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Re: 1.7 feature list

From: Stefan Fuhrmann <stefanfuhrmann_at_alice-dsl.de>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2009 13:15:32 +0200

Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12.08.2009 12:40, Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
>
> > - "Create Explorer link" to create an
> > LNK file that points to th specific
> > revision of that node. Variations
> > on that theme are conceivable,
> > e.g. drag'n'drop into explorer.
>
> Some questions about this:
> * what should the lnk file point to?
> I was thinking of
> TortoiseProc /command:repobrowser /rev:xxx /path:url
> Or do you mean the log dialog? Or (in case of http(s) urls)
> the webbrowser?

Make it point to URL?Rev. That way,
anybody can open it from anywhere.

> * where should that feature get implemented? In the repobrowser?
> the log dialog?

Repository browser. Maybe in the WC
as well (right-drag context menu).
Finally, the SVN property page could
display the URL?Rev combination as well.

> * I'm not sure if it's possible to create such lnk files with
> drag'n'drop to the explorer: the DROPEFFECT_LINK doesn't work for
> objects that are not PIDLs. We could 'work around' this by using
> DROPPEFFECT_COPY, but then the user might get confused.

No, I would not want to abuse the copy op.
If we can't put our drop objects into PIDLs
with reasonable effort, then there will be
no drag'n'drop link support.

However, <CTRL><C> should copy the URL?Rev
as plain text into the clipboard. If dnd
is not possible, I would go for a context
menu entry to create the LNK file.

-- Stefan^2.

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