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Re: [TSVN] Re: Patch: Doesn't appy changes/Usability issues

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-10 13:50:07 CEST

On 10/10/05, Simon Large <simon@skirridsystems.co.uk> wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
> > in single pane view, editing isn't allowed, as is saving. The reason
> > is that in single pane view, you can't really see the result, you only
> > see the difference between two files, not the resulting file. Allowing
> > editing in that view could lead to completely messed up files, because
> > you can't really see what you're doing.
> >
> > That's why we won't enable saving in single pane view - ever.
> In that case is it better to disable single pane view for patch files?

But there's no way in telling if the user applies a patch file, or if
TSVN started TMerge with a 'temporary' patchfile (to show just the
differences of folders).
And some users are more comfortable with single pane view - only if
they want to *apply* the patch (not just review it), then they have to
temporarily switch to two pane view...


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