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  1. gearset doesn't seem to pickup date of change for custom field and custom metadata.

    gearset doesn't seem to pickup date of change for custom field and custom metadata.

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  2. create a Default Value setting on Source Control & Connections

    Reading the previous suggestions this might be a bug.

    Where a user has multiple connections to Github, Bitbucket etc. It would be good to be able to set a default connection.

    It is suggested that when you go to Compare, the last selection should be displayed. But I am not seeing that happening?

    I would expect the default Source to display, no matter what Compare I and setting.

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  3. Gearset silently removes SocialPost Layout Permission when deploying

    When deploying from one org to a git repo (or other org) and selecting Layout + Profiles gearset will display a Layout Permission for the "SocialPost" object. However when completing the deployment "SocialPost Layout Permission" is removed because deploying it would cause Salesforce validation errors. This is not displayed anywhere and always causes "SocialPost Layout Permission" to show as "New" when doing a comparison.

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  4. Problem Analyzers don't evaluate changes made from other Problem Analzyers

    Even though this example has an easy workaround, it does seem like a scenario which could present issues in other deployments.

    In the scenario where a standard application that doesn't exist in the target (ex. Sandboxes and LightningInstrumentation) is included in a deployment (along with its permissions), there's 2 problem analyzers that come into play

    1. "Remove standard application additions/deletions from deployment"

    2. "Remove items which reference the listed components which are not available in the target"

    When both metadata types are selected (application and permission) only #1 is flagged. This means Gearset removes the standardApplication, but leaves the references to the…

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  5. Retain source control branch selection when cancelling a comparison

    If you click "compare now" and then click "cancel" before it finishes, the "compare metadata" screen retains your selection for orgs, but does not retain the branch selection for source control.

    It defaults to the first branch by alphabetical order versus what I selected before I cancelled. This can cause confusion for users who do not notice.

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  6. "Next" button on comparison page sometimes does not work

    Sometimes, the "Next" button on the comparison page does not work. In the Developer Console I can see a 403 response from "POST https://app.gearset.com/api/static-code-analysis", traced to "raygun.js:2016".

    In this case, I have to reload the comparison page.

    This happens quite often (I estimate 1 in 5 times).

    I don't think that it's a timeout issue (CSRF token or sth.), because just right now I only marked one file in the comparison list and wanted to proceed, and the button didn't work.

    On other occasions, I spend a lot more minutes on the comparison page, and the button works perfectly.

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  7. Add new connection ends in loop

    When I add a new connection via choosing "Salesforce authentication", I need to enter the username. I click on "Authorize". Instead of a redirect to the Salesforce login screen, I see a blank page with a gearset spinner logo. But this screen takes hours and will not redirect. I'm using Firefox and the Org is a sandbox (sandbox is also selected)

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  8. Changed by and Changed Date not populating from DX structure in Repository

    Using the DX/source structure in a repository (Github), no "item changed" date is shown for any metadata types in the comparison window.

    This leads to gearset not being able to provide last changed date or who last changed anything in a Source DX repository. It's left with "unknown" and makes our comparisons and selections more difficult when users rely on that information.

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  9. Summary pages should always include ALL changed files

    I believe this to be a bug, but it might be intentional. In any case, the current functionality is, in my opinion, poorly conceived.

    If a user adds a deletion to a comparison between an org and git, the deleted metadata is the only item that will show up in Gearset. However, if you inspect the resulting commit in git, you will see that the metadata was deleted along with all of the profiles, layouts, etc that had to be changed as a side effect.

    I'm completely fine with Gearset detecting these dependencies and making the changes to them. It…

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  10. custom object translation of the Product2 object

    The custom object translation of the Product2 object, specifically, is not behaving like the other custom object translations. So when I changed the label of this standard Object : Product2 (Set-up -> rename tabs and labels)
    i can't find it in Gearset. I have to make this change manuelly.

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  12. Deployment count in the blue banner wrong for old deployments

    When viewing old/past deployment details, that old deployment shows me the big blue banner saying that ---this--- was our {insert total number of deployments ever}th deployment no matter which old deployment I'm viewing.

    This confused me a bit because I wanted to view our say 5th deployment ever so expected the number to say this was our 5th deployment, and I ended up closing the details browser tab twice thinking I pressed the wrong button to view the latest deployment. Yeah I could have looked at the tiny timestamp somewhere on that details view, but this large blue banner/counter just…

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  13. Make "Clone package" openable in a new tab

    In Deployment history, there are two buttons I use the "view details" which I can open in a new tab without leaving the list of deployments, and the "clone package" which I can't open in a new tab. I can workaround it easily (duplicate tabs, or first view details then clone from there), but it was disappointing that I have to.

    I needed to re-deploy say 10 deployments into a different sandbox and so the clone package feature was amazingly useful, but this little nag prevented me from entering the blissful nirvana of wielding the perfect tool for the job…

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  14. Optimize comparison list view

    The comparison view contains a list view in a scrollable area with an line item for every metadata item in the comparison. Depending on the comparison, this list can be exorbitantly long (10k+ lines). Displaying this many elements on screen is extremely inefficient, and causes browsers to lock up when selecting the "check all" check box (because it results in thousands of incremental manipulations in the DOM). This issue also causes mobile browsers to crash when more than a thousand or so items show in the comparison results.

    There is a common pattern for handling long lists like this, in…

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  15. Better error message when refreshing draft deployments created by another user

    Currently, if source control is either source or target and User A creates a draft deployment bit user B wants to refresh that draft deployment, you get an error message: "Error occurred during operation: Determining API versions - An unknown error occurred."

    As this capability isn't currently supported by Gearset, there should be an error message when the refresh comparison button is clicked saying" Refresh is not possible when Source control is involved except by original creator of the draft deployment"

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  16. Issue with Namespace while deploying from Org A to Org B

    the namespace if referred in code, we try to deploy to target Org, the target Org will not have the same namespace name, or will be a different namespace, it gives errors, can something be done to fix this?

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  17. bug -- Refresh comparison with a selected item that on the refresh is no longer changed

    If you have a piece of metadata that was changed on a comparison then a subsequent comparison using the 'Refresh Comparison' button. The selected item is still selected and unable to be deselected.

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  18. Include custom metadata type (__mdt) listviews

    Not sure this is a bug or a limitation in the V40.0 SFDC Metadata API but it would appear that Custom Metadata Type (__mdt) listviews are not included in the Comparison (default 66). List Views on other Sobjects are included. Hence they can't be deployed

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  19. View email templates that are part of a managed package folder in comparison

    Hey guys,

    I am not sure if this is an actual issue or not but I will ask the question to see if I am missing something :)

    When comparing email templates, the compare will return both email templates and folders. I have noticed that in my case, email templates that are part of a managed folder do not return. We can see the folder and sync the folder settings, but no templates. If we move the templates to a non-managed folder we can see the templates. Has anybody encountered anything similar?

    Thanks!

    Richard

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  20. Properly handle SFDC change of API name for Order "Activate" button on layouts

    CustomObject 'Order' Page layouts from orgs created from orgs prior to V39 may have in the layout metadata <excludebuttons>Activate</excludeButtons>

    For V39 (and possibly earlier) orgs, 'Activate' is no longer the OOTB API name for the button with label 'Activate'. The button API name is ActivateOrder. Hence, deployment fails with error "In field: excludeButtons, no such standard action:Activate"

    There is no workaround except to exclude the Order layout from the Gearset Selected Objects. This is not a good workaround for a commonly-used OOTB SFDC Standard object.

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