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Re: Suggestion: default repository URL

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-22 20:04:54 CEST

Udo Eberhardt wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>> Udo Eberhardt wrote:
>>> I did already post this idea but maybe my description was not very
>>> clear. This is a new attempt.
>>>
>>> When I start the repo browser on a non-versioned directory the URL
>>> dialog pops up but no URL is set by default. I have to select one
>>> from the list or have to type a path. It would be nice if a default
>>> URL is set when the dialog pops up. This default should be
>>> configurable via TSVN Settings. This feature would be very useful if
>>> only one repository is used most of the time.
>>
>> Why? If you only use one repository, then the url of that repo is
>> always in the drop-down list of the url combobox.
>>
> Yes, that's true. But I have to select the URL from the combo box every
> time. If the URL that's most often used is set by default, I have to
> simply click on OK. To me it seems unusual that the dialog comes up with
> an empty string. Another idea to improve that is: save the most recent
> selection and show this one again when the dialog comes up. Many
> applications implement similar functionality in that way.

Actually, we had that once (the combobox automatically showing the last
URL used), but then users complained that they had to do an extra step
(removing the url) before entering the new one.

In this case, it's just not possible to make everybody happy.

Stefan

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Received on Fri Sep 22 20:05:06 2006

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