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Re: [TSVN] changed Icon set - Win2K changed to 16bit

From: T E Schmitz <mailreg_at_numerixtechnology.de>
Date: 2005-09-01 21:46:35 CEST

Hello Stefan,
Thank you for your quick reply - I am tearing my hair out.

Stefan Küng wrote:
> T E Schmitz wrote:
>
>> I am running TortoiseSVN-1.2.1.3895 on Win2K.
>
> Please update to version 1.2.2.

Will do.

>> In an attempt to fix this problem, I tried to change the icon set. (I
>> cannot be too sure but I might have changed to Subclipse.) As soon as
>> I applied the changes, the screen flickered, the overlay icons changed
>> but also ALL icons (not just Tortoise overlaid ones) changed to 16bit!
>
> There's a little bug in 1.2.1 which would change the color depth when

'little' being the operative word ;-)

>> I checked the Windows display settings, which are still at True
>> Colour. It would appear though that I am in 16bit (High Colour) mode
>> now. Changing the colour depth back and forth does not make a
>> difference either.
>
> Try changing the color depth to 8 bit and then back to true color. Just
> wait a few seconds in between so the display driver doesn't get mad at you.

Makes no difference. I am still looking at mega-ugly 16bit icons.

> I hope that changing the colors to 8 bits (maybe changing the screen
> resolution too?) and back will fix it, otherwise I don't know what else
> to do.

Wipe the disk, re-install maybe?

> About the wrong overlay: The shell extension now first checks how many
> other overlay handlers are installed in the system. If there aren't
> enough overlay handler slots left, TSVN will only register a few to
> leave the other slots to the other applications. That means that the
> 'added' overlay will have to go and the 'modified' is shown instead.
> Do you also have TortoiseCVS installed? If yes, then you definitely
> don't have enough overlay slots left and TSVN behaves nices (TCVS
> doesn't - it just uses all slots and most of the time doesn't leave
> enough for TSVN anyway).

I don't have TortoiseCVS installed. There were enough overlay slots when
I was running the old TSVN version; is it possible that the new and the
old TSVN overlay handlers are running now?
Can the number of slots be increased (in the registry or maybe)?

-- 
Regards/Gruß,
Tarlika Elisabeth Schmitz
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