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[Subclipse-users] Re: [Subclipse-dev] RE: Subclipse -- Icons and Menus

From: Eugene Kuleshov <eu_at_md.pp.ru>
Date: 2006-05-25 21:42:39 CEST

Mark Phippard wrote:

>> I like the existing icons :o)
>> But then I've never used CVS from within eclipse, so I haven't got any
>> preconceptions about what subclipse should look like.
> That raises a good question that I should have asked originally.
> If you do like the existing icons, how much would a change to mostly no
> icons, as in the screenshots, bother you.
> Also, if you do like the icons, you should probably indicate whether you
> are also a TortoiseSVN user. I would expect users that use both tools
> appreciate the similarities in icons and dialogs.

   Mark, I am using Tortoise occasionally, but most of the time I have
to deal with Eclipse CVS and Subclipse, so I find it beneficial to have
similar icons and I like variant you just posted with minimalistic set
of icons, which makes it easier to navigate to frequently used operations.

   Another thing to consider is to try to make Subclipse team menu
shorter. Maybe move some stuff into submenu, probably something ot
frequenly used (edit conflicts, mark resolved, mark deleted, export,
copy, cleanup, configure branches).
   I also noticed that there is no "show annotations" or "blame" action.
How that happens that Subclipse does not have it?

   BTW, I've suggested that before, but why don't add a preference and
allow users to choose what sets of icons they prefer - Eclipse CVS alike
or Tortoise alike.


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