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Re: multi monitor bug: svn:external tooltip displayed on wrong monitor

From: Norbert Unterberg <nunterberg_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-07-30 23:24:14 CEST

2007/7/30, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com>:
> Norbert Unterberg wrote:
> > TortoiseSVN 1.4.99, Build 10265 - 32 Bit -dev, 2007/07/30 00:01:33
> >
> > The tool tip help for the svn:external property appears on the wrong screen.
> >
> > * Select TSVN->Properties on a folder of a working copy.
> > * Click on the Add... button
> > * drag the Add Properties window to the left half if the second monitor
> > * select svn:externals in the Property Name combo box
> > * Hover the mouse over the combo box.
> >
> > The tool tip with the help text for svn:externals appears on the first
> > (the other) monitor.
> > The tool tips for the other properties appear on the correct screen,
> > it is only the "svn:externals" property that is wrong.
> >
> > When you move the Add Property window to the right side of the second
> > screen, then the tool tip appears on the correct screen. Looks like
> > the tool tip is positioned on the wrong screen if it is so wide that
> > its left border would appear on the first screen. It is then moved
> > completely to the first screen instead of the second screen.
> >
> > If it matters, my monitor setup is:
> > Two monitors with 1280x1024, primary monitor is the left one.
> > Font size is normal (96 dpi).
> Does this only happen for the svn:external property tool tip?
> Because I can't see any difference on how the tooltips are set for the
> different properties.

I guess it is independent of the peoperty but it depends on the actual
width of the property help text. The svn:externals text just happens
to be the widest one.

> Another problem is that I don't have a multi monitor setup here to debug
> this :(

Vmware is a nice product for tests like this. In the latest version,
it supports multiple monitor configurations for the virtual guests,
evejn if the host only has one screen. Unfortunately, it is a
commercial product.

I'll try tomorrow in the office if this also happens with the other tooltips.


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