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  1. Please fix myqsl

    I have mysql database that i can change with any program.
    I made new php simple site, connected mysql database, when im trying to create new database im getting en error about syntax. If im creating table in for example phpmyadmin and then trying to change in webmatrix everything is ok.
    Any suggestion to this?
    Thanks.
    Alexei, best regards

    16 votes
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    • Subversion Support

      Please add support for subversion.

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      • I've tried to checkin about 1100 files to tfs and it fails, looks like a problem with tfs extension webmatrix 3

        I've tried to checkin about 1100 files to tfs and it fails, looks like a problem with tfs extension webmatrix 3

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        • Horizontal Scroll bar for left hand side files tree

          I have a site that has folders 4-5 levels deep. it would be good if there is a horizontal scroll bar that allows me to scroll horizontally. I don't always want to decrease my editing area by dragging the splitter to the right.

          Thanks,
          Sid

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          • Better PHP Includes

            When you move the top of your php/html document into an include file with <?php include "inc/header.php"; ?>, that include file generates the error "Element 'html' requires end tag.".
            It would be nice to detect that it is an include file and not generate those errors.
            To give some inspiration, WinLess (or the Mac equivalent Less.app) have smart including for Less files. I believe Web Essentials for VS2012 does that too. It should be possible to do the same in WebMatrix.

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            • Copy-paste of table data

              It would be nice if we can do copy-paste (or drug and drop) of the table data between two data bases (i.e. sdf files) including the format definition as well the contents. This is usefull when we import the table templates from multiple examples.

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                0 comments  ·  Databases  ·  Admin →
              • select text right click add HTML tag for the selected text

                Select text => hotkey (or right click) => enter HTML tag = text between opening and closing HTML tags. I think it could be useful.

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                • Asynchronous update

                  When internet is connected, and one goes to website's settings panel, I think WebMatrix checks over the internet whether php has an update, to show that option in settings. But the settings page just doesn't open before that. This is very time consuming on slow internet connnections. Many times we don't even want the update (or whatever it checks). If we disconnect internet, it loses track of what was going on, and shows the settings page with a 'Unable to detect PHP settings' message.
                  Asynchronous update would not need the update to be completed then itself, and save a lot…

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                  • reload dialog always shows on remote projects

                    There is a bug when saving files on a remote project thru FTP. after the file is saved the program detects the file was changed and shows up the dialog asking if you want to reload. it does this even if the checkbox to not show again is clicked

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                    • could not download the remote site

                      I have tried to publish the changes I have made to the site to no avail. I have also tried to download the site and to no avail. Does anyone have any idea whats happening?

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                        • Installing the iTextSharp extension from within WebMatrix didn't add expected DLL to bin folder

                          It just seems like a bug, but maybe I am misunderstanding how it is supposed to work.

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                            Bug Under Review  ·  6 comments  ·  Other  ·  Admin →
                          • Fix errors with searching. Searching across site never finds results in other pages.

                            Searching for text on other pages almost never works. I can search for a term I'm staring at on the current page, and nothing appears in the Find Results. And many times when I hit CTRL-F, the find box appears but focus isn't set to it and I start typing the search text into the current document.

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                            • Ecommerce solutions (not NOPcommerce) for gateway/processor would be lovely!

                              Our company would like to start a small ecommerce solution. Our product line is small so NOPCommerce is overkill. We'd like a solution that can interface with a gateway/payment processor like Braintree. Possible?

                              4 votes
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                              • One-click security/membership integration.

                                Right now if you need security/membership in a website you need to begin with the starter template and build your site up from there. If you want to use another template things can get very time consuming.

                                Would be good to import your HTML5 template and add security/membership to it in a few clicks.

                                3 votes
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                                • auto template web config file example?

                                  examples of files would be nice like the config?

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Select HTML standard for validation

                                    I would be very helpful if I could use which HTML standard the validation is based on. Right now its HTML 5 but I would like to use some attributes that had been deprecated with HTML 5 like align.

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                                    • Easier addition of membership and security.

                                      People come on! Do you really think the stater template is useful for a real-world website? It's a pain in the neck trying to modify the css to your template css, erase all the loaded jquery-ui files you don't need load your own....Jesus Christ! for God sake!

                                      Even starting with a blank site and trying to add membership or security is a mess! with all the dependencies and settings setup time is huge! examples are outdated or only show very basic examples that are not really useful for a real-world website.

                                      Something as simple as changing the site starting page…

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                                      • Please add the PHP Manager as an option

                                        Add the ability to manage the PHP or .user.ini file from within WebMatrix for Azure hosted websites. This will help improve adaptability in the opensource community

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                                        • TFS continuous deployment

                                          Even though you connect to TFS, AND you are using Azure, you cannot do continuous deployment. Azure has the ability to link the site to TFS. It's strange when you link to your TFS and it tells you it will deploy on next check-in. NOPE. Not when you check in to TFS from WebMatrix. No deploy happens. Oops.

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