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Re: [TSVN] Two TSVN menus in explorer file menu

From: Jean-Marc van Leerdam <developer_at_bemy.demon.nl>
Date: 2005-05-27 21:29:54 CEST

Hi Simon,

> Brass Tilde wrote:
>>> developer@bemy.demon.nl wrote:
>>>
>>>> Would it be possible to add the folder name to the menu entry then?
>>>> So one knows to which
>>>> folder the command will be applied? Perhaps something for the
>>>> wishlist for 1.2.x?
>>>
>>> Like the Avast virus scanner does? See attached pic.
>>
>> Is that a sufficiently common case to avoid it for those who *don't*
>> use such ridiculous names? :->

> But I call all my folders that with a 1..99 suffix ...

> But seriously folks... When Explorer asks for a context menu, it doesn't
> tell you that it is going to display 2 of them at once. So we would have
> to fill in the folder name for _every_ folder when most of the time it
> is completely obvious because you are using the context menu and not the
> file menu.

> Having said that, my original example was not a good one. If you select
> a WC folder inside a WC, then you get 2 identical context menus in the
> file menu and you cannot tell them apart. Is it enough of a problem to
> merit that solution? I don't know. I always use the context menus unless
> I am in a perverse mood and testing something.

I know enough people that seem to be allergic to right-clicking. They
rely on the menu's. Others are keyboard only folks and bringing up the
right context menu via keyboard can be tricky. Alt-F to drop down the
file menu and then via accelerator keys to the right context menu is
the way to go for them.

Regards,

Jean-Marc

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