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Re: Search Highlight

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 03 Jun 2009 20:38:22 +0200

Robert Dailey wrote:
> For the Show Log dialog, I think it would be nice to see some sort of
> highlighting support for search terms. For example, if I search the word
> "Bob", that should highlight anything that matches, including but not
> limited to:
> * User Names
> * Log Messages
> * Paths (in the bottom pane)
> Basically, any location in the Show Log dialog where search terms are
> applied, there should be some sort of highlight or other indicator that
> makes it obvious where the exact location of the search term is.
> Another alternative would be to gray out items in the file list at the
> bottom for paths that did not match the search terms. This, however,
> could create an ambiguity with the graying out that is already done for
> items or paths that reference files outside of the directory where the
> show log was invoked.
> My main motivation for requesting this was that I was searching for a
> specific file in the show log dialog, and in one revision there were
> hundreds of files changed. I had a hard time scrolling through the list
> trying to find all of the files that had the word "Bob" in it, since
> they were very scattered.
> Let me know what you think of this idea.

Filed as issue @438:


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