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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 19:11:24 +0200

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 18:39, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

done in r16356.


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