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Re: Copying part of URL copies entire URL in GUI - how to avoid?

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 20:34:15 +0200

On 28.10.2011 04:20, Dmitri Tchikine wrote:
> Not sure if other see it as an improvement, but it is a seriously annoing feature in 1.7.1.
> I open the merge dialog, and when I copy/paste different paths in it, what is being pasted is not the text I selected but entire URL.
> Steps:
> 1) Select a version path, and Merge/Tag command from TSVN menu
> 2) The dialog shows, at the top, "From WS/URL:" and the full path/url of the selected path
> 3) Hightlight a part of it, and paste into another part of the dialog ("To Path", "Log Message", etc) - it will paste entire URL, and not the text you selected.
>
> It's annoyng, because... let me show an example.
> I have "from URL" like "https://YYY.sourcerepo.com/yyy/CRMAppsOnDemand/common/readme.txt"
> I need to merge it to another project, with path of "/common/commonLib/trunk/CommonLib"
> I highlight "/CRMAppsOnDemand/common/readme.txt", copy and paste it to append to the "To Path", and it results in ...
> "/common/commonLib/trunk/CommonLibhttps://YYY.sourcerepo.com/yyy/CRMAppsOnDemand/common/readme.txt" - and I need edit this nonsense now. (And my real paths are longer, by the way).
> It worked before: what you selected and copied was what you pasted.
>
> I could not find any setting that controls this behaviour.
> Any suggestions?

Opened issue #120 for this:
http://code.google.com/p/tortoisesvn/issues/detail?id=120

Stefan

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