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Re: TMerge editing

From: Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn_at_googlemail.com>
Date: 2007-10-28 23:46:08 CET

On 27/10/2007, Alexander Klenin <klenin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/27/07, Simon Large <simon.tortoisesvn@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > Left click on an unmodified line in the right pane. Black frame
> > appears. Left click again and the frame goes away. Right click on the
> > same line and the context menu is much reduced (use other whole file,
> > paste). Left click again so that the frame comes back and right click
> > menu is restored to the full set of options.
> >
> > Left drag selection with the mouse only works when the frame is not
> > shown at the time you start the click and drag.
>
> This surprised me too first time I tried TMerge editing, but I think this
> is intentional to allow both line-oriented selection required for context menu
> and char-oriented selection for editing.
> So before changing that I think a discussion of desired semantics is needed.
> Simon, can you perhaps describe proposed semantics?
> If/when your proposal will be implemented,
> you can copy-paste description into the manual ;-)

I don't really understand what is going on. Char-mode editing seems to
work with or without the frame, so I'm not sure what mode switches are
going on. One thing is for sure - if it is not obvious how it works
then it will not be that useful.

Simon

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