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

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 18:39:51 +0200

Jason Mobarak wrote:
> 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?

Focus on the tree view, scroll to the item you want to extend, hit the
cursor-right key.


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