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Re: [TSVN] Feature request: Option to disable tooltips

From: SteveKing <steveking_at_gmx.ch>
Date: 2005-08-04 21:37:19 CEST

Dave Lawson wrote:
>>I think my pig is whistling!
> Ok, had to look that one up :)

That's just "ich glaub mein Schwein pfeifft" translated to english ;)

>>Why would you want to disable the tooltips? Do you know any
>>program out there where you can disable tooltips?
> In some cases I find the tooltips a distraction. For example,
> on any dialog where working copy files are listed ("Commit",
> "Check for mods", "Revert", etc.) the tooltip displays each
> file's absolute path. If I'm trying to scan the list to pick
> out individual files for the operation, I have to constantly
> move my mouse off the dialog so the tooltip will go away and
> reveal the next file. If you have a long list of files, only
> some of which are being committed, this can be very tedious.

I don't think that's really a big problem. I mean you're the very first
one to complain about this. Also, such tooltips are used by many other
programs too.

> Maybe a better solution would be to eliminate this particular
> tooltip? The base working path is already displayed in the
> dialog title so its easy to discern the absolute path.

Not really:
- open the search dialog (right-click on a wc folder, then 'search').
- enter e.g. *.c there.
- now you see all files ending in *.c in that explorer window.
- select two or three files there, then choose "commit" from the TSVN
- the files you've selected don't have to be from the same path at all!

So it's really a usefull feature to see the full path in the tooltip.


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