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Re: [TSVN] Feature Request, Choosing Text Editor.

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-07 15:39:38 CEST

On 9/7/05, Fernandes, Filipe (Bolton) <ffernandes@husky.ca> wrote:
> As it stands now, when I use the "Show Differences as Unified Diff"
> feature in the context menu under "Log Messages" dialog, it
> brings up notepad to show those differences.
>
> However, the diff occasionally produces output with different
> line endings (pc/unix) and notepad doesn't gracefully
> handle these situations. It joins those lines together,
> then it either word-wraps them or concatenates them on the
> same line (on the screen) depending if the word-wrap option is
> set or not.
>
> I understand there is nothing wrong with the file, it just
> reading those files from notepad is terrible and
> copying/pasting to a different text editor that can handle
> these situations seems needless.
>
> Additional settings in TortoiseSVN is usually scorned, but
> maybe an option in the registry to change the current text
> editor with the default left at notepad?

Why an additional setting? I know you will hit your head when you see this...

Settings dialog, External Programs, Unified Diff Viewer

Stefan

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