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Re: Feature Request: take action (and show errors) BEFORE dialog is closed

From: Andrew Medico <a.medico_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-02-13 17:27:45 CET

On 2/13/07, Andrew Medico <a.medico@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/8/07, Alex <noinfo@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am sorry if this has been discussed before.
> >
> > I just used tortoisesvn for the first time, and what annoyed me a lot is that
> > every dialog would close before showing the error. So I need to select the same
> > command again and re-enter all field again, only to see the dialog give me
> > another error (after it closes), and so on.
> >
> > A much better approach would be to execute the desired action in response to
> > "Ok" button being pressed (while the dialog is still open) and show any possible
> > error messages at that stage. This way if I filled some field incorrectly I will
> > have a chance to immediately fix it and try again, without re-filling all the
> > fields in the dialog.
> >
> > What do you guys think?
> > I will be willing to implement it myself if you let me.
> I'd love it. The network connection between my workstation and my
> Subversion server is very flaky, so I'm constantly losing commit
> messages when TortoiseSVN can't connect to the server. I try to
> remember to Ctrl-C any long message I type in, but usually I forget.
> It'd be great if the dialogs stayed open when an error occurred.

I don't know about other dialogs, but it looks like this was already
done for the Commit dialog. In the settings dialog there's a "Reopen
commit dialog after a commit failed" option in the "Dialogs 2"

Andrew Medico <a.medico@gmail.com>
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Received on Tue Feb 13 17:28:33 2007

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