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  1. AnkhSVN should be localized to the same languages as Visual Studio

    AnkhSVN should be better localized and language packs for all VS-Supported languages should eventually be available.

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      32 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      I will start inviting translators around September 2011. (I hope to have a dummy translation ready by then) Please contact us via the mailinglist if you like to help.

      [Updated to follow reality. Rescheduling now as Subversion 1.7 is on its way]

    • Better support of 'Web Site' projects

      On Adding and Checkout AnkhSVN currently only handles projects in a single tree, just like all other Subversion clients.

      The Visual Studio SCC api also allows SCC providers to support different layouts. E.g. a solution with libraries somewhere below 'D:\Projects' and a website on 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\mysite' or a central server like '\\devserver\sites\my-site'

      AnkhSVN should be extended to handle these layouts in both 'Add to Subversion' as Checkout scenarios. And via the scc-enlist support these paths should be per user definable to support different layouts on different systems. (On Checkout this could be a connect to an existing directory of a new…

      302 votes
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        started  ·  7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Keep update window open after update complete

        I'd like it if the update (get latest version) window either stayed open after the update had completed, or there was an option to allow this. My reasoning is that information about what changes the update has performed are displayed in the window, along with the revision you are updating to, but since it closes as soon as it's finished you don't really get a chance to look at this information.

        264 votes
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          11 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          The update window is a modal dialog. If we were to keep this open, there’s no way to use Visual Studio without closing it.
          We will need to add another way to take a look at recent changed made by others by either caching the updated files list, or the before/after revision and showing the log messages between the two.

          Note:
          1) that update output is always logged to the Subversion page of the output window.

          2) All pending conflicts (even to files not referenced in the repository) are always shown in the pending changes window.

        • Enable 'svn-add'ing references

          You should be able to add references , where the assembly is a local file in the solution directory, to Subversion more easily

          184 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Expression Blend 3 Support

            Can ankh SVN be made to integrate with Microsoft Expression Blend Studio 3?

            142 votes
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              4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              It’s not possible to use the current AnkhSVN inside Blend. Getting this done would mean implementing a new SCC provider for Blend (it has a very different interface), It does look like it’s a lot less work to do so. Keep the votes coming, and we might consider it :-)

            • add better support for svn:externals

              Two things from the top of my head around svn:externals that I think would be useful
              1. Some GUI to easily add external folder (like project already being part of another solution in shared repository) to solution.
              2. Some visual indication that project is an external reference.
              3. Some indication that there exists newer version of the project being referenced in its original location. (i.e. when bugfixes have been introduced)

              138 votes
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                under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Change the color of the color bar in Visual Studio

                VS has the built-in behaviour of changing the colour bar (just to the left of the code) that tracks the change status of the code (yellow for unsaved code modification, green for code changed and saved this session).

                VisualSVN makes a change to the colours of this colour bar, depending on the status of the file (unsaved or saved modification from working copy)?

                Could AnkhSVN be modified to change the behaviour of this colour bar in a similar fashion (red for unsaved local modifications, yellow for saved modifications from the local copy) based on the SVN status of the line,…

                110 votes
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                  planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add Option for Mandatory Comments on Commit

                  Add the Option for Mandatory Comments on Commit.

                  Forcing a comment to be made before commit is allowed.

                  Default setting for All New projects and Individual settings for existing projects.

                  102 votes
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                    planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Auto check the server side for updates on opening projects

                    It would be very useful to have some warning that the solution has been changed and the version on your machine is not the latest one - on opening the solution.

                    Example:
                    We have multiple developers working on the solutions in the repository.

                    If you open a solution that has had changes made to it since the last time you opened it, you cannot tell that it has been changed until you do and update.

                    If you forget to do this every time you could have a big problem when it comes back to committing it back to the SVN…

                    82 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • allow comment templates

                      It would be nice if we could set up a template for commit comments so that we do not have to add a comment structure that we use to make comments look uniform

                      63 votes
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                      • YouTrack issue tracker integration

                        Make issue tracker "YouTrack" available for VS2010 integration.

                        46 votes
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                        • Check StyleCop before commit

                          If any violations are present then refuse commit.

                          45 votes
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                          • Add option to ignore whitespace changes

                            Applicable to unified diff command, show changes, annotate

                            38 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              We currently use the Menees tools for our internal diff viewer. This option will be enabled when we switch to the subversion diff library for creating the diff.

                              This issue is fixed for the annotate viewer.

                              Visual Studio 11 has a builtin diff viewer, which will automatically be used instead of the Menees tools. This diff viewer has many new options.

                            • suggestions/autocomplete in commit message

                              It would be nice to have suggestions in commit message textbox, which would include file names, classes etc.

                              tortoisesvn has such feature

                              35 votes
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                              • 33 votes
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                                • Restore current commit message between visual studio sessions

                                  I usually start to write a detailed commit message whitout commiting immediatly. The very annoying thing is that if I close visual studio (or if it crashes...) before commiting, my message is entirely lost. If you found a way to save this message this would be great !!

                                  32 votes
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                                  • force a build before commit if build fails do not commit.

                                    It wuould be nice to prevent code that does not build to be committed. This would prevent broken code to go to the repository and no more broken build warnings from cruise control.

                                    32 votes
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                                    • Allow to add files that are not part of the solution

                                      I have files in my project structure that are not part of the solution, nevertheless, i'd like to put them in svn.
                                      The reason the files are not in the solution is that they are used to build the project, but are not part of the source distribution of the project. In this case i am talking about msbuild tasks files...

                                      31 votes
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                                      • Selection in history viewer is barely visible

                                        When using the "Light" theme in VS 2012, it is almost impossible to see which lines in the History Viewer window are selected.

                                        As long as the History Viewer has the focus, there is no problem -> selected lines have a blue background. But as soon as the window loses the focus, a very light gray is used for the background color (which is almost impossible to distinguish from the normal/white background).

                                        30 votes
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                                        • exclude lists

                                          Multiple exclude lists to hide elements that should not (yet) committed, would be nice.

                                          24 votes
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