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  1. Add a 'flag' to ignore XML 'utf' versus 'UTF' in XML header.

    I believe there exists a mismatch with the XML header reference to UTF in the Gearset library to what is used in SFDX.

    6 votes

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  2. dynamic search function after comparison

    dynamic search function

    it would be helpful after the comparison to look for multiple components at the same time and not each one individually. for the release we get a list of components example from the developer:

    CustomerAddress
    Customer
    Namec
    Customer_Tel
    c
    ...

    I want to include the entire list in one search, and I want gerset to search for each row individually. Example in SQL:

    SELECT * FROM table
    WHERE column1 LIKE '%customeraddress%'
    OR column1 LIKE '%customer
    namec%'
    OR column1 LIKE '%customer_tele
    c%'
    OR column1 LIKE '%customertele_c%'
    ...

    this change would save us…

    1 vote

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  3. Allow users set their own default tab view when viewing the comparison between orgs

    The recent change (March '22) to change the default tab when viewing a comparison from Changed Items to 'All Items' makes it more difficult to quickly see changes, because maybe there aren't any. The All Items list would also be extremely long if the org is particularly complex.
    As such, I propose that you give users the ability to select their own default tab when the comparison page loads, so we can choose to always view 'New' or 'Changed' items.

    4 votes

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  4. Force-deploy Flow translations with no difference

    At the root of this, the main problem is that if you create a new flow version through the SFDC flow editor interface, the flow will have a new version of the flow translations based on the previous translations.

    But if you DEPLOY a flow, the new flow version is created WITHOUT flow translations at all.

    This would be fine, if gearset would allow us to reliably deploy the flow WITH flow translations, even if the flow translations had "no changes". (Gearset does not allow us to deploy items with no change, and sometimes doesn't even show them in the…

    2 votes

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  5. Remove/Deactivate new feature for batch comparison

    A few weeks ago, Gearset added a new feature to officially make the comparison faster, by showing already results of first batch and add the rest later on.

    This feature makes it much more difficult to do comparisons. First of all, I don't see any benefit. I still need to wait for the whole comparison to finish, because I still need to now, what has changed. Why should I look into the first things, when I need to look into it again, after the rest is compared. So before I can select anything, I need to wait the whole time…

    1 vote

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  6. Activity Task Event field level security validation in Profile

    Hi Gearset Team,

    I would like to have a metadata validation for profile field level security involving Activity, Task, Event object as they are related to each other in Salesforce.

    For example:
    If we do a retrieve for Activity, Task, Event object along with profile. In the profile metadata it would specify this:
    <fieldPermissions>
    <editable>true</editable>
    <field>Task.FieldX__c</field>
    <readable>true</readable>
    </fieldPermissions>

    However, if there were to be a mistake in the profile metadata and we commit them in version control it is detected as a 'new item' in Compare and Deploy

    <fieldPermissions>
    <editable>true</editable>
    <field>Activity.FieldX__c</field>
    <readable>true</readable>
    </fieldPermissions>

    When we select this new changes and…

    1 vote

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  7. Ignore Business Owner changes between Sandboxes

    This was marked as "Completed" in https://gearset.uservoice.com/forums/283474-help-us-improve-gearset/suggestions/39507649-resolve-data-owner-user-metadata-from-difference

    But really the issue remains.

    When "Business owner" is populated in a field, it will show as "different" since the XML is showing username, which is different between sandboxes.

    This make trying to do comparisons to find differences very challenging.

    3 votes

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  8. comparison between 3 or more ORGs

    i would like to see in a future update about comparing 3 or more Orgs to possibly fine tune checks between production, and multiple sandboxes to make sure everything looks as needed to verify no sandboxes are overlooked for refreshes if needed.

    3 votes

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  9. Show "All" Different Items

    Instead of a tab showing 'All Items', even items that are the same, maybe show a tab of All Different Items, which would show New, Deleted, and Changed in a single view without having to sift through the 'All Items' for these.

    2 votes

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  10. Add option to load missing dependeces only.

    Example:
    When I already selected metadata filter with many items, downloaded metadata, compared, checked, and clicked deploy then I am getting an error that some dependency is missing but it is metadata type that wasn't selected previously.

    Currently:
    I need to click refresh comparison select additional metadata types and reload all metadata from both sandboxes. It is very time and resource consuming with big packages.

    As a solution:
    I want to have the possibility to click a button and select on the metadata list only those that I want to add to the current package and only those should be…

    2 votes

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  11. Delegate Access by Comparison

    Provide an additional delegate access option: be able to grant this at a comparison level to a user vs at the org level (situation is predominately experienced for Production comparisons/deployments). Granting access at an org level gives too much access (CI jobs, etc) for some users so it would be ideal to have a narrower scope.

    1 vote

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  12. Support Email Template Folder metadata migration

    Metadata API for EmailTemplateFolder does not accept wildcards so you have to know the name of the folder to be able to pull it down and migrate it. Currently (as of 2-16) the Gearset product cannot pull these.

    Suggest that they add functionality to make a SOQL call to get all the folder names, at which point they should be able to pull them. Allowing for compare and deployment.

    2 votes

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  13. Meta Comparison Filter Based on User and/or Timeframe

    It would be great if there was a way to create a metadata comparison filter, and not just filter with regard to metadata types, but also filter by which user made the change, or the timeframe when the change was made? For instance, it'd be great if I could create a filter based on changes I made within the past 30 days, or a specific timeframe. Filtering by metadata types takes very long for large orgs, even if I reduce the metadata types down to 1 or 2.

    2 votes

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  14. Increase the size of the 'Create new branch from...' modal.

    When creating a new branch from the 'Create new branch from...' model, it's hard because of the small size of the modal/dialog. Just sizing the modal/dialog larger would make it easier to work with.

    1 vote

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  15. Field Dependencies for Reports

    When deprecating a field and replacing it with a new one, we need to be able to see where they are used in all reports, including private folders, which the "Where is this used?" feature does not detail.

    1 vote

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  16. Add the ability to run the problem analyzer while on the comparison screen

    I originally was going to request the ability to append the items found in problem analyzer to the list of selected components, when going back to view the comparison, but then I thought why not take it one step further, and move the problem analyzer feature to the comparison screen? Then, the items it finds/suggests, the user can add them to the package there, or choose to ignore them.

    3 votes

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  17. add the option to either hide source control locations where you do not have a connection, or allow a default SCM connection to be selected.

    We only use on source control service, so having to select 'Azure DevOps' before being able to select the repo/branch, is a small step that adds up over time.

    Being able to either hide services that you do not already have a connection for, or being able to default to a service, with the ability yo navigate back up and over, as needed. would be welcomed.

    3 votes

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  18. Add Comparison Column for "Environment"

    Add a column for "Environment" which signifies which environment the change took place. For instance, this would tell you whether the changes took place in Production Only, Sandbox Only, or both.

    Then, I could filter by Sandbox Only and both to see only the changes I made recently in the sandbox that I need to push to Production. Right now, I have to sift through the many little changes to items that occurred in Production.

    1 vote

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  19. Filter Column Sub-Levels

    If I filter a column, it does not apply those filters if I open the sub-levels of an item such as "Depends on" or "Used by". For instance, if I filter OUT under the "Difference Type" column "No Difference," when I search through those sub-levels, it should not show me items that are "No difference."

    1 vote

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  20. Add an Undo Action/Functionality in the Comparison UI

    Add an Undo button to the comparison UI in case someone accidentally de-selects a component from the Selected Items tab. It would save time rather than having re-search for the component and lose your train of thought. You have this feature in Google Docs and sheets.

    2 votes

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