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.
Thomas F. Abraham commented
I posted a workaround to this limitation on StackOverflow:
Paul Killick commented
Want this for multiple docker image tags
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
since this change PER ENVIRONMENT and i have 6 test environments with different values..
now i need ONE for each key....
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!
Rodrigo da Cunha Menandro commented
Waitting for this feature too.
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!