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Property diffs

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-08-01 23:28:49 CEST

Flyspray wrote:
> FS#268 - Enhancement to property diff
> User who did this: - Stefan Küng (steveking)
>
> ----------
> "When diffing properties: If multiple properties where changed, let
> the user select which one to diff. This "Changed Properties" dialog
> could contain old value/new values colums for textual properties."
>
> I don't like the idea of a separate dialog just for diffing
> properties:
> * custom properties are by definition in binary format
> * we already diff properties by checking if the prop name has an
> 'extension' (e.g. image.png) and use that extension to fire up the
> configured diff tool for that extension
> * text properties can have multiple lines

There was an item in that issue concerning the property list dialog
(showing WC properties). It would be possible to mark properties which
have been changed locally, and also possibly to add a diff button to
diff the selected property using TMerge (button only enabled if property
is changed). Is that worth doing, or too much pain for too little gain?

Simon

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