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Re: Bug Report: Opaque File Column in Commit Window

From: Stefan K√ľng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 17:59:31 +0100

Alexander Klenin wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2008 5:53 AM, Tobias Schäfer <tobiasschaefer_at_gmx.de> wrote:
>> On Thursday 07 February 2008 19:50:46 Sean Leonard wrote:
>>
>>> Also I think circumstances have changed because now there is a
>>> background image. If there were no background image, the difference
>>> would not matter.
>> The main reasons why I prefer full row select:
>> * if you need to scroll to the right (e.g. you have sorted by a different
>> criteria than "File") you cannot select the lines because this is only
>> possible on the first column
>> * you cannot right click on any columns but the first
>>
> I can add to that list:
> * with wide screen and many columns, it becomes difficult to see which values
> correspond to which files.
>
> I see this as a choice between prettiness and
> usability, and think that usability should win. Which means I agree with Tobias.
> Also note that the problem reported by Sean is relevant to
> users with very low resolutions, while the problems created by supposed solution
> are relevant to users with high screen resolutions.
> I posit that programmers, who constitute main user base for TortoiseSVN,
> are much more likely to belong to the second category ;-)
>
> Nevertheless, like with the Merge dialog, as long as I have a hidden option
> to get back to usable state, I do not care so much about the rest of
> the world ;-)

Ok, I've reverted revision 12058 again. I also added a link to this mail
  thread in the commit message for future reference...

Stefan

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