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Re: drag-and-drop in TortoiseMerge

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2009 19:13:02 +0100

On 07.12.2009 01:47, Ryan J Ollos wrote:
>> Does anybody else think it would be extremely useful to be able to
>> drag-and-drop files to compare into the 3 windows in TortoiseMerge?
>> I find it is usually easier to keep track of multiple similar files
>> from Windows Explorer rather than the open file dialog. Ironically,
>> in the dialog that allows you to select the files to compare, you
>> can drag- and-drop files there, but not into the main window.
>
> I was planning on posting a request for this feature when I came
> across you posting.
>
> I would find this useful for diff'ing two files because I typically
> want to diff files between two working copies (e.g. a branch and the
> trunk, or two branches). I end up navigating around a lot using the
> file select dialog, particularly when the working copies are deep
> directory trees. It would be much faster if I could have two
> instances of Windows Explorer open, along with TortoiseMerge, and
> just drag 'n drop the files from Windows Explorer into TortoiseSVN.

Hit Ctrl-O to show the "open" dialog in TortoiseMerge, then drag the
files to the edit boxes where the path to the files to open is entered.

Stefan

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