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Re: Check for Modifications Dialog, copy files/paths

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2008 19:59:33 +0100

Larry Shatzer, Jr. wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 9:50 AM, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com
> <mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> Larry Shatzer, Jr. wrote:
> > I had a co-worker ask if there was a way to "copy" all unversioned
> (and
> > modified) files from a working copy to a new location. It got me
> > thinking about the check for modifications dialog option where it
> copies
> > the paths to the clipboard. It would be nice if the copy command was
> > able to paste the files (and directories) into the location in
> Explorer
> > where you paste it. I am not even sure if it is possible or not, but
> > thought I would toss the idea out there.
>
> Just drag the files to the explorer.
>
>
> I had not thought of that, or tried it.
>
> Now that I have, there seems to be an issue. It works great if you
> select only files and drag it over (although, it will put them all in
> the same directory you drag it too). If you drag a folder, it will drag
> that, plus the contents. However, if you select everything (a mix of
> folders and files) it hangs explorer. Then if I click on the CFM window,
> I get a "Server Busy" dialog. (This action cannot be completed because
> the "directory i'm dragging too" program is not responding. Choose
> "Switch To" and correct the problem., with a "Switch To", "Retry" and
> "Cancel" buttons (with Cancel being greyed out)).
>
> I have to end up killing explorer. Sometimes it appears all the files
> were moved over, and sometimes not. I think that depends on if I click
> on the switch to, or retry a few times, or depending on how long I leave it.

I can't reproduce the hang. But remember to hold down the ctrl key -
otherwise you're *moving* the files, not copying them!

Stefan

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