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EGit/New and Noteworthy/3.5

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Revision as of 06:22, 16 September 2014 by (Talk | contribs) (screenshots, wording, formatting)



Interactive Rebase View

  • Allow to move multiple commits by drag & drop
  • Indicate order of steps and allow to change it by clicking on header
  • Add context menu for plan modification

History View

  • Add support for cherry-picking multiple commits at once
  • Use separate diff viewer instead of embedding into message
  • Add menu action for deleting tags
  •  Support searching for branches/tags with find toolbar
  • Make compare/open actions work with renamed/moved files
  • Enable "Create Patch" for first commit in the History view
  • Add support for reverting multiple commits at once.
  • Offer interactive and preserve merges options when selecting rebase target

Stash Support

  • Add "Stashes" menu to Team context menu and toolbar


  • Add stash commit viewer


  • Optimize layouts of commit and stash viewer


  • Add "Team" menu on working sets


  • Add "Repository" submenu in Team menu of files and folders


GitHub Connector

  • PullRequest supports the review_comments field

Usability Improvements

  • Add "Show Annotations" to ruler menu of revision editor
  • Staging view: sort content by name if file names are shown first
  • Repositories view
    • Sort tags in natural order
    • Sort folders before files in working directory
  • Commit dialog
    • Add "Select for Commit" to files context menu
    • Replace help button with link to Staging view
  • Cherry-pick
    • Show a rebase result dialog if cherry-picking fails
    • Provide more context in cherry-pick confirmation dialog
  • Push
    • Simple push wizard links to Advanced push wizard
    • When "Commit and Push" opens a wizard, use simple push wizard
    • Push Branch: Don't suggest branch name of local upstream branch
    • Assist in Push dialog and allow to push to custom refs
    • Show details about branch and commit in simple push dialog
    • Make source/destination branch more clear in push result dialog/confirmation

Performance Improvements

  • Staging view
    • Improved performance on large repositories/working directories
    • Don't reload repository on selection if repository stays the same
  • Use faster method of setting styles in commit message details

Bug Fixes

44 Bugs and 16 enhancement requests were closed


The following 17 developers worked on this release:

Andreas Hermann, Andrey Loskutov, Axel Richard, Carsten Pfeiffer, Konrad Kügler, Laurent Goubet, Maik Schreiber, Marc-Andre Laperle, Markus Keller, Matthias Sohn, Mickael Istria, Robin Rosenberg, Robin Stocker, Szymon Ptaszkiewicz, Tomasz Zarna, Vadim Dmitriev, Zehua Liu

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