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Multiple lines variable in Build and Release

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Some tasks have the textboxes that support multiple line content, such as Delete task, but multiple lines variable is not supported, it's better to support it.

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  • NKDavis commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    yes I need this for token replacement as well!!
    I have 20 services i need to tokenize and now becouse i can not group related environment controlled variables intend of 6 tokens per file i have 26!!!!
    because i can not put
    10 lines of an entire configuration element IE

    <add key="DueTimeSeconds" value="10" />
    <add key="PeriodSeconds" value="600" />
    <add key="PrimaryDaysToRun" value="2,3,4,5,6" />
    <add key="PrimaryHoursToRun" value="0:00-1:00,3:00-23:59:59" />
    <add key="SecondaryDaysToRun" value="7" />
    <add key="SecondaryHoursToRun" value="8:00-17:59" />
    <add key="StopDateTime" value="2000-01-25 18:22" />
    <add key="DetailWaitCount" value="1" />
    <add key="DetailHourTime" value="20" />
    is my element
    i want
    since this change PER ENVIRONMENT and i have 6 test environments with different values..
    now i need ONE for each key....

  • Paul commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It would be nice to have available (in the Release process when run) a drop down field containing a set of values which, when any value is selected becomes that variables value. For example, a list of server names. We find ourselves creating releases for a number of Test servers to deploy to which means setting up a release for each one. If we could give the option of selecting a server to deploy to and have one release using the dropdown variable created, we wouldn't need to create so many releases.. if that makes sense!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Good Lord add multi-line variables. Your own file search patterns require multiple lines to filter file copies, for example:


    Those two filters MUST be on two lines, this is Microsoft tech!

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