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  1. ternary coverage

    Increase resolution of coverage so that a ternary expression shows code coverage if one branch is not covered. (Otherwise my team is going to make me always use 8-line ifs instead of 1-line ternaries just so we can see code coverage completely :'( )

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    • Hide non test projects in the NCrunch Tests window

      I typically leave the 'Show Passing Tests' filter enabled. However, when it is enabled, non-test projects also show up in the list with a check next to them. It would be good if the non-test projects would not show up at all in the tests view since there are no tests in them.

      6 votes
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      • Allow projects to marked as no parallel execution

        We have an integration test that has a setup task that get runs once before the tests execute to create and teardown the integration test database.

        The problem with the way NCrunch executes is we get multiple instances of the database continually created (they have GUIDs in the name so they don't clash) but ideally I'd just like to be able to mark the integration test project to run all the tests in a single thread so the NUnit SetupFixture doesn't get run multiple times ... or if the are going to run in multiple threads to stop the reentrance…

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        • Add button to enable/disable word wrap in test output window

          The test output window currently wraps text which can make it difficult to read stack traces. An option to disable word wrap would be helpful, especially if it could be toggled via a button on the window itself.

          4 votes
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          • NCrunch Console Tools provide TeamCity Code Coverage Stats

            You can check TeamCity documentation here: https://confluence.jetbrains.com/display/TCD9/Custom+Chart#CustomChart-CustomBuildMetrics

            CodeCoverageB Block-level code coverage %

            •CodeCoverageC Class-level code coverage %

            •CodeCoverageL Line-level code coverage %

            •CodeCoverageM Method-level code coverage %

            •CodeCoverageAbsLCovered The number of covered lines int

            •CodeCoverageAbsMCovered The number of covered methods int

            •CodeCoverageAbsCCovered The number of covered classes int

            •CodeCoverageAbsLTotal The total number of lines int

            •CodeCoverageAbsMTotal The total number of methods int

            •CodeCoverageAbsCTotal The total number of classes int

            54 votes
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            • Color the console output

              I really like the idea of separation of console outputs by test. But, the problem is, that with more logs the output becomes cluttered. There is an excellent plugin for Visual Studio called VSColorOuput that allows to specify regular expressions to color the console output in the output window.

              Would you consider:
              1. Add similar coloring preferences to console output
              or
              2. Output console to the output window, as requested in another feature request?

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              • Turn off rosyln analyzers during NCrunch Build

                Inspired by post http://forum.ncrunch.net/yaf_postsm7582_Build-fails-with-custom-analyzers.aspx

                Rosyln analyzers in Visual studio 2015 get run during NCrunch Builds. Would it speed up compilation if analyzers were turned off in NCrunch?

                I cant think of a reason why it is necessary - Visual studio gives you real time feedback in the editor and on manual compiles. I wouldn't watch the NCrunch output window for build warnings

                13 votes
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                • Native support for xUnit Collection attributes

                  Currently xUnit Collection attributes are not prohibiting nCrunch from running tests inside one collection in parallel. So developers require to decorate old tests with nCrunch-related attributes for those test not to be executed in parallel.

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                  • Inline run configuration

                    I'm a long time NCrunch user but I feel the feedback loop has worsened significantly over time,

                    An incremental compile on my solution takes ~1s but I often have to wait between 20-40s for ncunch to do the same. (I have no clue if this is because of workspace copying or what).

                    What I really want from NCrunch is an inline run mode that runs directly on my build output everytime I build (which I do very often)

                    But currently I can not instruct NCrunch to run directly on my build output or only try to run (build) after a…

                    3 votes
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                    • Support the new Visual Studio Code IDE

                      Support the new Visual Studio Code editor.
                      While it doesn't yet provide extensibility for utils like NCrunch, it is apparently planned for upcoming development, so I wanted to get this on the NCrunch radar.

                      127 votes
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                      • 4 votes
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                        • Enable real time output of the test being run in "NCrunch Tests" window

                          It would be nice to have real-time or at least "refreshed" every 5-10 seconds "Test output" console in NCrunch Tests" window.

                          Right now the output is provided once test is completed, but it would be useful to have some kind of "refresh every N seconds" option for integration tests. They might take minutes to run, and sometimes it is extremely useful to see output in real time - either to kill the test or to see what's going on.

                          7 votes
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                          • Assign license key to developer name in mylicenses page

                            I'd like to be able to assign a company seat license to a developer's name. Currently under the https://www.ncrunch.net/User/MyLicenses page I can't figure out which key is being used by which developer.

                            As my team grows and as developers come and go this becomes a more time consuming process to manage. I'd rather not do this via another spreasheet.

                            3 votes
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                            • inherit colors from environment

                              I don't use Windows default colour scheme. Instead, I reduce the amount of light hitting my eyes by using a black background and green text (very retro, ha ha). Some NCrunch windows / dialogs set their background color to grey, which makes green text difficult to read.

                              So, please, don't override my local settings, just allow your windows / dialogs to use whatever colours I have already set up for myself.

                              Thanks!

                              4 votes
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                              • Be able to Bind a key (F5) to run debugger in the current test cursor located in

                                It would great to use the muscle memory of pressing F5 to debug code, by allowing the functionality of "Right click on a unit test and select Debug starting test in new task runner process" to happen based on where the cursor is currently located.

                                6 votes
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                                • Separate test output to separate dockable window

                                  (Similar to https://ncrunch.uservoice.com/forums/245203-feature-requests/suggestions/5689966-display-test-output-in-text-window-on-button-clic )

                                  I sometimes work from home with 1 monitor and at work with 3 monitors. I also tend to like having test output in a less "important" place than the tests themselves.
                                  With vstudio2015 the split setting (bottom or right) is not restored via the windows layout feature.
                                  if test output was a separate window I can choose to place/dock it wherever I like (and also restore/save its position).

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                                  • Provide a better filtering on 'Tests being excecuted right now' in 'NCrunch tests' window

                                    With large amount of tests, say 500-1000, it is impossible to see what is going on right now - which tests are being executed.

                                    NCrunch has a specific icon on that, but all such tests are spread across the 'NCrunch tests' window, so we have to scroll here and there to see where NCrunch is up to - which tests are being run right now.

                                    It might not b an issue for unit tests, but integration tests take about 1-2 minutes each to execute, so sometimes it is not clear what's is going on.

                                    Would be nice to have either…

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Improve hover-over hints on tests indicators/icons in 'NCrunch Tests' window

                                      Oh boy, we still have absolutely no idea what do some icons mean. Really.

                                      All these alerts icons on the test/assembly row, then green or red clocks, then green question marks. That IS so much puzzling. Seems we lived in VS space too much, at least it was simple - not run, run and pass/failed :)

                                      Please add hints on hover-over providing an explanation and suggestion on what is going on with the current test or whole test set.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Add 'Capabilities' row to 'NCrunch Distributed Processing' window

                                        Please add 'Capabilities' row to 'NCrunch Distributed Processing' window, so that it would be possible to group, sort and identify server at a glance by existing capabilities.

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                                        • Let tests run continuously parallel but randomized - to find concurrency issues

                                          I had the problem that my test setup created some files and sometimes test would interfere because they moved some files. In general i would like to find out if there are concurrency issues in my code or in my tests. I know its not a safe way to find them, but if I could say "these 3 tests should run in parallel for a while" would ease debugging if I already know there is an issue

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