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`View on GitHub` tool tray button opens PR from fork repository #1692

jcansdale opened this Issue May 18, 2018 · 0 comments


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jcansdale commented May 18, 2018

  • GitHub Extension for Visual Studio version: 2.5.2
  1. Opened a fork repository
  2. PR list defaults to showing PRs forked from repository
  3. Opened a PR
  4. Clicked View on GitHub tool tray button
  5. It attempts to open a PR from the fork repository


  • Expected to open forked from repository.
  • This works as expected when using the View on GitHub link.

@jcansdale jcansdale added the bug label May 18, 2018

shana added a commit that referenced this issue May 25, 2018

Fix `View on GitHub` when on fork repository (#1700)
Don't assume that the repository owner is the same as the local repository. When viewing PRs from upstream, the upstream owner should be used.

Use owner from viewed PR not local repository
Reuse WebUrl property in OpenOnGitHub command

Fixes #1692


2d309f7 Fix PR detail WebUrl when on fork
		Don't assume owner is same as local repository.
d2c4669 Use WebUrl for OpenOnGitHub command
d2c4669 Change to using ToRepositoryUrl from UriString
36e699f Navigate to pull/number!

@meaghanlewis meaghanlewis added this to the 2.5.3 milestone May 31, 2018

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