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Post your ideas and vote for others – let us know what’s important to you. We’re keen to hear about product improvements, new features, and bug fixes alike. We check this forum regularly and will keep ideas updated with their current status. If you need any further support, please contact us at team@gearset.com.

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  1. Combine validated packages

    Hi Team,

    Please add checkbox for validated package as same as deployed ones. that way I can combine package even for validated one's and deploy.

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  2. Enable Gearset login from corporate SSO solution

    an additional layer of security and convenience would be to enable Gearset login (that is, login to Gearset) to be done from an enterprise's SSO solution. We use Duo but Okta and others should be supported.

    Just like we can login to Salesforce from our enterprise's SSO , we should be able to login to related apps in our suite of enterprise tools via SSO

    3 votes

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  3. Ability to change Formula Fields to other Field Types

    Gearset doesn't help with one of the most common deployment headaches: changing a formula field to a non-formula field type. It's still a nightmare even with Gearset.

    What would be awesome would be if you had a "Change Field Type Wizard" where we could say FormulaField1 needs to become TextField1 and it would do multiple deployments to accomplish the changeover:
    - get components
    - deploy temp field of new type AND update all existing components to reference the temp field instead of the formula field
    - deploy delete of formula field
    - deploy text field in place of the old…

    3 votes

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  4. Include support to name space filter to include option to include unlocked packages with no namespace

    Currently there is no way to retrieve and compare components belong in an unlocked package with no name space without using the 'include managed package' namespace filter 'all' option.

    this might include too many items that I am not interested in.

    3 votes

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  5. Clone Package - keep Tests list

    It would be great if when cloning a deployment, it can keep the tests which got performed in the original deployment. Right now, we need to keep a list of the tests which ran on a doc on the side.

    3 votes

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  6. Separate Filters for CI Jobs to reflect filter edits

    Currently, if you have a saved filter being used in CI jobs, any edits/changes to that filter are not reflected in the CI jobs that use said filter.

    It'd be great if we could isolate filters for CI jobs so that we could edit CI job filters that would then affect every CI job they're being used with instead of having to edit every job and re-select the filter whenever a change is needed.

    3 votes

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  7. Selectively filter managed package metadata without excluding unpackaged components

    Add the ability to filter in/out managed package elements from a comparison set at metadata type level. e.g. allow for the comparison of managed package objects and fields but exclude other managed package metadata types whilst allowing those types to be available for non-packaged constituents. More specifically for instance, exclude manage package page layouts and include managed package custom fields whilst including both unpackaged page layouts and custom fields in the comparison set.

    The reason for this is to minimise the comparison set which can reach limits due to size whilst including all mandatory metadata elements for a deploy.

    Using…

    3 votes

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  8. How about a default BitBucket repository on the popup page that appears when you clone a package (under “Deployment History”)?

    How about a default BitBucket repository on the popup page that appears when you clone a package (under “Deployment History”)?

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  9. Need to move Help Menu between orgs

    I recently had to move custom Help Menu items between orgs. Since Gearset didn't support it, I was reduced to manually entering the data in each org since they weren't connected in Change Set paths. I believe the metadata is CustomHelpMenuSectio

    3 votes

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  10. Provide an option to run Aura and/or LWC testing before deployment

    I don't think that very many people are actually creating Aura/LWC tests yet, but they really should be.

    Since SF doesn't require them like it does for Apex, if we decide that those tests ought to be run before deployment, it would be great to have Gearset run them. This will help us to make sure they are run before every deployment instead of relying on developers remembering to do it manually.

    3 votes

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  11. Add deployment support for Macros

    Macros deserve to be added to source control yet there is no way to do this with Gearset:

    1) Data feature (paid add-on) doesn't deploy to/from source
    2) PRO/Enterprise can't source/target deploy Macros because it is not available with the Metadata API.

    Since macros represent some debugged logic, managing in source control makes sense. Curiously, SFDC has chosen to make Documents available via Metadata API but not Macros

    3 votes

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  12. Indicate whether a Validated Package is enabled for Quick Deploy

    T0 - You Validate a package to PROD (run all tests)

    T1 - You or someone else does a deployment of something else, no matter how minor, to PROD.

    T2 - You click Deploy of the Validated Package from T0, all the apex tests are rerun. This is by design per SFDC yet Gearset doesn't tell you in advance that Quick Deploy is not available. Something you think will take a couple of minutes now takes 30 minutes or more. You think you screwed up or Gearset is broken

    Suggestion: On Validated Packages page and on the page of a…

    3 votes

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  13. Offer Canadian data residency.

    We have clients in Canada that require data residency for data backups/deployments and even metadata deployments/processing.

    Please add the option for a Canadian hosted Gearset account.

    2 votes

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  14. Filter Deployment History by Source / Destination

    At this time, there does not appear to filter deployment history by specific orgs AND other criteria in the general "filter" text box. I would like to find specific packages deployed to a specific org and also that have a standard friendly name. I am only able to enter text to filter by the friendly name and the additional filters allow for source / destination type, but it does not allow for specific source / destination.

    2 votes

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  15. add an account based autonumber field to deployment that could be used as a friendly reference

    This could be automatically prefixed to friendly name of the deployment.

    Sth like "000035"

    Could be a simple counter (that I see you have implemented "This is your NNth deployment...").

    If the autonumber would pop up automatically then I would not need to figure out a reference and type it myself.

    Currently, info that potentially could be used: datetime (too long) , url (way too long)

    2 votes

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  16. Ability to return sub-components of a Profile from Source Control

    Currently, profiles in source control are stored with everything as it's all stored in a single file (apex class permissions, layout assignments, etc). This is done by Salesforce.

    When using the new "delta deploy" or any comparison that doesn't include every possible dependent component (ex. apex, layouts, etc) - you see many "new" or "deleted" items related to the fact that source control returns everything within the profile whereas Salesforce only returns specific permissions based on the retrieved components.

    It'd be great if Gearset could replicate this behavior with source control to match Salesforce's behavior, where it'll obviously have to…

    2 votes

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  17. Allow export of code coverage results in daily Unit Testing job

    It would be great to be able to export the list of unit tests and their respective code coverage in a csv file for further internal processing.

    2 votes

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  18. Modify files during deployment process

    In Salesforce, if you add an image to a PathAssistant, it hard codes the sandbox URL in the metadata. This causes failures when you then try to deploy that item to the next environment. My idea is that a feature is added that would allow some sort of find/replace logic that's applied prior to the CI compare. Something like:
    File: Enter the name of the package file
    Search Text: The text and/or regex string to search the file for
    Replacement Text: The text to replace found the text with

    In this way, it would modify the source file prior to…

    2 votes

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  19. Add Apex Page Permissions to Repo Dependency Cleaner Functionality

    It seems based on the below doc

    https://docs.gearset.com/en/articles/3624846-what-does-gearset-s-repo-dependency-cleaner-do

    That the repo cleaner will remove permission references related to the following deleted items:

    Apex Classes
    Tabs
    Apps
    Object Permissions
    Field Permissions

    Missing from that list is Apex Pages. It'd be great to have that included to clean up references to the deleted page without having to re-run a 2nd comparison for source control.

    2 votes

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  20. Checkboxes to delete multiple packages/validations/deployments at a time

    Hi - feature request:
    Checkboxes on the validated packages (and probably others) screen so that I can delete validated packages more quickly. One by one is a big pain, and it probably uses your storage... and it definitely clutters our workspace.
    Thanks!

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