which traditional differs may be better for.)

    139 votes
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  15. Dark color theme

    Just like the dark color theme in VS2012... Much easier to work with!

    119 votes
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  16. Merging Directories

    I want to merge each file in a directory (i.e. for different branches of the same code). I should be able to choose the files that I want to merge with filters (i.e. only source files, not images, etc).

    88 votes
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  17. Nomenclature Changes

    Trying to do a merge, it was not clear what "source", "destination" and "base" meant. I would change the names from source and destination to something less "judgmental" - kdiff uses A and B --> C. That seems intuitive and saves screen real estate.

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  18. PLC open (industrial automation) support

    in the industrial automation, IEC 1131 languages are the standard and there is a text based standardized format for source code. so it would be great for all those companies coding PLC's if they had a version control sytem and merge and diff functionalities that support their IEC languages.
    At the moment there's not really anything like that available on the market.

    10 votes
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  19. Merge project files

    That'd be nice if you'd help to merge project files (csproj, vbproj) that are generated by the IDE.

    431 votes
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  20. 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.

    3 votes
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