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Re: Feature request: Drag & Drop from Repo Browser

From: Robert Dailey <rcdailey_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2008 08:35:50 -0500

On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 3:40 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> Robert Dailey wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Would it be possible to add a feature that allows one to drag files from
> > the repo browser and have that revision of that file actually be
> > downloaded in a temp folder and opened in the editor I drop it in? Right
> > now I think it would be very convenient to drag & drop files from the
> > repo browser to visual studio.
>
> You can drop a file onto explorer from the repobrowser without problems.
> You can't drop it into the editor window of VS because that will use the
> paths instead of the whole files when dropping (and it doesn't accept
> 'virtual' files either, it only accepts HDROP which means such a file
> must already be downloaded from the repository).
>
> That means you have to use the Explorer to drop the files to, then drag
> those files onto VS.

Thank you for the technical explanation. I had no idea it worked like that.
I really appreciate you taking the time to inform me properly.

Keep up the great work!
Received on 2008-09-19 15:35:57 CEST

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