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SV: Re: SV: Re: Tortoise SVN bug report

From: Hans-Emil Skogh <Hans-Emil.Skogh_at_tritech.se>
Date: 2007-04-19 15:01:33 CEST

>>> There are two entries, because one is for the folder that
>>> contains the file and one is for the file itself.
>> I really think that the present visual cues are inadequate.
>> Would it be possible to append a textual designation " - File", " -
>> Folder" or " - Shortcut" only when there is more than one "copy" the
>> TSVN-iten in a menu?
> I don't think that's a good idea:
> * adding text like " - File" (or anything similar) would make the
> menu way too wide. That would look ugly.

Oh. I'm having "SVN Check for modification" on the top-level, so I guess
my menu is a bit wider than the standard "SVN Commit...". (Not counting
misbehaving virus scanners that print the file name in the menu. :-P )

> * There already are different icons used, which should be enough

16x16 pixels for the whole icon and something like 6x6 pixels for the
icon itself. I do not really think it's enough, and it does surface on
the list every now and then.

> * It's not possible to *reliably* check whether our menu item
> already was added or not.

Hmm... Well, that's too bad. I would suggest to add " - Folder" and " -
Shortcut" to those entries anyway, since they are more of a special
case, and usually need clarification when they show. I think the regular
"File" does not need a clarifying text (especially since it would be
wrong in the cases when you right-click a directory).


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Received on Thu Apr 19 15:02:05 2007

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