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Re: Suggestion: default repository URL

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-09-22 23:16:36 CEST

Stefan Küng wrote:
> 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.

If the URL is selected on entry, then the first typed character of a new
URL erases it automatically.

Simon

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