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Re: Subminor commit dialog label issue

From: Lübbe Onken <luebbe_at_tigris.org>
Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2010 10:05:15 +0200

Am 28.04.2010 09:05, schrieb Hans-Emil Skogh:
>>>>>>> The "Commit to:" path is not spanning the entire width of the dialog.
>>> (For me it currently makes the difference of seeing on what branch I am
>>> or not. (Yes, I could make the window even wider, but...))
>> Sometimes I think it would be a good idea to use controls that display
>> an ellipsis '...' in the middle of the string to make the string fit the
>> control, so that you can see the beginning end the end of the string.
> This is already in place in most (all?) places in the nightly.
>
> Unfortunately it's not trivial to know where to inject the ellipsis...

I know. You always risk to cut off just the important part. I think that
in most cases the last part of the URL is the most important, so
inserting an ellipsis "somewhere" in the middle should be good.

OTOH it could be worth a thought to strip the repository URL or to make
it a two-liner, so that the first two lines of the commit dialog read:

Committing to: https://some.server.url:port/Repository/Base/
/branches/1.6.x/some/sub/path

In my cases (just checked three), the server+repos base part was longer
than the path inside the repository.

Cheers
- Lübbe

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