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Re: RE: TortoiseMerge ( Feature request)

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-31 14:37:55 CEST

On 5/31/06, Mikkel Kirkgaard Nielsen <MKN@compugame.dk> wrote:
> [scrolling the compare details]
> > I do not know if exactly that is such a good idea... But I do agree on
> the principle.
> > It would be very nice to be able to scroll the widget in an easy way
> using the mouse. I
> > can't really think of an intuitive way to do it. Anyone else?
> > Wild idea: Maybe display some kind of button rightmost on the hovered
> line that would act as > a kind of drag-anchor. Click and hold it and
> you can scroll the widget.
> Had the same experience recently, I'd suggest just making left muse
> button "grab" the page and let all areas (upto 3 files (merging) and the
> compare) follow the mouse movements (and maybe even the scroll whell).
> This would also easy scrolling for people without scroll wheels.

No scrollwheel? Seriously? Even my laptop has a scrollwheel 'feature'.

Beside that: many mousedrivers already implement something like that
(usually activated by clicking the middle mousebutton). I don't intend
to implement that in TMerge.

> Another idea is to embedd info about simple changes in the texts itself.
> The xxdiff *nix tool (http://furius.ca/xxdiff/) does this quite
> elegantly, but it's inadequate for larger changes. See an example from
> TSVN here http://mikini.dk/misc/xxdiff%20shot.png, notice that
> added/removed text is visible (small vertical bar) in both the old and
> new rev.

What's wrong with the similar vertical bar on the left side of Tortoisemerge??


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