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[TSVN] Re: Small bug in commit dialog

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2005-02-10 14:47:45 CET

Peter McNab wrote:
> So are you saying that the above pertains to the situation when my WC
> is modified and not yet committed and someone else has modified the
> repository, so if I rightclick and select "Update" then the repository
> changes are automatically merged into my WC. (Well attempted anyway
> unless there are conflicts).

Correct.

> I'm not inclined to suggest wording for the choices. Getting GUI
> prompts right can be very difficult indeed.
> My only "suggestion" is that it should not be necessary to read all
> the selections to interpret the one you wish to apply.

The wording can only be quite short, so we will have to explain it
better in the help file. But that's why I wanted to put them in order.

> However, what's the thought behind using a combobox for the selector.
> Isn't there a notion you could type something else in the box as an
> alternative to the preset choices.

You can make a combobox non-editable which is fairly common. If you
print from Word, the list of available printers is presented in a
combobox from which you can only select existing entries.

> Are radio buttons too difficult?

No, but space is limited.

Simon

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