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Re: bug: "SVN Diff with URL" is shown on Shift+F10, should be "SVN Di ff".

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-08-02 20:30:31 CEST

RUANE, Paul, GBM wrote:

> Any chance this could be changed as I, at least, find it quite annoying.
> I regularly use Shift-F10 for the menus and it is not intuitive when
> the 'Diff' menu option has been replaced.
> If I can be allowed to draw a parallel to functionality in Windows 2000
> Explorer (since changed in XP), when the user right clicks an file in
> Explorer with the 'shift' key held, the 'Open With...' item is added to,
> rather than replaces, the existing 'Open' item. I think TortoiseSVN
> should work in the same way, with the 'Diff with URL' being added to the
> context menu beneath the 'Diff' option. For examples that are a little
> more modern (persists in XP though I cannot check Vista), right click an
> item in the Control Panel or Printers with shift depressed: the 'Run
> As...' is added beneath, rather than replaces the 'Open' option.

That's already done. You can try a nightly build if you like.


> (Also, I believe the 'Diff with URL' item is missing the ellipsis it
> deserves.)

Not really. The ellipsis should only be shown if there's some
significant dialog to fill out before the actual function is executed.
MS recommends to use the ellipsis as less as possible. Even the 'Open'
menu shouldn't have ellipsis, even though you usually have to go through
the file-open dialog and select a file/folder first. But that's part of
the actual "Open" function, and so there is no ellipsis there.
But of course, that's open for discussion...


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