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RE: Dialog titles

From: Joel Low <joel_at_joelsplace.sg>
Date: Sat, 14 May 2011 19:07:25 +0800

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> From: Stefan Küng [mailto:tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com]
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> Subject: Dialog titles
>
> (was: Re: Repo browser labelling on the task bar)
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> We've had discussions about this before:
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> I think it's time to find a solution for all dialogs once and for all.
>
> Here's my proposal:
>
> all dialog titles should have the format:
> path/url - dialog
> with path/url shortened to about 20 chars so the whole title fits into
> the tooltip on the taskbar.
>
> Reason:
> users can have many TSVN dialogs open at the same time, and also
> multiple dialogs of the same type (e.g., log dialogs). What
> distinguishes them is the path/url for which they were started, so that
> info should be first.
>
Agreed.

> I know some people prefer the format:
> dialog - path/url
>
> So what will it be?
> Please vote and also explain why you vote that way.
I think the URL should come first. On modern Windows dialogs from the same
application are grouped together automatically (c.f. the Windows 7 taskbar)
As such, hovering over the Tortoise icon would then require deciding which
repository to query.
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> Stefan
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Regards,
Joel

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