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Re: Repo-browser should open a folder when enter is pressed?

From: Jason Mobarak <jam-list_at_vandyke.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 08:53:42 -0600

Jason Mobarak wrote:
> Stefan Küng wrote:
>> Jason Mobarak wrote:
>>> TotoiseSVN Team --
>>> Is it “expected” behavior that the repo-browser goes away (that is,
>>> takes the same action as if “OK” where pressed) when “enter” is pressed?
>>> Since my brain basically goes in to “windows explorer” mode when I'm in
>>> the repo-browser I would expect pressing “enter” to descend in to a
>>> folder or run the “open” action on the selected item.
>>> Does this sound reasonable?
>> That depends :)
>> The repository browser is usually used to browse for an url. Hitting OK
>> should close the dialog and return that url to the dialog that asked for
>> an url.
>> Sure, we could change the behavior depending on whether the repo browser
>> was started to find an url or not, but then users would get even more
>> confused because the behavior wouldn't be consistent.
> Ah, in that case I think a keyboard accelerator to descend in to a
> folder would suffice. Since there's no way that I know of to descend in
> to a folder it makes it difficult to use only the keyboard to navigate a
> repository.

Would it be possible to get a feature request entered for this?

-- Jason


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